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After the storm the American exile of Béla Bartók

Format: DVD 2008
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"It's as though we've been caught in a storm at sea and blown to shore with no more than the clothes on our backs." So wrote the great Hungarian composer Béla Bartók (1881-1945) on his arrival in New York in 1940, after his flight from war-torn Europe. His last five years in the US produced some of his greatest and most moving music. In this film many of the composer's friends and colleagues, including Yehudi Menuhin and Georg Solti, join his sons Peter and Béla Jr to tell the story of these last years of exile.
Additional Information
Subjects Bartók, Béla, -- 1881-1945.
Composers -- Hungary -- Biography.
Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Publisher West Long Branch, NJ :Kultur,2008
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles American exile of Béla Bartók
Contributors Sturrock, Donald, director.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, production company.
Magyar Rádió és Televízió, production company.
Portobello Pictures (Firm), production company.
SEPT (Television station : France), production company.
Kultur International Films.
Other Contributors Photography, János Illés, Keith Hopper; film editors, Malcolm Daniel, Andrea Dickinson; Bartók's letters read by Bob Peck.
Language English
In English with some Hungarian dubbed in English.
System Details DVD; 4:3 full screen; Dolby 2.0.
Description 1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9780769787565
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