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Arts International

Overview
Works: 80 works in 182 publications in 6 languages and 4,273 library holdings
Genres: Televised operas  Filmed operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Film adaptations  Cultural television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: AE5, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Arts International
 
Most widely held works by Arts International
Point counterpoint : the life and work of Georges Seurat, 1859-1891 by David Thompson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a close look at Seurat's pointillist technique and masterful craftsmanship, highlighted by conversations with modern artists Henry Moore and Bridget Riley
The Restless eye : Eugéne Delacroix : a film based on his paintings and his journals by Colin Nears( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses Delacroix's journal and paintings to tell the story of his life and work
Rehearsing the text( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrating on a scene from the Twelfth Night, presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and reading of the lines in search of Shakespeare's clues to character, language, and staging. Barton and the actors demonstrate how verse itself is a clue to the meaning
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Visual )

11 editions published in 1984 in German and English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabriel von Eisenstein is about to begin a prison sentence for a small indiscretion. Alfred, an opera singer is serenading Eisenstein's wife, Rosalinde (Joan Sutherland) outside the Eisenstein house. Adele, the maid has just received a letter from her sister, Ida, inviting her to Price Orlofsky's ball. Dr. Falke, preparing a surprise at the ball, convinces Eisenstein to come with him that night and delay his departure for jail until morning. Everyone departs for the ball in disguise ... not before Alfred is mistaken for Eisenstein and dragged off to prison! The comic confusion of infidelity and "mistaken" identity is topped off by Dr. Falke's surprise, a little comedy he arranged called "The Bat's Revenge."
Irony and ambiguity( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of irony and ambiguity. Barton analyzes some of Shakespeare's texts with the actors, and demonstrates how understanding the intended irony in a phrase or speech totally changes the perception of the character speaking
Money for international exchange in the arts by J.M Gullong( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gids van instellingen en bedrijven die fondsen beschikbaar stellen voor internationale uitwisseling in de kunstsector, met de nadruk op de Verenigde Staten
American visions = Visiones de las Américas : artistic and cultural identity in the Western Hemisphere( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first section, "The critical discourse in Latin America," deals with varied perspectives with the existence of a uniquely American vision. The next section, "Mapping new territories," addresses the question, as inhabitants of this hemisphere, how do we see ourselves. Section three includes topics on issues of self-definition and cultural hybridity as well as the importance of challenging historical and political constructs traditionally used to define the American experience
Ildfuglen = Firebird = Feuervogel by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in Danish and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Firebird is kept in an enchanted garden where she is guarded by a Victorian family. With the help of her lover, the Firebird liberates herself from the family's strict traditions and becomes more and more human
Chillida by William Leeson( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spain's finest living sculptor draws inspiration from the culture and landscape of his native Basque country. The program profiles both the man and his work, capturing the power of his abstract sculptures."--Publisher's flyer
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in Italian and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful but icy Chinese princess is won by a handsome prince travelling the countryside incognito
Raphael : the prince of painters by Anne Turner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the second half of Raphael's career which was devoted to work for the Vatican, designs for the Sistine Chapel and his appointment as architect of St. Peter's
Language and character by John Barton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of language to define character, and his characters' use of heightened language to achieve their intentions. Explores the Elizabethan relish of words and the use of Elizabethan English in the development of Shakespeare's characters
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spectacular performance of Samson et Dilila
Set speeches and soliloquies( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of dialogue and soliloquy for story and audience purposes. Barton explains the differences between the two, what they contain, and how they arise
Exploring a character by John Barton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under John Barton's direction, two members of the Royal Shakespeare Company explore Shakespeare's character Shylock to demonstrate how shakespeare develops a character and the multiplicity of ways in which his characters can be understood. Given the same text from The merchant of Venice and the same direction, the different readings of the part demonstrate the infinite variety of Shakespeare's work
Fela Kuti : double feature : documentary & concert by Fela( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher don't teach me no nonsense is a 1984 television documentary examining Nigerian Afrobeat musician Fela Kuti's life, music, and political views, with selected live performance segments. Berliner Jazztage '78 is a concert film originally broadcast on German and Nigerian television
Passion and coolness by John Barton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of passion and coolness. Barton and the actors demonstrate deliberate and striking inconsistencies in Shakespeare's characters; the characteristic Shakespearean mixture of deep feeling; choric elements; and the balancing of heightened language and naturalistic performance
Using the verse by John Barton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of blank verse. In the course of trying out different stresses, the actors discover how Shakespeare uses antithesis, short lines, end-stopped lines, and pauses in the middle of a line, and why Shakespeare's lines sometimes mis-scan. Also includes examples from the Miracle plays and other writings to demonstrate the alternatives to iambic pentameter
Nederlands Dans Theater( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video presents three early ballets by of one of the most important choreographers of the late 20th century, Prague born Jirí Kylián. The first two pieces are set to music by Igor Stravinsky. "Svadebka" is Kylián's version of "Les Noces," wherein a young bride and groom become betrothed through the workings of matchmakers, bid farewell to their parents, and are married in an ecstatic wedding ceremony. "Symphony of Psalms" is an ensemble piece, turning grim impersonality into a celebration of the spirituality of being, the glory of humanity and love. "Torso," set to music by Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu, is a sexy, steamy look at two lost lovers--a sultry ambivalent woman, and an anguished man. It is unclear whether she is real or a figment of his imagination, or what role she plays in his distress
Così fan tutte : dramma giocoso in due atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in Italian and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aside from "Le nozze di Figaro" and "Don Giovanni", Lorezo Da Ponte also wrote the libretto for "Cosi fan tutte", after a likely inspiration from a contemporary Viennese anecdote and Kaiser Joseph II himself. "Cosi fan tutte" had its grand premiere on the day before Mozart"s 34th birthday, on 26 January 1790, in the Hoftheater in Vienna, where it was a roaring success. Unfortunately, though, it was only performed five times due to the death of Joseph II on 20 February and the subsequent period of court mourning. There would be no further performances of "Cosi" in Vienna until after Mozart"s own death, when it played in the German translation. In spite of the straightforward plot, the opera "Cosi fan tutte" remains, in the words of producer Joachin Herz in 1983, "a fascinating puzzle". Mozart"s psychologizing, moralizing music opens up infinite expanses and levels in this seemingly so transparent operatic subject. This production by the Zurich Opera House had its premiere in February 2000. Cecilia Bartoli made her debut here as Fiordiligi, after having sung the two other "Cosi" roles Despina and Dorabella previously
 
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Institute of International Education (New York, N.Y.). Arts International

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