Most widely held works by Robin Lough
The mission ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,286 libraries worldwide
An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires.
Miró theatre of dreams ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 477 libraries worldwide
The only Surrealist whose work survived in the face of new trends, Miro is shown here at age 85, working in his studio and embarking on an entirely new venture: an original theatrical production.
She stoops to conquer ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
This classic comedy of manners tells of the clever schemes and comic ruses that unfold one night at a country house. An ambitious step-mother, impassioned sweethearts, a pragmatic father and a pair of star-crossed suitors are sent spinning through a hilarious comedy of errors by one of the great characters of the stage, Tony Lumpkin. In its day, this eighteenth century masterpiece was considered so 'low' that it might never have reached the stage. When it was finally produced, it enjoyed immediate and lasting success, breaking the mould with its satirical swipe at polite society.
The shock of the new ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
"Robert Hughes' history of modern art from cubism to pop and the avant-garde. The sequel to the BBC's Civilization series, picks up at the threshold of the 20th century. It is written and presented by Robert Hughes, art critic and senior writer for Time. Hughes draws on a wealth of documentary materials from the archives of the BBC, including rare footage and interviews with noted artists. The range of major figures includes Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Maz Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock."--Container.
Giulio Cesare opera in three acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 288 libraries worldwide
"David McVicar's production of Giulio Cesare manages to combine serious insight with entertainment, bringing Handel's masterpiece to life in a powerful, convincing and highly intelligent way. In every line of the complex narrative the subtle nuances are apparent, reflecting perfectly the transparent and exquisite nature of Handel's musical expression."--Container.
Death in Venice ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Describes the grandeur and shabbiness of Venice in the grip of disease. Portrays the moral and physical degeneration of Aschenbach, the writer whose obsessive and self-devouring pursuit of beauty in the form of the boy Tadzio leads him to humiliation and death.
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
The Coronation of Poppea (L'Incoronazione di Poppea) tells the amoral story of the Roman Emperor Nero's love affair with the scheming and seductive Poppea, with evil triumphing over good, while the allegorical figures from the Prologue - Fortune, Virtue and Love look on.
La clemenza di Tito opera seria in two acts ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Italian and held by 182 libraries worldwide
In this performance of Mozart's last opera, Nicholas Hytner's staging for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera sheds new light on a story of passion that overrides loyalty and integrity that is tested to the extreme.
La fille du régiment a comic opera in two acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Albert Herring ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
The 3-act opera, a parody on life in an English market town at the turn of the century.
La bohème by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
The opera "La Bohème" is about the tragic love story of Mimí and Colline, set in Paris in the year 1830.
King Priam ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Michael Tippett's retelling of the Homeric legend of Troy, centering on the character of King Priam.
Mozart, a genius in his time ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Analyzes Mozart's dramatic instincts in both dramatic and symphonic contexts, and sets The magic flute into the philosophical and musical background of its time.
Mozart, dropping the patron ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
The program shows Mozart's career before and after he became a free-lancer in Vienna, analyzing his skill at integrating music, drama, and social comedy, explains the role of the piano in his career and culminates in The marriage of Figaro, the pinnacle of Mozart's success.
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Don Giovanni is one of the timeless classics of all opera. Mozart's music and the words of his greatest collaborator, Ad Ponte, are brought to life in Francesca Zambello's engrossing production for The Royal Opera, with rich and colorful designs by Maria Bjornson.
Rome. The age of reason ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
"The Roman church established oratories where the congregation would sing sacred music--a practice unknown before the Counter-Reformation. The result was the oratorio, the Church's answer to opera, which it closely resembles in form. This is the age of the Baroque, represented by such artists as Caravaggio and Bernini."--Container.
Primo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Brings to life Primo Levi's great testament to his year in Auschwitz.
The shock of the new. Trouble in utopia ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
German and Italian visionary architects, such as Scharoun, Finsterlin, and Chiattone, followed by the Bauhaus and the functionalists, spread a new international style that stressed design aesthetics and promulgated the idea of the architect as a social legislator. Includes the town plans of Le Corbusier, the innovations of Buckminster Fuller, and the development of the new town of Brasilia.
Music of an empire ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Shows the historical circumstances that made Vienna the musical capital of Europe and explains the musical leadership of Emperor Leopold.
King Priam ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Architecture, Modern Art, Modern Art, Spanish Art and society Artists Arts, Modern Austria--Vienna Biography Caesar, Julius Composers Concert films Concertos (Piano) Criticism, interpretation, etc. Documentary films Documentary television programs Drama England Feature films Feature films Fiction films Fille du régiment (Donizetti, Gaetano) Filmed operas Filmed performances Guarani Indians--Missions Historical films History Interviews Italy--Rome Magic realism (Art) Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Miró, Joan,--1893-1983 Modernism (Art) Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus,--1756-1791 Musical films Music--Instruction and study Music--Social aspects Music videos Nonfiction films Nonfiction television programs Operas Painters Seven Reductions, War of the (1754-1756) South America Spain Surrealism Televised operas Television adaptations Travel Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
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