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Title Sergei Rachmaninoff : Variations on a theme of Corelli : introduced and played by Vladimir Ashkenazy / directed by Christopher Nupen ; produced by Allegro Films Bameridian RTSI
Published Guildford, England : Allegro Films, 1985


Description 1 online resource (47 min.)
Series Classical Music in Video
Summary In this television program Vladimir Ashkenazy introduces and performs one of Rachmaninoff's greatest works for the piano: the Variations on a Theme of Corelli and one that is particularly revealing about the composer. In an introduction which lasts about 25 minutes, Ashkenazy introduces the piece with examples at the keyboard and with many revealing touches about his own attitude to Rachmaninoff and to this music. The film ends with a complete performance of the variations recorded at a public concert which Ashkenazy gave in Lugano, Switzerland. There are few, if any, pianists on the concert platform today who are able to surpass his mastery of this music
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Jul. 25, 2014)
Credits Directed by Christopher Nupen
Performer Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
Notes Spoken portions in English
In Variations on a Theme of Corelli
Subject Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Variations sur un thème de Corelli.
Variations sur un thème de Corelli (Rachmaninoff, Sergei)
Variations (Piano)
Variations (Piano)
Genre/Form Concert films.
Concert films.
Form Streaming video
Author Ashkenazy, Vladimir, 1937- instrumentalist, on-screen presenter.
Nupen, Christopher, television director.
Container of (work): Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Variations sur un thème de Corelli.
Allegro Films (London, England), production company, publisher.