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Rooke, Stephen (Tenor)

Overview
Works: 9 works in 63 publications in 3 languages and 796 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Historical television programs  Operas 
Roles: Performer, Director, Producer
Classifications: BL1151.3, 294.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephen Rooke
Arianna by Alexander Goehr( )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, at performances on Oct. 4, 5, and 7, 1996
Buddhism( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using architecture and art, this program studies the birth of Buddhism in India and its spread to other lands, where it has flourished. The Mahabodhi Temple, in Bodh Gaya; the Great Stupa at Sanchi, India; the Borobudur Temple--the largest Buddhist shrine in the world--in Indonesia; and the Chuang Yen Monastery in New York State, with its 37-foot-tall marble statue of The Enlightened One surrounded by 10,000 smaller statues, are featured"--Container
Hinduism( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program provides insights into the practice of Hinduism through the architecture and art of India. Circling from Varanasi to Mamallapuram and Khajuraho and back again, it spotlights carved-stone shrines such as the Krishna Mandapam, the Panch Rathas, and the Dharmaraja Ratha; the ancient Shore Temple, recovered from the Bay of Bengal; and the Kandariya Mahadev Temple, with its exotic and erotic & exterior panels. An aarti ceremony on the banks of the Ganges and the rarely filmed and highly symbolic cremation process are captured as well"--Publisher's description
Paganism( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program examines the practice of paganism through important prehistoric sites such as the capstone Pentre Ifan, in Wales; the megaliths of Newgrange, in Ireland; some of the 3,000 standing stones at Carnac, in France; and the Altamira caves in northern Spain, with their remarkable examples of pagan rock art"--Container
Christianity( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program shows the evolution and spread of Christiantiy across 13 centuries of art and architecture. Among the features spotlighted are the 8th-century monastic settlement on Inishmurray Island, frescoes in the catacombs of San Domitilla, Caravaggios at Santa Luigi di Franchesi, the Hagia Sophia and the underground churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia
The lost gods( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is there a God? It's an eternal question that all ancient civilizations have answered. To answer these questions, this program travels back thousands of years to the rise and fall of five ancient civilizations
Judaism( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores how, over time, the Jews of the Diaspora have expressed their beliefs through architecture and art in a variety of countries. Architectural sites include Tempio Israelitico, in Rome, a sumptuous example of Italian Jewish architecture; the tiny Cordoba Synagogue; Budapest's Great Synagogue on Dohany Street, a mixture of Byzantine and Moorish design elements; and, in New York City, the largest synagogue in the world: Temple Emanu-el
Heaven on Earth( Visual )

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

"Using architecture and art, this program studies the birth of Buddhism in India and its spread to other lands, where it has flourished. The Mahabodhi Temple, in Bodh Gaya; the Great Stupa at Sanchi, India; the Borobudur Temple--the largest Buddhist shrine in the world--in Indonesia; and the Chuang Yen Monastery in New York State, with its 37-foot-tall marble statue of The Enlightened One surrounded by 10,000 smaller statues, are featured"--Container
Heaven on Earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program shows the evolution and spread of Christiantiy across 13 centuries of art and architecture. Among the features spotlighted are the 8th-century monastic settlement on Inishmurray Island, frescoes in the catacombs of San Domitilla, Caravaggios at Santa Luigi di Franchesi, the Hagia Sophia and the underground churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia
 
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English (54)

Italian (7)

Dutch (1)