Call number: V-1458


All the Russias: a Musical Journey
With Valery Gergiev and the Maryinsky Theatre Company
[The entire sweep of Russian musical history is explored in this five-part series.]

Part 3. Devils
[This edition explores the darker side of Russian history and examines the violence in the music of Russian composers including Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev]
Director: Dennis Marks
Series producer: Dennis Marks
60 minutes, starts 2 minutes into tape
BBC4, 13 May 2003

AND
2 minutes of irrelevance

Part 4. Once Upon A Time
[This edition looks at the fairy tale, an integral part of Russian culture which manifests itself in the music of many composers including Glinka, Mussorgsky, Balakirev and Stravinsky]
Director: Barrie Gavin
Series producer: Dennis Marks
60 minutes BBC4, 20 May 2003

AND
3 minutes of irrelevance

AND

Part 5. Looking East, Looking West
[The final programme in the series evokes the love/hate relationship between Russia and her neighbours and looks at the difficulties in preserving national identity in today's global society]
Director: Simon Broughton
Series producer: Dennis Marks
60 minutes
BBC4, 27 May 2003

System: Pal


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