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William Fertik, Allan Miller

The Bolero

Edition 1980
26' - 1973 - Documentary, Short, Music/Musical - Dialogue: English
Director: William Fertik, Allan Miller With: Zubin Mehta
The first part of this Academy Award-winning short consists of a behind-the-scenes look at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra as it prepares to perform Ravel's "Bolero." Individual musicians offer their thoughts as workers set up chairs and music stands; there are also comments by conductor Zubin Mehta and scenes of Mehta and the orchestra rehearsing. The rest of the film features a complete performance of "Bolero" with striking images of the orchestra as the music relentlessly approaches its climax.

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Credits

Director

William Fertik, Allan Miller

With

Zubin Mehta

Director of Photography

Michael A. Jones

Editor

Sarah Stein

Producer

William Fertik, Allan Miller

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1973

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