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Radiotelevisão Portuguesa

Overview
Works: 188 works in 242 publications in 5 languages and 3,763 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biography  Filmed operas  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Contributor, Funder
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Radiotelevisão Portuguesa
 
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Mistérios de Lisboa by La wu lu yi zi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The core story centers on Joao, the bastard child of an ill-fated romance between two members of the aristocracy who are forbidden to marry, and his quest to discover the truth of his parentage. But this is just the start of an engrossing tale that follows a multitude of characters whose fates conjoin, separate and then rejoin again over three decades in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
Merce Cunningham : a lifetime of dance by Merce Cunningham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merce Cunningham, a colossus of 20th-century choreography, is perhaps most famous for his sheer fecundity--inventing steps, choreographing 200+ dances, and over 800 "Events" (site-specific works). At the forefront of the American avant-garde for more than 50 years, he abandoned conventional elements of dance structure, most controversially, the relationship of dance and music influenced by his collaboration with composer John Cage. Endlessly inventive and inquisitive, Cunningham collaborated with a wide range of composers, designers, and artists, incorporating video into pieces, and employing computerized choreography in his later years to instruct members of his company. Unlike most choreographers, movement itself was his principal subject matter--neither narrative nor musical form determines the dance structure. Cunningham leaves a vast legacy, but he expressed his view of his art saying, "Dancing is the art of the present tense."
Magnificent voyage of Christopher Columbus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the history and epic adventure of Columbus' first Atlantic crossing, as a modern-day crew retraces Columbus' course, sailing replicas of his fleet
O estranho caso de Angélica = The strange case of Angelica( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical tale about a young photographer who falls madly in love with a woman he can never have, except in his dreams. Late one night, Isaac is summoned by a wealthy family to take the last photograph of a young bride, Angelica, who mysteriously passed away. Arriving at their estate, Isaac is struck by Angelica's beauty. But when he looks through his lens, the young woman appears to come to life. From that moment, Isaac will be haunted by Angelica day and night
Picasso and dance( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program commemorating Pablo Picasso as an artistic collaborator with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. The first part of the program, The story of a marriage uses Picasso's portrait of his ballerina wife Olga Koklova as a departure point for discussions of his designs for the ballets Parade, Le tricorne, Pulcinella, Mercure, and Le train bleu. The second part consists of reconstructions of two ballets, recorded in performance by the Paris Opéra Ballet at the Palais Garnier. Between 1917 and 1962, Picasso was involved in creating the designs for nine ballets. Le Train Bleu (The Blue Train) dates from 1924 and Le Tricorne (The Three-Cornered Hat) from 1919. These two historic ballets, created originally by Sergei Diaghilev, have been revived by the Paris Opera Ballet. Le Train Bleu is an operetta dansé of a chic and flippant society. Jean Cocteau, who wrote the scenario, mockingly celebrates the cult of open air life, fine bodies and sport. The dances are inspired by golf, tennis, swimming and acrobatics. Le Tricorne is Spanish from start to finish. Picasso, a native of Andalusia, created sets, costumes, and a stage curtain, which evokes the atmosphere of the ballet by means of a typically Spanish scene. The story, told with humour and warmth, is of a miller's wife, her jealous husband and a senile magistrate by whom she is pursued
Udju azul di Yonta = The blue eyes of Yonta( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese-based and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a portrait of the disillusionment of the revolutionary generation in Guinea-Bissau and the vibrant, if unintended, society which developed after independence in 1973. Tells the story of three people so in love with their dreams that they miss the real opportunities which life offers
The Columbian exchange( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the interchange of horses, cattle, corn, potatoes and sugar cane between Europe and America after Columbus
Fintar o destino = Dribbling fate( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Portuguese and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fintar o destino is the Library of African Cinema's first sports film -- but a sports film with a distinctly African twist. It is the story of the aging sport hero who holds onto his past so strongly he destroys his present. At the same time, this film explores a much broader tension, personal and political, between remaining true to one's dreams or making the best of the limited opportunities around us
La traviata : an opera in 3 acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

in Italian and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a beautiful courtesan dying of consumption and her love for a poor nobleman
O testamento do senhor Napumoceno( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Portuguese and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The posthumous story of Cape Verde's leading citizen, who leaves his fortune to the daughter no one knew he had. As part of her inheritance, Graca receives a set of audiocassettes containing her father's personal accounts of his wild, romantic and often dubious exploits
Romeo and Juliet : ballet in three acts after William Shakespeare by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Rudolf Nureyev's interpretation of Shakespeare's tale of ill-fated young love
Coppelia : ballet in two acts and three scenes by Léo Delibes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classical ballet, and with its touch of East European folklore, continues to enjoy worldwide popularity. It combines the romance between Swanilda and Franz with the story of the doll-maker Coppelius, who wants to create a doll with a soul
My war years-- Arnold Schoenberg by Arnold Schoenberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No composer has been at once more despised, revered, controversial and ultimately more influential than Arnold Schoenberg. This program centers on the explosive years from 1906 to 1923, when he single-handedly transformed the language of music itself
Capitães de abril = April captains by Maria de Medeiros( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Portuguese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film about the military revolution in Portugal in April 1974
Juventude em marcha( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ventura is an elderly immigrant from Cape Verde living in a low-cost housing complex in Lisbon, who has been abandoned by his wife and spends his days visiting his neighbors, whom he considers his "children."
The spectre of hope( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sebastião Salgado joins John Berger to pore over Salgado's collection 'Migrations'. Six years and 43 countries in the making, 'Migrations' contains photographs of people pushed from their homes and traditions to cities and their margins, slums and streets and refugee camps. Sitting at the kitchen table of Berger's home, their intimate conversation, intercut with photographs from 'Migrations', combines a discussion of Salgado's work with a critique of globalization
Elektra : opera in one act by Richard Strauss( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in German and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electra is an outcast, unable to forget the murder of father Agamemnon by her mother Clytemnestra with the help of her lover Aegisthus. She waits for the day when her brother Orestes will avenge the murder. When news comes that Orestes is dead, Electra decides to avenge her father herself. But Orestes is not dead, and has returned to the palace in disguise. He kills Clytemnestra and Aegisthus. Electra dances in ecstasy, then falls dead to the floor
The essential history of Belgium( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents modern Belgium as the alchemic product of assorted cultural influences. Topics discussed include its history of occupation by Germany, France, Spain, Austria, and the Netherlands; the creation of the kingdom in 1830; the division between French- and Flemish-speaking populations; colonial exploitation of the Congo; World War II capitulation to the Nazis; and interesting viewpoints from the Surrealist artists who hail from Belgium
Shadows and light : Joaquín Rodrigo at 90( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary of composer Joaquín Rodrigo at the age of 90, which explores his life with intercut performances of his music
 
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Alternative Names
Empresa Pública Radiotelevisão Portuguesa

R.T.P.

Rádio e Televisão de Portugal

Rádio e Televisão de Portugal empresa pública de difusão por rádio

Rádio e Televisão de Portugal empresa pública de radiodifusão portuguesa

Rádio e Televisão de Portugal Portuguese public broadcasting company

Rádio Televisão Portuguesa

Radio Télévision du Portugal

Radio y Televisión de Portugal

Radiotelevisão Portuguesa

RTP

RTP Radiotelevisão Portuguesa

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Elektra : opera in one act