Documentary

The Language Of The New Music

Schoenberg / Wittgenstein

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Vladimir Ashkenazy — Pianist (Piano piece, Op. 11 No. 3 / Prelude Op. 25)
Allegri String Quartet — Third movement from String Quartet No. 4 Op. 37 / Excerpt from String Trio Op. 45

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They are without question among the principal architects of the imagination of our time and yet both are still widely regarded as difficult or impossible to comprehend: a film about the work and ideas of Schoenberg and Wittgenstein, who changed the course of European thought.

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Production date: 1985
Duration: 1 h 2 min
Production: © Allegro Films London
Resolution: SD