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Santee, Clark

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Most widely held works by Clark Santee
The unanswered question : Norton lectures 1973 by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these lectures Leonard Bernstein examines music from every age and place in the search for a worldwide, innate musical grammar. Includes performances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Vienna Philharmonic
Denishawn : the contributions of American dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the unique era of modern dance inspired by Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. Archival footage and modern reconstruction of several Denishawn dances are used to document the lives and work of the Denishawn founders
Leonard Bernstein at Harvard : "the unanswered question" by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned conductor and musician Leonard Bernstein gives six lectures at Harvard University on various aspects of music. Includes musical illustrations played on piano or conducted by the maestro. Musical phonology explores the origins and development of music and language, with a performance of Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550. Musical syntax compares the structures of music and speech, and discusses the multiple transformations of which both are capable, with examples from Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550. Musical semantics demonstrates layers of meaning in Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F. Major, op. 68. Delights and dangers of ambiguity looks at explorations of new tonal fields by composers of the Romantic era. Musical illustrations from Berlioz, Wagner, and Debussy. The Twentieth century crisis is Arnold Schoenberg's movement toward atonality and Gustav Mahler's anticipation of the crisis in twentieth-century music. Includes performances of Ives, Ravel, and Mahler. The Poetry of earth examines how Igor Stravinsky kept tonality viable while experimenting freely with dissonance. Includes a complete performance of Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex
Denishawn : the contributions of American dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary tells the story of one of the least-publicized, yet most influential modern dance companies in America. Founded by Ruth St. Denis and her husband Ted Shawn at the turn of the century, Denishawn became legendary for its unique approach to contemporary dance. St. Denis found fame by incorporating elements of Far and Middle Eastern dances to create abstract pieces called "musical visualizations." With the Denishawn School of Dancing and Related Arts, the couple influenced the formation of true modern dance--Martha Graham was a pupil--while both preserving and disseminating their original choreography and concepts. In 'interview' segments actors portray the couple, while rare film footage of the real St. Denis and Shawn shows them at the peak of their creative talents
Alberta Hunter by Alberta Hunter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concert performance by blues vocalist Alberta Hunter
Benny Carter by Benny Carter( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benny Carter performs with Joe Kennedy Jr., Ken Barron, George Duvivier, and Ronnie Bedford
Circle unbroken : a Gullah journey from Africa to America( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

75% of all enslaved Africans coming to America came in through the ports of Charleston, Beaufort and Georgetown, South Carolina. The result of this mingling of enslaved Africans from West Africa with the plantation culture awaiting them in America became Gullah; the genesis and taproot of African American culture. Most popularly portrayed through music, language, food, art, religion and storytelling. Gullah is a part of American history they didn't teach you in school! This film is a dazzling and moving visual celebration of Gullah people in words and music, by one of America's preeminent cultural ambassadors: Anita Singleton-Prather and the Gullah kinfolk
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big band concert by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Joe Williams by Joe Williams( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concert performance by blues vocalist Joe Williams
Art Farmer : Jazz at the Smithsonian by Art Farmer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he came to prominence when most young trumpet players tended to be brash and extroverted, Art Farmer developed a style that is lyrical and wistful, but still swings. He has a great musical versatility that enables him to play up-tempo blues, subdued ballads and experimental sounds with equal ease. Here on trumpet and flugelhorn, he brings a refined soft-edged tone to favorites. Art also gives an inside look at his life and music as he reflects back on his years in both Europe and the United States
Red Norvo : Jazz at the Smithsonian by Red Norvo( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Norvo is one of the giants of jazz history, single handedly transforming the xylophone from a vaudeville novelty into a virtuoso jazz instrument. In a career that has spanned over 50 years, Red has played with some of the biggest jazz names. Under his own name, he led some of the finest small groups in jazz history
Mark Twain : a Musical Biography( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Clemens was a printer, a Mississippi River pilot, a confederate soldier, a miner, a reporter, a lecturer, an editor, a humorist, a businessman, a publisher, a devoted husband and father, quite possibly in his time the most recognizable man in the world, and, of course, one of the greatest American writers who ever lived ... Mark Twain
Music is style( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a series of ten programs first broadcast on PBS-TV in 1977 designed to stimulate music appreciation by introducing viewers to a wide variety of musical concepts and styles
Mel Lewis and the Jazz Orchestra by Mel Lewis( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Lewis and the Jazz Orchestra toured the globe with inventive invigorating big band music and played a crucial role in revitalizing big band jazz. Lewis was considered one of the top drummers in jazz
The torture never stops by Frank Zappa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Zappa's New York Halloween 1981 concerts were filmed Live at The Palladium. This 'thing' entitled 'The Torture Never Stops' was created in its entirety by Zappa from the original concert production. All Frank Zappa shows were unique experiences with Zappa on guitar and baton, leading his band on flights of improvisation and drawing ever more intense performances from them
Music-- is style( Visual )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last in a series of 10 programs first broadcast on PBS-TV. Designed to stimulate music appreciation by introducing viewers to a wide variety of musical concepts and styles
A night with Lou Reed by Lou Reed( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a treasure trove of Reed's greatest hits--from his earliest Velvet Underground days to his recent solo career
Denishawn : the birth of modern dance by Center Dance Collective( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary tells the story of one of the least-publicized, yet most influential modern dance companies in America. Founded by Ruth St. Denis and her husband Ted Shawn at the turn of the century, Denishawn became legendary for its unique approach to contemporary dance. St. Denis found fame by incorporating elements of Far and Middle Eastern dances to create abstract pieces called "musical visualizations." With the Denishawn School of Dancing and Related Arts, the couple influenced the formation of true modern dance--Martha Graham was a pupil--while both preserving and disseminating their original choreography and concepts. In 'interview' segments actors portray the couple, while rare film footage of the real St. Denis and Shawn shows them at the peak of their creative talents
A Tribute to Sidney Bechet : Bob Wilber and the Smithsonian Jazz Repertory Ensemble by Bob Wilber( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concert by saxophonist Bob Wilber and the Smithsonian Jazz Ensemble, in honor of soprano saxophonist Sidney Bechet. Therein, a big band plays songs Bechet helped to popularize, predominantly Dixieland jazz
An evening with Alan Jay Lerner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Jay Lerner takes us on a tour of his legendary career
 
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