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Beethoven and His Contemporaries, Vol. 2

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This title will be released on November 12, 2021. Pre-order now.
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Genres: Arts, Classical Music
Plot Synopsis:

The award-winning Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin has become one of the world’s leading chamber orchestras on period instruments. These concerts reveal some of the foundations of Beethoven’s genius, and capture vital performances from the 2020 SWR Schwetzingen Festival, the biggest radio festival for classical music in the world. Robert Schumann pointed out similarities between Méhul’s First Symphony and Beethoven’s Fifth, and these third and fourth concerts in the cycle also include a tempest by Holzbauer that precedes Beethoven’s by half a century, plus the little-known Le portrait musical de la nature by Justin Heinrich Knecht, a work that also anticipates Beethoven’s ‘Pastoral’ Symphony.

  • Release Details
    Release Date: November 12th, 2021
    Movie Release Year: 2020
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Naxos
  • Technical Specs
    Length:155 Minutes
    Specs:Blu-ray Disc
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080i AVC/MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.78:1
    Audio Formats:Music: DTS-HD MA 5.1
    Music: LPCM 2.0