Yehudi Menuhin: The Violin of The Century DVD
Re-released in 2016 on the occasion of Yehudi Menuhin’s 100th birthday, this film is devoted to the artistic heritage of a personality who ranked among the most extraordinary musicians of his time, even as a child. Menuhin was not a mere musician: he was a cosmopolitan, a peacemaker and a true humanist. French filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon, who filmed this great retrospective, describes his work with Menuhin as follows: “He threw himself into it whole-heartedly, with great sense of humour and overwhelming humanity. This film also shows my heartfelt gratitude for a man who gave such decisive sense to my own existence.” Le Violon du Siecle · The Violin of the Century · Der Geiger des Jahrhunderts: •A grand retrospective by Bruno Monsaingeon, one of the most renowned music documentary filmmakers of our time: •A life in pictures: award-winning documentary in memory of Yehudi Menuhin, produced in 1995. •Richly endowed with a wealth of photographic and audiovisual archive material. •Yehudi Menuhin’s extraordinary career since its very beginnings in his early childhood years, told in his own words. •Important anniversary: Yehudi Menuhin – centenary: 22 April 2016.
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