Mahler: Autopsy of a Genius

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LABELS: EuroArts
WORKS: Autopsy of a Genius
PERFORMER: A film by Andy Sommer written with Catherine Sauvat; contributions from Pierre Boulez, Jonathan Nott et al
CATALOGUE NO: 205 8838 (NTSC system; PCM stereo; 16:9 picture format)

Despite the title, a straightforward if oddly gappy account of Mahler’s life and works, mostly in French, with high-class performance clips, landscape shots, and expert comments by Henry-Louis de la Grange. Anthony Burton