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Radiotelevisión Española

Overview
Works: 1,228 works in 1,713 publications in 5 languages and 16,222 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Biography  Parodies, imitations, etc  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Production personnel, Originator, Editor
Classifications: M1500.B59, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Radiotelevisión Española
Carmen by Georges Bizet ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in French and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Maria Ewing is the fiery, seductive gypsy who dares to love as she chooses, regardless of the cost. Luis Lima is the tragic Don José, whose obsessive desire for Carmen destroys them both"--Container
Goya his life and art by Jesús Fernández Santos ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles Francisco Goya's life and times through his art. His paintings, drawings, and tapestries reveal the full scope of his artistry and innovation, marking the visible turn from the past to the present in modern art. Pays homage to such works as the Caprices, the Disasters of War, the Tauromaquia and the Proverbs, and the Dos de Mayo
El Burlador de Sevilla by Tirso de Molina ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legend of Don Juan who at the height of his licentious career, seduces a girl of noble family and kills her father. Later, seeing a statue on the father's tomb, he flippantly invites it to dine with him. He is dragged down to hell, refuses to repent, and falls to eternal damnation
La vida es sueño by Pedro Calderón de la Barca ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Polish king Basilio has read in the stars that his newly born son Segismundo is destined to be a tyrant. Accepting the prediction as true, he confines his son to a tower. Twenty years later, Basilio, concerned about the succession to his throne, decides to see whether predestination or free will is the stronger force. Segismundo is drugged and brought to court asleep: if he can control his passions, he is fit to reign; if not, he will be returned to his prison and told that his palace experience was only a dream. Upon awakening in court, Segismundo is told of his royal heritage, but is unable to control his rage. Returned to his cell, Segismundo awakens and ponders whether it is his palace experience or his solitary confinement that is illusory
El Cantar de mio cid ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"El Cid is unique among the world's great epics because it was composed so close to the actual historical events (a mere 40 years after the death of Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, el Cid himself) that we can distinguish between man and legend. Meticulous attention to historical detail, spectacular cinematic production values, and the swashbuckling plot itself make this medieval epic superbly entertaining as well as educational. An RTVE Production. (Spanish with English subtitles, 60 minutes)."
Merlin by Isaac Albéniz ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spectacle musical sur scène enregistré en direct le 9 juin 2003 au Teatro Real, Madrid. Avec David Wilson-Johnson (Merlin) ; Eva Marton (Morgan le Fay) ; Stuart Skelton (Arthur) ; Carol Vaness (Nivian) ; et autres solistes ; Coro y Orquesta Titular del Teatro Real de Mardid ; Coro de Niños de la Comunidad de Madrid ; José de Eusebio, chef d'orchestre
The Heritage of flamenco ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic program helps make accessible the mysterious, intimate, plaintive form of music known as flamenco, promoting a deeper appreciation of Spanish culture. Background information on Moorish Spain, Andalusia, and a chronology of gypsy history provide the context for generous footage of juerga -- an informal flamenco performance -- that includes a full complement of dancers, singers, guitarists and palmeros
La Celestina by Fernando de Rojas ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The diabolic Celestina arranges the tragic love affair between Calisto and Melibea
El Hombre de la esquina rosada ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a woman who had premonitions about two men fighting over her and one of them committing a murder. The murder occurs and she ends-up being accused of it but is finally released
Federico Garcia Lorca remembering the earth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over half a century has passed since famed poet-playwright Federico Garcia Lorca was killed in Granada at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War. He lives on, however, in his immortal Canciones, Romancero Gitano, and La Casa de Bernarda Alba and other works that captured the soul of espana and the heart of the literary world. This documentary, produced by RTVE, traces his life from Fuentevagueros in Andalusia to his death at age 38 in 1936. Archival footage and personal interviews with family members, poets, writers, and artists including Edward Albee and Philip Levine provide an accurate portrait of both Lorca the man and the literary giant. Portions of Lorca's most famous works, interwoven throughout the program, are accompanied by contemporary images of the places he held most dear
El Pícaro ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drawing on the writings of Cervantes, Quevedo, and Aleman, this production defines the quintessentially Spanish picaro-his role in society, his relationship to his master and mistress, his reliance on his own wits and his ability to outsmart others, his sense of humor, and his alienation
Jose Ortega y Gasset philosophy and politics ( )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Believing that a philosopher's chief aim should be to challenge prejudices and useless traditions, Jose Ortega y Gasset promulgated a worldview based on "reason with life as its foundation." This program depicts the life and accomplishments of the famous Spanish intellectual, from his early studies in turn-of-the-century Malaga to his spectacular funeral in Madrid in 1955. Featuring interviews with Ortega scholars and some of his contemporaries-including celebrated writer Francisco Ayala as well as Ortega pupil Julian Marias-the film covers Ortega's years in Germany and Argentina, his admiration for Victoria Ocampo, and his ambivalence towards the Franco regime
Juan Ramon Jiménez movement toward purity ( )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Literature, Juan Ramon Jimenez was a master of impressionistic language and imagery. This program explores the Spanish poet's life and career with the help of scholarly interviews, archival photographs, and excerpts from Jimenez' writings. Conveying his youthful interest in Romanticism and Symbolism, his subsequent emphasis on color and tonality, and his lifelong engagement with the spiritual dimensions of death and nothingness, the program describes the poet's bouts with depression, his ties to other Spanish writers such as Ruben Dario and Francisco Villaespesa, and the travels undertaken by Jimenez and his wife, Zenobia Camprubi
Manuel Altolaguirre generation of '27 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poet, editor, publisher, printer-Manuel Altolaguirre achieved success in all of these roles, living a life fully committed to Spanish literature. This program documents his career, travels, and romances, focusing on his membership in the Generation of '27, his actions during the Spanish Civil War, and his later years in Latin America. Featuring accounts of Altolaguirre's magazine and book publishing activities, the program sheds light on his friendship with Federico Garcia Lorca and the leadership role that Altolaguirre assumed in the anti-fascist movement after Lorca's murder. His sojourn in Cuba, his cinematic work in Mexico, and his divorce and second marriage are also depicted
Teresa de Jesus ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This historically accurate mini series, based on the life of the sixteenth century nun and mystic writer, Santa Teresa de Jesús (sometimes called Santa Teresa de Avila), offers an account of the times when this mystic nun was setting up Carmelite monasteries in the deepest depths of the interior of Spain. It follows her life from the time Teresa was about 23 to her death in 1852
Calderon de la barca la vida es sueno ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Spanish classic, performed in the classic Spanish style-beautifully spoken and clear to the ear. With Julio Nunez as Segismundo and a first-rate supporting cast
Jose Zorrilla Don Juan Tenorio ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first appearance of the Don Juan legend in literary form was in Tirso's El Burlador de Sevilla. Moliere's Dom Juan, da Ponte's libretto for Mozart's Don Giovanni, and the "Don Juan in Hell" scene in George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman are the other most famous versions, with the notable addition of Zorrilla's play. It was the most successful play of the nineteenth century in Spain. The reason is made obvious by this stylish, lavish, and captivating production
Vivan las caenas! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Beginning with the Battle of Bailén, this program charts the erratic course of politics in Spain that saw Ferdinand VII deposed by Napoleon and replaced by the emperor's brother, Joseph; reinstated at the end of the Peninsular War by the victorious allied forces; constrained by a coup in 1820 to abide by the liberal constitution of 1812; and unbound by a second coup to resume his authoritarian reign -- an era known as the Decada Ominosa. Wars for independence in Spain's American possessions are also chronicled. Dramatizations and film clips capture the harshness of the period"--Container
Brazil priestesses, samba dancers, and mulattos of Brazil ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program discusses the lives of two groups of women-the women of northern Bahia and the mulattos of Rio de Janeiro-both descendants of African slaves. In Bahia, voodoo religious practices are revealed, as well as the problems of prostitution and AIDS. In Rio, the program examines the tradition of carnaval and the role of female mulatto samba dancers as sex objects
Jose Marti Cuba's patriot-poet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When I die, without a country or a master, I want a bouquet of flowers and a flag placed on my grave. A tireless proponent of freedom from Spanish rule, Jose Marti is known as "The Apostle of Cuban Independence. Combining documentary material with dramatizations, this program celebrates the selfless life of the freedom fighter, which was marked by imprisonment, exile, and, ironically, death in his first appearance on the battlefield
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Radio Nacional de España

controlled identity Televisión Española

Espagne Dirección General de Radiodifusión y Televisión Radiotelevisión Española
Espagne Radiotelevisión Española
Hiszpania. Dirección General de Radiodifusión y Televisión. Radiotelevisión Española.
R.T.V.E.
Radio Espagna, Madrid.
Radio-televisión Española
Radiotelevisión Española
RTV Española.
RTVE.
RTVE (Radio-Televisión Española)
Spain. Dirección General de Radiodifusión y Televisión. Radiotelevisión Española
Spain. Radiotelevisión Española
Španělsko. Dirección General de Radiodifusión y Televisión. Radiotelevisión Española
Španělsko Radiotelevisión Española
Languages
Spanish (63)
English (29)
French (5)
Esperanto (2)
Catalan (1)
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