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Bardet, Pierre-Olivier

Overview
Works: 50 works in 106 publications in 5 languages and 3,058 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Drama  Biography  Music videos  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Scenarist, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: ML397, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pierre-Olivier Bardet
Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An American naval officer falls in love with a Japanese geisha girl known as Butterfly and marries her, with no intention of ever taking her home to America."
The art of violin : a film( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features archival performance footage and interviews, this film profiles the world of the violin in the 20th century and its most outstanding performers. ... some silent, and later resynchronised, film footage ..."--Container
Francofonia by Aleksandr Sokurov( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the Louvre Museum and the relevant meditation on the essential relationship between art, culture, and history
The art of singing : golden voices of the century = L'art du chant : les plus belles voix du vingtième sic̀le = El arte del canto : grandes voces del siglo by Peter R Smith( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many illustrious opera stars of the twentieth century are featured in sound and vision in rare footage, much of it previously unavailable
La danse : le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film follows the rehearsals and performances of seven ballets: Genus by Wayne McGregor, Medea by Angelin Preljocaj, The House of Bernarda Alba by Mats Ek, Paquita by Pierre Lacotte, The Nutcracker by Rudolph Nureyev, Orpheus and Eurydice by Pina Bausch, and Romeo and Juliet by Sasha Waltz. The film shows the work involved in administering the company and the coordinated and collaborative work of choreographers, ballet masters, dancers, musicians, and costume, set, and lighting designers"--Container
The art of the piano = L'art du piano = El arte del piano = Āto ofu piano by Christian LABRANDE( Visual )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Ignace Jan Paderewski in 1936 to Claudio Arrau in 1970, the Art of piano features some of the most fascinating material, historically and musically, from the world's film and television archives."--Container
Nelson Goerner live at the Verbier Festival( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of today's most sought-after performers, the Argentine pianist Nelson Goerner brings his love of Beethoven and Chopin to the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, and presents very personal interpretations of two important sonatas and two études. His rare talent was spotted by Martha Argerich, thanks to whom he was awarded a grant for further study in Argentina and Europe. He is now established as one of the most remarkable pianists of his generation
Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the eve of the First World War a magical drama unfolds as Tamino sets forth on a perilous journey in pursuit of love, light and peace in a world afflicted by darkness, death and destruction. An eerie quiet descends over a landscape still untouched by conflict as Tamino waits anxiously with his fellow recruits for the command to go into battle. What ensues is a spectacular musical adventure in which the blossoming love between Tamino and Pamina, the beautiful daughter of the Queen of the Night, may help determine the fate of a nation and the destiny of millions"--Container
Juxtapositions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Stravinsky's Symphonies for Wind Instruments, composed in 1920 in memory of Claude Debussy. A montage technique juxtaposes short musical sequences and blocks of sound. Also included is Five Orchestra Pieces composed in 1909
National Gallery by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frederick Wiseman's National Gallery takes the audience behind the scenes of a London institution, on a journey to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of western art from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. The film includes shots of 255 of the Gallery's paintings and portrays the day-to-day work of curators, conservators, art handlers ... National Gallery is the portrait of a place, its way of working and relations with the world, its staff and public, and its paintings"--Container
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau : Autumn journey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Autumn journey is a filmed portrait of the life and work of German baritone, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Filmed on the occasion of his 70th birthday Fischer-Dieskau reveals for the first time many of the secrets of his outstanding success. This prolific singer talks about his life, the remarkable influences which have guided his career, musical interpretation, his colleagues and his attitude towards Italian, Russian and French repertoire. Performance extracts include works by Schubert, Schumann, Strauss, Brahms, Mahler, Wolf, Bach, Verdi, Mozart, Wagner, Reimann, Berg, Henze and Britten.""--Container
Martha Argerich : evening talks( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Martha Argerich shares with us her memories, confides in her doubts and transmits to us her incredible appetite for music making. Images of Argentina, rehearsals in the concert hall or at home, excerpts of recent concerts and archival clips complete this unique film."--Container
Claudio Arrau by Claudio Arrau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schwarzkopf, Seefried, Fischer-Dieskau by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in German and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A unique historical glimpse into the great performances from legendary artists of the golden age. Restored films include full-length programs of musical performances and rare bonus footage
Africa live : the Roll Back Malaria concert : a film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features top African musicians performing before a local audience of more than 50,000 March 12-13, 2005 at the Iba Mar Diop Stadium in Dakar, Senegal in the fight against malaria. Includes live performances from the two-day music festival produced by Youssou N'Dour, backstage comments from the artists, and insights into the organization of the event in Dakar
Yehudi Menuhin by Yehudi Menuhin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about Yehudi Menuhin's career, including his first steps into the limelight as a child, his development into a star violinist, expansion into jazz and Indian music, his close family ties, and his great humanity to those less fortunate than himself
André Cluytens, Emil Gilels by André Cluytens( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retransmissions de la Radio française
Otello, ossia, Il moro de venezia by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Italian and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecilia Bartoli makes her long-anticipated debut in the role of Desdemona in Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier's new production of Rossini's Otello for the Zürich Opera House
La danse : le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rehearsals and performances of seven ballets: Genus by Wayne McGregor, Medea by Angelin Preljocaj, The House of Bernarda Alba by Mats Ek, Paquita by Pierre Lacotte, The Nutcracker by Rudolph Nureyev, Orpheus and Eurydice by Pina Bausch, and Romeo and Juliet by Sasha Waltz. The film shows the work involved in administering the company and the coordinated and collaborative work of choreographers, ballet masters, dancers, musicians, and costume, set, and lighting designers
Élégie de la traversée( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Russian and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Élégie de la traversée, Sokurov crosses vast terrain, sails the high seas, and stumbles through congested cities to arrive at the doors of the empty Boijmans Museum in Rotterdam. Only then does he discover that the goal of his voyage was to bask in the power of St. Mary's Square, a beautiful landscape by Peter Saenredam. In Rober, schastlivai︠a︡ zhiznʹ, the director meditates on the work of French romantic artist Hubert Robert, whose paintings of lost ruins evoke the same nostalgia and lyricism of Sokurov's own moody films
 
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The art of singing : golden voices of the century = L'art du chant : les plus belles voix du vingtième sic̀le = El arte del canto : grandes voces del siglo
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