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Claudio Abbado in The House of Magical Sounds

The House of Magical Sounds

1994 NR

As a child, future conductor Claudio Abbado became enchanted by classical music, a lifelong passion that led to his directorship of the Berlin Philharmonic. Share the story of Abbado's dream in his own words, and witness his talent in concert footage and a behind-the-scenes look at his work with the orchestra. Based on Abbado's memoir, this magical film is narrated by Raul Julia.

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  • Claudio Abbado in Waldbuhne Concert: Italian Night Waldbuhne Concert: Italian Night
  • Claudio Abbado in Berlin Philharmonic: New Year's Gala 1997 Berlin Philharmonic: New Year's Gala 1997
  • Claudio Abbado in A Verdi Gala from Berlin A Verdi Gala from Berlin
  • Claudio Abbado in Beethoven: Symphonies 4 and 7 Beethoven: Symphonies 4 and 7
  • Claudio Abbado in Caballe: Beyond Music Caballe: Beyond Music
  • Claudio Abbado in Listen with Your Eyes Listen with Your Eyes
  • Claudio Abbado in Claudio Abbado / Schoenberg Claudio Abbado / Schoenberg
  • Claudio Abbado in Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 1-6 Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 1-6
  • Claudio Abbado in Claudio Abbado: Mahler: Symphony No. 3 Claudio Abbado: Mahler: Symphony No. 3