By using this website, you agree that cookies are placed on your device. ATTENTION: If you click on "decline", the online shop will not be working and some areas of the site may not be displayed properly!

View infos on Cookies and Privacy Policy

You have declined cookies. This decision can be reversed.
V028: Les Musiciens du Quatuor: Reprise, Dernier Mouvement

1991, VHS (PAL), color, 1:00:00, in English and German with French subtitles

L'I.N.A. / La S.E.P.T. / C.S.T. / M.T.V. France
Produced by Georges Zeisel
Scenario by Georges Zeisel and Catherine Zins

Credits listed at end.

Time Description
0:00 Credits
1:00 Scenes of Tanglewood, string students
1:20 Joel Krosnick, Juilliard String Quartet, coaches student quartet
1:30 Louis Krasner, violinist, coaches students
1:50 Eugene Lehner, violist, coaches students; interview with Lehner
2:55 Footage of Jascha Heifetz Playing the Brahms Concerto at the [Hollywood] Bowl, 1 September 1931
3:10 Footage of Bruno Walter conducting at the Bowl, 1929; Pierre Monteux, 1933; Igor Stravinsky, 1935; Ossip Gabrilowitch, 1934; Gregor Piatigorsky, 1935
3:40 Lehner interview
4:20 Interview with Leonard Stein
5:25 Lehner coaching students, Stein voice-over
6:30 Interview with Lehner, discusses patronage of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
7:15 Footage of the Budapest Quartet performing (Beethoven, op. 59, no. 3) in Washington, 1946
9:30 Interview with Eleanor Aller-Slatkin, Hollywood Quartet
11:20 Footage of the Hollywood Quartet playing (Wolf, Italian Serenade), c. 1948
12:45 Leonard Stein discusses the Hollywood Quartet recording Verklärte Nacht for Capitol Records (Beginning of Verklärte Nacht plays in background)
14:00 Footage of Schoenberg's Rockingham home; Aller-Slatkin describes the Quartet's meeting with Schoenberg when they played VN for him
17:30 Leonard Stein
18:20 Lehner interview at Tanglewood
19:30 Lehner discusses coaching the Juilliard Quartet
20:25 Interviews with Samuel Rhodes and Joel Krosnick of the Juilliard Quartet
21:00 Krosnick coaching Bartók Quartet No. 5 with students
22:55 Footage of the Marlboro Festival; students rehearsing Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht with Felix Galimir
26:10 Interview with Galimir
28:00 Isidor Cohen of the Beaux-Arts Trio works with students and gives interview
29:10 Galimir and Cohen discuss the founding of the Marlboro Festival, Rudolf Serkin's leadership
30:40 Students and Galimir rehearsing Schoenberg's VN; Galimir interview
31:45 Footage of Berlin, 1945
32:35 Interview with Sydney Griller of the Griller Quartet, discusses performing at the Potsdam Conference
34:00 Interview with Sándor Vegh of the Vegh Quartet, discusses post-war performances
35:10 Footage of the Vegh Quartet performing Brahms's Sextet No. 1 (1964)
36:50 Interview with Norbert Brainin of the Amadeus Quartet
38:00 Footage of the Amadeus Quartet performing Beethoven's op. 18, no. 6 (1970)
40:00 Interview with Walter Levin of the LaSalle Quartet
40:00 Footage of scenes in Vienna (Schloß Belvedere, Konzerthaus, Beethoven statue); quartet rehearsing Beethoven's op. 59, no. 3, coached by Günter Pichler of the Alban Berg Quartet
42:55 Interview with Pichler
43:45 Interview with Hatto Beyerle (Alban Berg Quartet) and Walter Levin; Pichler interview
45:20 La Salle Quartet performs Berg's Quartet op. 3
46:55 Alban Berg Quartet performs Berg's op. 3
48:00 Pichler interview
49:20 Rehearsal with Philippe Hersant, composer, and the Enesco Quartet
Interview with Hersant
51:45 Enesco Quartet performing Hersant's Création du Quartuor No. 2 (Paris, October 1988)
53:45 Interview with Griller and Levin
55:40 Galimir coaching a rehearsal of Haydn's Seven Last Words of Christ; ensemble includes Quartets Ysaye, Ludwig, Martinu, Franciscan
58:30 Credits
1:00:25 End



Eugene Lehner
Louis Krasner
Leonard Stein
Eleanor Aller-Slatkin
Felix Galimir
Isidor Cohen
Joel Krosnick
Samuel Rhodes
Sydney Griller
Sándor Vegh
Norbert Brainin
Günter Pichler
Walter Levin
Hatto Beyerle
Philippe Hersant
Le Quatuor Enesco