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Archive for August, 2009

Karajan, Or Beauty as I See It - Musicians Remember Karajan

In this clip, gifted performers remember how Karajan pushed them in their art and to to find expression in the music, and Karajan's daughters recall sailing with their dad.

Aug 21st, 2009 | Comments

Karajan, Or Beauty as I See It - Preview of Karajan, Or Beauty as I See It

As music director of the Berlin Philharmonic for 35 years, Herbert von Karajan remains one of the most discussed, analyzed and written-about conductors of all time.

Aug 21st, 2009 | Comments

Harlem in Montmartre - Historian Tyler Stovall on Montmartre

Tyler Stovall explains the African American community centered around Montmartre outside of Paris, a community filled with key players in black literature and music.

Aug 20th, 2009 | Comments

Harlem in Montmartre - Historian Tyler Stovall on Bricktop's

Tyler Stovall recounts the days of the Bricktop's, a club at the center of the scene in Montmartre.

Aug 20th, 2009 | Comments

Harlem in Montmartre - Historian Tyler Stovall on WWII, Post-War, and Bebop

Tyler Stovall describes Arthur Briggs role during World War II in the Montmartre jazz scene, the role of jazz during and after the war, and the origins of Bebop.

Aug 20th, 2009 | Comments

Harlem in Montmartre - Preview of Harlem in Montmartre

This documentary features the stories and music of such key figures as James Reese Europe, Josephine Baker, Sidney Bechet, Bricktop, Eugene Bullard, and Django Reinhardt.

Aug 19th, 2009 | Comments

GP at the Met: La Cenerentola - La Cenerentola Production Credits

The production credits for the telecast of the Metropolitan Opera's La Cenerentola.

Aug 6th, 2009 | Comments

GP at the Met: La Cenerentola - Preview of La Cenerentola

Gioachino Rossini’s La Cenerentola is perhaps the most famous operatic version of the Cinderella story, and it is like no other interpretation.

Aug 5th, 2009 | Comments

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