|aBeethoven|h[videorecording] /|cWarner Music Vision ; BBC/NVC Arts/Thirteen WNET co-productions ; producer/director, Jill Marshall ; series executive producer, Kriss Rusmanis.
|aWest Long Branch, NJ :|bKultur,|cc2006.
|a1 videodisc (59 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|a"From the BBC TV series" -- container.
|aOriginally produced in 1997 for the BBC television series, Great Composers.
|aNarrated by Kenneth Branagh ; music performed by the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and the Lindsays ; contributors include John Suchet, William Kinderman, Charles Rosen, Michael Tilson Thomas, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Sir Peter Hall, and Vladimir Ashkenazy.
|aExplores the life and music of Beethoven, to many, the most admired composer in the history of Western classical music. Examines his views on life, politics, and the French Revolution, and how his struggle to resist being defeated by his deafness has a parallel in his music.
|aDVD ; Region 1 ; NTSC ; full screen (4:3) presentation ; L-PCM stereo.
|aEnglish, with English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish subtitles.