Director: Wolf Koenig, Roman Kroitor Cast: Igor Stravinsky, Benny Goodman


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The life and career of Russian composer/conductor Igor Stravinsky is explored in this profile originally produced for the National Film Board of Canada and featuring a then eighty-year-old Stravinsky reflecting on his rich and varied musical career. In addition to offering a firsthand account of a musical legend, this release captures Stravinsky's creativity in action as he conducts the CBC Symphony Orchestra and the Festival Singers of Toronto in a special recording of "Symphony of Psalms."

Product Details

Release Date: 06/29/2004
UPC: 0089948429098
Original Release: 1965
Rating: NR
Source: Video Artists Int'l
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [B&W]
Time: 0:50:00
Sales rank: 53,420

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Side #1 --
1. Opening Credits - Introduction [1:23]
2. Julian Bream Plays for Stravinsky [4:17]
3. Recording the "Symphony of Psalms" [8:02]
4. On Board Ship to Hamburg [4:54]
5. Vera Stravinsky on First Meeting Igor [2:14]
6. Nicholas Nabokov Discusses Stravinsky [1:58]
7. Robert Craft Discusses Stravinsky and the Ballet [3:42]
8. Recording the "Symphony of Psalms" [8:13]
9. Stravinsky and Nabokov in Hamburg [15:02]

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