Great American Orchestras

Experience the "Big 5" American orchestras in an 11-DVD box featuring world-renowned conductors and star-soloists

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    Great American Orchestras © EuroArts Music International

This 11 DVD collection is a must-have for all American classical music lovers. The Top 5 American Orchestras in one box, featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, The Cleveland Orchestra and The Philadelphia Orchestra. Including the legendary concert performance of the New York Philharmonic in North Korea's capital Pyongyang in 2008, and many other classic performances.

Original title Great American Orchestras
Genre Orchestral Music
Recording location Philharmonie Cologne, Tanglewood, Symphony Hall Boston, East Pyongyang Grand Theatre, Academy of Music Philadelphia, Royal Albert Hall, Großer Musikvereinssaal Vienna
Production year 1972, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 2000, 2007, 2008
Duration 1067 mins (DVD 1: 110 mins, DVD 2: 95 mins, DVD 3: 83 mins, DVD 4: 91 mins, DVD 5: 159 mins, DVD 6: 91 mins, DVD 7: 89 mins, DVD 8: 81 mins, DVD 9: 81 mins, DVD 10: 105 mins, DVD 11: 82 mins)
Video format 16:9 – NTSC (DVDs 1, 4, 5, 11) | 4:3 – NTSC (DVDs 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Audio format PCM Stereo, DD 5.1, DTS 5.1
Production Company WDR, EuroArts Music International, Unitel, Amberson, Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation, ARTE France, Thirteen/WNET, European Broadcasting Union, SMG, International Television Trading Corporation, BBC, Clasart Film- und Fernsehproduktions GmbH, Clasart/Musical Arts Association
Composer Beethoven, Berg, Bernstein, Bizet, Boulez, Brahms, Bruckner, Carli, de Falla, Debussy, Debussy, Dvorák, Gershwin, Glinka, Handel, Holst, Liszt, Mussorgsky, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov, Schubert, Strauss, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Wolf-Ferrari
Orchestra / Band Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, The Cleveland Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra
Conductor Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Eugene Ormandy, Sir Georg Solti, Daniel Barenboim, Lorin Maazel, Franz Welser-Möst
Soloist Norman Carol, Elisabete Matos, Itzhak Perlman, Kenneth Riegel, Christine Schäfer



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