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Universal Music Distribution

Works: 1,069 works in 1,385 publications in 3 languages and 5,298 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Operas  Filmed ballets  Music videos  Television adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: M1500.M84, 782.1
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Most widely held works about Universal Music Distribution
Most widely held works by Universal Music Distribution
Kurt Cobain : montage of heck( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed as one of the most innovative and intimate documentaries of all time, experience Kurt Cobain like never before in the only fully authorized portrait of the famed music icon. Directed by acclaimed film maker Brett Morgen, who expertly blends Cobain's personal archive of art, music, never-before-seen movies, animation and revelatory interviews from his family and closest friends
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen, a beautiful and sultry gypsy, woos the corporal Don José. Their relationship leads to his rejection of his former love, mutiny against his superior, and joining a gang of smugglers. His jealousy when she turns from him to the bullfighter Escamillo leads to murder
L'amour de loin by Kaija Saariaho( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mystical tale, loosely based on history, of a 12th-century prince and troubadour"--Container
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia suffers when her brother Enrico schemes to save their family from ruin by manipulating her into a loveless marriage. She falls in love with her brother's enemy and is eventually driven mad
The American folk blues festival, 1962-1966( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A rare collection of performances by America's premier bluesmen at the peak of their artistry."--Container
Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though performed in the original Italian, Peter Sellars' production of Don Giovanni relocates Mozart's morality tale to the dark streets of Harlem, deep within the turbulent world of late-twentieth-century America."--Container
The tempest by Thomas Adès( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the sorcerer, Prospero, and his daughter who have been stranded on an island for twelve years
Voyage by Celtic Thunder (Musical group : 2007-)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celtic Thunder continues to explore their Irish and Celtic roots in this 6th Public Television special, highlighting the diversity of Irish music and song
From the sky down a documentary film by U2 (Musical group)( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film about the making of U2's Achtung Baby. Guggenheim uses animation and unseen footage from Berlin and Dublin alongside conversation to reveal what is now a key chapter in U2's career. Includes bonus footage shot last May during the band's visit to Hansa Studios to mark the twentieth anniversary of Achtung Baby, and a Q&A with Bono, The Edge, and Davis Guggenheim
George Balanchine's The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a Christmas party, Masha is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather Drosselmeyer. Her brother breaks it, and Masha is devastated. That night, Masha dreams about the Nutcracker -- he is really a prince, and he comes to life, fights off the Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom. There she is royally entertained, and they dance together. Masha longs to remain in the dream world but her love for her godfather and her family draw her back into the waking world. In this Russian version, the Sugar Plum Fairy is omitted, and Drosselmeyer is present in the Prince's kingdom
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping beauty : Gothic romance by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choreographer Matthew Bourne returns to the music of Tchaikovsky to complete the trio of the composer's ballet masterworks. Bourne sets the Christening of Aurora, the story's heroine, in the year of the ballet's first performance: the height of the Fin de siecle period when fairies, vampires, and decadent opulence fed the gothic imagination. Years later, awakening from her century-long slumber, Aurora finds herself in the modern day; a world more mysterious and wonderful than any fairy story
Live and loud( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the band Nirvana's Dec. 1993 live performance at Pier 48, Seattle as recorded by MTV, along with extras segments from the Live & loud rehearsals and from other performances during Nirvana's 1993-1994 In Utero world tour
'60s gold( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elton John : one night only : the greatest hits live by Elton John( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed over two nights, Elton John performs hits from his four decade career
La clemenza di Tito : opera seria in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full screen (4:3) presentation. Mozart's last opera is presented here in a historical Roman setting. Rich performances by the Vienna Philharmonic under conductor James Levine along with an outstanding cast led by Tatiana Troyanos and Eric Tappy
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles : definitive performances 1963-1987( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Official video anthology of Smokey and the Miracles including rare Apollo footage, clips from Smokey's solo career, and the Miracles' hits with Billy Griffin on lead. Interspersed between performances is the first-ever interview with Smokey and 2 original band members
Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows scenes of the rehearsal and performance of Verdi's opera Falstaff at the Metropolitan Opera House
Nirvana : live at the Paramount by Nirvana (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1991 Halloween concert at Seattle's Paramount Theater in its entirety. Part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the release of Nevermind
ABBA in concert by ABBA (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary of ABBA's 1979 concert tour of North America and Europe. Includes performances of their hit songs, backstage scenes with the group, interviews with the director and tour producer as well as a trailer for the Broadway show, Mama Mia!
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