DVD; NTSC; 4:3 aspect ratio. Linear PCM mono sound remastered for DVD.
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67 / Ludwig van Beethoven (34:27) Symphony no. 8 in B minor : unfinished / Franz Schubert (24:13) The mastersingers of Nuremberg. Prelude to act I / Richard Wagner (10:33) Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune / Claude Debussy (12:38) Bonus track: Pierre Monteux conducts Dukas, The sorcerer's apprentice (11:56).
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1st-2nd works) ; London Symphony Orchestra (3rd-5th works) ; Leopold Stokowski (1st-4th works), Pierre Monteux (5th work), conductors.
Producers, Pierre-Olivier Bardet (Idéale Audience International) and Stephen Wright (IMG Artists). Directed by Walter Todds ((Beethoven, Schubert), and Brian Large (Wagner, Debussy); director of the bonus track uncredited. Film restoration producer, Kaléo Films. Sound analysis and restoration, Charles Schlumberger, Lobster Films. Editorial concept (DVD production), Jacques Spohr.
Recorded for television at Fairfield Hall, Croydon, Sept. 8, 1969 (1st-2nd works); at Royal Festival Hall, London, June 14, 1972 (3rd-4th works); and in London, 1961 (5th work);. Titles available in English, French, German and Spanish. An Ideale Audience International & IMG Artists production, released with the participation of BBC, INA, CNC. Program notes by Edward Johnson in English with French, German, and Spanish translations (19 p. : ports.) inserted in container. EMI Classics: 7243 4 92843 9 5 (in bold face: 4 92843 9) (on container spine: DVA 4928439)