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TVS (Firm : Great Britain)

Overview
Works: 134 works in 243 publications in 4 languages and 4,953 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical settings  Television plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Operas  Juvenile works 
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)
Art of the Western world ( Visual )
10 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 725 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
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Italian and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a beautiful courtesan dying of consumption and her love for a poor nobleman
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček ( Visual )
7 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
Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Italian and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Janet Baker stars in Peter Hall's acclaimed Glyndebourne Festival staging of Gluck's 18th century masterpiece. Janet Baker gives one of her finest portrayals as Orfeo, with Elisabeth Speiser as Euridice and Elizabeth Gale as Amore
Benjamin Britten's A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 253 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
The classical ideal ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 200 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
Jim Henson's the storyteller the complete collection by Jim Henson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 197 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
Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček ( Visual )
4 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
A white garment of churches Romanesque and Gothic art by Perry Miller Adato ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines Romanesque and Gothic churches as evidence of the values of the societies that created them. Shows the affect 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. Features experts Paul Crossley, William Clark, and Anne Prache
A Fresh view impressionism and post-impressionism ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contrasts Courbet's treatment of subjects from everyday life with the innovations and techniques used by the impressionists in France. Examines the impressionists' characteristic concern with color and changing light and contrasts this with the very individualistic visions of the Post-Impressionists. Features experts John House and Griselda Pollock
An age of reason, an age of passion ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the transition in art history from the Rococo period to Neoclassicism and Romanticism. Relates stylistic changes to the French Revolution and the Napoleonic world. Covers the work of David, Géricault, Turner, Delacroix, and Goya
The High Renaissance ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers key aspects of the High Renaissance, 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 (Girogione 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 by Denise Hooker ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Valete 1991 - Andre Castaldi
Realms of light the Baroque ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the divergent themes of the baroque period, including a new emotional appeal as seen in Bernini's The Ecstasy of St. Teresa. Caravaggio's naturalism, Velasquez's multilayered works, and the rise of bourgeois values as seen in Rembrandt's works. Features experts Irving Lavin and Simon Schama
In our own time ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 147 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 143 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 the High Renaissance ; Realms of light, the Baroque by Mick Gold ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the revival and reinterpretation of the classical tradition in the works of Florentine artists Masaccio, Donatello, and Ghiberti. Shows 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 Gruenwald's Isenheim altarpiece. Interprets the spirit of the Renaissance as reflected in Albrecht Durer's work
Murder by the book ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fanciful encounter between Agatha Christie and her famous character Hercule Poirot, who is angered that she is about to kill him off in one of her stories
The love of three oranges by Sergey Prokofiev ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in French and held by 83 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
A Midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adapted from Shakespeare's a Midsummer's night dream
 
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Alternative Names
Television South (Great Britain)
TVS International
Languages
English (79)
Czech (11)
Italian (4)
French (3)
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