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Itzhak Perlman, virtuoso violinist [electronic resource] : "I know I played every note" / Allegro Films ; Christopher Nupen, director.

Other Title:
I know I played every note
Publication:
[Place of publication not identified] : Allegro Films, [1978] , ©1978
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (1 video file (58 min., 51 sec.)) : sound, color
Subjects:
Perlman, Itzhak, 1945-.
Violinists -- Israel -- Biography.
Perlman, Itzhak, 1945-.
Violinists.
Israel
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Internet videos.
Internet videos.
Language:
Commentary in English.
System Details:
digital
video file
Summary:
Itzhak Perlman fell in love with the sounds of the violin at the age of three and a half but contracted polio a few months later and was soon to learn that it would be impossible, with his handicap, to pursue a high-level career as a violinist. Not only has he succeeded in doing what the world thought quite impossible but he has done it on a level that few have matched. A true Christopher Nupen combination of portrait and performance films, this film focuses on the great violinist and international star Itzhak Perlman. It is a compelling look at the formative years of one of the most extraordinary musical careers of our time and the triumph of character, talent and tenacity over seemingly insurmountable odds: a must for every classical music fan. He has become a much admired international star, not only as a violinist but as a teacher, guide and friend to many young people over many years. He is also a much loved TV personality, an honoured guest at the White House and a very effective spokesman for the disabled. And while doing all of that, he and his wife Toby have built a large and loving family around them. To quote Christopher Nupen: "If ever there was a story of character and determination triumphing over serious adversity, and producing glorious results along the way, it is the story of Itzhak and Toby Perlman."
Participant:
Itzhak Perlman, violin ; with Lawrence Foster, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Lynn Harrell, Bruno Canino, Pinchas Zukerman, Philharmonic Orchestra, members of the Aspen Chamber Symphony, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, and Chou Liang Lin.
Notes:
Includes music by Bach, Bazzini, Sarasate, Beethoven, Joplin, Wieniawski, Vivaldi, and Vienxtemps.
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Contributor:
Nupen, Christopher, film director.
Perlman, Itzhak, 1945- instrumentalist, interviewee (expression)
Allegro Films (London, England), production company.
OCLC:
956369335
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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