1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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soprano voice 1 mezzo-soprano voice 1 tenor voice 1 bass-baritone voice 1 mixed chorus 1 SATB orchestra 1 lcmpt
mixed chorus 1 SATB orchestra 1 lcmpt
piano 2 piano, 4 hands 2 lcmpt
orchestra 1 lcmpt
Sung in German; English dialogue; English subtitles.
Words of the final movement from Friedrich Schiller's An die Freude.
Ah Young Hong, soprano; Leah Wool, mezzo-soprano; William Burden, tenor; Mark S. Doss, bass-baritone; Vienna Chamber Orchestra; Westminster Symphonic Choir; Mark Laycock, conductor; John Lithgow, narrator.
Concert recorded 2014 January 25 Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University.
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround.
Ludwig van Beethoven's transformative Symphony no. 9 has been described as "the world's greatest symphony," recognizable even to the most casual classical music listener. The concert was filmed during the 100th birthday celebration for scholar and philanthropist William H. Scheide.
Introduction -- William H. Scheide: the man -- "Gloria sei dir gesungen" : from Cantata BWV 140 / Bach -- Vienna & Beethoven -- Beethoven's Symphony no. 9.
Special features: Prelude for piano [that is piano, 4 hands] by William Scheide (Mariam Nazarian, Andrew Sun, piano); Academic festival overture, by Johannes Brahms; behind the scenes.
Director, Karen Mclaughlin.
Container of (work): Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Cantata). Gloria sei dir gesungen.
Container of (work): Scheide, William H. (William Hurd), 1914-2014. Prelude, piano, 4 hands, F major.