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Scottish Television

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Works: 132 works in 155 publications in 1 language and 1,460 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Biography 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Scottish Television
Gregory's girl by Bill Forsyth ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At last we get to see a teenager who doesn't "have it all together"...one whose attempts to be super cool give way to eagerness, hysterical shyness, clumsiness and woeful incompetence...Gregory suddenly discovers that "playing the field" doesn't necessarily mean keeping a wide cover on a football ground!
Copland Appalachian spring ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How "musical space" is used to create drama in classical pieces is explored by examining this famous work of American composer Aaron Copland. Mixing small musical steps with giant leaps between notes and chords, the orchestra shows how Copland developed a musical piece full of surprises and the dissonant sounds for which he is noted. (15 minutes)
Stravinsky devil's dance from a soldier's tale and vivo and finale from Pulcinella ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This energetic program illustrates how unpredictable rhythms punctuate musical pieces, and how different instruments are used to create the effect. The orchestra dissects the two Stravinsky pieces line-by-line, illustrating the composer's use of stark rhythm changes to achieve wondrous musical special effects
Mozart overture to "the marriage of Figaro ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using Mozart's lively operatic piece, this program illustrates how composers weave together musical ideas to bring contrast and texture to their music. Abrupt pizzicatos, resounding fanfares, and languid melodies presented as a series of quick edits illustrate the point, along with an uninterrupted playback of a portion of the Overture
Milhaud Boeuf sur le Toit ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this program, the orchestra uses lighthearted cafe music from the Milhaud ballet set in a Paris nightclub to illustrate how the use of various keys adds color to the musical landscape. Different instruments, performing the pieces in major and minor keys, give listeners a firsthand glimpse into how key changes add interest to music
Andrew Carnegie Maverick Millionaire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andrew Carnegie was once the richest man in the world. Carnegie made steel, steel made America, and Carnegie accumulated millions. Then, having succeeded in making more money than anyone else on earth, Carnegie determined to become the world's greatest benefactor by giving all his money away. There are few cities in the United States or the old British Empire that have not benefited from one of the thousands of libraries, swimming pools, and halls he funded. This program tells the story of the diminutive Scotsman who revolutionized steel making, terrified Wall Street, influenced presidents, endowed philanthropic foundations, smashed labor unions, and finally sold his businesses for 500 million dollars
Ravel pavane pour une infante défunte ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program illustrates how melody is used to move musical pieces along in one continuous flow. Beginning with a long, slow strain, we see and hear Ravel's melody progress through a series of changes and variations created by the addition of different instruments. The result is a musical piece replete with obvious shade and tone
Scotland: a new look by Geoffrey Denis Credland ( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Burns love and liberty ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some of the most frequently anthologized poems in the English language are sung and read
Scotland-- the vital market: a survey of Scotland's economy by Scottish Television ( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forgive and forget ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handsome, macho David is a construction worker for his father's building firm in South London. Visiting Soho for casual sexual encounters, David is unable to admit to himself or anyone else that he is gay. That includes Theo, his straight best mate, whom David secretly loves. It takes an appearance on a TV show to set David on the road to accepting himself-- but at what price?
Charles Rennie who? the fall and rise of Mackintosh ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a Glasgow architect, is discussed and exhibited in this film which details the popularity and obscurity of this "architect's architect."
Ten years of Take the high road by Michael Elder ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genes the language of life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A balanced examination of genetic engineering considers the benefits in preventing or curing disease as well as ethical questions on its application in plants, animals and humans
The fall and rise of Mackintosh by Murray Grigor ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The revelation of "The fall and rise of Mackintosh" is the process that put Mackintosh on the international map as a great force in contemporary architecture and design. World-renowned architects analyse Mackintosh's architectural legacy
A new perspective by Tom Steel ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What's your problem? : the essential guide to everyday living / written by Irene Black [et al.] by Irene Black ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Never mind the handicap ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Scotsport guide to Spain World Cup '82 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Scottish Television Ltd
Languages
English (40)
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