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F-0007

Title:

Johann Sebastian Bach: Life and Works

Category:

Movie about J.S.Bach's Life
Filmed performance of J.S. Bach's Work/s

Produced:

2000

Country:

Germany

Released:

Director:

Jens Schere, Robert Gräf

Writer:

Actors:

See: Bach's Muic below.

Description:

Stunningly filmed in locations throughout central Germany, J.S. Bach Life and Works sets a new standard for artful filming of music performance. A rare DVD featuring excellent performances of a variety of Bach works in the context of locations the music was intended for: churches and castles. Includes the first filmed performance on the recently reconstructed Wender organ in Arnstadt where Bach worked early in his career. Extra features include a 21-minute documentary film on the life and work of J.S. Bach.

Language:

English, German, Spanish, French & Japanese

Bach's Music:

Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Gottfried Preller (Organ) at Bach Church, Arnstadt [Wender organ reconstructed by Otto Hoffmann Orgelbau of Ostheim]
Cantata Gott ist mein König, BWV 71: Telemann-Kammerorchester & Choir at St. Mary's Church, Mühlhausen
Concerto No. 13 in C major (after Duke J. Ernst), BWV 984: Christine Schornsheim (Harpsichord) at Weimar Castle
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048: Telemann-Kammerorchester at Köthen Castle
Motet Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf, BWV 226: Georg Christoph Biller / Thomanerchor Leipzig at St. Thomas Church, Leipzig
Excerpts from Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080: Dresden String Trio at Old Bourse, Leipzig

Film Company:

DVD Label:

Querstand

TT:

90 min (including documentary of 21 min)

Comments:

Buy movie at:

Amazon.de | Amazon.de

Source: Album, Amazon.com
Contributor: Aryeh Oron (October 2007)

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