Great performances, 1989-12-29, Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Miami's New World Symphony

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Title
Great performances, 1989-12-29, Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Miami's New World Symphony
Additional title: Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Miami's New World Symphony
Additional title: Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Names
Thomas, Michael Tilson, 1944- (Commentator)
Thomas, Michael Tilson, 1944- (Conductor)
Bell, Joshua, 1967- (Performer)
Bell, Joshua, 1967- (Commentator)
New World Symphony (Performer)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Collection

Margaret Carson audio-visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989-12-29
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LVH 2705
Topics
New World Symphony -- History
Overtures -- Excerpts
Concertos (Violin) -- Excerpts
Orchestra -- History -- 20th century
Miami (Fla.)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Romeo et Juliette (Fantasy-overture). Selections
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Concertos, violin, orchestra, op. 64, E minor. Andante
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928. Sinfonietta. Andante con moto (5th movement)
Genres
Television programs
Documentary television programs
Music
Notes
Content: Title from the opening sceen; date and title variant from the label on the original container.
Venue: Broadcast on WNET TV in New York 1989 December 29.
Acquisition: Gift; Margaret Carson, 1992.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
Starting with an excerpt from Romeo et Juliette Fantasy-overture, a documentary on the newly formed orchestra of young musicians, Miami's New World Symphony, a full-time orchestral academy preparing musicians for careers in symphony orchestras, directed and conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas who along with the students/performers and various persons involved with the orchestra comment on the structure of the establishment and everyday life and work of the young musicians. The orchestra is depicted in training, rehearsals and performances. Thomas is portrayed as the main force behind the success of this program who motivates and inspires the students with his enthusiasm, dedication and professionalism.Young violinist Joshua Bell provides commentary and performs Mendelssohn's violin concerto in E minor, andante. The program concludes with the performance of the Sinfonietta, 5th movement by Janáček.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 905625864
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20587515
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a409f130-4a9a-0133-7f38-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1989: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Great performances, 1989-12-29" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a7f54190-4a9a-0133-aaf9-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Great performances, 1989-12-29" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a7f54190-4a9a-0133-aaf9-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1989). Great performances, 1989-12-29 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a7f54190-4a9a-0133-aaf9-60f81dd2b63c

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Great performances, 1989-12-29