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Title Classical destinations II : great cities and their music / producer & director, Peter Beveridge.

Published New York : Decca Music Group ; [Australia] : [Marketed in Australasia by Universal Classical & Jezz Music Group], [2009]


Location Call No. Status
Edition Widescreen.
Physical description 2 videodiscs (DVDs) (approximately 325 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in + 1 booklet
polychrome rdacc
Notes Disc 1. 0762729 ; Disc. 2. 0762730.
Contents Episode 1: London and Halle -- Episode 2: London Dublin -- Episode 3: Worcerter and Aldeburgh -- Episode 4: Paris -- Episode 5: Moscow and Switzerland -- Episode 6: Munich and Garmish -- Episode 7: Budapest -- Epsiode 8: Rome and Naples -- Episode 9: Warsaw -- Episode 10: London and Thaxted -- Episode 11: Paris -- Episode 12: Madrid and Belgrade -- Episode 13: Moscow.
Performers Host & narrator Simon Callow ; Artistic director Richard Tognetti.
Summary Following broadcasts on SBS-TV and Ovation, the much-requested Double DVD Set of Series II of Classical Destinations is now available. The acclaimed actor and writer Simon Callow returns for this second grand tour as host and narrator of Classical Destinations. This unique TV series combines travel to some of the most amazing cities in Europe with their history, great stories and classical music in a unique and spectacular format. The Australian Chamber Orchestra with their artistic director Richard Tognetti, joins Simon as he discovers the great composers by exploring beautiful cities and regions of Europe that inspired them to write the music that has endured for years. The scenery, all shot in High Definition, provides a vivid backdrop to the stories of their lives and unfolds a strong connection between the creative mind and its surroundings. The combination of these has now been broadcast globally and has been hailed as an enthralling new approach to the presentation of music, history and travel. Take the trip, open your eyes and delight your senses with the 2DVD release on Decca of Classical Destinations II.
Audience Censorship classification : PG.
System notes DVD All regions ; Colour recording system: PAL.
Other author Tognetti, Richard.
Beveridge, Peter.
Callow, Simon, 1949-
Australian Chamber Orchestra.
Subject Music -- Europe -- History and criticism.
Musical landmarks -- Europe -- Description and travel.
Variant Title Classical destinations two.
Other uniform title Classical destinations II (Television program)
Standard Number 044007627280
Publisher Number 076 2728 Decca