- 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
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Andre Previn tackles Berlioz's masterpiece SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE in another excellent part of the SOUNDS MAGNIFICENT video series. As always, Previn introduces the performance with a talk about the history of the composition and its fascination composer. Berlioz's renowned romantic triumph has a particularly interesting story, making this video an essential part of the series.
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: Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique."