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Zorn, John 1953-

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Most widely held works by John Zorn
Trembling before G-d by Sandi Simcha Dubowski( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary built around personal stories of gay and lesbian Hasidic and Orthodox Jews. Portrays people who face a profound dilemma - how to reconcile their passion for Judaism with the biblical prohibitions against homosexuality. Includes interviews with closeted and out gay Orthodox and Hasidic Jews, including the first openly gay Orthodox rabbis, Steven Greenberg
Arcana : musicians on music by John Zorn( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delving into recent developments in avant-garde music, this anthology looks at the current generation of experimental players and composers
Treasures IV : American avant garde film, 1947-1986( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 26 films by artists who helped to redefine cinema. Shows an array of film types and styles, from abstract animation to documentary and balances acknowledged classics with rediscoveries. The films are drawn from the preservation work of five of America's foremost avant-garde archives: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Anthology Film Archives, The Museum of Modern Art, The New York Public Library, and The Pacific Film Archive. None of the titles has been available before on good-quality video in the United States
Secret lives : hidden children and their rescuers during WWII( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This emotionally stirring documentary tells the stories of Jewish children hidden from the Nazis in extraordinary acts of kindness by non-Jews
Hiding and seeking : faith and tolerance after the Holocaust by Menachem Daum( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic and emotional story of a Jewish father who journeys with his two ultra-Orthodox sons back to Poland to try to find the Christian farmers who hid their family from the Nazis
Workingman's death by Michael Glawogger( Visual )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glawdogger deconstructs contemporary conceptions of work by showcasing six of the most grueling and dangerous professions he could find. At once a rejoinder to those predicting the death of manual labour and a ground-level lesson on globalization, the film makes the efforts of these impoverished men something heroic. They represent a forgotten kind of courage. All of this work is captured in Glawogger's characteristic stunning compositions, with an eye for the harsh grandeur of elemental and industrial environments. Features Ukrainian miners working in abondoned coal mines, Indonesian sulphur gatherers, Nigerian slaughterhouse workers, Pakistani shipbreakers, Chinese steelworkers and German smelters
Cat o' nine tails ; The dead man ; Memento mori ; Kol nidre by John Zorn( )

3 editions published in 2019 and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Mirror of Maya Deren by Martina Kudlácek( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and German and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary which combines excerpts from Maya Deren's films Meshes of the afternoon, At land, and Ritual in transfigured time with archival footage and observances from acolytes and contemporaries such as Stan Brakhage, Jonas Mekas, Katherine Dunn and Judith Malina and also features an original score by John Zorn
Protocols of Zion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Despite all the evidence, millions around the world continue to blame the Jews for 9/11. This belief is a modern-day incarnation of the infamous 'The Protocols of Zion,' the century-old forgery that some people claimed to be the Jews' master plan to rule the world. Filmmaker Mark Levin sets out to understand why the racist tract has been revived, and to challenge one of the most persistent, insidious conspiracy theories of all time. In the course of his explosive journey, Levin finds himself delving into the heart of hate, facing those who would traffic in bigotry, all in the name of God." -- Container
Shaolin Ulysses : Kungfu monks in America( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adrenaline-filled odyssey of five legendary kungfu monks in search of the American dream. The men in this movie are not only accomplished Zen masters but famous kungfu stars with huge followings. It also has footage and history of the Shaolin Temple in Henan province, & chronicles the creation of Zen and kungfu by a wandering monk named Bodhidharma 1500 years ago. Today the temple is a tourist attraction, the world's largest kungfu school and a UNESCO World Heritage Monument applicant
Naked City by John Zorn( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcana II : Musicians on music( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty distinguished composers/performers illuminate and speculate upon method and practice in the process of making, experiencing, and thinking about music
Arcana III : Musicians on music( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arcana III is the third groundbreaking collection of critical writings on avant-garde and experimental music put together by editor (and experimental music legend) John Zorn. In this volume, 30 distinguished composer/performers illuminate and speculate upon method and practice in the process of making, experiencing and thinking about music. Comprised of essays, scores, manifestoes and interviews both real and imaginary, Arcana III gives voice to a new generation of brave musical explorers who live outside of the mainstream academy. Contributors include John Zorn, Maryanne Amacher, Derek Bermel, Steven Bernstein, Theo Bleckmann, Gavin Bryars, Greg Cohen, Jacques Coursil, Mario Diaz de Leon, Timb Harris, Scott Hull, Jerry Hunt, Henry Kaiser, Ha-Yang Kim, Makigami Koichi, Pamelia Kurstin, Okkyung Lee, Sean Lennon, Frank London, Brad Lubman, Christian Marclay, Kaffe Matthews, Olga Neuwirth, Buzz Osbourne, William Parker, Paola Prestini, Jamie Saft, Eric Singer, Wadada Leo Smith, Laeticia Sonami and Hal Willner." -- Publisher
Arcana IV : musicians on music( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Now in its fourth installment, with a fifth in preparation, John Zorn's acclaimed Arcana series provides insight into the work and methodologies of some of the most creative musical minds of our time. Rather than an attempt to distill or define a musician's work, Arcana IV illuminates directly via personal vision and experience, through the undiluted words and thoughts of the practitioners themselves, elucidating through manifestos, scores, interviews, notes and critical papers, composer/performers address composing, improvising, teaching, living, touring and thinking in and through music. Essential for composers, musicians, students and fans alike, this challenging and original series has now become the major source on new music theory and practice in the twenty-first century. Among Arcana IV's contributors are the late Derek Bailey, Nels Cline, Chris Cutler, Paul Dresher, Kenneth Gaburo, Shelley Hirsch, Wayne Horvitz, Vijay Iyer, Gordon Mumma, Matana Roberts, Katherine Supové and Carolyn Yarnel" -- Publisher
Jack Smith and the destruction of Atlantis by Mary Jordan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of interviews and clips by and about the revolutionary American artist Jack Smith. Filmmaker, actor, and pioneer of underground cinema, he is generally acclaimed as a founding father of American Performance Art, and has been critically recognized as a master photographer. The film also delves into Smith's tenuous relationship with Andy Warhol -- who adopted Smith's ideas in his own work. Pays homage to New York's ultimate anti-hero and the original King of the Underground
Homecoming : celebrating 20 years of dance at P.S. 122( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film focusing on 10 leading post-modern choreographers who created some of their seminal works at Performance Space 122 (P.S. 122) in New York City. Includes interviews with these choreographers, and performances of excerpts from their works
Arcana V : music, magic and mysticism( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mysticism, magic and alchemy all come into play in the creative process. For centuries musicians have tapped into things spiritual, embracing ritual, spell, incantation and prayer deeply into their life and work. Although the connection of music to mysticism has been consistent, well documented and productive, it is still shrouded in mystery and largely misunderstood. For this special edition, Aracana focuses on the nexus of mysticism and spirituality in the magical act of making music. Far from an historical overview or cold musicologist's study, these essays illuminate a fascinating and elusive subject via the eloquent voices of today's most distinguished modern practitioners and greatest adult thinkers, providing insights into the esoteric traditions and mysteries involved in the composition and performance of the most mystical of all arts." --
Spillane by John Zorn( Recording )

31 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on Marie Menken by Martina Kudláček( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of Marie Menken (1909-1970), a Lithuanian immigrant who became one of New York's outstanding underground experimental filmmakers of the 1940s-1960s, inspiring artists such as Stan Brakhage, Andy Warhol, Jonas Mekas, Kenneth Anger and Gerard Malanga"--Container
Arcana VI : musicians on music( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Arcana : musicians on music
Shaolin Ulysses : Kungfu monks in AmericaArcana II : Musicians on musicArcana III : Musicians on musicArcana IV : musicians on musicArcana V : music, magic and mysticismArcana VI : musicians on musicContemporary musicians. profiles of the people in music
Alternative Names
Dekoboko Hajime‏

Džons Zorns

Hajime, Dekoboko.

Hajime, Dekoboko 1953-

Ioannes Zorn

John Zorn

John Zorn (1953–) amerikai könnyűzenei zeneszerző, szaxofonművész

John Zorn americký saxofonista

John Zorn Amerikaans componist

John Zorn compositeur américain

John Zorn compositor e saxofonista estadounidense

John Zorn compositore, sassofonista e polistrumentista statunitense

John Zorn saksofonista amerykański, producent muzyczny

John Zorn US-amerikanischer Komponist, Saxophonist und Bandleader

John Zorn US-amerikanischer Komponist und Bandleader


Tzizit, Rav.

Tzizit, Rav 1953-

Zorn, Džon 1953-

Джон Зорн

Джон Зорн американски композитор

Зорн, Джон

Џон Зорн

ג'ון זורן

جان زورن

جون زورن

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