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Knowledge is the beginning : The Ramallah concert.

Knowledge is the beginning : The Ramallah concert.
[Place of publication not identified] : EuroArts Music International : Warner Classics, 2012, ©2005.

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Additional Authors
  • Barenboim, Daniel, 1942-
  • Said, Edward W.
  • Smaczny, Paul
  • Beyer, Michael
  • Heler, Ayelet
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
  • Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934.
  • West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, instrumentalist.
  • EuroArts Music International GmbH.
  • Warner Classics (Firm)
2 videodiscs (216 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in. +
"Daniel Barenboim established the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra with the late Palestinian writer Edward Said in order to bring together young musicians from across the political divide in the Middle East. Their hope was that music would heal and help to bring understanding and tolerance of different beliefs and cultures"--Container.
Alternative Title
Ramallah concert
  • Documentary films.
  • Nonfiction films.
  • Copyright date on title frames: 2005.
  • Bonus: Conversation between Edward Said and Daniel Barenboim (63 min.).
Credits (note)
  • Editor, Steffen Herrmann ; director of photography, Nyika Jancsó.
Event (note)
  • Concert recorded in the Cultural Palace in Ramallah on Aug. 21, 2005.
Audience (note)
  • Exempt from classification.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; NTSC 16:9; region code 0, anamorphic widescreen format; concert in PCM stereo., Dolby digital 5.1, or DTS 5.1.
Language (note)
  • Menu screens in English. Primarily in English; optional subtitles in English (non-English segments only), French, German, or Spanish (concert); additional optional subtitles in Arabic (documentary).
  • DVD 1. Knowledge is the beginning (114 min.) / a film by Paul Smaczny ; produced by Paul Smaczny ; a production of EuroArts Music International.
  • DVD 2. The Ramallah concert (112 min.) / concert directed by Michael Beyer ; documentary directed by Ayelet Heller ; produced by Paul Smaczny ; a production of EuroArts Music International. Sinfonia concertante in E flat major for oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn, K Anh. 9 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67 / Ludwig van Beethoven ; Nimrod from Enigma variations, op. 36 / Edward Elgar.
  • 846892040
  • ocn846892040
  • SCSB-9441594
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