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Guest, Revel

Overview
Works: 128 works in 250 publications in 3 languages and 4,877 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Interviews  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Miscellanea  Musical settings  Television adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Producer, Director
Classifications: D21, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Revel Guest
War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
History's turning points by Revel Guest( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clash of the Titans--Absolute Power--Roman Power--Arabian Conquerors--The Black Death--The Jewel of the East--Voyage into the unknown--America's Princess--Colonial retreat--The last African kingdom--The battle of Tsushima--The Russian Revolution and The Mushroom Cloud
Greek fire ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A series of ten half-hour video essays that explore the pervasive effect of ancient Greece on our lives today"--Publisher's brochure
History's turning points ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen 1/2 hour segments relating the decisive events which affected world history. Includes dramatized reconstructions and photographs
Three Gorges the biggest dam in the world ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using interviews and computer simulation, this video provides insight into the complex issues surrounding the Three Gorges project which will dam the Yangtse River
Lady Charlotte : a biography of the nineteenth century by Revel Guest( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meredith Monk by Meredith Monk( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incorporates performance and conversations with composer singer, dancer, filmmaker, choreographer, performance artist Meredith Monk
History's turning points II ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fly with the Wright Brothers, storm the Bastille, learn how television was created and what it meant to the war in Vietnam. All these things and more, in this series
Placido a year in the life of Placido Domingo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conversations with Plácido Domingo about his life and art, and excerpts of his performances in: Manon Lescaut, Tosca, La Fanciulla del West, La Traviata, The Tales of Hoffman, Otello, Carmen, and Ernani
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A performance of the tragic ballet set in 19th century Vienna about an unhappily married prince whose love affair causes a royal scandal
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London on December 5, 2006. Features the Royal Ballet, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Valeriy Ovsyanikov. Alina Cojocaru and Federico Bonelli star in the production
John Cage a music circus ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Peter Greenaway film that provides insights into the music and ideas of American composer John Cage, incorporating performance and conversations with and about the artist, who finds environmental sounds and noises more interesting than those produced by the world's musical cultures. Between the musical excerpts are 'Indeterminacy' stories, written and read by John Cage, spanning 1940-1979
Philip Glass by Philip Glass( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philip Glass's "systems music" has been described as a "high mass on Mars." It combines the Western disciplines of the classical music tradition with Eastern influences and visceral rock. His hynotic, rhythmic sound is appreciated by rock, jazz and classical audiences alike. This video features conversations with and about Glass, as well as the Philip Glass Ensemble performing his Music in Similar Motion and passages from Einstein on the Beach and Glassworks
4 American composers by Peter Greenaway( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performances of works by four modern American composers at a London festival in 1983. Interviews with the composers and performers discribe some of the motivations behide these multimedia performances
Politics and sex ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the Greek philosophy of democracy. Also discusses Greek myths and ancient attitudes involving the power and mystery of women
4merican composers John Cage, Philip Glass, Meredith Monk, Robert Ashley ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... offers startling and intimate instights into the music and ideas of four very original American composers. Incorporating performance and conversations with and about the artists ..."
Robert Ashley by Robert Ashley( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Ashley has updated and transformed the face of opera. In this imaginative and engrossing video, he performs the first opera of its kind -- Perfect Lives, a work created exclusively for Television. Although it draws on inherited traditions of American music, Perfect Lives is the start of a new musical genre, a break in the musical customs of how images and sound go together in dramatic form. Its seven episodes are: The Park, The Supermarket, The Bank, The Bar, The Living Room, The Church, and The Backyard
Salome by Richard Strauss( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The biblical story of Salome and the fate of John the Baptist
Source & myth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how an interpretation of Greece has formed our century's understanding of itself. Describes how the myth of Oedipus, through Sigmund Freud, has more effect on us than it ever had on the Greeks
Lady Charlotte Guest : an extraordinary life by Revel Guest( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (104)
German (1)
Dutch (1)
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