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Cecilia (2001)

The original title "Cecilia"

Documentary Duration 26:55


Arvo Pärts´s work Cecilia, Vergine Romana was commissioned by the Agency of Preparations for Holy Years in Roma, appointed by the Pope.
The work is dedicated to the Santa Cecilia choir and orchestra of the National Academy and to their conductor Myung-Whun Chung.
The film recorded the rehearsals in Rome together with composer Arvo Pärt before the premiere in Rome on 19th of November 2000.

Director: Dorian Supin

Keywords: conductor | Estonian luminaries | composer's communication with interpreters | composers | musical work | premiere of a musical work | polishing the performance of a musical work | interpretation of a musical piece | rehearsals of a musical work | church concert | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) F-Seitse
Film Category Documentary, Music Documentary
Text / Dialogue Italian, English, Estonian
Duration 26:55


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Producer Reet Sokmann
Director Dorian Supin
Screenwriter Dorian Supin
Cinematographer Dorian Supin
Composer Arvo Pärt
Sound Designer Mart Kessel-Otsa
Editor Kadri Kanter

First releases

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  • at other places: 16.03.2003, Kinomaja, Tallinn, Estonia

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm