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TVS (Firm : Great Britain)

Overview
Works: 127 works in 261 publications in 4 languages and 4,524 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Operas  Opera films 
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 by Michael Wood( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 648 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 )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Italian and held by 317 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
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in Czech and held by 289 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
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Italian and held by 286 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
Benjamin Britten's A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 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
Kát'a Kabanova by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in Czech and held by 184 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
The classical ideal( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 172 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
Jim Henson's the storyteller by Jim Henson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 158 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
A white garment of churches Romanesque and Gothic art by Perry Miller Adato( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 151 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
A Fresh view impressionism and post-impressionism( Visual )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 145 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
Art of the Western world by Denise Hooker( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valete 1991 - Andre Castaldi
An age of reason, an age of passion( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 144 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 )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 137 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 (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 Colin Eisler
Realms of light the Baroque( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 131 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 129 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
In our own time( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 127 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 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 109 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 97 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 89 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
One man's war( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel Filartiga, a doctor running a free health clinic in Paraguay, is an outspoken critic of the government until his son is mysteriously murdered by the local authorities
 
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Jim Henson's the storyteller
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Television South (Great Britain)

TVS International

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English (84)

Czech (12)

Italian (11)

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Jim Henson's the storyteller