- Four-disc set
Masters of Classical Music is an informative and entertaining audio-visual concert guide which analyzes 20 of the most important symphonic works of music history. Outtakes from the original scores within the documentaries, assist the viewer by making it easier to follow the music and to overall comprehend the structure of the works. The viewer will travel back in time to experience the birth places of these compositions and will thereby gain insight into the lives of the composers whilst receiving a thorough introduction to the works.
Each of the 20 episodes offers an instructive introduction to the origins of each work and its musical structure. The viewer is guided through the pieces with prominent interpreters, conductors and musicologists providing expert insights into each work.
Excellent musical interpretations underlie the cinematic concert guide. The concert broadcasts feature first-class interpretations by famous classical musicians and internationally renowned orchestras. Featured among others are Daniel Barenboim, Claudio Abbado, Pierre Boulez, Mariss Jansons, Martha Argerich, Gil Shaham, Berliner Philharmoniker, Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and Wiener Philharmoniker.
|Official Release Date||Mar 31, 2015|
|Subtitles||English, Dutch, French, Spanish, Korean, Chinese|
|Running Time||600 Minutes|