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Scottish Television

Overview
Works: 132 works in 158 publications in 1 language and 1,864 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Comedy films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Scottish Television
 
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 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Gregory has his first encounter with girls. Gregory's love-life takes off with his infatuation with Dorothy, the first female player on his all-male soccer team. While waiting for her to meet him one evening, Gregory winds up becoming a pawn in an elaborate date relay set up by some of his female classmates. He's confused, but loves every minute of it as he gets to know Susan who, it turns out, has had designs on him all along
Copland Appalachian spring( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 188 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
Mozart overture to "the marriage of Figaro( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 187 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. (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 187 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. (15 minutes)
Robert Burns Love and Liberty( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where other early Romantic poets saw dialect and country subjects as quaint, for Burns they were the materials of his life and became the heart of some of the most frequently anthologized poems in the English language. A Man's a Man, John Anderson, my Jo, Ye Banks and Braes o' Bonnie Doon, To a Mouse, Auld Lang Syne, and others are sung or read
Milhaud Boeuf sur le Toit( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 174 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 169 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 dÃfunte( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 125 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. (15 minutes)
Scotland: a new look by Geoffrey Denis Credland( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland-- the vital market: a survey of Scotland's economy by Scottish Television( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgive and forget( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 33 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 )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new perspective by Tom Steel( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fall and Rise of Mackintosh by Murray Grigor( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 8 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
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 idea called Commonwealth : an introduction to the world's largest group of nations by Scottish Television( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 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

Microchips with everything( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the pros and cons of computers. It explores their use in education, medicine and virtual reality, as well as their role in creating anti-social behavior and addiction to violent computer games
 
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A new perspective
Alternative Names
Scottish Television Ltd

Languages
English (43)

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