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The Highest Level - Prokofiev 3 , Bartok 2 / Lang Lang, Simon Rattle [blu-ray]


Release Date: 11/25/2013 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 377380  
Composer:  Sergei ProkofievBéla Bartók
Performer:  Lang Lang
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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The new documentary, The Highest Level, chronicles Lang Lang with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Simon Rattle, as they record Prokofiev’s explosive Piano Concerto No. 3, one of the great show stoppers in the concert repertoire. The Highest Level gives exclusive insight into the creative process: the preparations of the musicians, the recording sessions at the Berlin Philharmonic, the struggle to get the best sound and the post production phases. It is an up close and personal look at how
Read more Prokofiev 3 & Bartók 2 was recorded and the interactions between Lang Lang, Rattle and the orchestra while recording.

BLU-RAY CONTENTS:
60-minute documentary Complete run-through of the Prokofiev Concerto 3
Complete audio of Prokofiev 3 & Bartók 2 album in Surround Sound 5.1
Complete audio of Prokofiev 3 & Bartók 2 album in high-res stereo
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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 26 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917-1921; USA 
2. Concerto for Piano no 2, Sz 95 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930-1931; Budapest, Hungary 

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