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TVS (Firm : Great Britain)

Overview
Works: 155 works in 288 publications in 3 languages and 4,491 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Televised operas  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 )

8 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

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
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 286 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 )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in Czech and held by 185 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 176 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
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
The classical ideal( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 152 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 147 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 the revival of art and architecture in the Romanesque period when Western art found its own distinctive style moulded by pilgrimage and monasticism
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
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

Explores the art and attitudes of the tumultuous eighteenth century: the age of reason, passion, and revolution
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
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

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

Performance of Verdi's opera, telling the story of a beautiful courtesan dying from consumption, her love for a poor nobleman and the sacrifices she makes for him
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
Realms of light : the Baroque by Videorecording( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 119 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
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

Covers the work of the fauves, the cubists, the international style, and the surrealists. Discusses how these movements relate to modern life
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 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 Gruenwald's Isenheim altarpiece. Also discusses the spirit of the Renaissance as reflected in Albrecht Durer's work
 
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Jim Henson's the storyteller
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Television South (Great Britain)

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Jim Henson's the storyteller