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A Night at the Opera (Transcriptions for Brass)
A Night at the Opera
Transcriptions for Brass
Actors: Hakan Hardenberger, Christian Lindberg
Genres: Musicals & Performing Arts
NR     1999     0hr 54min

A dazzling and witty concert of music with the world's greatest trumpeter, Hakan Hardenberger, the sensational virtuoso trombonist Christian Lindberg and pianist Love Derwinger playing transcribed instrumental versions of ...  more »

     
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Actors: Hakan Hardenberger, Christian Lindberg
Genres: Musicals & Performing Arts
Sub-Genres: Musicals & Performing Arts
Studio: Image Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 11/23/1999
Original Release Date: 01/01/1991
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1991
Release Year: 1999
Run Time: 0hr 54min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Classical
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

No Singing Here
Jay | 12/26/1999
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Beware ... there is no singing on this disk. It consists of three musicians -- Hakan Hardenberger, who modestly describes himself as the world's greatest trumpeter, and two young friends, a trombonist and a pianist, who play a number of transcribed opera and ballet tunes. Nice playing, but perhaps not what one would expect."
No singing, but top brass performers!
Kenneth Fung | Hong Kong | 09/01/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a must have for any brass enthusiasts, Hardenberger and Lindberg are among the world's finest trumpet and trombone players! The performance is absolutely first rate, nice tone and wonderful showcase of technique! The transcriptions of opera arias are quite successful too. Perhaps the title is a bit misleading so I think amazon should clearly label this DVD as a brass, not vocal, performance."
Don't shoot the messenger!
Jay | Europe & USA in equal parts | 03/31/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Read the program description BEFORE you purchase this product to avoid being disappointed with the content. OK, there is no singing on this program. But what you do have here are the best trumpet and trombone players before the public today. The performances are exceptional, and the program works well - it's enjoyable and tastefully done. It definitely deserves high marks. If you think you would be interested in a program of operatic transcriptions for brass, then this program is a joy."
Solo brass playing at its finest.
Kevin A Marino | Palm Desert, California | 01/12/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This DVD is a real gem. Hardenberger and Lindberg give an excellent performance which showcases their fine technique and ability to control their instruments. Perhaps most importantly, they are able to convey their fine musicianship without the aid of the human voice. This is not an easy task when one considers that they are borrowing literature from the world of opera. Also, the setting of the art gallery in which the performance takes place is quite stunning. Bravo!"