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Title A labyrinth of time [videorecording] / a film by Frank Scheffer ; produced by Allegri Films ; co-produced by NPS.

Imprint [New York, N.Y.] : Idéale Audience International, 2006.

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 Talbott Media  DVD 174v    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
 Talbott Media  DVD 174v  Booklet    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b & w, col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (11 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.).
Series Juxtapositions ; 8
Juxtapositions ; 8.
Note DVD-9; soundtrack in Dolby digital 2.0; aspect ratio 4:3; all regions.
Language In English, with options for Dutch, French, German, Spanish.
Performer Elliott Carter, Helen Jones-Carter ; Charles Rosen and others ; Rotterdam Conservatory Chamber Choir, conducted by Huub Kerstens ; Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Matthias Bambert, conductor, Ursula Oppens, piano ; Ensemble Intercontemporain, Pierre Boulez, conductor, Alain Damiens, clarinet ; Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Daniel Barenboim, conductor, libretto by Paul Griffiths ; Ensemble Sospeso, Stefan Asbury, conductor; Lucy Shelton, soprano ; Nieuw Ensemble, Ed Spanjaard, conductor, Susan Narucki, soprano.
Credits Scenario by Frank Scheffer and Michäel Zeeman ; camera by Melle van Essen ; edited by Riekje Ziengs ; sound mix by Harold Talving ; produced and directed by Frank Scheffer.
Contents Introduction of Elliott and Helen Carter -- The changeable and varied human being -- The experience of time -- The past and the beginning of modernism -- The new composers -- The study with Nadia Boulanger in Paris -- The synthesis of Schoenberg and Stravinsky -- The development of rhythm -- The Eisenstein's film 'Battleship Potemkin" and the musician as an individual -- The piano concerto and the Berlin Wall -- The clarinet concerto and the composer Pierre Boulez -- The sculptor Helen Jones Carter -- The Brooklyn Bridge -- The present and the opera 'What next?' -- The future and 'A mirror on which to dwell'.
Note Extras: Booklet with essay, discography, biographies in English and photos ; chapter access, video catalogue, DVD-ROM section with multilingual booklet files. Bonus: Ring, a short feature by Frank Scheffer.
Summary Shows Carter's musical development using New York City as a metaphor for our democratic society. Daniel Barenboim, Charles Rosen and Pierre Boulez give their views on Carter's music.
Subject Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012.
Composers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Added Author Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012.
Carter, Helen Jones, 1907-2003.
Scheffer, Frank, 1956-
Zeeman, Michaël, 1958-2009.
Rosen, Charles, 1927-2012.
Barenboim, Daniel, 1942-
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016.
Scheffer, Frank, 1956- Ring.
Rotterdams Conservatorium (Netherlands). Chorus.
Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest.
Ensemble intercontemporain.
Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin.
Ensemble Sospeso.
Nieuw Ensemble.
Idéale Audience International.
Allegri Film.
Nederlandse Programma Stichting.
Added Title Elliott Carter : a labyrinth of time
Note At head of opening screen: Allegri Film and NPS present A labyrinth of time
Standard No. 899132000176
Music No. DVD9DS17 Idʹeale Audience International