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documentary Music and Power: The Power of Music Music, War, and Revolution: Volume III

Music, War, and Revolution: Volume III

Music and Power: The Power of Music Music, War, and Revolution: Volume III

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""The word is indirect," says Schopenhauer; "music is direct. It speaks from one soul to another." This quotation illustrates the power of music, its capacity to express what cannot be expressed otherwise. More than perhaps any other language, however, music is subject to interpretation by those who hear it, and in the wrong hands its power can be mobilized toward dangerous ends. Musicians are thus confronted with a difficult choice: to ignore all nonmusical meanings in their art, or to contribute actively and directly to the conversation—for, as pianist Gabriela Montero says, "music reaches the core of who we are as human beings."

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Cast

  • Anita Lasker-Wallfisch
  • Simon Wallfisch
  • Gabriela Montero
  • Julia Heimerdinger

Program

  • Sergei Prokofiev, Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25, "Classical"
  • Sergei Prokofiev, Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution, Op. 74
  • Richard Wagner, Imperial March (Kaisermarsch)
  • Richard Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30
  • Gabriela Montero, ExPatria
  • Franz Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1, in D Minor
  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica"
  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125
  • Sergei Prokofiev, Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 44
  • Richard Wagner, Parsifal, WWV 111
    • Act III
  • Sergei Prokofiev, Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution, Op. 74
  • Johann Sebastian Bach, Cantata "Nun danket alle Gott" (Now thank ye all our God), BWV 192
  • Carl Wilhelm / Max Schneckenburger, Die Wacht am Rhein (The Watch on the Rhine)
  • Franz Liszt, Symphonic Poem No. 3 "Les Préludes", S. 97
  • Richard Wagner, Lohengrin, WWV 75
    • I: Prelude (orchestral)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125
  • Sergei Prokofiev, Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25, "Classical"
  • Juan José Landaeta / Vicente Salias, Gloria al Bravo Pueblo (Glory to the Brave People), Venezuelan national anthem
  • Bedrich Smetana, Má Vlast
    • 2. Vltava (The Moldau)
  • John Francis Wade, Adeste fideles
  • Richard Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Maria Stodtmeier
    • Isa Willinger
  • Production date: 2018
  • Duration: 55 min
  • Production: © Accentus
  • Available subtitle(s) : EN, FR, DE, JA, KO
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