WorldCat Identities

Felsberg, Ulrich

Overview
Works: 87 works in 235 publications in 5 languages and 6,246 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Biography  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Concert films  Musical films  Biographical films  History 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Production personnel, Author
Classifications: ML3521, 781.643
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ulrich Felsberg
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

62 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1996, a group of legendary Cuban musicians were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. This documentary shows some of their songs being recorded in the studio, concert footage from Amsterdam and New York City, and some of the musicians talking about their lives in Cuba and how they got started in music
The blues, a musical journey by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon and more, also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck and others singing classic blues songs
Warming by the devil's fire by Charles Burnett( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Burnett explores his own childhood being shuttled between a religious mother and a blues-loving uncle. His film combines fiction with documentary footage in the story of a young boy kidnapped to prevent his being saved by a church that viewed blues as the devil's music
Feel like going home by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Scorsese traces the roots of the blues from the banks of the Niger River to the cotton fields and juke joints of Mississippi. Musician Corey Harris travels through Mississippi and West Africa, exploring the roots of blues music. The film celebrates the early Delta blues musicians through original performances (including Willie King, Taj Mahal, Otha Turner, and Ali Farka Toure), archival footage (featuring Son House, Muddy Waters, and John Lee Hooker), and interviews (including Corey Harris, Sam Carr, Toumani Diabate, Willie King, Dick Waterman, Taj Mahal, Johnny Shines, Otha Turner, Ali Farka Toure, Habib Koité, Salif Keita, and Keb' Mo')
Piano blues by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director and piano player Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical footage in addition to interviews and performances. Includes interviews with and performances by Ray Charles, Dr. John, Marcia Ball, Dav Brubeck, and others
Notebook on cities and clothes by Wim Wenders( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on issues of identity -- how individuals see and define themselves based on clothes, where they live, how they see their place in the world. Profiles/interviews fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto as he and his staff prepare for presentation of a seasonal collection. Director/writer Wim Wenders compares the film and fashion industries, illustrating how they parallel one another
Godfathers and sons by Marc Levin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hip-hop legend Chuck D and Marshall Chess return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues as they unite to produce music that seeks to bring veteran blues players together with contemporary hip-hop musicians such as Common and members of the Roots. Along with archival footage of Howlin' Wolf are original performances by Koko Taylor, Otis Rush, Magic Slim, Ike Turner and Sam Lay
Red, white & blues by Mike Figgis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Figgis' film examines the embrace of the blues by British musicians and its global effect in interviews with dozens of the key players of the British blues movement. Features music from an all-star jam session at the Abbey Road studios
Buena Vista Social Club( Visual )

6 editions published in 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1996 à La Havane, le guitariste américain Ry Cooder retrace une douzaine de musiciens cubains des années 30. Avec ce groupe, il enregistre un CD qui connaît un succès mondial. Retournant là-bas en 1998 pour l'enregistrement du disque solo du chanteur Ibrahim Ferrer (auquel collabore tout le groupe), Cooder est cette fois accompagné par le réalisateur Wim Wenders, qui filme les sessions d'enregistrement et laisse les musiciens se raconter. Sont intercalés des extraits des spectacles donnés par le groupe à Amsterdam et à New York. [(c) Médiafilm]
The soul of a man by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using dramatization, archival footage, and live performances explores the blues in the lives and works of Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Features contemporary musicians playing their works
Lisbon story by Mikado Film( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A German filmmaker summons his sound recorder friend to join him in Lisbon. When the latter arrives, his friend has disappeared leaving a few cans of silent footage. The sound man will wander aimlessly through the streets of Lisbon recording sounds of the old city to match the images left by his friend"--Container
Land and freedom : a story from the Spanish Revolution by Ken Loach( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En la Guerra Civil Española, David, un ciudadano inglés, se enrola en el ejército popular. El miliciano inglés se enamora de Blanca, una atractiva anarquista. David y Blanca están convencidos de luchar por la defensa de la libertad. La igualdad entre las personas y el compartir tierra y bienes, sin existencia de clases sociales son los ideales que defienden. Pero a veces el enemigo no sólo está entre las filas del bando adversario
Martin Scorsese presents The Blues( Visual )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wenders looks at the dramatic tension in the blues between the sacred and the profane by exploring the music and lives of three of his favorite blues artists: Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Part history, part personal pilgrimage, the film tells the story of these lives in music through an extended fictional film sequence, rare archival footage, present-day documentary scencs and voers of their songs by contemporary musicians
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : the road to Memphis( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richard Pearce traces the musical odyssey of blues legend B.B. King in a film that pays tribute to the city that gave birth to a new style of blues."--Container
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : Red, White & Blues( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mike Figgis' film mixes interviews with dozens of the key players of the British blues movement with new music from an all-star jam session at the Abbey Road studios."--Container
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : Warming by the Devil's fire( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Burnett explores his own past as a young boy who was shuttled back and forth between Los Angeles and Mississippi, torn between an uncle who loved the blues and a mother who believed that the blues was the devil's music."--Container
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : a musical journey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon ... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck ... et al. singing classic blues songs
Notebook on cities and clothes : a film by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on issues of identity -- how individuals see and define themselves based on clothes, where they live, how they see their place in the world. Profiles/interviews fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto as he and his staff prepare for presentation of a seasonal collection. Director/writer Wim Wenders compares the film and fashion industries, illustrating how they parallel one another
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : Feel like going home( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Martin Scorsese winds his way from the banks of the Niger River in Mali to the cotton fields and juke joints of the Mississippi Delta to trace the origins of the blues."--Container
Buena Vista Social Club : DVD]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1996, music legend Ry Cooder went to Cuba to search for buried treasure. He found gold. Looking for lost songs and forgotten singers, Cooder discovered an exotic land of passion, sensuality and music
 
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Lisbon story
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Alternative Names
Ulrich Felsberg film producer

אולריך פלסברג

Languages
English (93)

Spanish (45)

French (5)

Italian (3)

German (2)