Classical Music in Video will be the definitive online collection for the study of classical music in video format.
Classical Music in Video collection will contain 1,000 hours of classical music performances and masterclasses—approximately 1,500 of all forms, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances by artists and ensembles such as the BBC Philharmonic, Royal Opera, Sir Geraint Evans, Thomas Quasthoff, Maxim Vengerov, Emanuel Ax, Simon Carrington, Bernard Haitink, Evelyn Glennie, Ives Ensemble, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Callithumpian Consort, and more.
The award-winning series from Masterclass Media Foundation—the full set, plus new releases--are included, online exclusively through Alexander Street. These are unique sessions, recorded specifically for the camera, with master teachers from each instrument group represented. The videos include masterclasses for violin with Maxim Vengerov, piano with Emanuel Ax, cello with Steven Isserlis, conducting with Bernard Haitink, singing with Joan Rodgers, percussion with Evelyn Glennie, viola with Yuri Bashmet, and many more.
For users who also subscribe to Music Online, Opera in Video, or Dance in Video, the videos in Classical Music in Video are cross-searchable with Alexander Street Press’s scores, reference works, audio recordings, opera productions, and dance performances. This first release also includes interviews with Iannis Xenakis, George Crumb, Roland Pöntinen, plus documentaries on Placido Domingo, Tan Dun’s Paper Concerto, William Christie on Rameau, Sorrel Hays, and others.
LYRASIS members may subscribe at any time.