Richard Strauss: A hero's secret life: with Michael Tilson Thomas and the London Symphony Orchestra

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Title
Richard Strauss: A hero's secret life: with Michael Tilson Thomas and the London Symphony Orchestra
Additional title: Hero's secret life
Names
Thomas, Michael Tilson, 1944- (Conductor)
Thomas, Michael Tilson, 1944- (Commentator)
Barantschik, Alexander (Instrumentalist)
Gavin, Pat (Director)
Gavin, Barrie (Director)
Younghusband, Jan (Producer)
London Symphony Orchestra (Performer)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service (Broadcaster)
Collection

Margaret Carson audio-visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1995
Table of Contents
Lecture / Thomas (28 min.) -- Hero's life / Strauss (47 min.).
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LVH 2723
Topics
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 -- Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Heldenleben
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 -- Criticism and interpretation
Symphonic poems -- Analysis, appreciation
Symphonic poems
Composers -- Germany
Genres
Television programs
Filmed lectures
Filmed performances
Music
Notes
Content: Title from the opening screen.
Content: "BBC TV copyshop. Music programme. Date: 30-03-1995."-- On container.
Venue: Broadcast from the Barbican Hall on BBC Television London 1995.
Acquisition: Gift; Margaret Carson, 1992.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (75 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
American conductor Michael Tilson Thomas's lecture on the creation of the tone poem "A hero's life" by R. Strauss is accompanied by details from the composer's life that inspired the extreme emotion that he poured into this work. Thomas parses it into parts to describe different moods of the hero/composer. The lecture is intercut with passages of music and concludes with a complete performance of the poem.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 905910428
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20590818
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4b3d4d60-4a9c-0133-f809-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Richard Strauss" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4f813270-4a9c-0133-f76c-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Richard Strauss" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4f813270-4a9c-0133-f76c-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1995). Richard Strauss Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4f813270-4a9c-0133-f76c-60f81dd2b63c

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Richard Strauss