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Video Arts International

Overview
Works: 94 works in 171 publications in 3 languages and 3,465 library holdings
Genres: Filmed operas  Televised operas  Drama  Film adaptations  Operas  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Musical films  Music videos 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: M1500.M84, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Video Arts International
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in Italian and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impending marriage of Figaro to Susanna is threatened by the scheming of Count Almaviva, who desires Susanna for himself, and Marcellina, who wants to marry Figaro herself. All problems are resolved with the help of Countess Almaviva, and the couple are able to marry
The Abduction of Figaro : a simply grand opera in three acts by P. D. Q Bach( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Schickele hosts a P.D.Q. Bach production performed by the Minnesota Opera, April, 1984
Don Giovanni( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in Italian and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's version of the Don Juan legend
Mozart's The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in German and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart at the Glyndebourne with Bernard Haitink conducting the London Philharmonic and unusual set design by David Hockney
The first Anna Russell farewell special by Anna Russell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical parodies performed in concert by Anna Russell with piano accompaniment
Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in German and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Beethoven's only opera in which Leonore, the faithful wife, struggles to free her unjustly imprisoned husband Florestan from a Spanish dungeon
The medium by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a séance, a fraudulent medium feels the sensation of hands at her throat, and tragedy ensues when she mistakes an innocent mute boy for the phantom
An Evening of dance and conversation with Martha Graham( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances of 3 of Graham's creations: Errand into the maze, Acts of light, Cave of the heart
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elisabeth Schwarzkopf was the most celebrated Marschallin since Lotte Lehmann; Otto Edelmann recalled the great days of Emanuel List and Richard Mayr; Sena Jurinac, perhaps a shade too plump for a dramatically convincing Octavian, nevertheless sang, moved and acted well; and Annaliese Rothenberger was absolutely divine as Sophie. The filmed production is lavish and colorful. This was the definitive performance of its time." (The New York Times)
El Prado : masterpieces and music( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What Andrés Segovia describes as "the pride, strength, and reverence of the Spanish soul" is exhibited through the music of Spanish composers Isaac Albéniz, Manuel de Falla, Enrique Granados, and Federico Moreno Torroba, among others, and the paintings of El Greco, Goya, and Velásquez. Madrid's El Prado Museum serves as the backdrop for musical performances by pianist Alicia de Larrocha, soprano Victoria de los Angeles, and guitarist Andrés Segovia who doubles as host on our tour through the building. Also seen is Spain's native art form, flamenco, as sung by Roque Montoya and danced by Coros y Danzas de España
Così fan tutte : from the Opernhaus Zürich, Switzerland by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in Italian and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferrando and Guglielmo, two soldiers, make a wager that their respective lovers will be faithful in their absence
The rake's progress : a fable by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the rise and decline of Tom Rakewell after he inherits an unexpected legacy
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in Italian and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1669 in highland Scotland Lord Henry (Enrico) Ashton rules Lammermoor Castle and plans a marriage between his sister Lucia and Lord Arturo Bucklaw. Lucia is in love with Edgardo, master of Ravenswood Castle and arch enemy of the Ashton clan. Enrico deceives Lucia into thinking that Edgardo has been unfaithful to her. Disconsolate, Lucia consents to the marriage with Arturo, kills him in their wedding bed, and dies mad. When Edgardo hears of her
Heifetz by Jascha Heifetz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This augmentation of an original production by the French Broadcasting System includes reminiscences by the violinst as well as several of his performances
Die entführung aus dem serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belmonte rescues Constanze from the Pashaś palace, only to be caught
The return of Ulysses to his homeland by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in Italian and English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ulysses returns home from the TrojanWar after twenty years to find his faithful wife besieged by suitors anxious to assume his crown. Aided by his son and by the goddess Minerva, he defeats the suitors and wins back his wife and kingdom
Macbeth : an opera in four acts after William Shakespeare by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in Italian and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of Verdi's opera about a Scottish lord who seizes the throne with the help of his scheming power-hungry wife
Maĭi︠a︡ Pliset︠s︡kai︠a︡( Visual )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, of the Bolshoi Ballet, is the subject of this documentary. Contains some rare films of her as a child, and highlights from Swan lake, Sleeping beauty, Spartacus, Romeo and Juliet, Dying swan, Raymonda, Stone flower, Don Quixote, and other ballets
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in Italian and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glyndebourne Festival Opera production of Verdi's opera, directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, based on Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor
Lotte Lenya, Gisela May : theater music of Brecht & Weill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lotte Lenya performs five of Kurt Weill's songs from The Threepenny Opera, Happy End, Mahagonny and the Berlin Requiem (1958). Gisela May performs Brecht songs with music by Weill, Heymann, and Dessau (1972)
 
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