Please View Our Latest COVID-19 Updates Virtual Concerts Donate Call 909.587.5565. Stattdessen betrachtet unser System Faktoren wie die Aktualität einer Rezension und ob der Rezensent den Artikel bei Amazon gekauft hat. But if you’re Rachmaninov, you can afford to turn down the odd commission here and there – and so, when the first-choice composer said ‘thanks but no thanks’, the job of penning the music for Dangerous Moonlight fell to Addinsell. Finally, in the only extended concert sequence, we are given the closing section. [8], Among modern appraisals, Leonard Maltin commented that Dangerous Moonlight was an "intelligently presented account of concert pianist who becomes a member of a British fighter squadron during WW2; musical interludes (including Richard Addinsell's well-known Warsaw Concerto) well handled. Eines der bekanntesten Werke Addinsells ist die Musik zu dem Film Dangerous Moonlight (1941), eine dem Stile Sergei Rachmaninows angenäherte Rhapsodie für Klavier und Orchester, die unter dem Namen Warsaw Concerto (Warschauer Konzert) Weltruhm erlangte. Um die Gesamtbewertung der Sterne und die prozentuale Aufschlüsselung nach Sternen zu berechnen, verwenden wir keinen einfachen Durchschnitt. [6] He lost his qualms when the recording sold in the millions, and Douglas notes that he even asked for royalties (they were granted). Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. Within the context of its story, Dangerous Moonlight is also effective in creating the impression of a larger work written and performed by the film's fictional composer and pianist. Sein langjähriger Lebensgefährte war der britische Modedesigner Victor Stiebel. Dangerous Moonlight takes place at the start of World War II and tells the story of a Polish concert pianist and composer, Stefan Radecki (Anton Walbrook) who defends his country by becoming a fighter pilot. ", www.briandesmondhurst.org- official legacy website of the director including Filmography with Dangerous Moonlight, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dangerous_Moonlight&oldid=960813057, Films about classical music and musicians, Articles lacking reliable references from April 2018, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Marian Spencer as Miss Gratton, De Guise's secretary, This page was last edited on 5 June 2020, at 01:53. He changed his mind on seeing the film's success. [8], One commentator has suggested that the Warsaw Concerto is the most significant instrumental work written in Britain during the war, still conjuring up a time and place better than any other piece. It's the story of the two of us in Warsaw, of us in America, of us in … where else I don't know. In his 1944 appearance on Desert Island Discs, Guy Gibson, leader of the Dambusters raid, asked for it as his first choice. Download 'Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 16 (2)' on iTunes. Redlands Symphony proudly presents ADDINSELL's Warsaw Concerto. But finish it he does. After an air raid in Warsaw by the German army, he is discovered by an American reporter, Carol Peters (Sally Gray), practising the piano in a bombed-out building. Il brano per pianoforte ed orchestra è tuttora un pezzo molto popolare. But its use is not restricted to scenes with the "composer" at the piano. The composer, Richard Addinsell, was born in London and initially studied law before turning to a career in music. Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de. The concerto is an example of programme music, representing both the struggle for Warsaw and the romance of the leading characters in the film. Despite all that, it’s fair to say that even he passed on much of the work, too: it fell to the arranger and orchestrator Roy Douglas to knit together the melodies and turn them into a fully orchestrated, heart-on-your-sleeve concert piece.The composer’s unashamed use of indulgent harmonies and grand Romantic gestures goes a great way towards explaining why the Warsaw Concerto remains hugely popular today. Richard Addinsell (January 13, 1904 - November 14, 1977) was a British composer, best known for film music, primarily his Warsaw Concerto, composed for the film Dangerous Moonlight (also known under the later re-title Suicide Squadron). Entdecken Sie jetzt alle Amazon Prime-Vorteile. Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. [4] Like Rachmaninoff, Addinsell introduces it almost as a nocturne. Entdecken Sie Warsaw Concerto von The Film Band bei Amazon Music. Il Concerto di Varsavia (Warsaw Concerto) è stato scritto in origine per un film drammatico del 1941, Dangerous Moonlight sottotitolato "Suicide Squadron"; è un film di guerra del regista britannico Brian Desmond Hurst. Wählen Sie ein Land/eine Region für Ihren Einkauf. Il regista voleva della musica nello stile di Sergei Rachmaninoff ma non riuscì a convincere il compositore russo a scrivere le musiche. Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. The concerto was not part of the original plan. Dangerous Moonlight takes place at the start of World War II and tells the story of a Polish concert pianist and composer, Stefan Radecki (Anton Walbrook) who defends his country by becoming a fighter pilot. Leider ist ein Problem beim Speichern Ihrer Cookie-Einstellungen aufgetreten. Kentner's involvement was initially uncredited, as he thought that being seen to be playing film music would not help his career. In England, Radecki gives a public concert and reveals that he has come back to fight, volunteering to fly as a pilot in a Polish squadron, fighting in the Battle of Britain, even though Carole fears he will be killed. Nachdem Sie Produktseiten oder Suchergebnisse angesehen haben, finden Sie hier eine einfache Möglichkeit, diese Seiten wiederzufinden. Ihr Amazon Music-Konto ist derzeit nicht mit diesem Land verknüpft. Despite sounding like a full-blooded Romantic piano concerto, the piece was actually composed for the 1941 film Dangerous Moonlight, a World War II love story with a sweeping soundtrack to match the romance of the plot. [2] The New York Times review described it as principally "a sentimental fable in which the excellent Anton Walbrook, so eloquent as the Hutterite leader in The Invaders, and Sally Gray make a listless and anemic pair of lovers. [2], Since music was such a key element in the film, Walbrook, who was an accomplished amateur pianist, is seen playing in the film, although the music on the soundtrack is played by the professional pianist Louis Kentner. The original 1941 film track is reissued in shaky sound on Pearl Records' BRITISH FILM MUSIC Vol. And, indeed, this melody is always associated with Carol. Classic FM's More Music Breakfast with Tim Lihoreau, Download 'Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 16 (2)' on iTunes. Throughout the film, the unfinished piece is defined in a relationship with Frédéric Chopin's "Military" Polonaise, symbolising Polish patriotism. 2.) Among the costumes, the gowns were designed by Cecil Beaton. This CD from EMI has a good and interesting mixture of film music, including the famous Warsaw Concerto and Rhapsody in Blue. Only one movement was actually written by Addinsell. Ihr Amazon Music-Konto ist derzeit nicht mit diesem Land verknüpft. His time at the Royal College of Music was brief, as he was soon drawn to musical theatre, and he also wrote for radio, but his most memorable contributions are to a series of film scores beginning in 1936. In performance it normally lasts just under ten minutes. Stefan speaks of the piece later in the film: "This music is you and me. 909.587.5565. Gazing intently at Carol and disclosing "something lovely you've just given me", he introduces the lyrical second theme of the Concerto. Um Prime Music zu nutzen, gehen Sie bitte in Ihre Musikbibliothek und übertragen Sie Ihr Konto auf Amazon.de (DE). 6am - 9am, Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 16 (2) [9] When released in the United States, the film was renamed Suicide Squadron in a cut 83 minute version, and distributed by Republic Pictures under lease, although its UK release was through RKO Radio British. Sitting at the piano, Radecki sees Carole and says, "Carole, it's not safe to go out with you when the moon is so bright", repeating the first words he ever spoke to her. Despite sounding like a full-blooded Romantic piano concerto, the piece was actually composed for the 1941 film Dangerous Moonlight, a World War II love story with a sweeping soundtrack to match the romance of the plot. Ihre zuletzt angesehenen Artikel und besonderen Empfehlungen. That's why I can't finish it". And while the music lives on, you would struggle to find a decent crowd of people who can remember the movie. It is not to be confused with, "Movie Review: 'Dangerous Moonlight' (1941), At Loew's Criterion. Il brano per pianoforte ed orchestra è tuttora un pezzo molto popolare. [8] Walbrook was not pleased with his performance and considered the film his least favourite. [5] Such unexpected success had another consequence. Prime-Mitglieder genießen Zugang zu schnellem und kostenlosem Versand, tausenden Filmen und Serienepisoden mit Prime Video und vielen weiteren exklusiven Vorteilen. Verkauf durch Amazon Digital Germany GmbH. The themes are found as underscoring throughout the film, and in this way a brief concert piece gains a dramatic resonance that belies its small scale. Richard Addinsell (Londra, 13 gennaio 1904 – Brighton, 14 novembre 1977) è stato un compositore britannico, noto soprattutto per il brano dal titolo Concerto di Varsavia e per colonne sonore di vari film. Verkauf durch Amazon Digital Germany GmbH. Dangerous Moonlight's love-story plot, told mainly in flashbacks, revolves around the fictional composer of the Warsaw Concerto, a piano virtuoso and "shell-shocked" combat pilot, who meets an American war correspondent in Warsaw, and later returns from America to join the RAF in England to continue to fight against the Germans and their occupation of Poland.[2]. Gentiluomo dilettante - Il nuovo Robin Hood, https://it.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Richard_Addinsell&oldid=112555779, Voci biografiche con codici di controllo di autorità, licenza Creative Commons Attribuzione-Condividi allo stesso modo. It is the opening of his Warsaw Concerto, at this point a work in progress, and the first line he says to her is, "It is not safe to be out alone when the moon is so bright" (referring to the moonlight bombing raids). The Warsaw Concerto was written for the 1941 film Dangerous Moonlight, and continues to be a popular concert and recording piece. It initiated a trend for similar short piano concertos in the Romantic style, which have been dubbed "tabloid concertos".[1]. In the revised version of Douglas's article that appeared in Swynnoe, "James Booker, Classified: Remixed and Expanded (Album Review)", "British Light Classics @www.classicalsource.com", The Warsaw Concerto: Analysis, Influence, and Influences, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Warsaw_Concerto&oldid=983494801, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 October 2020, at 15:19. Außerdem analysiert es Rezensionen, um die Vertrauenswürdigkeit zu überprüfen. Momentanes Problem beim Laden dieses Menüs. The film-makers wanted something in the style of Sergei Rachmaninoff, but were unable to persuade Rachmaninoff himself to write a piece. Despite relying heavily on its film music, Variety noted that the sound quality was noticeably poor, especially in early scenes, although the aerial sequences, however, were particularly effective. Look for Michael Rennie in a small role. Um die Gesamtbewertung der Sterne und die prozentuale Aufschlüsselung nach Sternen zu berechnen, verwenden wir keinen einfachen Durchschnitt.