Schumann at Pier2: The Symphonies

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Schumann at Pier2: The Symphonies


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3rd Dec 2012




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Schumann at Pier2: The Symphonies

A concert film by Christian Berger (with complete performances of the Symphonies)


Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (complete)

DVD Video - 3 discs


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Schumann at Pier2 is not a usual concert film; it shows the four Symphonies of Robert Schumann from a new perspective, filmed at Pier2, a former dockyard in the harbour of Bremen where pop and rock concerts usually take place. Stars of the film are the conductor Paavo Järvi and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and they aim to present these works to a young audience.

Included in this 3 DVD set is also a 98-minute film with Paavo Järvi. This documentary explains the whole idea behind the project and contains footage from rehearsals, comments from Paavo Järvi about the symphonies and the interpretation, biographical information about Robert Schumann as well as musicians demonstrating salient passages and explaining their interpretation.

Picture Format: 16:9, HD

Sound Format: DVD: DTS 5.1, PCM Stereo

Running Time: 262 mins (Symphonies: 146 mins, Documentary: 98 mins, Making of 18 mins)

Subtitles: German, English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean

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