Segments in this Video

"Somewhere" (03:48)


Rebecca Evans names the episode's featured artists and performs a song from "West Side Story" by Leonard Bernstein.

Evelyn Glennie (04:40)

Glennie performs "Walzer for Herbert" on marimba. She describes working with pop musicians and connecting to percussionists across class and cultural barriers. She plays the 3rd movement of a piece by Darius Milhaud.

"Pie Jesu" (03:37)

Evans sings an aria from "Requiem," Op. 48 by Gabriel Fauré.

"L'ascension" (04:20)

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs "Alleluia sur la Trompette" and "Alleluia sur la Cymbale" by Olivier Messiaen. The piece includes four meditations on Christ's ascension and resurrection.

Dufay Collective (05:50)

The early music group performs the medieval dances "Estampie" and "Salterello." Susanna Pell discusses how they obtain period instruments and describes performing in the Middle East.

"Una Voce Poco Fa" (06:13)

Evans sings an aria from "The Barber of Seville" that conveys the character Rosina's personality. (Credits)

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A Touch of Classics: Episode 3

Part of the Series : A Touch of Classics
DVD (Chaptered) Price: $300.00
DVD + 3-Year Streaming Price: $450.00
3-Year Streaming Price: $300.00



Rebecca Evans hosts a series of programs depicting unique blends of classical music that range from Beethoven to Bernstein. The third of six episodes features music from West Side Story, Darius Milhaud, Gabriel Fauré, Olivier Messiaen, The Barber of Seville, and medieval compositions. Performers include: Evans, Evelyn Glennie, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, and Dufay Collective.

Length: 30 minutes

Item#: BVL138764

ISBN: 978-1-64347-108-2

Copyright date: ©1997

Closed Captioned

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