Testimony

Format: DVD 2006
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) ML410.S53 T47 2006x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
 
Call Number  (DVD) ML410.S53 T47 2006x
 
 
Summary
Based loosely on the memoirs of Shostakovich, traces the relationship between Shostakovich and Stalin and the effect that Stalin had on Shostakovich's life and work.
Additional Information
Subjects Shostakovich, Dmitrii╠ć Dmitrievich, -- 1906-1975 -- Drama.
Stalin, Joseph, -- 1878-1953 -- Drama.
Composers -- Russia -- Biography -- Drama.
Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953 -- Drama.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936 -- Drama.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953 -- Drama.
Publisher London :Digital Classics,2006
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Works.
Story of Shostakovich
Contributors Palmer, Tony, 1941- director.
Rudkin, David, 1936- screenwriter.
Knowland, Nicolas D., director of photography.
Volkov, Solomon.
Kingsley, Ben, 1943- actor.
Shrapnel, John, actor.
Goddard, Liza, 1950- actor.
Baines, Sherry, actor.
Pickup, Ronald, actor.
Urquhart, Robert, 1921-1995, actor.
Barshai, Rudolf, conductor.
Shostakovich, Dmitrii╠ć Dmitrievich, 1906-1975. Works.
Isolde Films Ltd., production company.
Mandemar Group, production company.
London Philharmonic Orchestra, performer.
Participants/Performers Ben Kingsley, John Shrapnel, Liza Goddard, Sherry Baines, Ronald Pickup, Robert Urquhart; with supporting cast.
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Rudolf Barshai, conductor; other performers.
Language English
Notes Originally produced in 1987.
Includes extracts from: Symphonies 1, 4-5, and 8-14; Violin concerto no. 1; Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk; Michelangelo sonnets; Jazz suites 1 & 2; Piano concerto no. 2; String quartets nos. 8 & 10.
System Details DVD; all regions; anamorphic 16:9; stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (151 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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