Both "Celebrating Haydn" and "Celebrating Mendelssohn" with Peter Ustinov must be issued in DVD
I and many other Haydn lovers agree with Larry Coffman when he says that "Celebrating Haydn with Peter Ustinov" must be issued in DVD. The wit and the knack of Ustinov are second to none. For example, when he is mentioning that the Choir Master wrote to Haydn's father asking permission to castrate the boy, in order to keep his voice beautiful, Ustinov's funny expression shows fear as if the threat was directed to him. Another TV film that should be included in the same package and also is missing in the IMDb database is "Celebrating Mendelssohn with Peter Ustinov". It contains a wealth of information, many excellent samples of Mendelssohn's lovely music and, of course, the wit of Ustinov.
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