- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 26 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 31, 2000
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Snap Case
- Single Side - Single Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Superstar conductor Andre Previn (also known for being an ex-husband of Mia Farrow) leads the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra through two of Beethoven's most well-known symphonies. This passionate Beethoven performance is part of the SOUNDS MAGNIFICENT video series, in which Previn also introduces each release with an in-depth discussion of the compositions and their histories. Enjoy the music of one of history's greatest composers while simultaneously learning about him.
Description by Image Entertainment:
In this fascinating series of films, "Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony," Andre Previn conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in some of the most popular works from the concert repertoire--symphonies by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, Berlioz, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich. Each program is introduced by Andre Previn, who discusses the piece to be performed and the lives of the composers who created these masterpieces by giving illustrations of aspects of their music with a variety of orchestral excerpts. Image Entertainment is proud to bring you another in this series: Beethoven's "Symphony Nos. 5 & 7."