Jun 062013
 

I watched this lovely movie on the weekend, Mademoiselle Chambon. A building contractor falls for his son’s teacher, a violin player, despite being already married to, er, his son’s mother. The clincher comes when the teacher hesitantly plays Elgar’s “Salut d’Amour” with her back turned. What a scene. Later in the movie the teacher comes to a birthday party for the contractor’s dying father and plays the piece again (she starts about three minutes into the segment). This is where the wife figures everything out (what a great actress she is). I seemed only to be able to find a version that is dubbed in German, which somewhat spoils the effect. I also offer David Garrett playing the piece in the second video.

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  One Response to “Salut d’Amour — Edward Elgar”

  1. This looks amazing. Must see it.

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