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Sky Arts

Overview
Works: 12 works in 16 publications in 2 languages and 995 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Musical films  Biographical films  Records and correspondence  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.7575
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Most widely held works by Sky Arts
She stoops to conquer by Oliver Goldsmith( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kate is a well-bred lass who passes herself off as a barmaid in order to win the heart of her stuffy suitor. Full of mistaken identities and multiple deceptions, the play pokes fun at the various masks we all wear in different social situations. Along the way, each person learns much about the nature of true love
Theatreland ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first ever observational documentary series to look behind the scenes at one of London's premiere West End venues, the Theatre Royal Haymarket. The series follows the Theatre's busy daily life, from front of house to the production team's back stage, working to get a new production up and running. This also includes the arrival of a new artistic director Sean Mathias and his first production, Waiting for Godot which features two legends of stage and screen Sir Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart
Matthew Bourne's Swan lake ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matthew Bourne's reinterpretation of Swan lake, which features male dancers in traditionally female roles
In search of Beethoven ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the life of the composer is told including interviews, readings of his letters, and studio performances of his works
La bohème opera in four acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recorded In 2009, Jonathan Miller directed and Miguel Harthbedoya conducted the English National Opera as they performed La Boheme. Featured performers include: Alfie Boe, Melody Moore, Roland Wood, and Hanan Alattar
Art of faith by John Mccarthy( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Art of faith is a visually sumptuous series revealing outstanding examples of the art and architecture of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam."
In search of Haydn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Through intimate and revealing interviews with experts, detailed extracts from personal accounts and beautiful location footage, Grabsky offers tremendous insight into not only Haydn's music but the man himself."--Container
Swan lake by Matthew Bourne( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When it premiered at Sadler's Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne's triumphant modern re-interpretation of SWAN LAKE turned tradition upside down, taking the dance world by storm. Now firmly crowned as a modern day classic, this iconic production is perhaps best-known for replacing the traditional female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble. Matthew Bourne blends dance, humor and spectacle with extravagant
L'elisir d'amore ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a performance of "L'Elisir d'Amore," a comic opera about a young man who drinks a "magic" potion to make the girl he desires fall in love with him
Vivaldi's women Schola Pietatis Antonio Vivaldi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Schola Pietatis Antonio Vivaldi is an all-female ensemble, based in Oxford, UK. It is based on the original Figlie di Coro, those foundlings at the Ospedale della Pietà in Venice who performed at Mass and Vespers from behind grilles in the high choir galleries or Cantorie. The ensemble plays several selections of Vivaldi's sacred music. The last selection of the DVD is Peter Ackroyd's Venice, "Episode Three: The City as Music. Peter Ackroyd looks at how music has woven itself into the fabric of the city, and discovers, as he puts it, "the Venetians were infatuated with music". From the gondoliers famous for singing recitatives taken from the poetry of Tasso; to the famous Venetian serenades, sung beneath the ubiquitous balconies to the accompaniment of the mandolin or the guitar; to the modern-day musicians at the restaurants in Piazza san Marco, music is, and always has been, a way of life in Venice. As Ackroyd notes, a 1581 guide book referred to the city as 'the seat of music', while the inventories of middle-class Venetian households reveal the presence of string or keyboard instruments in most of them. Ackroyd explores how Venice's musical awakening really came about as the expansion of its empire drew to a close. Another form of supremacy was required and Venice became the home of the madrigal, the centre of church music and the capital of opera: European composers from Handel to Stravinsky flocked to the city: Wagner and Monteverdi even died there. But perhaps the composer who remains most synonymous with the city is Antonio Vivaldi. Ackroyd traces his life from his early days in the priesthood to his leadership of the Ospedale della Pieta, where he trained orphan girls to perform concerts that became the wonder of the age and notes the thoroughly Venetian rapidity of his execution: he boasted that he could "compose a concerto with all its parts faster than a copyist could copy it"--Http://www.skyarts.co.uk/art-design/article/peter-ackroyds-venice/ (as viewed on 9/22/2010)
Supertramp live in Paris '79 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This show from the Pavillon de Paris was filmed in December 1979 on Supertramp's legendary "Breakfast in America" tour. Now transferred and restored from the original film, the show is packed with Supertramp hits
Artemisia undaunted ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Tells the story of the great Renaissance artist Artemisia Gentilischi who was the first woman in history to fight against the male bastions of the art world and earn her living as a successful painter. An inspiring story about a talented young artist who overcame the stigma of an early rape to become one of the great painters in an age of incomparable Italian art
 
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Italian (2)
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