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Video Artists International

Overview
Works: 541 works in 863 publications in 2 languages and 16,663 library holdings
Genres: Film adaptations  Filmed operas  Drama  Nonfiction films  Televised operas  Operas  Television adaptations  Documentary films  Filmed performances  Opera films 
Roles: Publisher, Production personnel, Performer, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Video Artists International
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Most widely held works by Video Artists International
Amahl and the night visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disabled shepherd boy and his mother are visited by three men on their way to see the birth of Baby Jesus in Bethlehem
Three modern dance classics by Harvey Hart( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three of the most famous works by the Mexican-American choreographer, Jose Limon. Moor's Pavane: Generally considered to be one of the great masterworks of modern dance, Limon distills the legend of Othello into a one-act drama. The Traitor: Against a music score of violence, passion and tenderness the tragedy of Judas is portrayed as if it were taking place in modern times. The Emperor Jones: Based upon the play by Eugene O'Neill wherein a fugitive from a chain gang sets himself up as the ruler of an island domain
Piano legends : hosted by Chick Corea( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A virtual who's who of immortal keyboard players, this program explores the work of twenty-three renowned jazz pianists covering every major period in the progressive development of jazz pianism
The Coltrane legacy by John Coltrane( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare footage from 1959-1964 of John Coltrane and his quartet and interviews with musicians who played with him: Reggie Workman, Elvin Jones and Jimmy Cobb
Norma : tragedia lirica in due atti by Vincenzo Bellini( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in Italian and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma, a Druid priestess who has had two children by Pollione, a Roman proconsul, finds that he has transferred his affections to another young priestess, her friend Adalgisa. Norma tries to persuade him to renounce Adalgisa and return to her; when he refuses she confesses her own guilt publicly and is condemned to death. Pollione, moved by her action, asks to die with her
The medium by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Flora is terrified when she perceives a supernatural presence during one of her fraudulent séances
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Italian and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars Beverly Sills as Violetta, Verdi's most sympathetic tragic heroine. Her lover, Alfredo, is played by Henry Price
Amahl and the night visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rejoice in the simple story of the crippled boy Amahl and his devoted mother who live in poverty among the shepherds of Jerusalem. Then one starlit night, some strangers appear at their door: Three Kings who are on their way to Bethlehem."--Container
Daughter of the regiment by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera about a little girl who was adopted by a whole regiment
Anna Bolena : opera by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Italian and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry VIII plots to dispose of Anne so he can pursue Jane. His opportunity comes with the return of Anne's previous lover
Stravinsky by Fausto Vitaliano( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At eighty years of age, Stravinsky reminisces about his life and career, during a trip with his wife to Hamburg, and a recording session of his Symphony of Psalms
Gaité parisienne by Manuel Rosenthal( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For ten years, former mechanical engineer Victor Jessen followed the Ballet Russe around America filming Gaîté Parisienne whenever Danilova, Franklin, and Danielian were dancing the principal roles. He later edited this film from thirty-second "takes" filmed in various locations in many different theatres to conform to a sound recording he made around 1954
Trumpet kings by Burrill 6 Crohn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents an overview of twentieth century jazz trumpeters. Shown are the stages in the development of the trumpet through the use of clips of some of the great performers of this century
Medea by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

4 editions published in 1970 in Italian and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medea, high priestess of the Golden Fleece, falls in love with Jason, and, stealing the prized article, flees with him to Corinth. Jason eventually betrays her, however, when he falls in love with the daughter of Creon. In a white heat of anger, Medea murders Creon, his daughter, and finally her two sons by Jason, then flees, leaving him to face a wifeless, childless future
Norma( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma, a Druid priestess, has broken her vow of chastity with an enemy of her people, the Roman Proconsul, who has now turned to another lover. Norma must choose between taking vengeance against her lover or atoning for her sins
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana ; Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Italian and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows scenes from the production of Pietro Mascagni's opera Cavalleria rusticana presented at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City in 1970
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television production of the musical in which Marietta, a runaway Italian countess encounters Captain Dick Warrington commander of a band of rangers
The Consul : a musical drama by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins in the home of John Sorel, in an apartment in a large European city. John is a freedom fighter in a police state, and has fled across the frontier. His wife Magda, approaches the Consulate of a 'free' country for a visa for herself, her baby, and John's mother. As Magda pays endless visits to the Consulate, her quest for a visa is blocked by Kafkaesque bureaucratic obstacles. She becomes familiar with several other applicants, is visited by the secret police, and she learns that John is returning to the city for her
Tenor titans by Dexter Gordon( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the development of the tenor saxophone in all eras of jazz with archival footage of legendary performers
Tosca : opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in Italian and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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controlled identityVideo Arts International

VAI (Video Artists International)

Languages
English (51)

Italian (41)