“24 Preludes for a Fugue" is the first authorized documentary about Arvo Pärt to be released on DVD.
ARVO PÄRT. 24 Preludes for a Fugue
By Dorian Supin
“24 Preludes for a Fugue” is the first authorized documentary about Arvo Pärt to be released on DVD. A portrait made of precious moments recorded during three prolific years of the composer’s life, the film features rehearsals, premieres, seminars, meetings and recollections. Director Dorian Supin succeeds in revealing Arvo Pärt’s musical thinking. His work opens a door on the inner world of one of the most spiritually intense composers of our life. The documentary is enhanced by excerpts from major musical works such as Tabula rasa, Für Alina, Fratres, Orient & Occident, Cecilia, vergine romana and Como cierva sedienta.
Sound: Dolby Stereo
Picture format: 4:3
Total running time: 87 min