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Knowledge Is The Beginning & The Ramallah Concert / Barenboim


Release Date: 10/30/2012 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2054338  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van BeethovenSir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Mor BironMohamed SalehKinan AzmehSharon Polyak
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra - Documentary "Knowledge Is The Beginning" & The legendary Ramallah Concert. Daniel Barenboim established the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra with the late Palestinian writer Edward Said in order to bring together young musicians from across the political divide in the Middle East. Their hope was that music would heal and help to bring understanding and tolerance of different beliefs and cultures.The award-winning documentary produced and directed by Paul Smaczny. The Ramallah Concert was a live recording at the Place of Culture in Ramallah, 21 August 2005.

BONUS: 63-minutes conversation between Edward Said and Daniel Barenboim (Subtitles: Deutsch,
Read more Français, Español)

REPERTOIRE:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia concertante in E flat major for oboe, clarinet,v bassoon and horn, K Anh. 9 (297b); Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67; Edward Elgar: Nimrod from Enigma Variations, op.36

BONUS:
63-minutes conversation between Edward Said and Daniel Barenboim

AWARDS:
Internationaler Emmy Award 2006, FIPA D‘OR Grand Prize 2007, Best Arts Doc Ban 2007, ECHO Klassik 2007

REGION CODE NTSC: 0
PICTURE FORMAT: NTSC 16:9
SOUND FORMATS: PCM-STEREO DD 5.1 DTS 5.1
SUBTITLES: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol
BOOKLET: Deutsch, English, Francais
RUN TIME: 114 mins (documentary), 112 mins (concert) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sinfonia concertante for Winds in E flat major, K 297b (K Anh 9) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Mor Biron (Bassoon), Mohamed Saleh (Oboe), Kinan Azmeh (Clarinet),
Sharon Polyak (French Horn)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Written: 1778 
2. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
3. Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 

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