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The City: The Classic 1939 Documentary with a newly recorded soundtrack of the score by Aaron Copland

The City: The Classic 1939 Documentary with a newly recorded soundtrack of the score by Aaron Copland
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  • Seller:Classical Music Superstore
  • Sales Rank:48,662
  • Format:Multiple Formats, NTSC, Full Screen, DTS Surround Sound
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language)
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Running Time:131 Minutes
  • Genre:Nonfiction - General
  • Rating:NR (Not Rated)
  • Region:0
  • Discs:1
  • Aspect Ratio:1.33:1
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.3
  • Dimensions (in):7.1 x 5.4 x 0.6
  • Publication Date:January 29, 2009
  • UPC:747313523153
  • EAN:0747313523153
  • ASIN:B001LKLKKW
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Synopsis
Made for the 1939 New York World's Fair, The City is a seminal documentary film distinguished for the organic integration of narration, cinematography (Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke), and music(Aaron Copland). The score, arguably Copland's highest achievement in film, was also his ticket to Hollywood; it has been called "an astonishing missing link not only in the genesis of Copland's Americana style but in American music and cinema." (Mark Swed, The Los Angeles Times). As the film contains no dialogue, it is possible to create a fresh soundtrack and discover musical riches inaudible on the original monaural recording. As Copland created no suite from The City, this DVD at the same time marks the WORLD PREMIERE RECORDING of this music in its entirety.

DVD SPECIAL FEATURES:
The City with the original 1939 soundtrack featuring narrator Morris Carnovsky.
A documentary film from the Greenbelt Museum.
A conversation with Joseph Horowitz, the legendary film maker.


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