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Stunningly filmed in Technicolor and featuring one of the finest musical scores Hollywood has ever produced, Charles Vidor's Song Without End - the 1960 biopic of the virtuoso pianist and composer Franz Liszt won both Oscar (1961) and Golden Globe awards (1961). Dirk Bogarde stars as Franz Liszt.The finest virtuoso pianist of his day, Liszt is the toast of Europe, filling concert halls from Paris to Vienna and playing command performances for the crowned heads of Europe. His interpretations of the works of the great composers are unsurpassed - but he dreams that one day his own compositions will enthrall his adoring crowds. As his fame grows, his personal life falls apart. Already involved in a scandalous affair with a French Countess (Genevieve Page), now he dreams of seducing and marrying a Russian Princess (Capucine) whose love is absolutely forbidden... A musical masterpiece, Song Without End features almost forty beautiful pieces by some of the world's greatest composers including Chopin, Beethoven,Wagner, Bach, Verdi and Schumann as well as works by Liszt himself. Solo piano pieces are performed by the maestro Jorge Bolet, with accompaniment from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Roger Wagner Chorale. Song Without End was to be the final film by Charles Vidor who died before production was complete, with his place taken by George Cukor.

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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play Stunningly filmed in Technicolor and featuring one of the finest musical scores Hollywood has ever produced Charles Vidor&39;s Song Without End - the 1960 biopic of the virtuoso pianist and composer Franz Liszt won both Oscar (1961) and Golden Globe awards (1961) Dirk Bogarde stars as Franz LisztThe finest virtuoso pianist of his day Liszt is the toast of Europe filling concert halls from Paris to Vienna and playing command performances for the crowned heads of Europe His interpretations of the works of the great composers are unsurpassed - but he dreams that one day his own compositions will enthrall his adoring crowds As his fame grows his personal life falls apart Already involved in a scandalous affair with a French Countess (Genevieve Page) now he dreams of seducing and marrying a Russian Princess (Capucine) whose love is absolutely forbidden A musical masterpiece Song Without End features almost forty beautiful pieces by some of the world&39;s greatest composers including Chopin BeethovenWagner Bach Verdi and Schumann as well as works by Liszt himself Solo piano pieces are performed by the maestro Jorge Bolet with accompaniment from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Roger Wagner Chorale Song Without End was to be the final film by Charles Vidor who died before production was complete with his place taken by George Cukor

Dirk Bogarde portrays Hungarian composer and musician Franz Liszt in this biopic which was director Charles Vidor's final film. Having found great success throughout Europe as a pianist, Liszt hopes to also make it as a composer. As his fame rises, however, he encounters trouble in his private life when he becomes involved with a Russian princess following an affair with a French countess.

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