Mozart: Violin Concerto No 5; Dvorak: Symphony No 9 / Karajan, Menuhin

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In Rehearsal and Performance

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219 (Rehearsal and Performance)

Yehudi Menuhin, violin
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan, conductor

Antonín Dvo?ák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New World" (Rehearsal and Performance)

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan, conductor

Recorded in 1966.

Filmed by Henri-Georges Clouzot

Combining the forces of two of the 20th century´s greatest musicians – Yehudi Menuhin and Herbert von Karajan in their only recorded performance together – this magnificent programme marks a high point in filmed classical music. Both features, Mozart´s Violin Concerto No. 5 and Dvorák´s “New World” Symphony, were directed by master film-maker and long-time Karajan collaborator Henri-Georges Clouzot (The Wages of Fear).

- Herbert von Karajan in conversation with Yehudi Menuhin (on Mozart, in English) and Prof. Joachim Kaiser (on Dvo?ák, in German)

Special bonus feature:
- Previously unreleased rehearsal session prior to Violin Concerto No. 5!

Picture format: NTSC 4:3 B/W (mastered from an HD source, original filmed in 35mm)
Sound format: PCM Stereo / PCM Mono (rehearsal)
Subtitles: English (Kaiser interview) / German (Menuhin interview)
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 69 mins (performance) + 38 mins (rehearsal)
No. of DVDs: 1

Product Description:

  • Catalog Number: 704008

  • UPC: 814337010409

  • Label: C Major

  • Composer: Antonín Dvořák, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Symphony Orchestra

  • Performer: Yehudi Menuhin