In Search Of Mozart and In Search Of Beethoven have become global cinematic sensations directed by celebrated documentary filmmaker Phil Grabsky. This All Region Double Feature DVD is a box set of both films. Each film takes a comprehensive look at the composer's life through his musical output. Grabsky documents each piece of music chronologically marrying it to the composer's life and letters. Grabsky traveled around the world to interview eminent historians and musicians and then filmed unrivaled performances by world-class artists. Produced in association with the world’s leading orchestras, opera houses and musicians… told through a 25,000 mile journey along every route Mozart and Beethoven followed…In Search Of Mozart and In Search Of Beethoven are detective stories that travels to the heart of old Europe… and the heart of genius itself.
Narrated by Juliet Stevenson and featuring: Ronald Brautigam, Renée Fleming, Magdalena Kožená, Lang Lang, Louis Langrée, Julian Rachlin, Roger Norrington, Imogen Cooper, Škampa Quartet, Orchestra of the 18th Century, the Salzburg Camerata… and many other leading musicians, performers, and Mozart experts.
Subtitles: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
100 minutes of bonus features including: complete movements; in the edit room; deleted scenes; interview with the director
"One of the finest movies about a great musician I've ever seen” - The Observer
“Expertise and passion combined…high-class” - New York Times
“Superb…an ideal introduction to the man and his music” - The Telegraph
"The most comprehensive film about Mozart I have ever seen." - Sir Roger Norrington
“I loved every minute of it” - Time
"Top-drawer … essential viewing" - The Guardian
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