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BMG Video

Overview
Works: 856 works in 1,079 publications in 1 language and 7,985 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Short films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by BMG Video
Peter & the wolf by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prokofiev's spectacular musical score comes alive as Peter awakens to the first day of spring. The beautiful morning turns into an amazing adventure as Peter and his friends--a bird, a cat, and a deliciously dizzy duck--outwit a mighty wolf. In a touching live-action story intertwining the animation, a real boy named Peter discovers the magic of imagination and the spirit of adventure
The story of jazz by Matthew Seig( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the pivotal figures in American jazz with authoritative commentary and first-hand observations. Includes archive footage of performances by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie and many other important artists
The world according to John Coltrane by John Coltrane( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with jazz musicians commenting upon the impact which John Coltrane, an innovative jazz saxophonist, had upon American jazz music. Film traces Coltrane's musical growth from his roots in the black church and in rhythm & blues, through his forty years of life. Film culminates in a musical meeting between the saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell and dervish musicians in Morocco
Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey through space and time, witnessing the birth of the sun and traveling to the outer limits of the solar system
Bluesland : a portrait in American music by Kenneth Mandel( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video explores the blues-- with all its poetic irony and sly humor, its eroticism and timeless power. It traces its roots from the beginning of the 20th Century through the Mississippi Delta to Louisiana, Texas, Kansas City and Chicago. It includes music by: Son House, Leadbelly, Big Bill Broonzy, Bessie Smith, Count Basie, Louis Jordan, Jimmy Rushing, T-Bone Walker, Big Joe Turner, Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters, Dinah Washington and many others
Thelonious Monk : American composer by Matthew Seig( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the musician and composer, Thelonious Monk, including clips of international performances and interviews with artists and producers
The riddle of the Dead Sea scrolls by James R Mitchell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the discovery of the Dead Sea scrolls in 1947, most scholars have dated them at around 140 B.C. This program discusses Dr. Barbara Thiering's theory that the scrolls were actually written at the time of Christ and that he was born and raised at Qumran, where the scrolls were found. When studied in this context, the Dead Sea scrolls bring new insight and understanding not only to the New Testament but to the beginnings of Christianity itself. Also significant is Dr. Thiering's belief that there is a second layer of meaning in the Gospels, throwing new light on such mysteries as the Virgin birth, what really happened to Jesus when he was crucified and how He apparently rose from the dead
Firm aerobic workout with weights( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This aerobic weight training program concentrates on using aerobics to burn fat and weights to shape
Bastard out of Carolina( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born an illegitimate child to a young mother, "Bone" grows up poor in South Carolina in the 1950s. When her mother marries, her new stepfather becomes jealous of the powerful bond between mother and daughter
Sarah Vaughan : the divine one by Sarah Vaughan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the stellar singer's career from her beginnings at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey, to her debut at the Apollo Theater and her pre-eminence in nightclubs, concert halls, and jazz festivals around the world
Count Basie : swingin' the blues by Matthew Seig( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A distinguished group of Basie alumni, including early band members Sweets Edison, Earle Warren and Claude Williams and later stars like Buddy Tate, Illinois Jacquet and Joe Williams come together to lend their insight to this film through on-camera interviews and round-table reminiscences. Basie himself appears in revealing interview clips from various stages of his life. Also includes vintage performance footage beginning in the late 1930s, and master recordings of the greatest Basie sessions
Computer animation festival( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immerse yourself in a stunning journey of adventure, fantasy and wild humor that will entertain people of all ages. Bright, crisp computer animation awaits you in this spectacular display of imagination and technology. Computer Animation Festival Volume 2.0 expands on the theme that Volume 1.0 started by showcasing the wolrd's best computer animation shorts
Twister by Jan de Bont( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year in the United States, humid air flowing north from the Gulf of Mexico meets cool, dry air from Canada, spawning hundreds of the violent, twisting storms called tornadoes. Visit Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas where more people are killed by the fearsome funnels than in any other region
Hamlet : the Royal Shakespeare Company Production Starring David Tennant by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's easy to assume that Hamlet has always enjoyed global popularity, but only within the last century and a half has Shakespeare's great tragedy achieved iconic status. Why does it resonate so deeply with modern audiences? This video helps viewers contemplate that subject, recording students from top London drama schools as they work on Hamlet's most famous passage-Act III, Scene 1, in which the Danish prince must decide whether to be or not to be. Rehearsals and a finalized performance are followed by intense discussion among the young actors. Part of the series Training for Shakespeare: Young Actors' Workshops at the Globe Theatre. (15 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Slave ship( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic re-creations and interviews are used to tell the story of a young man who, in 1839, was kidnapped in his native Africa, sold into slavery and while being transported on the merchant schooner "Amistad", led a mutiny which saved him and the other imprisoned Africans from slavery
Firm parts( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fat-busting video combines exercises from firve FIRM volumes. The use of variable weights and step heights make it adaptable for any fitness level
The new kid : a musical adventure( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma Jean shows that everybody's special when she helps save the day in the school talent show
Normandy : the great crusade by Christopher Koch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a documentary on the invasion of Normandy at the close of World War II. The stories of the men and women whose lives were profoundly affected by the invasion and its aftermath are illustrated with never-before-seen home movies, snapshots, personal letters, vintage music and news broadcasts
The wonderful terrible twos( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the different phases of growth and development of a two year old. It also explains how to react positively in order to change behavior patterns of the child, to enrich the child's learning environment and to encourage harmonious exchanges within the family. Created by parents for parents
Mumfie's white Christmas( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mumfie rescues an injured snowbird and travels to the North Pole to bring home a White Christmas
 
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