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Melody for Peace: Debussy, but not only. Music for a green planet

Language: Plurilingual

This program was made possible with supports from UNESCO and City of Geneva to highlight the role of music as an important means of communication on environmental issues. It was held on 1 October 2009 in the Victoria Hall, Geneva.

Prague Philharmonic Orchestra was led by Miriam Nimcova. Soloists were Manon Strauss (Soprano) Guo Gan (Erhu), Liu Fang (Pipa) and Wolfgang David (violin). Other artists: Shyamal Maitra, Jason Carter, Fawzi Al Angawi, P. Bota. New York Virtuosi Quartet played music of TanDun (part 1 and II).

Concert program:

a) Melody for Dialogue among Civilizations Association's gift to the environment
b) Music for a Green Planet (Environment and Music)
c) Debussy but not only,..
d) Tan Dun - pipa concerto
e) Villa Lobos -Forest of Amazons
f) Antonio Vivaldi ( La Tempesta di Mare)
g) Debussy (La Mer)

on this subject: Melody for Dialogue Among Civilizations Association

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Place/region: Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland, Europe
Type: Performing arts
Extract: 10 min. Total length:
Production and personalities:
Director/conductor: Miriam Nimcova
Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Manon Strauss, Guo Gan, Liu Fang, Wolfgang David, Shyamal Maitra, Jason Carter, Fawzi Al Angawi, P. Bota, New York Virtuosi Quartet
Publisher: Melody for Dialogue Among Civilizations Association (MDACA)
Coproducer/sponsor: CERN; UNESCO
Published in:
Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 186058

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Original: DVD
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-KMI/KSA/1295
File No: AVFONDS-2009-10-01-014006-BSP.MOV
Rights holder: Melody for Dialogue Among Civilizations Association (MDACA)