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Hawthorne, Denys

Overview
Works: 43 works in 75 publications in 2 languages and 1,489 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Biography  Internet videos  Educational films  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  History  Radio adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor, Commentator
Classifications: PR2823, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Denys Hawthorne
Kandinsky a film by André S Labarthe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paintings at the Paris Centre Pompidou retrospective highlight Kandinsky's work. Features a progression through the changes of Kandinsky's style as he invented and explored the abstract style. Includes Kandinsky's Munich/Murnau period (1904-1914) and his Moscow period (1915-1921), and discussion of the essay "On the spiritual in art" (O dukhovnom v iskusstve). Set against the background of living in--and fleeing from--major political and artistic shifts, including the Bolshevik Revolution and World War II
Oscar Wilde spendthrift of genius by Richard Ellmann( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary explores the life and works of Oscar Wilde. Includes early photos and an archival recording of Wilde reading his poetry
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth's ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth kills King Duncan and assumes his throne. Macbeth plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the crown on his head. While his wife crumbles away in guilt and madness, Macbeth fights to prevent the rest of the prophecy from coming true
The life and works of W.B. Yeats by W. B Yeats( Recording )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Butler Yeats remains one of the most popular poets of the 20th century. The Lake Isle of Inisfree, He wishes for the cloths of heaven, Down by the Salley Gardens, The secret rose - these are just a few of the poems that made William Butler Yeats an international figure. Born in Dublin in 1865, Yeats drew strength from the Irish tradition, as can be seen in this special audiobook, which presents the most important poems in the context of his life and ambitions. His poetic urgency was fueled by an active and varied life, as he gained his inspiration from the men and women he knew, classical sources and contemporary politics
The great poets by W. B Yeats( Recording )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of W.B. Yeat's famous poems
Music in time( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Music written for public performance in concert halls and theaters required composers to keep abreast of popular styles. Music of Handel, Couperin, Scarlatti, and Rameau . . . Contents include excerpts from: Handel's Zadok the Priest, Music for the Royal Fireworks, Concerto for Organ in D Minor, Orlando, Messiah; Rameau's Nais; Couperin's Deuxiáeme Ordre; Telemann's Sonata in E Minor; Scarlatti's Sonata in B-Flat Major; John Gay's The Beggar's Opera."--Container
The Revolutionary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Beethoven and his music. "Movements or extracts from the Third, Sixth, and Ninth Symphonies, Quartets Opus 18 and 135, Fidelio, the Appassionata are performed by the Los Angeles, Berlin, and Vienna Philharmonics under Giulini, von Karajan, and Böhm. Contents include excerpts from: Quartet Opus 18 No 1, Symphony No. 3, Fidelio, Symphony No 6, Quartet Opus 135, Symphony No 9"--Container
The Advent of fashion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Music written for public performance in concert halls and theaters required composers to keep abreast of popular styles. Music of Handel, Couperin, Scarlatti, and Rameau . . . Contents include excerpts from: Handel's Zadok the Priest, Music for the Royal Fireworks, Concerto for Organ in D Minor, Orlando, Messiah; Rameau's Nais; Couperin's Deuxième Ordre; Telemann's Sonata in E Minor; Scarlatti's Sonata in B-Flat Major; John Gay's The Beggar's Opera."--Container
The life and work of Marcel Proust by Neville Jason( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This first audio-biography of Marcel Proust tells the story of one of the world's most original and admired literary geniuses."--Container
Seamus Heaney poet in limboland( Visual )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland's foremost contemporary poet, Seamus Heaney, is shown at work and in thought against the background of a country torn by civil strife. Shows how his poems arise from his involvement with the people of his native Northern Ireland
The Seasons and the Symphony( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the search for form and contrast in the works of Vivaldi, the Mannheim School and most dramatically in the works of Josef Haydn, the father of the symphony. Several performers present examples
Nationalism & revolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Performances include Berlioz' Requiem, conducted by Leonard Bernstein; Wagner's Meistersinger with the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra; Verdi's Requiem with the La Scala Opera Company. Contents include excerpts from: Berlioz' Requiem; Liszt's Légend, Fantasia on Hungarian Folk Themes; Verdi's "Va pensiero" from Nabucco, "Celeste Aida" and other Aida excerpts, Requiem; Wagner's Tannhäuser, Siegfried Idyll, Prelude to Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersinger."--Container
War and Peace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the cataclysm of the first World War and the events leading to WWII and its profound effect on music, including the influence of technology, mass media, experimentation with musical form, and war and the fear of war. Stravinsky's work expresses his shock at the Barbarism just beneath the veneer of civilized society. Joplin's rags spearheaded the exploration of jazz and its influence on Stravinsky, Hindemith, Prokofiev, and Milhaud
The Romantics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the Romantic movement in music. "Chopin's A-Flat Polonaise is performed in Chopin's house outside Warsaw, Mendelssohn's Elijah and Brahms' Requiem in the halls where they had their premiere performances. Contents include excerpts from: Chopin's Polonaise in A-Flat, Prelude; Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony (Finale), Octet, "He watching over Israel" from Elijah; Schumann's "In the heavenly month of May," Symphony No 3 ('Rhenish'); Brahms' Lullaby, Symphony No 2, Ein Deutsches Requiem, Clarinet Quintet; Bruckner's Symphony No 7."--Container
Today & tomorrow( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses music of the 20th century and the frequent difficulties in understanding this "new" music
The turn of the century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As we move into the 20th century, music is in transition from Romanticism to Modernism, from self-expression to Realism-or to the attempt to escape from reality to bygone eras. Performers include James Galway and the Vienna Philharmonic under Bernstein, Bohm, and von Karajan. Contents include excerpts from: Puccini's Madama Butterfly; Debussy's Syrinx, La Mer; Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde; Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht; Wagner's Prelude to Tristan und Isolde; Berg's String Quartet; Richard Strauss' Til Eulenspiegel, Salome; Mahler's Symphony No. 10
The golden age( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flutist James Galway discusses the renaissance of music in Elizabethan England and the madrigals popular at the time, also noting the birth of opera in Italy and early ballet in France. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples
The great Profundo and other stories by Bernard MacLaverty( Recording )

2 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and works of William Butler Yeats by W. B Yeats( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Butler Yeats remains one of the most popular poets of the 20th century. The Lake Isle of Inisfree, He wishes for the cloths of heaven, Down by the Salley Gardens, The secret rose - these are just a few of the poems that made William Butler Yeats an international figure. Born in Dublin in 1865, Yeats drew strength from the Irish tradition, as can be seen in this special audiobook, which presents the most important poems in the context of his life and ambitions. His poetic urgency was fueled by an active and varied life, as he gained his inspiration from the men and women he knew, classical sources and contemporary politics
Music in time( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the wealth of music during the age of Elizabeth I in England and its spread from the Church and the courts to the middle classes; the emergence of opera in Italy and France; the celebration of St. Cecilia; Elizabethan madrigals. Music of Byrd, Purcell, Monteverdi, Lully is performed by Anthony Rooley and the Consort of Musicke, the Taverners Choir, London, the Zurich Opera
 
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