English, English, with optional French, German, Spanish, and Chinese subtitles (documentary only).
San Francisco, Calif. : SFS Media, c2006.
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from container.
Extra features: About Keeping Score; About Michael Tilson Thomas; About the San Francisco Symphony; Trailer for Stravinsky's Rite of spring; Trailer for Copland and the American sound; Links.
Beethoven's Eroica / InCA productions ; produced and directed by David Kennard & Joan Saffa
Beethoven's Eroica in concert / director, Gary Halvorson; producer, Michael Bronson
Hosted by Michael Tilson Thomas.
San Francisco Symphony ; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor.
Taped May, 2004.
San Francisco Symphony's music director, Michael Tilson Thomas, retraces Beethoven's steps through Vienna's aristocratic ballrooms and Austria's rustic villages, exploring how Beethoven channeled his fears of deafness, his admiration for Napoleon, and his obsession to prove himself the greatest composer of his time and to write the Eroica. Includes a live performance of Beethoven's Eroica by the San Franciso Symphony conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas.
DVD ; widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby digital stereo, Dolby digital 5.1 surround; mastered in high definition.