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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Ambler, Frances

Summary: "Trace The Story of Bauhaus through the 100 personalities, designs, ideas and events that shaped this monumental movement. Learn about leaders Paul Klee, Walter Gropius, Anni Albers and Wassily Kandinsky; witness wild parties and groundbreaking events that would revolutionise contemporary design; and discover a range of innovative ideas and new ways of thinking. Now 100 years old, the Bauhaus...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ilex 2018

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Summary: This series of lectures introduces the greatest of universal museums. Its aim is not comprehensive. The focus is narrowed to the Department of Paintings, which is responsible for European paintings from the Middle Ages until the mid-19th century. These works of art form an encyclopedic summary of the achievements of painters that can be called the single most important such collection in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 708.4 MUS
Call number: DVD 708.4 MUS

Summary: Profiles twelve contemporary artists from three urban centers: Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ART

Gisbourne, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2006

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709 GIS

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Electa 2004

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 708 PRI

Summary: The Rhine valley-a treasury of medieval art, and, as this program shows, the cradle of what we now think of as distinctly German imagery. Foremost among Cologne's late-Gothic painters was Stefan Lochner, who injected drama and excitement into familiar biblical scenes. At about the same time, Johannes Gutenberg pioneered a printing revolution in the Rhine town of Mainz, leading to one of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: See how the Germanic tribes lived, fought and worshipped their gods. Intricate 3D animation shows how they built their settlements, buried their kings, vanquished their enemies. Roman cities such as the ancient Cologne, home of the Romanophile Germans, and the Roman limes, the border to free Germania, are also reconstructed through computer graphics and full-cast reenactments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GER

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Minert, Roger P. (Roger Phillip)

Contents: Reverse alphabetical index -- Alphabetical index -- Reverse alphabetical index -- Alphabetical index

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GRT Publications 2005

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19 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert ALSACE-LORRAINE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BADEN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BAVARIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BRANDENBURG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert BRAUNSCHWEIG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert HANOVER
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert HESSE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert KINGDOM OF SAXONY
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert MECKLENBURG
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert PALATINATE
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert POMERANIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert POSEN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert PROVINCE OF SAXONY
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert RHINELAND
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert SILESIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WEST PRUSSIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WESTPHALIA
Call number: R GEN 929.343 Minert WURTTEMBERG

Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War II German occupation on a small village in central France. As the residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tetra Media Fiction 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

Summary: Set in a dreary, unforgiving mid-nineteenth century German village in Hunsruck, it captures the plight of hundreds of thousands of Europeans who immigrated to faraway South America to escape the famine, poverty and despotism that ruled at home. Edgar Reitz's film is a heart-wrenching drama and love story set against the backdrop of this forgotten tragedy. Jakob, our protagonist, tries to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN HOM

Borchert, Wolfgang

Summary: Collection of short stories and a one-act play.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [New Directions] 1971

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOR

Summary: "A French village ... chronicles the impact of World War II on a small village in central France. The series follows the lives of the villagers during the war as their lives become irrevocably changed by the German occupation and its aftermath. The Germans arrive in June 1940; the occupation will go on for five years and will reveal the strengths, weaknesses and secrets of the characters as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

Ades, Dawn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Art Institute 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709.04 ADE

Shakespeare, William.

Summary: The noble Titus returns victorious to Rome bringing Tamora, Queen of the Goths as his captive. When one of Tamora's sons is condemned to die, she vows revenge, and, aided by the villainous Aaron, she exacts a terrible retribution, inaugurating a grim cycle of rape, murder, and cannibalism. This macabre, often brilliant tragedy comes from the earliest stage of Shakespeare's dramatic career....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Contents: Narhalla-marsch -- Freut euch des Lebens -- Wir kommen alle in den Himmel -- Humba tatara -- Am 30, Mai ist der Weltuntergang -- Wer Soll das bezahlen -- Das kannst du hicht ahnen -- Heute blau und Morgen blau -- Der schonste Platz ist immer an der Theke -- Jetzt trink'n ma noch a Flascherl Wein -- Heidewitzka Herr Kapitan -- So ein Tag so wunderschon wie heute -- Wenn das so Weitergeht -- Wir...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: L.D.M.I. 1994

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN ALL

Contents: Der Prokurator = The attorney / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Unverhofftes Wiedersehen = An unexpected reunion / Johann Peter Hebel -- Das Erdbeben in Chili = The earthquake in Chile / Heinrich von Kleist -- Don Juan / Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann -- Bergkristall = Rock crystal / Adalbert Stifter -- Das Tanzlegendchen = The little legend of the dance / Gottfried Keller -- Eine Frau in meinen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 438.4 FIC DEU

Uschan, Michael V.

Summary: Describes why many Germans immigrated to the United States and how they adapted to their new environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Almanac Library 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.0431 USC

Contents: 3 Branles de Bourgogne / Jacques Moderne --Torion-Pavane-Gaillarde / Pierre Attaignant (Collegium Aureum) -- Soleasi nel mio cor; I'vo piangendo; Rendz-moy mon coeur / Orlando Di Lasso (Cantus CFolln) --Kyrie-Christe-Kyrie; Gloria / Giovanni Pierluigi Da Palestrina (Schola Cantorum Basiliensis) -- Dance music / Tielman Susato (Collegium Aureum) -- Udite, lacrimosi spirti d'averno / Giaches De...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: DHM/BMG Classics, c p1997. 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL CEN

Contents: Salve scema sanctitatis / John Dunstable (Pro Cantione Antiqua)-- Gloria / Leonel Power (Pro Cantione Antiqua) -- Las je ne puis / Jean Legrant -- El ferrarese / Antiono Cornazano [i.e. Cornazzano] -- Je loe amours / Gilles Binchois -- La figlio guiliemino / Domenico De Piacenza [i.e. Domenico da Piacenza] (Schola Cantorum Basiliensis) --Maria suesse meichdekyn -- Ghat sytten gij leven kynder /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: DHM/BMG Classics, c p1997. 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL CEN

Contents: Sonata a 6 / Giovanni Battista Buonamente (Musica Fiata) -- Ave maris stella / Claudio Monteverdi (Cantus CFolln) -- Domine est terra / Heinrich SchFutz (Cantus CFolln, Musica Fiata) -- Cum vocasset in proelium / filios Israel / Giacomo Carissimi -- Cum autem victor Jephte / (Cantus CFolln) -- 3 instrumental pieces / Marin Marais (Le Trio Royal) -- Kyrie; Gloria / Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: DHM/BMG Classics, c p1997. 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL CEN

Contents: Alma redemptoris mater / (Sequentia) -- O Jerusalem / Hildegard Von Bingen (Sequentia) -- Congaudeant catholici / Magister Albertus Parisienis (Sequentia) -- Sederunt principes / Perotinus (Deller-Consort) -- Pero que seja a gente / (Sequentia) -- Alleluja, V. inclite du Benedicte Benedicte merita / (Schola Cantorum Basiliensis) -- Petre Clemens, tam re quam nimine lugentium siccentur occuli...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: DHM/BMG Classics, c p1997. 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL CEN

Lutes, Jason

Summary: "The third and final act of Jason Lutes's historical fiction about the Weimar Republic begins with Hitler arriving in Berlin. With the National Socialist party now controlling Parliament, the citizenry becomes even more divided. Lutes steps back from the larger political upheaval, using the intertwining lives of a small group of Germans to zero in on the rise of fascism and how swiftly it can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LUT