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Reiner Moritz Associates

Works: 460 works in 1,124 publications in 4 languages and 25,190 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Filmed operas  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Televised operas  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Cultural television programs 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Production personnel, fds, prn, Licensee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Reiner Moritz Associates
Triumph of the nerds by Robert X Cringely( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley (1st work). Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980's. Interviews Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple Computer and Bill Gates of Microsoft (2nd work). Looks at changes in the PC industry during the 1990's and their impact on the future. Discusses the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Internet (3rd work)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two modern dance performances by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Judith Jamison's Divining, a piece, set to rhythmic drum music, evoking African tribal ritual; and Alvin Ailey's Revelations, which expresses the choreographer's feelings for his roots in the South
Dante, the Inferno by Dante Alighieri( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Utilising radical new visual techniques, Greenaway and Phillips create a dazzlingly rich tapestry which both illustrates and complements Dante's text, re-creating a 600 year old work as a late twentieth century, post-modern masterpiece"--Container
Pollock by Dominique Mougenot( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines archival footage of Jackson Pollock's life and work with reminiscences from his contemporaries, and explores the truth and legends surrounding this controversial painter
Fanfare for America the composer Aaron Copland by Aaron Copland( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and German and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressed with how European music could have a "German sound," a "French sound," and so on, Aaron Copland returned from his years in Paris to New York City, intent on capturing the essence of the "American sound. This documentary presents an artful blending of the life and music of one of America's great modern composers. The many milestones in Copland's long career are discussed by his biographer, Howard Pollock, while stirring images of Copland's native city are set to selections of his music as performed by the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. FRSO conductor Hugh Wolff provides astute commentary. Many interviews with Copland are included, along with a historic recording of "Clarinet Concerto" with Benny Goodman playing and Copland conducting
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of Previn's opera, based on Tennessee Williams' study of contrasting characters and value systems--new versus old: modern culture vs. the old South
Abstract expressionism and pop art of the '50s and '60s( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abstract Expressionism was born from a joining of attitudes in American art and European avant-garde art, but was later rejected for its nonfigurative and seemingly egocentric character in favor of the ultra-objective phenomenon known as Pop Art. This program examines: Franz Kline's 'C & O' (1958), from the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC; Helen Frankenthaler's 'Mountains and Sea' (1952), from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Willem de Kooning's 'Morning: The Springs' (1983), from the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Jasper Johns' 'Flag' (1954), from the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Andy Warhol's 'The Texan: Portrait of Robert Rauschenberg' (1963), from the Wallraf-Richartz Museum and Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Roy Lichtenstein's 'Girl with Hair Ribbon' (1965), from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Rudolf Noureev l'attraction céleste = Rudolf Nureyev : celestial attraction by Sonia Paramo( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film of dancer Rudolph Nureyev with contributions from Nureyev's sister, friends and colleagues from the ballet, and ballet experts. Includes interviews with Nureyev conducted one year before his death
Rothko's rooms by David Thompson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles Rothko's life, charting the development of his work, which fills the screen with his softly defined, rectangular clouds of color stacked symmetrically on top of one another. Conceived to evoke elemental emotions and maximum poignancy. The focus is on Rothko's demands for the perfect setting for the showing of his work, an ideal he pursued throughout his creative life, typified by the story of his iconic Seagram murals, nine of which now hang in a dedicated room at London's newly-opened Tate Modern
Chuck Jones extremes & inbetweens, a life in animation by Chuck Jones( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A lineup of best-loved Warner Bros. cartoon superstars joins a cast of Hollywood heavyweights for this warm celebration of one of the most creative talents in animation history. As engaging as the characters he created and/or shepherded on the screen, Chuck Jones offers insights on his animated menagerie (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Wile E. Coyote and more) and timeless shorts"--Container
The Kirov celebrates Nijinsky by Jean Pierre Brossmann( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheherazade is based on the first story of The Thousand and One Nights and danced to music by Rimsky-Korsakov. When it was first staged, with Nijinsky in the role of the Golden Slave, Mikhail Fokine's choreography of the exotic and passionate tale was a huge success. The ballet's triumph was also due to the fabulous set and costume designs of Léon Bakst. This Kirov staging recreates Bakst's designs. Svetlana Zakharova dances the title role, with Farukh Ruzimatov as the slave lover she risks all for. This live recording was made at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Italian and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'elisir d'amor is a comic opera about a young man who drinks a "magic" potion to make the girl he desires fall in love with him. The documentary presents a fascinating "behind-the-scenes" look at the staging, rehearsal and recording of Frank Dunlop's celebrated production
Così fan tutte from the Opernhaus Zürich, Switzerland by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Italian soldiers test the faithfulness of their respective lovers by faking their departure to battle, reappearing in disguise as Albanians and proceeding to court them
Les Huguenots by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in French and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera captures the horror and tragedy of the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre, as well as the splendour and romance of 16th century France
The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in German and Italian and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intertwining music of purity and beauty with the conventions of musical comedy, this opera is an exploration of man's search for truth and his confusion between the forces of light and dark. Mozart's final operatic legacy is a great work of the Enlightenment era
The Green Table : A Dance of Death in 8 Scenes by Herbert Migdoll( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Jooss' ballet expresses the futile, relentless tragedy of war
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny by Kurt Weill( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Production of the Weill/Brecht opera which depicts the consumerism of the mythical city of Mahagonny. Mahagonny is presented as a Hollywood Babylon full of pyramidal towers, carved elephants, commodified sex and licensed gluttony--Adapted from the container
Albrecht Dürer, 1471-1528( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) was born in Nuremberg, the son of a goldsmith. Even though he displayed artistic talents at an early age, his father insisted on his learning the craft of a goldsmith before allowing him to turn to art. The film illustrates Dürer's life and his artistic development
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English (82)

Italian (21)

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