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TVS (Firm : Great Britain)

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Works: 132 works in 246 publications in 4 languages and 4,853 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical settings  Operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Educational television programs  Military history 
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 )
11 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 700 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 Peter Hall ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and held by 314 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
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Italian and held by 302 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
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in Czech and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An embittered widow drowns her infant grandson to save her beloved stepdaughter from the shame and hardship of raising an illegitimate child
Benjamin Britten's A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 251 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 )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 191 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 184 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 182 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 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 174 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
A Fresh view impressionism and post-impressionism ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 159 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
Art of the Western world by Denise Hooker ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Valete 1991 - Andre Castaldi
The High Renaissance ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 158 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
An age of reason, an age of passion ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 157 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
Realms of light the Baroque ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 152 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 142 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 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first part looks at various art movements that emerged during the first forty years of the twentieth century. The second part examines movements since World War II and speculates where art in the 21st century will take us
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 126 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 109 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 86 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 )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 80 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 (82)
Czech (12)
Italian (11)
French (3)
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