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Sweete, Barbara Willis

Overview
Works: 180 works in 451 publications in 6 languages and 3,524 library holdings
Genres: Filmed operas  Drama  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Televised operas  Nonfiction television programs  Suites  Filmed ballets  Television adaptations  Television musicals 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Contributor, Creator, Other, Adapter, Scenarist, Performer, fmd, Film editor, Editor
Classifications: M1500.P98, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Barbara Willis Sweete
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Willis Sweete
Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to hearbreak and tragedy
Don Giovanni : Leporello's revenge = Le vengeance de Leporello : soundtrack from the Rhombus Media Film directed by Barbara Willis Sweete by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Bach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents cellist Yo-Yo Ma in artistic collaborations with Kabuki actor Tamasaburro Bando, garden designer Julie Moir Messervy, choreographer Mark Morris, ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, and filmmaker Atom Egoyan, each involving Bach's six Cello Suites. Also includes a 3-D animation of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "carceri" (prison) etchings set to Bach's Cello Suite no. 2
Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hansel and Gretel (German: Hänsel und Gretel) is a fairy tale of Germanic origin, recorded by the Brothers Grimm. The story follows a young brother and sister who discover a house of candy and cake in the forest and a child-devouring witch
La sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bellini's tale of a young girl whose sleepwalking puts her romance in jeopardy. Elvino is engaged to Amina but her sleepwalking causes complications to their relationship when she enters the bedroom of the count
The enchanted island : a baroque pastiche by Jeremy Sams( Visual )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The enchanted island [was] inspired by Shakespeare's The tempest and A midsummer night's dream. Music by George Frederic Handel, Antonio Vivaldi, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Andre Campra, Jean-Marie Leclair, Henry Purcell, Jean-Fery Rebel, and Giovanni Battista Ferrandi."--Container
Romeo & Juliet by Charles Gounod( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Gounod's adaptation of Shakespeare's classic, performed by the Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra with Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna
Falling down stairs : [featuring Suite no. 3 for unaccompanied cello] by Johann Sebastian Bach( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yo-Yo Ma and choreographer Mark Morris collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration of dance inspired by Bach's third suite for solo cello
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Italian and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Count di Luna fights Manrico over Leonora. He does not know that Manrico, a troubador who was raised by the gypsy woman Azucena, is actually his long-lost brother
You and me : a Peiking opera in five acts by Shaoyun Zhu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Chinese and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Raise the Red Lantern" Film Director Zhang Yimou directs his first Beijing. With his films, such as "Hero", which won a Golden Globe, or "Raise the Red Lantern", Zhang Yimou has - despite years of repression by Chinese authorities - decisively shaped modern Chinese cinema and helped it surface throughout the world. His first Beijing-Opera production in the Chinese capital at the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA): "You and Me" is based on a 2700-year-old Chinese imperial story from the chapter "Lord Zheng defeats Duan in Yan" from the legend of Zuo - a tale of betrayal, the power of infantile love and the fact that blood is thicker than water
Inspired by Bach. falling down stairs ; Sarabande( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarabande: "Yo-Yo Ma (playing himself) arrives in Toronto, amidst a certain amount of confusion, to perform in concert and teach a master class. In various time frames, parallel story lines develop involving a dying physician, the young female doctor taking over his practice, the old doctor's real estate agent, her boyfriend, Yo-Yo Ma, and his limosine driver. The characters come into contact with Bach's suite at various times and under different circumstances. All of them experience an emotional transformation, related to the depth of their relationship with the music and each other"--The Egoyan nucleus : web guide to Atom Egoyan
Salome( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indisputably one of the greatest Salomes of all time, Karita Mattila reprises her stunning interpretation including her unforgettable 'Dance of the Seven Veils'. With Strauss's groundbreaking music magnifying the degenerate atmosphere and building the erotic tension, it's oneopera that is as shocking today as it was at its premiere in 1905. Patrick Summers conducts the Metropolitan Opera and Chorus. Originally broadcast October 11, 2008
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to hearbreak and tragedy
Faust by Charles Gounod( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging scholar makes a deal with the Devil in exchange for an elixir of youth
Simon Boccanegra( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of the opera of the complex man whose life was ruled by love of family and devotion to country
Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Czech and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonin Dvorak's opera is an story that also plays as a children's tale, featuring a water nymph named Rusalka who falls in love with a man, and then becomes the subject of a spell created by a witch
Piano concerto no. 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins with a 10 min. segment in which Dudley Moore, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Alicia de Larrocha discuss Beethoven's Piano concerto no. 1, followed by the performance of the concerto
Clarinet concerto by Aaron Copland( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go backstage for rehearsals and discussion of Copland's clarinet concerto, then enjoy the concert
Encores! : great performances at the Met( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features selections form different Opera performances. Languages may vary between Opera segments. however the introductions to each one are in English
The sorceress by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Italian and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pastiche opera with songs and instrumental movements selected from seven different operas by Handel
 
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Alternative Names
Sweete Barbara

Sweete, Barbara Willis

Willis Sweete, Barbara

Languages
English (59)

Italian (20)

French (11)

German (3)

Czech (2)

Chinese (1)