Great Recordings of the Century (2008)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Concerts, Instrumental Music  |   Run Time - 163 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Per its title, the compilation release Great Recordings of the Century (based on the television series of the same name) brings into one program the most legendary filmed classical performances of all time, by artists including violinist and conductor Yehudi Menuhin, diva Maria Callas, composer and symphony conductor Otto Klemperer, conductor Leopold Stokowski and many others. Selections include Callas on Puccini's Gianni Schicchi - o mio babbino caro; Stokowski on Wagner's Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg - Prelude, Act I; Menuhin on Beethoven's Romance; and much more.



classical-music, instrumental-music, orchestra, retrospective, symphony-conductor