WorldCat Identities

TVS (Firm : Great Britain)

Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about TVS (Firm : Great Britain)
 
Most widely held works by TVS (Firm : Great Britain)
Art of the Western world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Michael Wood leads a nine-part tour through 2,500 years of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture, filmed at over 150 locations in eight countries and featuring commentary by historians and scholars
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Italian and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfredo falls in love with the beautiful courtesan, Violetta Valery, who is dying from consumption
Benjamin Britten's A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glyndebourne's production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream is pure magic. Brilliantly adapted from Shakespeare's play, the opera follows the adventures of the four lovers and a group of naïve rustics who, in a wood on a moonstruck night, fall foul of Oberon and Tytania, the quarreling King and Queen of Fairies. In Peter Hall's remarkable staging, that very wood comes alive as logs and trees move and rustle, creating ambiguous silhouettes in the dark mysterious woodland, lit only by John Bury's wonderful rising sun and moon. Counter-tenor James Bowman plays Oberon, Ileana Cotrubas proves a majestic Tytania while baritone Curt Appelgren gives a vivid performance as Bottom. The magic web of Britten's music is brilliantly spun by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink.--Publisher website
Stonehenge : if only the stones could speak by Roland Weese( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 208 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
Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in Czech and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tobias Hoheisel's designs combine bare outlines with the neurotic colors of Edvard Munch's expressionistic world, while Nikolaus Lehnhoff's production realistically depicts the suffocating and frustrated emotions that are destroying a straight-laced middle-class household
Jim Henson's The storyteller by Jim Henson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 138 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 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valete 1991 - Andre Castaldi
The classical ideal( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the origins of modern Western art in the art and architecture of ancient Greece and Rome. Shows how Greek and Roman art reflected changing social and political ideas
An age of reason, an age of passion( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 118 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
Realms of light : the Baroque by Videorecording( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 108 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
In our own time by Bee Gees( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 106 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
The love of three oranges by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in French and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hypochondriac Prince can only be cured by laughter. The antics of the court jester fail to raise even a giggle, and it is only when a wicked witch accidentally loses her skirt that the Prince breaks into hysterics. In revenge for her humiliation, the witch condemns the prince to fall in love with 3 oranges which he pursues for three thousand miles
Into the 20th century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the work of the fauves, the cubists, the international style, and the surrealists. Discusses how these movements relate to modern life. Features experts Christopher Green and Margit Rowell
The Early Renaissance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the revival and reinterpretation of the classical tradition in the works of Florentine artists Masaccio, Donatello, and Ghiberti. Discusses how these artists exemplify the merging of Christian and humanistic values. Examines the realism of Jan van Eyck and the spiritual crisis of northern Europe as revealed in Grüenwald's Isenheim altarpiece. Also discusses the spirit of the Renaissance as reflected in Albrecht Dürer's work. Features experts John White and Colin Eisler
The High Renaissance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers key aspects of the High Remaissance, including the advent of the artist as genius (Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael), the rise of Rome as a center of artistic vitality, and Venetian preoccupation with the quality of light (Giorgione and Titian). Also examines the social turbulence of the late sixteenth century and the reinterpretation of classical architectural principles. Features experts Kathleen Weil-Garris Brandt and David Rosand
Art of the Western world( Visual )

in English and held by 0 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
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.14 for Art of the ... to 1.00 for Oversize e ...)

Jim Henson's The storyteller
Alternative Names
Television South (Great Britain)

TVS International

TVS Television

Languages
English (41)

Italian (6)

Czech (6)

French (3)

Covers
Jim Henson's The storyteller