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Polytel Film

Overview
Works: 66 works in 287 publications in 1 language and 2,718 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Internet videos  Educational films  History  Drama  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Rock films  Documentary films 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Polytel Film
Vibrations and pagan rites by James Galway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway demonstrates that the human impulse to make music is ageless and universal
Music in time( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to music in the Western World. Covers music from Gregorian chant to the present
The first secular music( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the development of music from the early music of the Eastern churches to the birth of the secular song. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples
The mighty fistful( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses several Russian composers--Glinka, Balakirev, Moussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin, Scriabin, Tchaikovsky, and Stravinsky--who introduced Russian elements into their music
Luther and the Reformation by R. C Sproul( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the impact of the Reformation on the history of music, focusing on the work of J.S. Bach and the importance of church organs and chorale singing. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples including Choral Prelude for organ, Brandenburg Concerto, the Musical offering and St. Matthew Passion
Music in time by James Galway( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the importance of wealthy nobles, kings, and the church as patrons of music. He shows how music moved away from the elaborate formality of the Gothic and found newer and purer forms. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples
The Seasons and the Symphony( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the search for form and contrast in the works of Vivaldi, the Mannheim School and most dramatically in the works of Josef Haydn, the father of the symphony. Several performers present examples
The Turn of the century( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composers of the early 20th century
The Revolutionary( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the work and life of Beethoven, the man who changed the course of music and aligned himself with the forces that changed the course of history
Royal patronage & renaissance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program covers the patronage of the Dukes of Burgundy, the Kings of France, and the continued influence of the Church and shows how music, like philosophy, moves away from the elaborate formality of the Gothic and, like architecture, seeks new and purer forms."--Container
Today and Tomorrow by Alejandro Chomski( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses music of the 20th century and the frequent difficulties in understanding this "new" music
The Advent of Fashion / [eVideo - Films on Demand]( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses how writing music for public performance in concert halls and theatres required composers to keep abreast of popular styles. This is best illustrated by the work of Handel: Zadok the Priest, Concerts for Organ and Orchestra in G minor, Royal Fireworks Music, extracts from Messiah and selections from Couperin, Scarlatti and Rameau
The golden age( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the renaissance of music in Elizabethan England and the madrigals popular at the time, also noting the birth of opera in Italy and early ballet in France. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples
War and peace( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Galway discusses the music of the time period between the two World Wars, including the influence of technology, mass media, experimentation with musical form, and war and the fear of war
The romantics by William Walsh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 19th century produced waves of self-expression. Five of its Romantic composers are introduced through their works: Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, and Bruckner. Flutist James Galway is host
Land of our fathers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of composers inspired by their homelands: Smetana, Dvorak, Charles Ives, Vaughan Williams, Grieg, and Sibelius
Quadrophenia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Who's classic rock opera Quadrophenia was the basis for this invigorating, coming-of-age movie and depiction of the defiant, drug-fueled mod subculture of London, 1965. Like many other youths, Jimmy hates the philistine life, especially his parents and his job in a company's mailing division
Music in time( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway takes the viewer backward through time to demonstrate how ageless and universal is the human impulse to make music, and how logical and natural has been the development of Western music
Vienna( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the works of Mozart and Schubert. Sir Peter Hall examines Mozart's operas. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples including Mozart's Don Giovanni and the Requiem Mass and Schubert's piano works, chamber music and Lieder
Nationalism & revolution( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth century composers who identified with political and nationalistic causes and expressed them in their music
 
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