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Wilets, Bernard

Overview
Works: 67 works in 376 publications in 2 languages and 3,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Educational films  Short films  Music  History 
Roles: Director, Author, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bernard Wilets
Discovering the music of Africa( Visual )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrates on music of western Africa, especially the music of Ghana. Shows examples of three important instrument groups: rattles, bells, and drums. These are demonstrated separately, then played in an ensemble to illustrate the complexity of rhythm patterns in African music. Traditional dances are also performed
Discovering the music of Latin America( Visual )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of Latin American music, pointing out the incorporation of many traditions, particularly Indian and Spanish. Presents some of the modern derivatives, such as the popular dance rhythms of the tango and the rhumba. Includes examples of pre-Columbian and modern instruments
Discovering American Indian music( Visual )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces musical traditions of the American Indian. Viewers will learn how music has influenced our cultures, traditions, and everyday life
Discovering the music of India( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the two main types of Indian music, the Karnatic of the south and the Hindustani of the north, dating back more than three thousand years. Demonstrates the use of a wide variety of simple and complex instruments. Points out several ways in which Indian music differs from Western music. Includes a traditional Indian dance showing the importance of the art of gesture
Discovering jazz( Visual )

18 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of jazz from its roots in 19th century black America
The trial of Socrates by Tom Bass( Visual )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the essential character of Socrates and introduces some of his fundamental beliefs through the dramatization of his trial in 399 B.C. Also offers a glimpse into the Athenian political life and legal processes of that time
Classic literary stories( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cask of amontillado tells the story of a deep damp crypt for the final resting place. The necklace tells the story of a borrowed diamond necklace which is lost, forcing the couple to mortgage ten years of their life to replace it
Alexander, who used to be rich last Sunday( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Alexander and his money are quickly parted, he comes to realize all the things that can be done with a dollar
The Necklace by Mark David Baer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loss of a borrowed necklace reduces Mathilde, married to a decent but minor government official, to menial work to replace it
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day by Judith Viorst( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander starts his terrible day with gum in his hair, and everything goes downhill from there
The Cask of Amontillado by Bernard Wilets( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of horror and revenge, involving a specially prepared chamber where prized amontillado is supposed to be stored, is told in pictures with narration
Discovering the music of the Middle Ages by John Biggs Consort( Visual )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the religious and secular music of the Middle Ages, describes the musical instruments of the period, and surveys the social milieu
The Bear by André Lacombe( Visual )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Deep South during the late 19th century a young boy goes on the annual hunt in the Big Bottom where he confronts Old Ben, a bear that has always eluded the hunters
The Tenth good thing about Barney by Inc AIMS Media( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barney, the family cat, dies and a young boy is very sad. His mother suggests he think of ten good things about his pet to recite at the backyard funeral. His father helps him find the tenth thing which helps the boy accept the death of his cat
The Lilith summer : a film( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about an unlikely friendship between a young girl and an old woman which gradually evolves into mutual acceptance and understanding of the many stages of life. Intended for ages 10-14
Discovering country and western music by Bernard Wilets( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series that explores the origins of music and its cultural background. This segment traces the development of country and western music from its origins in the folk music of Southern mountain dwellers to its emergence as a form of popular music
Machiavelli on political power( Visual )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the sixteenth-century political commentator Niccolo Machiavelli and dramatizes a debate in which his approach to leadership can be compared with the Christian-based beliefs of his contemporaries
The fall of Freddie the leaf( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Freddie experiences the changing seasons along with his companion leaves he learns to accept the delicate balance between life and death
I'll fix Anthony( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas imagines the day when he'll have revenge on his older brother Anthony, who is not very nice to him
What Mary Jo shared( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a little girl who overcomes her shyness and shares something ususual with her classmates
 
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Languages
English (218)

Spanish (1)