Marc-André Hamelin - It's all about the music
The art of Marc-André Hamelin
PART I It’s all about the music: the art of Marc-André Hamelin [47'48]
A documentary film, featuring Marc-André Hamelin, which looks at the music-making of virtuoso composer–pianists from both the present and ‘golden age’. Including interviews with Ronald Stevenson, Robert Rimm and Andrew Keener, plus Marc-André Hamelin performing music by Albéniz, Alkan, Busoni, Dukas, Godowsky, Hamelin, Kapustin, Liszt, Medtner, Rzewski and Schubert.
PART II Recital: Hamelin in Charlevoix, Quebec [47'50]
Including interview with Marc-André Roberge (Professor of Musicology, Laval University)
PART III Extra features [25'45]
Interviews with Jay Reise (composer), Harvey Wedeen (Professor of Piano, Temple University) and Robert Rimm (author of The Composer-Pianists: Hamelin and the Eight) Concert performance of Busoni’s Piano Concerto Op 39, fourth movement, ‘All’ Italiana'
Running time: 121 mins approx.
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, German, Japanese
Format: All regions
DVD 5: Single Layer
Dolby® Digital 2.0
16:9 Anamorphic
DVDA68000  107 minutes 0 seconds
'There's no doubt about Hamelin's superb artistry, or the extraordinary inventiveness of his programming… Hamelin is the most poetic of virtuoso players and his musical refinement is a constant feature of a recital which includes some extremely difficult music…. Picture and sound quality are very good' (International Record Review)

'An example of human potential at its highest' (Musical Point ...