Philippe Herreweghe and the word became song /

Flemish conductor Philippe Herreweghe is credited with restoring the freshness and purity of Baroque choral music. His ensembles, which embrace a wide variety of musical periods, have included Collegium Vocale Ghent, La Chapelle Royale, the Orchestre des Champs Elysees, the Jeune Orchestre Atlantiqu... Full description

Corporate Author: 10 Francs (Firm)
Other Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2000.
Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Table of Contents:
  • Herreweghe's Simple Style and Informality (2:36)
  • Working Closely with Musicians (3:07)
  • Herreweghe Discusses Bach and His Founding of His First Group (2:26)
  • Herreweghe's Music Education (1:38)
  • Collaboration with Gustav Leonhardt (0:48)
  • La Chappelle Royale (The Royal Chapel) (1:41)
  • Incorporating Operatic Elements (5:04)
  • Interpretation of Musical Text (4:16)
  • Baroque Music and Religion (3:40)
  • Conducting Contemporary Music and Backstage at a Rehearsal (5:18)
  • The Specificity and Artistic Qualities of Bach's Music Described (1:27)
  • Founding the Orchestre des Champs Elyses (4:52)
  • A Performance of the Orchestre des Champs Elysees (1:37)
  • Conducting from Rehearsal to Finished Product (2:11)
  • Directing Singers Like Actors (5:23)
  • Long-Term Vision (2:25)
  • Being Embraced by Music (4:07)
  • Adoration and Success (1:10)