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Magic In The Air & Bantry House Music

Faure / Vanbrugh Quartet
Release Date: 05/27/2008 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4337  
Composer:  Gabriel FauréAntonín DvorákVarious
Performer:  Marc-André HamelinJoanna MacGregorJuanita LascarroHugh Tinney
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold String TrioRTE Vanbrugh QuartetBorodin String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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A look behind the scenes at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival

This documentary follows rural cattle farmer Francis Humphrys as he masterminds the annual two-week, international West Cork Chamber Music Festival. Two years before, Humphrys had a vision – having successfully mounted a series of small concerts in local churches around south-west Ireland, he set about a more ambitious masterplan: to bring a festival of international standard to West Cork, held at the beautiful Bantry House. And that’s exactly what he has done. The 1998 programme is rich in classical and Irish music and features celebrity artists such as Joanna MacGregor, the RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet and a John Tavener
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Two concerts in which Marc-André Hamelin accompanies the Leopold String Trio in Fauré’s Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 15, and the RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet in Dvo?ák’s Piano Quintet in A major, Op 81

Featuring: Leopold String Trio, RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet, Borodin String Quartet, Joanna MacGregor, Junita Lascarro, Hugh Tinney, Marc-André Hamelin

Region: 1
Running Time: 118 minutes
Picture Format: NTSC
Color: Color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sound: LPCM
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Works on This Recording

Quartet for Piano and Strings no 1 in C minor, Op. 15 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Marc-André Hamelin (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold String Trio
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876-1879; France 
Quintet for Piano and Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 81/B 155 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Marc-André Hamelin (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RTE Vanbrugh Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Bohemia 
Work(s) by Various
Performer:  Joanna MacGregor (Piano), Juanita Lascarro (Soprano), Hugh Tinney (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet

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