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TVS (Firm : Great Britain)

Overview
Works: 151 works in 287 publications in 3 languages and 4,493 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Televised operas  Documentary television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Filmed operas 
Classifications: N5300, 709
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Most widely held works about TVS (Firm : Great Britain)
 
Most widely held works by TVS (Firm : Great Britain)
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glyndebourne's production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream is pure magic. Starring James Bowman, Ileana Cotrubas, Curt Appelgren, with music by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink
Art of the Western world( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a panorama of 2000 years of architecture, painting and sculpture. Studies the art masterpieces as reflections of the Western culture that produced them
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grieving musician of Greek myth follows his beloved wife to the depths of Hades in an attempt to bring her back from the dead. The opera is preceded by a synopsis presented by Dame Judith Baker
Art of the Western world by Michael Wood( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificent masterpieces of the Western world are presented in their cultural and historical settings. From the restrained classical tradition to energetic and spontaneous modern art, each artistic movement is interpreted through its major paintings, sculptures, and works of architecture. Comments from internationally known art experts and critics assist in understanding and appreciation of the works. The series can be used to introduce students to the Western canon, or as review material for teachers
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in Czech and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of passion, betrayal, and the transfiguring power of love. The embittered widow, Kostelnička, drowns her infant grandson to save her beloved stepdaughter Jenůfa from the shame and hardship of raising an illegitimate child
Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in Czech and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in three acts which tells the story of a young woman who is driven to suicide by love
Stonehenge : if only the stones could speak( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologists can tell us when and how this great monument was built, but not what it was supposed to be, or do: an Arthurian Round Table? a megalithic computer? Its literary interest lies in its roots, which it shares with many of the strands in the Arthurian romances, the tales of Chaucer, and the Celtic strains in Shakespeare. This program looks at Stonehenge's history and legend and at the fascination it still holds today
The classical ideal( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the origins of humanism and much of Western art to ancient Greece. Discusses Kouroi and Korai figures and the architecture of the Parthenon. Identifies Roman art as inherently political that concentrated on technical sophistication and detail. Traces the decline of humanistic values in the late antique period where classical themes and forms were adapted to serve Christian purposes
La traviata : an opera in 3 acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

4 editions published in 1988 in Italian and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfredo falls in love with the beautiful courtesan, Violetta Valery, who is dying from consumption
Jim Henson's the storyteller( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Perseus and the Gorgon, a sorceress foretells that the grandson of King Argos, Perseus, will grow up to cause his death. In Daedalus and Icarus, Daedalus, a great inventor of Greece, was saddened by his son Icarus' ineptitude. When Daedalus accidentally kills his nephew, father and son flee to another land, but their dreams of a better life are not without consequences
Art of the Western world by Denise Hooker( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valete 1991 - Andre Castaldi
A white garment of churches : Romanesque and Gothic art by Paul Crossley( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Romanesque and Gothic churches as evidence of the values of the societies that created them. Shows the effect of monasticism and pilgrimage on Romanesque church architecture. Uses Gislebertus's sculpture at St. Lazare in Autun to show the medieval focus on Heaven and the afterlife. The Gothic architecture, sculpture and stained glass at St. Denis and Chartres are discussed as evidence of a new theology and profound social changes during the twelfth and early thirteenth centuries
An age of reason, an age of passion( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the move from the rococo period to neoclassicism and romanticism. Relates stylistic changes to the French Reovlution and the Napoleonic wars. Covers the work of David, Géricault, Turner, Delacroix, and Goya. Features experts Pierrre Rosenberg and Robin Middleton
A Fresh view : impressionism and post-impressionism( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how the visual arts combined with nineteenth century scientific, literary, political, and philosophical thought to produce modern art, the first major movements being impressionism and post-impressionism
The High Renaissance( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the extraordinary talent of DaVinci, Michelangelo and Raphael working in a variety of media. Shows how the Venetians readapted the classical style with a theatrical flourish. Contrasts Titian's nudes with Tintoretto's Last Supper
Realms of light : the Baroque by Videorecording( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the renewal of Roman Catholicism in the Baroque period and the exuberant artistic revival it inspired. Revolutionary, sometimes shocking, works reflected the time's changing values
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfredo falls in love with the beautiful courtesan, Violetta, who is dying from consumption. Later, while living together in the country, Violetta is visited by Alfredo's father asking her to give him up. Persuaded, she returns to her former life and is publicly insulted by Alfredo who misunderstands her motives. He eventually learns the truth and returns to Violetta only to find her dying
In our own time( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines abstract expressionism and art since World War II. Discusses works of various artists including Jackson Pollack, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Joseph Beuys, and Yves Klein. Also discusses large-scale environmental works, such as James Turrell's reshaping of a huge volcanic cone in the Painted Desert of Arizona
Into the 20th century by Michael Wood( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at various art movements, such as fauvism, cubism, dadaism, and surrealism, that emerged during the first forty years of the twentieth century, art based on optimism and on human creativity
The Early Renaissance : the High Renaissance ; Realms of light, the Baroque by Perry Miller Adato( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the revival and reinterpretation of the classical tradition in the works of such art. Cities liKe Sienna and Florence were flowers of the early Renaissance. The merchant class became the major patrons of the arts, and here we see the art of the humanists and the "Medici circle" which sprang up at that time
 
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Jim Henson's the storyteller
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Jim Henson's the storyteller