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Zorn, John 1953-

Overview
Works: 1,080 works in 1,839 publications in 6 languages and 11,097 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Personal narratives  Interviews  Biography  Music  Documentary films  Manuscripts 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Arranger, Editor, Vocalist, Producer, Interviewee, Singer, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Other, Librettist, Lyricist, Originator, Production personnel, tre
Classifications: BM729.H65, 780.904
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Most widely held works by John Zorn
Trembling before G-d ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary built around personal stories of gay and lesbian Hasidic and Orthodox Jews. Portrays people who face a profound dilemma - how to reconcile their passion for Judaism with the biblical prohibitions against homosexuality. Includes interviews with closeted and out gay Orthodox and Hasidic Jews, including the first openly gay Orthodox rabbis, Steven Greenberg
Treasures IV American avant garde film, 1947-1986 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents 26 films by artists who helped to redefine cinema. Shows an array of film types and styles, from abstract animation to documentary and balances acknowledged classics with rediscoveries. The films are drawn from the preservation work of five of America's foremost avant-garde archives: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Anthology Film Archives, The Museum of Modern Art, The New York Public Library, and The Pacific Film Archive. None of the titles has been available before on good-quality video in the United States
Secret lives hidden children and their rescuers during WWII ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This emotionally stirring documentary tells the stories of Jewish children hidden from the Nazis in extraordinary acts of kindness by non-Jews
Arcana : musicians on music ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delving into recent developments in avant-garde music, this anthology looks at the current generation of experimental players and composers
Hiding and seeking faith and tolerance after the Holocaust ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dramatic and emotional story of a Jewish father who journeys with his two ultra-Orthodox sons back to Poland to try to find the Christian farmers who hid their family from the Nazis
Protocols of Zion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Despite all the evidence, millions around the world continue to blame the Jews for 9/11. This belief is a modern-day incarnation of the infamous 'The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, ' the century-old forgery that some people claimed to be the Jews' master plan to rule the world. Filmmaker Marc Levin sets out to understand why 'The Protocols of the Elders of Zion' has been revived, and to challenge one of the most persistent, insidious conspiracy theories of all time"--Container
Shaolin Ulysses Kungfu monks in America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adrenaline-filled odyssey of five legendary kungfu monks in search of the American dream. The men in this movie are not only accomplished Zen masters but famous kungfu stars with huge followings. It also has footage and history of the Shaolin Temple in Henan province, & chronicles the creation of Zen and kungfu by a wandering monk named Bodhidharma 1500 years ago. Today the temple is a tourist attraction, the world's largest kungfu school and a UNESCO World Heritage Monument applicant
In the mirror of Maya Deren by Martina Kudláček ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary which combines excerpts from Maya Deren's films Meshes of the afternoon, At land, and Ritual in transfigured time with archival footage and observances from acolytes and contemporaries such as Stan Brakhage, Jonas Mekas, Katherine Dunn and Judith Malina
Naked City by John Zorn ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Smith and the destruction of Atlantis ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of interviews and clips by and about the revolutionary American artist Jack Smith. Filmmaker, actor, and pioneer of underground cinema, he is generally acclaimed as a founding father of American Performance Art, and has been critically recognized as a master photographer. The film also delves into Smith's tenuous relationship with Andy Warhol -- who adopted Smith's ideas in his own work. Pays homage to New York's ultimate anti-hero and the original King of the Underground
Arcana III : Musicians on music ( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arcana II : Musicians on music ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spillane by John Zorn ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arcana IV : musicians on music ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spy vs. spy the music of Ornette Coleman by Ornette Coleman ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tap by Pat Metheny ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Homecoming celebrating 20 years of dance at P.S. 122 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary film focusing on 10 leading post-modern choreographers who created some of their seminal works at Performance Space 122 (P.S. 122) in New York City. Includes interviews with these choreographers, and performances of excerpts from their works
Arcana V : music, magic and mysticism ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The big gundown John Zorn plays the music of Ennio Morricone by Ennio Morricone ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on Marie Menken by Martina Kudlacek ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and German and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles avant-garde filmmaker Marie Menken, who pioneered non-narrative film methods. In 1937 she married poet Willard Maas and in 1943 was the camera person on his film The geography of the body. After that she began to make her own short films
 
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Hajime, Dekoboko, 1953-
Tzizit, Rav, 1953-
Zorn, Džon 1953-
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