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Kultur International Films

Overview
Works: 2,634 works in 4,374 publications in 6 languages and 185,094 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Cultural television programs  Biography  Televised dance  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: M1500.V48, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Kultur International Films
 
Most widely held works by Kultur International Films
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

24 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Gene Kelly introduces viewers to this production of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, performed by the Bolshoi Ballet, as choreographed by Yuri Grigorovich
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Italian and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an ill-fated love affair between an idealistic poet and a comsumptive flower-maker
Hal Holbrook in the CBS Television network special Mark Twain tonight! by Mark Twain( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hal Holbrook's landmark one-man show is most startling in the freshness of Twain's stinging commentary on politics, the art of lying, religion, partriotism, slavery and man's notion that he is the Creator's pet
Martha Graham in performance by Martha Graham( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night journey: "Martha Graham's retelling of the legend of Oedipus, danced by Miss Graham as Jocasta, Paul Taylor as Tiresias, and Bertram Ross as Oedipus"--Container
The pirates of Penzance by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert and Sullivan's raucous and comedic operatic tale of Federic, a "slave to duty" pirate, and the lowly band of "orphaned" pirates, is captured in all its fun and glory in this never before released production
The unanswered question six talks at Harvard by Leonard Bernstein : Norton lectures 1973 by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned conductor and musician Leonard Bernstein gives six lectures at Harvard University on various aspects of music. Includes musical illustrations played on piano or conducted by the maestro. Musical phonology explores the origins and development of music and language, with a performance of Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550. Musical syntax compares the structures of music and speech, and discusses the multiple transformations of which both are capable, with examples from Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550. Musical semantics demonstrates layers of meaning in Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F. Major, op. 68. Delights and dangers of ambiguity looks at explorations of new tonal fields by composers of the Romantic era. Musical illustrations from Berlioz, Wagner, and Debussy. The Twentieth century crisis is Arnold Schoenberg's movement toward atonality and Gustav Mahler's anticipation of the crisis in twentieth-century music. Includes performances of Ives, Ravel, and Mahler. The Poetry of earth examines how Igor Stravinsky kept tonality viable while experimenting freely with dissonance. Includes a complete performance of Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex
Ballroom dancing for beginners by Teresa Mason( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches the basic techniques of ballroom dancing and includes patterns for the fox trot, tango, waltz, rumba, cha cha, and swing
Voĭna i mir by Sergeĭ Bondarchuk( Visual )

15 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in Russian and English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A painstakingly detailed adaptation of the Tolstoy novel which follows the interconnected lives of a group of Russian aristocrats from 1805-1812, including Napoleon's invasion of Russia
Romeo and Juliet ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famed Royal Ballet production of MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this two-part program, members of Ailey's dance company celebrate his memory by performing three works choreographed by Ailey himself, as well as a special ballet tribute choreographed by Ulysses Dove. Includes biography of Alvin Ailey
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragic opera which takes place in Cyprus in the late 15th century. Otello, governor of Cyprus, returns victorious from battle with the Turkish fleet. His ensign, Iago, jealous of the promotion Otello has bestowed on Cassio, gets the latter drunk with the help of Rodrigo, a nobleman. The resulting brawl provokes the angry Otello to cancel the promotion of the disgraced Cassio. Through a series of cunning maneuvers, Iago suggests to Otello and seems to prove a liaison between Desdemona, Otello's wife, and Cassio. Recalled to Venice, Otello succumbs to his rage and strangles Desdemona. Iago's wife Emilia protests Desdemona's innocence, and word arrives that the dying Rodrigo has revealed Iago's treachery. Iago escapes and Otello kills himself
For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "choreopoem" that portrays the visions and frustrations of six young women who are trying to come to terms with themselves and with being African-American
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( Visual )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic ballet about a young girl deceived by her lover, and the tragic consequences
Baryshnikov by Tharp by Mikhail Baryshnikov( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mikhail Baryshnikov discusses dance and performs in three ballets choreographed by Twyla Tharp
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live performance of the opera by Giuseppe Verdi about the love between the Ethiopian slave Aida and the Egyptian soldier Radames
Lady day the many faces of Billie Holiday by Matthew Seig( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features rare TV and movie clips, along with commentary by a stellar group of jazz instrumentalists and singers who knew Billie Holiday well
Drawing the line a portrait of Keith Haring( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keith Haring was an artist who graduated from graffiti to being hailed as the successor to Warhol and Lichtenstein. He attempted to break the boundaries between the old and the new, while incorporating social issues into his work. Haring died of AIDS in February, 1990, at the age of 31
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moliere's timeless comedy, starring the incomparable Donald Moffat portraying the scoundrel Tartuffe, who manipulates his way into the confidence and affection of Orgon, an affluent bourgeois concerned with his own salvation, and whose wife and daughter Tartuffe attempts to seduce
The adventure of photography 150 years of the photographic image by Philippe Azoulay( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Conceived as an introspective journey that takes you from the first daguerreotypes to war photojournalism, from fashion spreads to the greatest contemporary artists, this program includes 1700 pictures, 300 artists, and will appeal to all photographers--amateur and professional alike. This is not only the history of an amazing art form, it is also the adventure of one century and a half during which photography has captured the image of the collective conscience"--Container
 
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La BohèmeHal Holbrook in the CBS Television network special Mark Twain tonight!The unanswered question six talks at Harvard by Leonard Bernstein : Norton lectures 1973Romeo and Juliet ballet in three actsAlvin Ailey American Dance TheaterOtelloGiselleLady day the many faces of Billie Holiday