Spira Mirabilis

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Spira Mirabilis

Awards:

BBC Music Magazine

DVD Choice - September 2013

Catalogue No:

3079868

Discs:

2

Release date:

29th April 2013

Barcode:

0880242798688

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Spira Mirabilis


Schumann:

Symphony No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 38 'Spring'


Spira Mirabilis

DVD Video - 2 discs

$41.75

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days.

Directed by Gérald Caillat and Pierre-Martin Juban

Spira Mirabilis is an extraordinary new project drawing together some of Europe’s finest young players.

It offers a radical new approach to classical music. Mostly in their 20s and 30s they study, practice and perform together symphonic repertoire without the guide of a conductor.

This double DVD includes the documentary “La Spira” which portraits the musicians and their intense work sessions and scenes from collective life and documents their way of creating a special attitude and breaking down the traditional barriers between performer and audience.

Schumann’s Symphony No. 1 Spring performed by the musicians of Spira Mirabilis, filmed by Pierre-Martin Juban and Gérald Caillat at the Teatro Luciano Pavarotti in Modena on December 7, 2010

Picture format DVD: NTSC 16:9

Sound formats DVD: PCM Stereo

Region code: 0

Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian

Booklet notes: English, French, German, Italian

Runnning time: 88 mins documentary, 43 mins concert

BBC Music Magazine

September 2013

*****

“With superlative picture and sound, many close-ups and quiet observation that lets the young musicians speak for themselves, this film is not only beautifully made but also deeply touching. The complete Schumann Spring Symphony remains the glittering tip of the iceberg.”

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