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Karlheinz Stockhausen: Helicopter String Quartet

1995 Rated NR 1hr 53m

Frank Scheffer's film captures Karlheinz Stockhausen's innovative musical event premiering at the 1995 Holland Festival, where the Arditti Quartet string quartet plays in four different helicopters flying above Amsterdam. This film also features rehearsals for the intricate performance, as well as Stockhausen discussing how he conceived the concept and the connections between his composition, birds in flight and the sounds of helicopters.

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Movie Details

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

Widescreen 1.85:1


English, French, Japanese

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.