Video — 2 videodiscs (53 min.) : sd., col., with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD 1(Documentary): The candidate from the United States
Chopin, Frédéric, musical genius
You must write operas
Paris is the greatest of worlds
The second sonata and George Sand
A great improviser
The unfinished Mazurka
2 (Bonus ;
97 min.): Opening
Moniuszko: Bajka (the fairy tale)
Piano concerto No. 1/ Chopin: Allegro maestoso
Piano Concerto No.
2 / Chopin: Maestoso
Mazurka in C sharp minor / Chopin.
Celebrating the 200th birthday of Frédéric Chopin, this major co-production not only tells the story of the composer's brief life but brings together some of the world's greatest pianists playing excerpts from some of his best-known works. The bonus disc features Garrick Ohlsson (winner of the 1970 Chopin International Competition) with Antoni Wit and the Warsaw Philharmonic in complete performances of both of Chopin's piano concertos.