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
50:10    
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

 

Credits

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