A fascinating documentary about the life and art of the
woman who single-handedly revived interested in the
harpsichord. As a bonus, following the documentary,
Landowska is seen in brief solo performances of
Bach: Concerto in D major, 3rd mvt. (excerpt);
Italian Concerto, 1st mvt. (abridged); Concerto in D major (after Vivaldi), 2nd mvt.;
and Bransle Simple by the early 17th-century French composer Antoine Francisque.
Audio-only bonus: J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations (complete), recorded Paris, 1933.
Color/B&W, Stereo/Mono, 57 minutes, 4:3, All regions
Uncommon Visionary: A Documentary on the Life and Art of Wanda Landowska
by Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater, and Diane Pontius
Music and Story Adviser: Lesley Valdes / Edited by Kathleen Soulliere