Composers' Specials Series
approx. 50 min.
For ages 6 -12
This is a live-action look at the life and inspirations of Hungarian composer Franz Liszt in the mid-1800s and in the Pest section of Budapest. A young Liszt, acclaimed for his work as a pianist, longs to create his own music. It's a tale of a great man who still has much to learn from a gifted boy. He finds new meaning in his life when he meets the gypsy boy Josy, a talented young street violinist he decides to teach.
The DVD is in English, Spanish and French languages and includes "The Making of" footage and historical notes.
Music Excerpts: Hungarian Rhapsody No.6 (Carnival in Pest), Mephisto Waltz, Liebestraum (Dream of Love), Orpheus, Les Preludes, Hungarian Rhapsody No.2.
A CD of the music is available separately (850480).
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