WorldCat Identities

Silbersher, Marvin

Works: 7 works in 8 publications in 1 language and 197 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary television programs  Drama 
Roles: Composer, Director
Classifications: ND623.L5, 709.2
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marvin Silbersher
Leonardo da Vinci : Renaissance master( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He is widely regarded as the greatest artist who ever lived. Yet this remarkable genius was equally skilled as an architect, engineer and scientist. Leonardo da Vinci's masterpieces are among the most famous and treasured works ever created. His revolutionary techniques transformed art, but he never achieved the fame enjoyed by his younger rival Michelangelo. Explore Leonardo's life from his Tuscan boyhood to his death in France. Extensive use of da Vinci's journals, notes and sketches provide valuable insight into the mind of a genius who anticipated many of the advances of modern science
Festival of the dance: Glimpses through time of America's own art form( )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Streaming audio file (approximately 58 minutes). Soundtrack of the 1973 documentary on the 25th annual American Dance Festival held in 1972 at Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut entitled: Festival of the dance: Glimpses through time of America's own art form (directed by Ted Steeg). The recording includes excerpts of auditions for a new repertory company (American Dance Festival Repertory Company) sponsored by Connecticut College to perform reconstructions of early modern dance works at the Festival; excerpts of various dances performed at the first and second opening nights; and remarks by Charles Weidman, José Limón, Charles Reinhart, and Rudy Perez. Throughout the recording Marvin Silbersher provides voiced-over commentary including an outline of the history of modern dance in the United States, the audition process, and the choreographers and works featured at the 1972 Festival
Look up and live( Visual )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This series presents religious principles in a context that is familiar to young people. Directed primarily to teenagers, its main object is to create an atmosphere which will prompt interest in religion and point to it as a way of life compared to everyday living. It touches upon the religious aspects of both the educational and leisure time experiences of young people, offering for discussion subjects varying from Tennyson's 'Idylls of the King' to a jazz session with the Don Elliott Quintet or religious songs by Mahalia Jackson."--1955 Peabody Digest. This episode, the 4th in a series on the theology of jazz, features a discussion with The Reverend Ransom Hammond, pastor of the Church of Our Redeemer of the East Harlem Protestant parish, and music by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Look up and live : West Side story( Visual )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 5 in a 5-part series examining contemporary theater and religion on the CBS television program Look up and live. The subject of this program is the musical West Side story. Rev. Sidney Lanier gives opening and closing remarks about the connections between theater and religion. Rev. Lanier discusses West Side story with Jerome Robbins, who conceived, choreographed and directed the show, and Carol Lawrence (Maria), Larry Kert (Tony) and Mickey Calin (Riff) of the Broadway cast. Robbins discusses the origins of the show and his search for a way to bring the story of Romeo and Juliet into the present. Calin sings the "Jet song" and talks about how the song expresses gang mentality. Kert compares companionship in gangs and boys' clubs. Lawrence discusses the role of Maria. Kert and Calin talk about the reactions of real gang members to the show. Kert talks about why the character of Tony has left the Jets, and sings "Something's coming." Kert and Lawrence perform "Tonight." Robbins talks about the research he did for the show and his experiences meeting with gang members. He discusses the song, "Gee, Officer Krupke," and talks about how musicals have begun to address social problems. Calin sings "Cool." Robbins discusses the central themes of West Side story
Look up and live : If not higher( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Look up and live was a CBS Television Network Production from 1954-1975
Noye's fludde : [the Chester musical play]( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chester musical play based on the 15th century miracle play set to music by Benjamin Britten. The tale is of Noah, who had more trouble with his gossiping, drinking wife than with all the animals put together
Ceremony of innocence (Motion picture)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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