DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 4511 |G|H|
STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3
A production of UNITEL, Munich in association with Amberson Productions
* Leonard Bernstein gives a rousing account of Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony with the New York Philharmonic and leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a performance of his 5th Symphony.
* Winner of the prestigious Emmy Award in 1976, Leonard Bernstein´s recording of Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony and Andante cantabile with the New York Philharmonic was filmed live at Avery Fisher Hall in 1975.
* Live from Tanglewood, Bernstein´s 1974 centenary tribute to his beloved mentor: “It was like Serge Koussevitzky’s signature, his theme song,Read more one of his national hymns, and I felt his presence on stage” (Leonard Bernstein on Symphony 5).
* Russian violin virtuoso Boris Belkin’s gives his US debut as the sensitive soloist of Tchaikovsky´s Concerto for violin and orchestra.
“A stunning performance.” (New York Times of the symphony no.4)
“He was out to get the drama out of the music (Symphony 4), and he did…without losing emotional control…The Bernstein electricity reaches into the orchestra as well as the audience” (New York Times). Read less
Works on This Recording
Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic Written: 1877-1878; Russia Date of Recording: 1975
Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic Written: 1888; Russia Date of Recording: 1974
Average Customer Review: ( 1 Customer Review )
WHAT A PERFORMANCE!August 30, 2012By K. PAGE (ORRS ISLAND, ME)See All My Reviews"The great Leonard Bernstein was known for his passionate involvement in whatever piece he was directing. This might be the greatest example of that passion. From the first, almost imperceptible opening notes to the overwhelming finale, you will be watching a master craftsman at work. Truly an experience worth repeating!"Report Abuse