“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.”
These words epitomize John Lennon’s lifelong pursuit of peace and love, whose vision of world harmony also led him to create such indelible classic as “Give Peace a Chance” and “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)”. Among his works, “Imagine,” with its stirring melody and timeless lyrics, was cited by ROLLING STONE magazine as “the greatest musical gift to the world.” Using the power of rock and roll, Lennon expressed his faith in a utopian world that is free and without barriers.
In the lengthy musical history of jazz, Miles Davis is undoubtedly one of its most brilliant and influential figures. With his spellbinding performances, this trumpet maestro revolutionized jazz and remained at its forefront for much of his life. This film features interviews with many of Davis’s former collaborators including Quincy Jones, Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock, as well as never-before-seen footage and rare glimpses of the musical genius at work in the studio. It offers an illuminating portrait of Davis’s eventful life.
Michelangelo, alongside Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, formed the traditional trinity of great masters of the High Renaissance. Long considered one of the greatest art works ever produced, “David” breathed life into the art of sculpting.
One of the greatest musical talents of all time, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed over 600 works over his short 35 years in this world, with Beethoven as one of his biggest fans. At a young age, Mozart toured across Europe with his father, a court musician, gaining him many fans among the aristocracy. His touring years gave him the foundation in mastering various musical genres, including symphonies, opera, solo concertos, chamber music and piano sonatas.