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Title Ode to joy : Beethoven's Symphony no. 9 / a production of PCK Media ; directed by Karen McLaughlin ; producer & writer, Eric G. Schultz ; co-producer, Susan Wallner.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2016]
[United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  DVD 784.184 ODE    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
DVD video NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Note Words of the final movement from Friedrich Schiller's An die Freude.
Performer Ah Young Hong, soprano; Leah Wool, mezzo-soprano; William Burden, tenor; Mark S. Doss, bass-baritone; Vienna Chamber Orchestra; Westminster Symphonic Choir; Mark Laycock, conductor; John Lithgow, narrator.
Event Concert recorded 2014 January 25 Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University.
System Details DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround.
Summary Ludwig van Beethoven's transformative Symphony no. 9 has been described as "the world's greatest symphony," recognizable even to the most casual classical music listener. The concert was filmed during the 100th birthday celebration for scholar and philanthropist William H. Scheide.
Contents Introduction -- William H. Scheide: the man -- "Gloria sei dir gesungen" : from Cantata BWV 140 / Bach -- Vienna & Beethoven -- Beethoven's Symphony no. 9.
Note Special features: Prelude for piano [that is piano, 4 hands] by William Scheide (Mariam Nazarian, Andrew Sun, piano); Academic festival overture, by Johannes Brahms; behind the scenes.
Credits Director, Karen Mclaughlin.
Language Sung in German; English dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject Symphonies.
Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805 -- Musical settings.
Cantatas, Sacred -- Excerpts.
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
Piano music (4 hands)
Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805. (OCoLC)fst00043331
Cantatas, Sacred -- Excerpts. (OCoLC)fst00846088
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra. (OCoLC)fst00858719
Overtures. (OCoLC)fst01049384
Piano music (4 hands) (OCoLC)fst01063420
Symphonies. (OCoLC)fst01140873
Genre/Form Symphonies.
Sacred music.
Preludes (Music)
Concert television programs.
Cantatas. (OCoLC)fst01920044
Concert television programs. (OCoLC)fst01726207
Excerpts. (OCoLC)fst01692837
Musical settings. (OCoLC)fst01423813
Overtures. (OCoLC)fst01726472
Preludes (Music) (OCoLC)fst01920298
Sacred music. (OCoLC)fst01920332
Symphonies. (OCoLC)fst01726504
Added Author McLaughlin, Karen, television director.
Schultz, Eric G., television producer, screenwriter.
Wallner, Susan, television producer.
Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805, author.
Hong, Ah Young, performer.
Wool, Leah, performer.
Burden, William, 1964- performer.
Doss, Mark S., performer.
Laycock, Mark, conductor.
Lithgow, John, 1945- narrator.
Scheide, William H. (William Hurd), 1914-2014, honouree.
Nazarian, Mariam, performer.
Sun, Andrew (Pianist), performer.
Container of (work): Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 125, D minor.
Container of (work): Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Cantata). Gloria sei dir gesungen.
Container of (work): Scheide, William H. (William Hurd), 1914-2014. Prelude, piano, 4 hands, F major.
Container of (work): Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Akademische Festouvertüre.
PCK Media, production company.
Wiener Kammerorchester, performer.
Westminster Symphonic Choir, performer.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Standard No. 841887028134
ISBN 9781627896764
Music No. OTOJ601 PBS
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