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Koenig, Wolf

Overview
Works: 217 works in 407 publications in 2 languages and 1,801 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Claims  Documentary films  Biographical films  Drama  Juvenile works  Short films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Interviewee, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.D6, 791.433
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Wolf Koenig
Publications by Wolf Koenig
Publications by Wolf Koenig, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Wolf Koenig
Stravinsky by Wolf Koenig( visu )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
"Stravinsky [reminisces] about his ... life, traveling aboard ship en route to Hamburg, and conducting the CBC Festival Singers of Toronto in a recording of his "Symphony of Psalms".--Container
Cinéma vérité defining the moment by Peter Wintonick( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in French and English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
"The cinéma vérité (or direct cinema) movement of the '50s and '60s was driven by a group of rebel filmmakers tired of stilted documentaries. They wanted to show life as it really is: raw, gritty, dramatic. Rich in excerpts from vérité classics ... this is the first film to capture all the excitement of a revolution that changed movie-making forever"--Container. Includes commentary by filmmakers, and explores vérité's influence in everything from TV news to music videos to Webcams
Kanehsatake 270 years of resistance by Alanis Obomsawin( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A feature-documentary on the confrontation of the Mohawk people of the First Nations and the Quebec police and the Canadian army in the summer of 1990
Lonely boy ( visu )
16 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Describes the rise to fame of Paul Anka, a Canadian songwriter and singer
Glenn Gould on and off the record by Wolf Koenig( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Two thirty minute programs profiling pianist Glenn Gould. See some of Gould's home life at his cottage near lake Simcoe, Ontario, as he plays his 60-year-old piano and chats with fellow musician, Franz Kraemer; and follow Gould to New York for a day at Columbia Records, where he performs the Italian concerto
City of gold by Pierre Berton( visu )
11 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
This classic short film from Pierre Berton depicts the Klondike gold rush at its peak, when would-be prospectors struggled through harsh conditions to reach the fabled gold fields over 3000 km north of civilization. Using a collection of still photographs, the film juxtaposes the Dawson City at the height of the gold rush with its bustling taverns and dance halls with the more tranquil Dawson City of the present
Pierre Lefevre on acting ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Using the tool of the mask, Lefèvre guides young actors at the National Theatre School of Canada through explorations of the physical, vocal and inner life of a character
Glenn Gould two portraits ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Two thirty minute programs profiling pianist Glenn Gould. In Glenn Gould off the record, we see some of Gould's home life at his cottage near lake Simcoe, Ontario, as he plays his 60-year-old piano and chats with fellow musician, Franz Kraemer. In Glenn Gould on the record, we follow Gould to New York for a day at Columbia Records, where he performs the Italian concerto
The National Film Board of Canada a history ( visu )
in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Presents an array of documentaries, animation films and fiction features which are offered as a sample of the films the Film Board has produced over the years
Neighbours by Norman McLaren( visu )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
A parable about two people who, after living side by side in mutual friendliness and respect, come to blows over the possession of a flower that one day grows where their properties meet
The great toy robbery ( visu )
7 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
A spoof of the wild west--a color cartoon starring the world's most-wanted good guy, Santa Claus. As in all Westerns, good wins over evil, but not before robbers and robbed have romped through some odd situations
The days before Christmas ( visu )
5 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A pot-pourri of Christmas in Montreal--milling crowds, store Santa Clauses, kindergarten angels, merry-making
Glenn Gould on & off the record, two portraits of the celebrated pianist by Glenn Gould( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Two thirty minute programs profiling pianist Glenn Gould. In Glenn Gould off the record, we see some of Gould's home life at his cottage near lake Simcoe, Ontario, as he plays his 60-year-old piano and chats with fellow musician, Franz Kraemer. In Glenn Gould on the record, we follow Gould to New York for a day at Columbia Records, where he performs the Italian concerto
Hot stuff ( visu )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
This humorous animation film traces man's carelessness with fire, from its discovery to the present day. Early man is warned that he must keep fire under control, but he gradually ignores this warning. Overloaded sockets, smoldering cigarettes and other fire hazards result in the destruction of life and property
Glenn Gould On the Record ( visu )
6 editions published between 1959 and 1994 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
A compilation of two short films on Glen Gould. Off the record: at his cottage retreat near Lake Simcoe, Ontario, where he revels in his freedom from public performances, playing the piano for an audience of one - his collie. He rambles through the woods, and chats about composition with fellow musician Franz Kraemer. On the record: in New York, where he jokes with a cab driver, banters with sound engineers, and tapes the Italian Concerto. This is the other side of Gould - the creator and interpreter of music who is vigorous, sensitive, self-critical, and hard to satisfy
Enemy Alien ( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Examines the history of Japanese immigration to Canada, particularly to British Columbia, from the late 19th century when they were needed as cheap labour for mines and railway construction through to 1949 when they finally received the right to vote. The long story of frustration and injustice, mistrust and hate, and the struggle of Japanese-Canadians to gain acceptance, is focused to some degree on their treatment during World War II
Canada vignettes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A vignette of animated images showing the variety of people who live in Canada. On the sound track, children's voices attempt to define a Canadian
I was a ninety-pound weakling ( visu )
2 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A round-up of what goes on in the toe-touching parlors of a large city. Here you see modern man brought to bay by his own poundage, resolved to erase by exercise what rich food, idleness and age have put on. In yoga headstand schools and flesh-shrinking lofts, high resolves to beat the bulge reach strange and sometimes amusing ends
When Shirley met Florence ( visu )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Memories surface as Shirley and Florence exchange reminiscences of the friendship that began over 50 years ago. Both Jewish, one an immigrants, one a lesbian, one heterosexual, both committed activists in the fight for minority rights, they enjoy music, family and friendship together
The house that Jack built ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A humorous animation film about that fellow we all know, who builds his house in the best suburb he can afford, and then aches to be somewhere better. He had a picture bride, a picture window, and a garden as pretty as a Better Homes and Gardens picture. But so did everyone else. He wanted something special and, like Jack and the Beanstalk, he finally got it. What he got is a moral for all
 
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