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Key Information

Format
Documentary
Year of production
2017
Duration
01:00:00
Country of origin
Germany
Produced by
div. and / y DW Transtel
Web site of program
www.dw.com/downlo...
Categories
Music
Intended distribution
Made for TV
Intended audiences
General Audience

Language versions

Dubbed
Arabic
English
Spanish

Topics

Music
Classical music
Biography/Notable personalities
History

Synopsis

Pieces of music that remain etched on the memory have been written throughout time. Even though the concept of “hits” did not yet exist in the Baroque, Classical or Romantic era when they were composed. And often, they are just as popular today – if not more popular. What is it about these works that has made them so famous? What makes them so fascinating? When, where and how were they created? Who composed them? What motivated the composer to write this particular piece? How difficult or easy are they to sing or play? Where were they usually played in the past, and where are you most likely to hear them today?
We shine a Spotlight on incomparable pieces of music. As well as playing excerpts of the music in question, we visit key locations in the creation process and provide an insight into the life and work of the composer.

A lo largo de los siglos han surgido piezas musicales que atrapan al público. En su momento fueron éxitos, aunque esa palabra no se usase en la época del Barroco, el Clasicismo o el Romanticismo. Muchas de ellas siguen siéndolo. ¿Pero por qué se hicieron tan famosas esas piezas musicales? ¿Cuál es la clave de su atractivo, de su fascinación? ¿Cuándo, dónde y cómo surgieron? ¿Quién las compuso? ¿Por qué? ¿Son fáciles o difíciles de interpretar? ¿En qué contexto se interpretaban y en cuál se interpretan ahora? En Joyas de la música clásica, les presentamos piezas musicales incomparables. Entre numerosos fragmentos musicales, iluminamos la vida y obra de los compositores en los escenarios originales.

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