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Title The harvest of sorrow : the memories of Sergei Rachmaninoff / directed by Tony Palmer ; produced by Mike Bluett & Eleanor Berrie ; Isolde Films.
Imprint [England] : Voiceprint Records, [2009]

Subject Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943.
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. -- Correspondence.
Composers -- Russia -- Biography.
Alt Name Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943,
Bluett, Mike,
Berrie, Eleanor,
Gielgud, John, 1904-2000,
Gergiev, Valeriĭ, 1953-
Abbado, Claudio,
Pletnev, Mikhail, 1957-
Igoshina, Valentina, 1978-
Jablonski, Peter, 1971-
Laul, Pëtr,
Toradze, Alexander,
Hvorostovsky, Dmitri,
Okhotnikov, Nikolaĭ,
Putilin, Nikolaĭ, 1954-
Palmer, Tony, 1941-
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Works. Selections.
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Aleko. Selections.
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Skupoĭ ryt︠s︡arʹ. Selections.
Rossiĭskiĭ nat︠s︡ionalʹnyĭ orkestr,
Berliner Philharmoniker,
Mariinskiĭ teatr (1991- ). Khor,
Mariinskiĭ teatr (1991- ). Orkestr,
Voiceprint Records.
Isolde Films Ltd.
Add Title Memories of Sergei Rachmaninoff
Title on container: Tony Palmer's film about Rachmaninoff
Screen menue title: Rachmaninoff : the harvest of sorrow
Description 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; NTSC; all regions; 16:8 picture format.
Note Soundtrack in English with portions in Russian; opera excerpts sung in Russian; optional subtitles in English or Italian.
Performer John Gielgud, narrator and reader of Rachmaninoff's letters and other reminiscences; Valentina Igoshina, Peter Jablonski, Petr Laul, Alexander Toradze, Mikhail Pletnev, pianists ; Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Nikolai Okhotnikov, Nikolai Putilin, vocalists ; Kirov Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, Valery Gergiev, conductor and narrator; Kirov Chorus of the Mariinsky Theatre ; Russian National Orchestra, Mikhail Pletnev, conductor ; Berlin Philharmonic, Claudio Abbado, conductor.
Credits Katya Novikova, assistant director ; photographers, Dave Marsh, Mark Duffield.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
Program notes ([4] p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container.
Summary A documentary on the life of Sergei Rachmaninoff, including brief segments from various performances of his instrumental and vocal works. Also includes appearances and personal narratives of the composer's relatives: Rachmaninoff's niece, Sofia Satina, and his grandson, Alexander Rachmaninoff.
ISBN/ISSN 604388727308
Publisher # TP-DVD152 Voiceprint Records
OCLC # 463474463

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