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Video Artists International

Overview
Works: 728 works in 1,116 publications in 2 languages and 16,791 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Televised performances  Documentary films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television musicals  Filmed performances 
Roles: Publisher, Production personnel, Performer, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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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 )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disabled shepherd boy and his mother are visited by three men on their way to see the Baby Jesus in Bethlehem
Tchaikovsky's The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Nureyev's adaptation of Petipa's ballet of the classic fairy tale
Piano legends : hosted by Chick Corea( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chick Corea hosts a collection of retrospective performance films by jazz keyboard greats from the eras of the 1920's to the 1980's. Willie Smith, Meade Lux Lewis, Earl Hines, Mary Lou Williams, Fats Waller, Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, Marian McPartland, Teddy Wilson, Bud Powell, Thelonius Monk, Horace Silver, Mal Waldron, John Lewis, Lennie Tristano, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett, Cecil Taylor, and Chick Corea
Three modern dance classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three of the most famous works by the Mexican-American choreographer, José Limón: in The moor's pavane, Limón distills the legend of Othello into a one-act drama; In The traitor, Judas is portrayed as if he were in modern times against a music score of violence, passion and tenderness; and in The Emperor Jones, based upon the play by Eugene O'Neill, a fugitive from a chain gang sets himself up as the ruler of an island domain
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Italian and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars Beverly Sills as Violetta, Verdi's most sympathetic tragic heroine. Her lover, Alfredo, is played by Henry Price
The daughter of the regiment : an opera in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera about a little girl who was adopted by a whole regiment
The Coltrane legacy by John Coltrane( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2022 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Coltrane is highlighted in this compilation of rare footage taken from various international television specials and candid interviews unravel the complex web of mystery which surrounds Coltrane
Anna Bolena : opera by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Italian and held by 191 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 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary is an informal portrait of the great modern composer Igor Stravinsky. Proudly American, though still very much an Old World figure with a long and alert memory for people and events in music, literature and art, Stravinsky is depicted here conducting the CBC Symphony Orchestra in a recording of his Symphony of Psalms
Norma( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 180 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 vengence against her lover or atoning for her sins
The medium by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Flora is terrified when she perceives a supernatural presence during one of her fraudulent séances
Amahl and the night visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2021 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menotti's opera which relates how a crippled young shepherd comes to accompany the three kings on their way to pay hommage to the newborn Jesus
Gaité parisienne by Manuel Rosenthal( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For ten years, Jessen followed the Ballet Russe around America filming Gaîté Parisienne, whenever Danilova, Franklin, and Danielian were dancing the principal roles. He edited this film from thirty-second "takes" filmed in various locations in many different theatres
José Limón : three modern dance classics by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 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
In celebration of the piano : an all-star tribute to the Steinway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 2, 1988, an extraordinary array of outstanding pianists gathered in Carnegie Hall to celebrate the 135th anniversary of the first Steinway, and the 500,000th piano manufactured by that company. Drawing on an enormous range of virtuoso piano music, the 27 pianists demonstrate the versatility and power of the instrument which has held the greatest fascination for composers, performers, and audiences alike. Hosted by Van Cliburn, this unique program reaches its climax with a dazzling performance of Schumann's "Carnaval," in which the 21 movements are divided between 19 pianists
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 145 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 138 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
Trumpet kings by Burrill Crohn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 136 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
Roberto Devereux by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in Italian and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donizetta's historical opera set in Elizabethan England is performed at Wolf Trap with Beverly Sills as the "Virgin Queen."
Peter Pan : [a musical] based on the play by James M. Barrie( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first time on video - the historic live 1956 telecast of Mary Martin as Peter Pan
 
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controlled identityVideo Arts International

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VAI (Video Artists International)

Languages
English (72)

Italian (21)