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This edition: Rostropovich

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Episode Details

(1984/England, 53:55, documentary, in English) Interviews with Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich (1927-2007), widely considered the greatest cellist of the 20th century, are intercut with performance footage and scenes of him conducting and training young musicians. Rostropovich's wife, soprano Galina Vishnevskaya, is also interviewed and also performs. Dir.: Don Featherstone.