WorldCat Identities

Kennard, David

Works: 70 works in 308 publications in 1 language and 11,884 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Interviews  History  Nonfiction films  Drama  Juvenile works  Biographical films  Animal television programs  Biography 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Creator, Author, Film editor
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about David Kennard
Most widely held works by David Kennard
Global warming : the signs and the science( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary profiles people who are living with the grave consequences of a changing climate, as well as the individuals, communities and scientists inventing new approaches to safeguard our children's future. Filmed across the U.S., Asia and South America, this program brings the reality of climate change to life and offers viewers a variety of ways to make a difference in their own communities
Connections 3 by James Burke( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. The Trigger Effect details the world's present dependence on complex technological networks through a detailed narrative of New York City and the power blackout of 1965. Death in the Morning examines the standardization of precious metal with the touchstone in the ancient world. -- Disc 2. Distant Voices suggests that telecommunications exist because Normans had stirrups for horse riding which in turn led them to further advancements in warfare. Faith in Numbers examines the transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance from the perspective of how commercialism, climate change and the Black Death influenced cultural development. -- Disc 3.The Wheel of Fortune traces astrological knowledge in ancient Greek manuscripts from Baghdad's founder, Caliph Al-Mansur, via the Muslim monastery/medical school at Gundeshapur, to the medieval Church's need for alarm clocks (the water horologium and the verge and foliot clock). Thunder in the Skies implicates the Little Ice Age (ca. 1250-1300 AD) in the invention of the chimney, as well as knitting, buttons, wainscoting, wall tapestries, wall plastering, glass windows, and the practice of privacy for sleeping and sex .-- Disc 4. The Long Chain traces the invention of the Fluyt freighter in Holland in the 1500s. Voyages were insured by Edward Lloyd (Lloyd's of London) if the ships hulls were covered in pitch and tar which came from the colonies until the American Revolution in 1776. Eat, Drink and Be Merry begins with plastic, the plastic credit card and the concept of credit then leaps back in time to to the Dukes of Burgundy, which was the first state to use credit. -- Disc 5. Countdown connects the invention of the movie projector to improvements in castle fortifications caused by the invention and use of the cannon. Yesterday, Tomorrow and You. A bit of a recap: change causes more change. Start with the plow, you get craftsmen, civilization, irrigation, pottery and writing, mathematics, a calendar to predict floods, empires, and a modern world where change happens so rapidly you can't keep up.--
The ascent of man : a personal view by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
Journey of the universe( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey of the universe guides us through an elegant telling of the ways in which galaxies and stars, planets and living organisms emerged within the vast drama of the universe, from the origins of life to our present challenges. Today the survival of species and entire ecosystems depends upon the choices humans make
Mist : the tale of a sheepdog puppy by Derek Jacobi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mist is one of three pups born at Borough Farm. From the moment that she opens her eyes, her dream is to become a real sheepdog. But things are not as easy as she might have hoped. Training with the boss is confusing, and then there's a bunch of gruff and grumpy rams to deal with, and an auntie who may not always have her best interests at heart. Mist will need to learn her craft and prove herself worthy of a place on the team sheepdogs at the farm
Stravinsky's Rite of spring( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music director Michael Tilson Thomas and the musicians of the San Francisco Symphony go from the salons of St. Petersburg to the villages where Stravinsky found inspiration in the earthy power of Russian folk music and dance. Thomas then retraces Stravinsky's journey to the cultural crossroads of pre-war Paris, where the composer collaborates with the great impresario Diaghilev and his star dancer Nijinsky to develop the shocking, erotic, and violent evocation of pagan Russia that became The Rite of Spring. Includes a live performance of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring and music from The Firebird by the San Francisco Symphony, with Thomas conducting
John Cleese's wine for the confused( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join John Cleese on an entertaining and informative look at the world of wine. Learn how to find wines that taste good to you, how to make sure you get the best value, and how to keep and serve wine at home
Beethoven's Eroica( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco Symphony's music director, Michael Tilson Thomas, retraces Beethoven's steps through Vienna's aristocratic ballrooms and Austria's rustic villages, exploring how Beethoven channeled his fears of deafness, his admiration for Napoleon, and his obsession to prove himself the greatest composer of his time and to write the Eroica. Includes a live performance of Beethoven's Eroica by the San Francisco Symphony conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas
Copland and the American sound by David Kennard( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony explore the music of Copland and the cityscapes, landscapes, and social and political developments that shaped it"--Container
Joseph Campbell : the hero's journey : a biographical portrait( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how Campbell discovered his own bliss and followed it, becoming one of the most influential thinkers of our time
Mist( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mist discovers that the sheep she has to find are the stubborn and downright dangerous MacPhereson sisters, she understands why all of the other dogs have refused to even try. Mist uses every trick to move the moody sheep through countless obstacles and finally into the pen. Includes 6 episodes
Shostakovich : Symphony no. 5 by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This DVD investigates the arresting music that would either redeem Shostakovich or doom him. Did he dare hide a kernel of music criticism in what appears to be a paean to the motherland? Join Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony as they explore the hidden language of this masterwork. What Shostakovich has to say might depend on what you're brave enough to hear"--Container
Hector Berlioz : Symphonie fantastique( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'I feel, therefore I am.' For Hector Berlioz, and for the Romantic movement he personified, those were words to live by. But with the unprecedented outpouring of emotion in his Symphonie fantastique he almost overpowered Paris. This orchestral sonic spectacular, written to win the heart of a beautiful actress, demanded sacrifice from its author and his audience. From romantic daydreams to deadly displays of devotion, the symphony relates an 'episode in the life of an artist, ' that artist being the love-obsessed composer himself. Join Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony as they follow Berlioz to the brink in this episode of Keeping Score"--Container
The making of a performance : Tchaikovsky's 4th symphony( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a documentary hosted by the San Francisco Symphony's music director Michael Tilson Thomas, who discusses the drama, pathos, elation, and despair embodied in Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony; the documentary features interviews with musicians as it takes the viewer behind the scenes to experience the preparation that goes into a performance of the piece. Also includes a live performance of the complete Tchaikovsky 4th by the San Francisco Symphony, with Thomas conducting
Mist. top dog( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the sheepdogs on Borough Farm are hard working, so Naughty Eddie sets up a competition to discover who the best sheepdog on the farm is. Is it brave Ernie? Speedy Jake? Nimble Mist? The answer comes as a surprise to all of them
Mist : sheepdog tales : a helping paw( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mist and his friends are ready for the new lambing season and the adventures each season brings. This season the dogs need to deal with Eddie, a new member of the group, an orphaned lamb, a homeless ram, a clumsy duck, a brood of ducklings, and a log eagle. Combines fiction and reality
The hero's journey by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the development of Joseph Campbell's thought on the mythical hero as influenced by his own life and career
Ives : Holidays symphony( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ranging from tender sentiment to savage chaos, the music of early 20th-century composer Charles Ives explores an essentially American riddle: how can we survive the relentless assault of our own success? It was an enigma Ives embodied himself. He believed that we should all be brave enough to go it alone--yet he earned his living in insurance! In this DVD, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony unwrap the layers of Ives' to reveal a surprising musical portrait of New England. The four movements journey across the terrain of the seasons. From the intimacy of the winter hearth to the explosive concussion of the 4th of July, discover the insights Ives liberates in his music's confrontational crunch. Join Michael Tilson Thomas as he, the San Francisco Symphony, and Charles Ives belt it out over truth, beauty and the American way"--Container
A year in Champagne( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With renowned wine importer Martine Saunier as a guide, get a rare glimpse behind the scenes into the real Champagne through six houses, from small independent makers to the illustrious big houses
A year in Burgundy( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows seven wine-making families in the Burgundy of France through the course of a full year, and delves into the cultural and creative process of making wine, as well as its deep ties to the land
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.10 for Mist : the ... to 0.61 for The dogs o ...)

John Cleese's wine for the confused
Joseph Campbell : the hero's journey : a biographical portraitThe hero's journeyThe dogs of Windcutter Down one shepherd's struggle for survival
Alternative Names
Kennard, David (David John)

Kennard, David J.

Kennard, David John

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