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King's Noyse (Musical group)

Contents: Galliard III based on La Mantoana / Giovanni Maria Trabaci (2:55) -- Galliard / Giovanni Leonardo dell'Arpa (2:41) -- Non ha'l ciel cotanti lumi = Heaven hath not so many stars / Claudio Monteverdi (3:01) -- Qual cadavero spirante = Like a dying corpse / Jacopo Peri (4:34) -- Pavane II / Carlo Farina (12:52) -- Se pur è ver = If it be true / Filippo Vitali (5:14) -- Dances from Il scolaro. Aria...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmonia Mundi France 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI, propelling him, his two sons Cesare and Juan, and his daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Celenza, Christopher S.

Summary: Machiavellian used to describe the ruthless cunning of the power-obsessed and the pitiless is never meant as a compliment. But the man whose"name became shorthand for all that is ugly in politics was more engaging and nuanced than his reputation suggests. Christopher S. Celenza s Machiavelli: A Portrait "removes the varnish of centuries to reveal not only the hardnosed political philosopher but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MACHIAVELLI, NICCOLAO CEL

Summary: Throughout history, musicians and musical works have reflected the fashion, culture, and social attitudes of their times. Music today is more diversified than ever, from the megahits of teen pop stars to the depth and emotionality of gospel choirs to the tones and textures produced by large-scale orchestras. Add to this the unstoppable forces of MySpace, YouTube, the iPod, and a rapidly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Duo de harpes Gioccarpa

Contents: En bateau / Claude Debussy -- Pavane ; Petit Poucet ; Impératrice ; La belle et la bête ; Le jardin féérique / Maurice Ravel -- Vent de terre, vent de mer / Denis Barbier -- Córdoba / Isaac Albéniz -- Danza oriental ; Danza andaluza / Enrique Granados -- Fandango / Luigi Boccherini.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Pierre Verany 1996

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

Murphy, Caroline

Summary: From the Publisher: In Murder of a Medici Princess, Caroline Murphy illuminates the brilliant life and tragic death of Isabella de Medici, one of the brightest stars in the dazzling world of Renaissance Italy, the daughter of Duke Cosimo I, ruler of Florence and Tuscany. Murphy is a superb storyteller, and her fast-paced narrative captures the intrigue, the scandal, the romantic affairs, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MEDICI, ISABELLA DE MUR

Morgan, Ann Marie.

Contents: Divisions on a ground in G major / Thomas Baltzar (9:15) -- Among rosebuds / Henry Lawes (1:41) -- Prelude in D major / Christopher Simpson (1:33) -- Première suite in D minor. Allemande La LaBorde ; La Forqueray ; La Cottin ; La Bellemont ; La portugaise ; La Couperin / Antoine Forqueray (26:53) -- Prelude in B♭ major (2:01) ; Prelude in E minor (2:17) / Simpson -- Fire, lo how I burn /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Centaur 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL Morgan 2000

Bartlett, Kenneth R.

Summary: "This course traces the development of the Italian city-states of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, showing how the modern nation of Italy was forged out of the rivalries, allegiances, and traditions of a vibrant and diverse people"--Publisher's web site.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937 ITA
Call number: DVD 937 ITA PART 1
Call number: DVD 937 ITA PART 2

Contents: Angelus domini ; Vide domine / Leone Leoni -- Gloria / Johann RosenmFuller -- Sanctus-Osanna-Benedictus-Osanna ; Agnus dei / Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber -- Der Herr ist mein Hirt / Heinrich SchFutz -- Es haben mir die HoffFartigen / Sebastian KnFupfer -- Magnificat primi toni a 8 / Johann Stadlmayr -- Wo der Herr das Haus nicht bauet, SWV 473 / Heinrich SchFutz.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: DHM/BMG Classics 1998

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

Summary: Liszt frequently expanded upon the work of previous composers to create new musical forms. His transcription of Verdi's Rigoletto was part of a completely new style of piano composition. In this program, Martino Tirimo guides students toward a mastery of the Rigoletto paraphrase and an understanding of its compositional layers. Assembled at London's Royal Academy of Music, pianists from the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 MER

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MER

Summary: Philip Cumbus is the King of Navarre and Michelle Terry is the Princess of France in this performance of Love's Labour's Lost at Shakespeare's Globe, London's faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599. True to the play's original Renaissance staging and costume, this production is a festive parade of every weapon in the youthful Shakespeare's comic arsenal-excruciating...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Performed at Shakespeare's Globe, London's faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599, Romeo and Juliet is arguably the best-loved of all love stories in Western literature. The play's masterful combination of lyricism, suspense, and dramatic changes of mood is dramatized by an...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: As You Like It runs the glorious gamut of pastoral romance: disguises and love notes, poetry and brilliant conversation, gentle satire and full-on slapstick, and running throughout it all, passion! This staging-performed at Shakespeare's Globe, London's faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599-spotlights Naomi Frederick, Jack Laskey, Laura Rogers, Jamie Parker, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Provides an overview of the history of dance in the Baroque period and explores the elements that help illuminate the historical preservation of dance. Examines the creative process through dance notation, arm embellishments, spatial patterns, the dance-music relationship, and artistic interpretation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Dancetime Production 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 793.3 ART

Vivanti, Corrado.

Contents: Part I. The Florentine secretary -- A shadowy period : the first half of his life -- The relationship with Savonarola -- The activity in the Chancery -- The correspondence with functionaries of the domain -- Diplomatic activity -- The experience of the early missions -- Changes of fortune and the Ghiribizzi al Soderino -- The Florentine ordinance -- The Venetian defeat and the reconquest of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MACHIAVELLI, NICCOLO VIV

Summary: From the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, this production of Shakespeare's rollicking classic battle of the sexes stars Len Cariou as Petruchio, the strutting male chauvinist suitor who sets out to undermine the spirit of young Katharina. Taped before a live audience, this production is treated in a solidly traditional fashion by British stage director Peter Dews, retaining the integrity of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1982

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Summary: Inspired by Paganini's dedication to a soloist instrument, the violin, Chopin decided early in his career to write only for piano. This beautifully produced program presents a biography of the Polish-born child prodigy and composer who blended Slavic influences into his works. Sketches, paintings, and cinematic treatments of Chopin and his times complement the music. Archival footage includes...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Clavin, Thomas

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "The true story of the Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, and the famous Battle at the OK Corral, by the New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City and Wild Bill. On the afternoon of October 26, 1881, nine men clashed in what would be known as the most famous shootout in American frontier history. Thirty bullets were exchanged in thirty seconds, killing three men and wounding three others. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 978 CLA
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: The Rhapsody in B Minor requires a range of sensibilities, from lightheartedness to a propensity for shock value. In this program, virtuoso pianist Martino Tirimo leads an engaging master class at London's Royal Academy of Music-pushing his students to find the essence of the Brahms piece, while encouraging each performer to craft his or her individual approach. Artists from the United States,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This is a performance of the Messiah in the original scoring, performed as Handel intended it, with much smaller resources than we have become accustomed to and, therefore, a perfect balance between a small chorus and orchestra. Roger Norrington conducts the London Baroque Players (comprising leading specialists in 17th- and 18th-century instrumental practice), the Cardiff (Wales) Polyphonic...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: This captivating program combines key scenes from Mozart's singspiel The Abduction from the Seraglio as performed at the spectacular Topkapi Palace with a documentary about the intricate process of rehearsing the production. A winner of the International Broadcasting Convention's Golden Rembrandt, the program also provides fresh insights into the personal life of Mozart, the history of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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