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Classical Destinations 2 (Classical Destinations With Simon Callow) [DVD]

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  • Producers: Peter Beveridge
  • Format: PAL
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Classification: Exempt
  • Studio: Classical Destinations
  • DVD Release Date: 1 Mar 2010
  • Run Time: 325 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B003757VZ2
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 25,597 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Product Description

All 13 episodes from the second series of the classical music travelogue presented by actor Simon Callow. Episodes are: 'London and Halle: George Fredric Handel', 'London and Dublin: George Fredric Handel', 'Malvern, Worcester and Aldeburgh: Sir Edward Elgar and Benjamin Britten', 'Paris: Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel', 'Moscow and Switzerland: Sergei Rachmaninov', 'Munich and Garmisch: Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner', 'Budapest: Franz Liszt, Bela Bartok and Zoltan Kodaly', 'Rome and Naples: Rossini and Respighi', 'Warsaw and Krakow: Frederic Chopin', 'London, Thaxted and Cheltenham: Gustav Holst and Vaughan Williams', 'Paris and Versailles: Georges Bizet and Saint-Saens', 'Madrid: Manuel de Falla, Isaac Albeniz and Stevan Mokranjac' 'Moscow: Dimitri Shostakovich and Sergie Prokofiev'.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Could Classical Destinations Get Any Better? 11 April 2010
Format:DVD
The first Classical Destinations was a delight, both in presentation, and musically. The second series is even better. The ACO play beautifully and the geographic locations together with Simon Callow's polished enthusiasm make this a treat to enjoy. A dvd to possess - not to borrow!
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2.0 out of 5 stars Dont like it! 18 Mar 2014
Format:Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
More a documentary than a musical CD. There is too much talk insufficient music. The music segments are too brief.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Finest documentary available 1 Mar 2014
Format:Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
This second series of "Classical Destinations" is even better than the first. Historically accurate, exquisite scenery, great music played to perfection. The the fact that this is now available in Blue Ray is an added plus. Highly recommended for anyone who loves Classical music, European history and travel.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Classical Destinations 2 11 Jan 2014
Format:Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
This is a most welcome documentary, especially on Blu-ray disc. I enjoyed the first instalment in this series but the sound quality in
this later recording, together with the visual component, is excellent.
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