Charles Munch / Boston Symphony Orchestra

Debussy: Ibéria (31 October 1961, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University)

Debussy: La Mer (28 October 1958, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University)

Ravel: Ma mère l’oye (4 February1958, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University)

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Celebrated for his performances of French music, Munch was an authority on the works featured on this DVD, all of which were composed during his lifetime. More than fifty years later, his recordings of French music remain a permanent standard of reference. 

The ICA Classics Legacy series represents an historic account of performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. This DVD features some of the earliest televised concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and their Music Director, Charles Munch.

While the material has been restored using the greatest care and state-of-the-art techniques, certain visual artefacts and distortions remain in some instances due to the age of the film. Despite this, it remains of exceptional musical interest and historic value and is released here for the first time on DVD.

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Weight 1 kg