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Idéale Audience International

Works: 485 works in 684 publications in 7 languages and 13,551 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Drama  Operas  Interviews  Biographical films  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Publisher, Instrumentalist, Distributor
Classifications: PN1995.9.O64, 780.92
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Most widely held works by Idéale Audience International
Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Italian and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American naval officer falls in love with a Japanese geisha girl known as Butterfly and marries her, with no intention of ever taking her home to America
Francofonia by Aleksandr Sokurov( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in French and German and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the Louvre Museum and the relevant meditation on the essential relationship between art, culture, and history
Degas and the dance : the man behind the easel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the paintings, drawings, and sculptures of ballet dancers created by Edgar Degas
The art of violin : a film( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features archival performance footage and interviews, this film profiles the world of the violin in the 20th century and its most outstanding performers. ... some silent, and later resynchronised, film footage ..."--Container
The art of the piano = L'art du piano = El arte del piano = Āto ofu piano( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the worlds of the piano's greatest exponents through performance footage taken from film and television archives; includes commentary by Piotr Anderszewski, Daniel Barenboim, Schuyler Chapin, Cilin Davis, Gary Graffman, Evgeny Kissin, Zoltan Kocsis, Stephen Kovacevich, Paul Myers, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Gyorgy Sandor & Tamas Vasary
Kurt Masur at The Verbier Festival Academy : Felix Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major, op. 90, "Italian." by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Masur works with two young conductors on the first two movements of Mendelssohn's "Italian" symphony. The masterclass is followed by a complete performance of the work with each of the four movements conducted by a student
Pierre Henry, ou, l'art des sons by Éric Darmon( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Multiple languages and French and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Pierre Henry The Art of Sounds, we follow him as he brandishes his boom on which two microphones are mounted in search of a sound in the Coulfe Verte, in Paris. We are brought forty years back to Bordeaux where people are leaving the 'Concert couche'
Stephen Kovacevich plays Bach, Schumann, Beethoven by Johann Sebastian Bach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four decades after bursting onto the European musical scene, American pianist Stephen Kovacevich remains one of the great living soloists, chamber musicians and conductors. Also known as Stephen Bishop, he has appeared on concert stages worldwide, esteemed for his interpretative mastery of the classical canon. His extensive discography includes repertoire spanning from the Baroque to the modern era. This recital, recorded live at the 2009 Verbier Festival in Switzerland, presents works by Bach, Schumann and Beethoven
Hereafter = Au delà du temps by Glenn Gould( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una retrospectiva de la vida y obra de Glenn Gould, "Hereafter" sintetiza un increíble archivo de varias fuentes bastante abundante
Alʹtovai︠a︡ sonata : Dmitriĭ Shostakovich = Sonata for viola = Sonate pour alto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Russian and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary portrait of Dmitri Shostakovich
Werther : lyric drama in 4 acts by Jules Massenet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debut performance from Jonas Kaufmann as Goethe's love-lorn hero in Massenet's romantic opera. Kaufmann is supported by a cast including Sophie Koch and Ludovic Tézier
Glenn Gould : the alchemist by François-Louis Ribadeau( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in French and English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presented on DVD for the very first time, this unique film in four parts presents Glenn Gould both in performance and interviews with Bruno Monsaingeon. Filmed in 1974, it gives us a rare opportunity to see Gould performing some ten years after his retreat from the concert platform. The material has been lovingly restored, using the finest state-of-the-art technology, and includes a fascinating bonus filmed in the 1950s."--Container
La liturgie de cristal : Olivier Messiaen by Olivier Messiaen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical portrait of twentieth century French composer, Olivier Messiaen and his music. Features interviews with Messiaen filmed between 1967 and 1987, and excerpts of various musical performances of his works
A labyrinth of time by Frank Scheffer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows composer Elliott Carter's musical development using New York City as a metaphor for our democratic society. Daniel Barenboim, Charles Rosen and Pierre Boulez give their views on Carter's music
La danse : le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederick Wiseman a installé sa caméra durant douze semaines au cœur de l'Opéra de Paris. Des ateliers de couture aux représentations publiques où brillent les étoiles, la Danse nous entraîne dans les coulisses de la prestigieuse institution et nous montre le travail de tous ceux qui donnent corps au quotidien à ses spectacles d'exception [source : jaquette]
Arvo Pärt : 24 preludes for a fugue( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Estonian and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the composer with moments recorded during three prolific years of the composer's life, featuring rehearsals, premieres, seminars, meetings and recollections. includes excerpts from musical works Tabula Rasa, Für Alina, Fratres, and Orient & Occident
The perfect American : an opera by Philip Glass( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last days of the American icon Walt Disney form a powerful and poignant subject for Philip Glass's latest opera
Steve Reich : phase to face by Éric Darmon( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical documentary profiles Pulitzer prize-winning American percussionist-turned-minimalist composer Steve Reich, examining the process and development of Reich's unique rhythmic style, following him as he travels from the Autumn in Normandy festival to Rome (with the Italian musicians of Ars Ludi, the Ready-Made Ensemble, Coro Ha-Kol and Quartetto Prometeo), to Tokyo, to New York, and to Manchester for the world premiere of 2X5, and even capturing the composer on the morning he learns of his having won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in Music for the piece 'Double Sextet.'
Mademoiselle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In documentary style, Mademoiselle provides a biographical sketch of Nadia Boulanger, a French music teacher, pianist, composer, and conductor who influenced a generation of American composers
National Gallery by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"National Gallery de Frederick Wiseman s'immerge dans le musée londonien et propose un voyage au cœur de cette institution peuplée de chefs d'œuvre de la peinture occidentale du Moyen-âge au XIXe siècle. C'est le portrait d'un lieu, de son fonctionnement, de son rapport au monde, de ses agents, son public, et ses tableaux. Dans un perpétuel et vertigineux jeu de miroirs, le cinéma regarde la peinture, et la peinture regarde le cinéma."--Verso du conteneur
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Audience level: 0.37 (from 0.21 for Degas and ... to 0.64 for La danse : ...)

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