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Trans World International

Overview
Works: 306 works in 392 publications in 1 language and 2,713 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Nonfiction films  Biography  Sports films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Instructional films  Historical television programs 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 796.352092
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Most widely held works by Trans World International
Taming a 100-headed dragon( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opening program is concerned with the development of the Middle-European tradition of conducting, from the origin of the conductor's job as time-keeper to the (though it now seems absurd) startling concept that the conductor should seek to convey the composer's intentions. With silent footage of the father of modern conducting, Arthur Nikisch-the only visual record of Nikisch in action; Bernstein, rehearsing Shostakovich Symphony No. 5; Barbirolli, rehearsing the Bruckner Seventh; Beecham, in conversation and conducting the Faust ballet music; Richard Strauss, conducting Till Eulenspiegel ; Weingartner, who succeeded Mahler at the Vienna Opera, conducting the Freischutz overture; and Bruno Walter, interviewed, conducting the Mozart 40th, and rehearsing the Brahms Second
The New American Orchestras( Visual )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening with Toscanini's performance of the Forza del Destino overture, this program observes how destiny, as it were, drove many of the great European conductors to America, where they built extraordinary new orchestras in their own image: the NBC Symphony, the Philadelphia, the Boston. The program contains footage of Toscanini rehearsing the "Coro di Zingarelle" from Traviata (including one of his famous tantrums) and performing Respighi's "Pines of Rome"; Stokowski in conversation and performing his transcription of Dido's Lament from Dido and Aeneas and the Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor, as well as Tchaikovsky's Fifth; and Koussevitzky at Tanglewood conducting Beethoven's Egmont Overture
Techniques of conducting( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program opens with Fritz Reiner conducting the New York Philharmonic in Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, with Jascha Heifetz as soloist; Reiner, whom Isaac Stern characterizes as a brilliant stick technician, is also seen conducting the Chicago Symphony in Beethoven's Seventh. The program also presents Szell in conversation and rehearsing the Cleveland in Brahms' Academic Festival Overture, von Karajan in conversation and performing Debussy's "La Mer," and Bernstein rehearsing Shostakovich's Fifth and performing the Mahler Fourth Symphony
Flexibility or precision( Visual )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program focuses on the conducting force and personality of Otto Klemperer, Wilhelm Furtwangler, and Arturo Toscanini, with analyses of their styles by instrumentalists, other conductors, and musicologists, and with footage of Klemperer rehearsing the Egmont Overture and performing Beethoven's Ninth; Furtwangler conducting the Meistersinger Overture and rehearsing the Schubert Eighth and Brahms Fourth; comparison of Furtwangler's Beethoven's Ninth with that of the conductor whom he called a "bloody time beater"-Toscanini; and Toscanini conducting Beethoven's Fifth
Tiger Woods : son, hero & champion( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Tiger Woods' personal story and the career which led to his winning of the 1997 Masters
Play like champions : the Official Manchester United skills series by Ruud van Nistelrooy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed, in-depth soccer instruction provided by the stars of the Manchester United football club
Hitler in colour( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses original color film and contemporary diaries to recall the destructive 12 year reign of Adolf Hitler. Follows the story of Hitler's brutal rise to power, to his transformation of Germany into a Nazi state, and finally the destructive wars that brought the Third Reich down
D-day in colour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D-Day in color takes an in-depth look at the events and experiences of the greatest seaborne invasion in history, focusing on the personal stories of those involved, including not only the men in combat, but also the families and friends anxiously awaiting news of their loved ones. -- container
Arnold Palmer, mastering the fundamentals( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows you how to develop and sharpen the proper techniques essential to a consistent and low-scoring round of golf. Features segments on grip, set-up, takeaway, head position, swing acceleration, short irons, medium irons, long irons, fairway woods, the driver, chipping, pitch shots, pitch shot over bunker and putting
The Nutrasweet World Professional Figure Skating Championships( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of performances from Olympic medalists and World champions which they performed at the Nutrasweet World Professional Figure Skating Championships during the 1980s
Wole Soyinka : a voice of Africa( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the life and art of Nigerian playwright and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka
Physics, why bother?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the fundamental concepts of physics and how they influence human life
The best of Stars on ice( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features performances by legendary figure skaters
What they still don't teach you at Harvard Business School by Mark H McCormack( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helps teach you how to bridge the gap between a business school education and the street knowledge that comes from the day to day running of a business and managing people
Play great golf by Arnold Palmer( Visual )

in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnold Palmer presents ways to improve your golf game
Medicine, how do you feel, Mr. Jacobs?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advances in medicine are highlighted from the Black Plague to the current revolution in genetics
I madman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bookstore clerk becomes stalker's prey when a madman slithers from the pages of a lurid thriller into real life
The Nobel legacy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the legacy of discovery and understanding that science has brought to our time through profiles of scientists who have won the Nobel Prize. Considers both the positive and negative aspects of science and science's relationship to progress
Bishop Desmond Tutu : apartheid in South Africa( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces students to Bishop Tutu and his visions of peace in South Africa
Chemistry, stop forward movement?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In five vignettes Dudley Herschbach and Anne Carson highlight important developments in chemistry that impact our lives today
 
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