WorldCat Identities

Frith, Fred

Works: 433 works in 1,057 publications in 6 languages and 8,674 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Drama  Nonfiction films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Biography  Short films  Popular music  Excerpts  Tangos (Music) 
Roles: Author, Composer, Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Interviewee, Arranger, Conductor, Other, Compiler, Narrator, Lyricist, Dancer
Classifications: N6797.G65, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Fred Frith
Most widely held works by Fred Frith
Rivers and tides : Andy Goldsworthy working with time by Thomas Riedelsheimer( Visual )

40 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Andy Goldsworthy's bohemian free spirit all over the world as he demonstrates and opens up about his creative process. From his long-winding rock walls and icicle sculptures to his interlocking leaf chains and multi-colored pools of flowers. Goldsworthy's painstakingly intricate masterpieces are made entirely of materials found in Mother Nature - who threatens and often succeeds in destroying his art, sometimes before it is even finished
Touch the sound : a sound journey with Evelyn Glennie by Evelyn Glennie( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evelyn Glennie is a musician--the world's first full-time classical percussion soloist. An award winning globetrotter, she began losing her hearing as a child, and describes herself as "profoundly deaf," by which she means she perceives a very low level of sound, using her body as a "resounding chamber" through which she experiences her work. This impressionistic documentary film invites the viewer to share in her understanding of the physical relationship between sound and the human body, accompanied by striking visuals correlated to the percussive vibrations she conjures
Thirst by Rod Hardy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global corporations are rapidly buying up local water supplies, and communities face losing control of one of their most precious resources. Examines tensions in Cochabamba, Bolivia; Rajasthan, India; and Stockton, California, revealing how water is becoming the catalyst for explosive community resistance to globalization. A critical look at the conflict between public stewardship and private profit, in which activists claim that water is a human right and corporations declare it a commodity
Yes by Sally Potter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling trapped in her marriage to a politician, an American scientist begins an affair with a Lebanese surgeon living in exile in London. As the affair goes on the couple finds it difficult to put aside their very different beliefs
Act of God by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Is being hit by lightning a random natural occurrence or a predestined event? Accidents, chance, fate and the elusive quest to make sense out of tragedy underpin [this] ... new documentary, an elegant meditation on the metaphysical effects of being struck"--Container
Naked City by John Zorn( Recording )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who cried : original motion picture soundtrack by Osvaldo Golijov( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and Italian and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleventh hour by Fred Frith( )

9 editions published in 2005 in 4 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before sunrise ; Before sunset by Ethan Hawke( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two strangers meet by chance, spend a night together in Vienna, and part before sunrise. Nine years later, Jesse has written a book about the encounter. During his accelerated European book tour, he meets up with Celine in Paris. Before Jesse's flight home, he joins Celine for a picturesque walk around the city and they have an intimate conversation, ending at Celine's apartment. Will they get the chance to fall in love all over again?
Rivers and tides : working with time by Fred Frith( )

2 editions published in 2003 and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traffic continues by Fred Frith( )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tango lesson : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

3 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before sunrise by Richard Linklater( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young American and a French beauty meet on the Eurail, he convinces her to spend time with him before he has to go back to the U.S. in the morning
Returning Home by Andrew Wilson( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Halprin performs dances in various natural settings and discusses the relationships between dance and nature, art and life
Ostkreuz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ostkreuz tells the episodic story of 15-year-old Elfie, who literally and metaphorically inhabits a no man's land between the two Germanies shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The film deploys a neorealist aesthetic to reinforce the difficulties confronting the girl, and by inference, Germany."--Container
Der Mann im Fahrstuhl = The man in the elevator by Heiner Goebbels( )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Mann ist in einem Fahrstuhl unterwegs zu seinem Chef, der ihm einen Auftrag erteilen will. Doch irgendwo zwischen der vierten und der zwanzigsten Etage geraten zuerst die Gefühlswelt des Mannes und dann Zeit und Raum ausser Kontrolle
Maybe Monday by Fred Frith( )

2 editions published in 1999 and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step across the border by Nicolas Humbert( Visual )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A snapshot of the life of Fred Frith, an English-born multi-instrumentalist, composer, and improvisor. It finds him in Europe, Japan, and the US, working and playing with a variety of avant garde artists. This film uses music and cinema to explore improvisation and the melding of the two media. There is no narrative, or narrator. Images blend with his music, and visa versa, creating a narrative all their own
Watching the dark : [the history of Richard Thompson] by Richard Thompson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between two worlds( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between two worlds is a groundbreaking personal exploration of the community and family divisions that are redefining American Jewish identity and politics. The filmmakers' own families are battlegrounds over loyalty to Israel, interpretations of the Holocaust, intermarriage, and a secret communist past
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Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.17 for Before sun ... to 0.84 for Ostkreuz ...)

Alternative Names
Firth, Fred 1949-

Fred Frith anglický hudebník

Fred Frith anglický hudobník

Fred Frith britischer Musiker

Fred Frith English musician, composer and improvisor

Fred Frith gitarist uit Engeland

Fred Frith polistrumentista e compositore inglese

Frith, Jeremy Webster

Frith, Jeremy Webster 1949-

Фред Фріт

Фрит, Фред

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