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Classic Archive: Ferenc Fricsay: Music Transfigured

2008 Rated NR 51m

Revisit the tragically short life and career of brilliant Hungarian conductor Ferenc Fricsay with this documentary that profiles the maestro's family ties, character, approach to classical music, impressive achievements and more. Featuring interviews with fellow orchestra leaders Antonio Pappano and Kurt Masur, this warm tribute includes Fricsay's interpretations of pieces by Kodály, Smetana and Paul Dukas.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French, German

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: PCM Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; Ferenc Fricsay conducts The Radio Symphonie Orchester Berlin: Rossini: La Scala di Seta - ouverture, en ut majeur; Beethoven: Leonore III - ouverture .