Educational Audio Visual, Inc
Most widely held works by Educational Audio Visual, Inc
American musical theater ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Still photographs and original recordings illustrate the development of the American musical from 19th century minstrelsy to the introduction of rock music in the 1960s.
Impressionism in art and music ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Following an on-camera introduction by Roya Megnot, the first part outlines the basic principles of impressionism as practiced by Monet and Debussy. The second part extends the discussion to other artists and composers and seeks to relate the achievements of impressionism to developments in modern music and modern art.
American musical theater the 1970s ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Discusses popular musicals of the 1970's, reflecting on the new focus on topical issues, the importance of the concept musical, the entry of Black productions in the Broadway mainstream, and other significant new trends of the decade.
The EAV history of jazz with Billy Taylor ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Billy Taylor traces jazz music from its beginning through the mid-1980's. Live performances by the Billy Taylor Trio introduce various styles, along with old film footage of great performers.
Medieval art and music ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Following an on-camera introduction by Roya Megnot, shows how the art, architecture, and music of the medieval period were governed by the church and created in its service. Part one deals with the beginnings of illumination and Romanesque architecture. Part two focuses on the Gothic period and includes the rise of Gothic architecture, the beginnings of secularism in art, and the development of polyphony in music.
Baroque art and music ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Following an on-camera introduction by Roya Megnot, introduces the student to the art and music of the baroque period, 1600-1750. Traces the advent of the baroque era through the paintings of Caravaggio and Carracci and through the music of Frescobaldi and Monteverdi. Includes paintings by Rubens, sculpture by Bernini, and music of Corelli which represent the international style of the high baroque. Also describes baroque in northern Europe.
Romanticism in art and music ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Following and on-camera introduction by Roya Megnot, introduces the main elements of romanticism as reflected in works of art and music of that period. Shows the influence of literature on art. Contains excerpts from romantic musical works.
Renaissance art and music ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Provides a general introduction to Renaissance art and music and describes the early Renaissance in Florence, Italy. Also deals with the Renaissance in Rome, Venice, and other parts of Europe.
The Renaissance ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Presents a multifaceted introduction to the period from the late 14th century to the end of the 16th century. Covers Europe before the Renaissance, the Renaissance in Italy, and the Renaissance elsewhere in Europe.
The EAV history of music ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Presents students with an introduction to what music is culturally and gives them an outline of the development of Western music.
Twentieth-century artistic revolutions ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Focuses on unprecedented developments that took place in Western European art and music within the first decade or so of the twentieth century.
The Crusades ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Analyzes the reasons behind the Crusades and describes the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Crusades. Presents photographs of sacred places in the Holy Land and shows paintings, prints, woodcuts, engravings, and drawings from the time of the Crusades.
Causes of World War I ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Summarizes the major causes of World War I, detailing the political, economic, social, and cultural events that contributed to rising tensions in Europe in the early 1900s.
Eighteenth century art and music ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Part 1 deals with 18th-century art and music up to the French Revolution. Part 2 deals with the years of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era.
Voice, the universal instrument ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Communicates the challenge and delight of developing the singing voice. Follows a group of young people at voice lessons and rehearsals, during which students and teachers talk to one another and to the camera. Musical selections from a variety of styles and traditions serve to illustrate basic elements of singing.
Causes of World War II ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1998 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia and on the terms of the peace settlement that ended World War I to show how these events encouraged the growth of fascism. Also deals with the worldwide depression in the 1930s and the relationship of Hitler's rise to power and the growth of militarism in Japan and Italy to economic conditions.
The French Revolution ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Presents the chronology of the French Revolution and explains the political, economic, and social forces behind the events.
The Young person's guide to the orchestra ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Uses visuals to illustrate Benjamin Britten's The young person's guide to the orchestra.
The Human voice ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of the art of singing in Western culture from its roots in the Catholic Church, through its evolution as a secular art form, to its culmination in the bel canto of European opera. Explains the structure and function of the voice mechanism in the human body and discusses various techniques used in voice training.
Pop music in the twentieth century ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Surveys the relationship of popular music to the social history of America since the turn of the century.
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