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Philippe Herreweghe : and the word became song / 10 Francs (Firm)

Other author/creator10 Francs (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2000.
Description1 streaming video file (57 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title And the word became song
Contents Herreweghe's Simple Style and Informality (2:36) -- Working Closely with Musicians (3:07) -- Herreweghe Discusses Bach and His Founding of His First Group (2:26) -- Herreweghe's Music Education (1:38) -- Collaboration with Gustav Leonhardt (0:48) -- La Chappelle Royale (The Royal Chapel) (1:41) -- Incorporating Operatic Elements (5:04) -- Interpretation of Musical Text (4:16) -- Baroque Music and Religion (3:40) -- Conducting Contemporary Music and Backstage at a Rehearsal (5:18) -- The Specificity and Artistic Qualities of Bach's Music Described (1:27) -- Founding the Orchestre des Champs Elyses (4:52) -- A Performance of the Orchestre des Champs Elysees (1:37) -- Conducting from Rehearsal to Finished Product (2:11) -- Directing Singers Like Actors (5:23) -- Long-Term Vision (2:25) -- Being Embraced by Music (4:07) -- Adoration and Success (1:10)
Abstract Flemish conductor Philippe Herreweghe is credited with restoring the freshness and purity of Baroque choral music. His ensembles, which embrace a wide variety of musical periods, have included Collegium Vocale Ghent, La Chapelle Royale, the Orchestre des Champs Elysees, the Jeune Orchestre Atlantique, and RIAS Kammerchor, and his artistry is a model for choral music worldwide. But above all he is the man who, thanks to his incredible energy, kindles a sacred flame that warms audiences and performers alike. This program attempts to capture the many facets of the esteemed maestro through interviews, concert clips, and rehearsal footage. The music of J. S. Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Schoenberg, and Pascal Dusapin is featured.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 30, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguagePortions in French with English subtitles.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginal produced: 10 Francs (Firm), 2000 9780736597111
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number33523 Films Media Group

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