The Point of the Stick (1971)

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Sir Adrian Boult explains and illustrates his conducting. The overall objective is to illuminate the famed art of Sir Adrian Boult's conducting technique in a fresh and personal way for every viewer. The film features Sir Adrian Boult conducting the London Philharmonic Orchestra with Moura Lympany (piano) and John Carol Case (baritone). Music: Messiah no 45, no 2, no 5 (Handel); Consecration of the House (Beethoven); 2nd movement, Piano Concerto in C major (Mozart); Academic Festival Overture (Brahms).

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