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Orient Occident (2001)

Documentary Duration 17:40

Orient Occident

Arvo Pärt´s work Orient Occident was commissioned for the Berliner Festwochen and the premiere was on September 2000 in Berlin.
Film recorded the rehearsals in Tallinn, together with Arvo Pärt, before the premiere in Estonia on 7 April 2001.
It was performed by the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste.

Director: Dorian Supin

Keywords: conductor | Estonian luminaries | composer | composer's communication with interpreters | musical work | premiere of a musical work | polishing the performance of a musical work | chamber orchestra | concert hall | concert | View all »

Main Data

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Production Firm(s) F-Seitse
Film Category Documentary, Music Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 17:40


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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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  • on television: 10.11.2002, ETV, Estonia

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