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Weinstein, Larry

Overview
Works: 65 works in 176 publications in 4 languages and 1,781 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs  Made-for-TV movies  History 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, fmd, Author, Performer, Creator, Restager, Other
Classifications: E183.8.I55, 955.054
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Larry Weinstein
Publications by Larry Weinstein
Most widely held works by Larry Weinstein
Our Man in Tehran ( visu )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
The film explores the real story behind the Oscar-winning film Argo. In this gripping documentary, the story of the Canadian Caper is told by the man who knows it best, Ken Taylor, Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who hid the six Americans and obtained the counterfeit documents that allowed them to make their dramatic escape from Tehran
Inside Hana's suitcase by Larry (Director) Weinstein( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
A group of Japanese children unravel the story of George and Hana Brady, two young Jewish children who grew up in pre-WWII Czechoslovakia, when they receive an old suitcase with Hana's name written on it from the Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz
The war symphonies : Shostakovich against Stalin ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
A look at the Stalinist purges and the musical response Dmitri Shostakovich made through his symphonies Four to Nine, which he called "tombstones."
My war years-- Arnold Schoenberg by Arnold Schoenberg( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
No composer has been at once more despised, revered, controversial and ultimately more influential than Arnold Schoenberg. This program centers on the explosive years from 1906 to 1923, when he single-handedly transformed the language of music itself
Stormy weather : the music of Harold Arlen by Harold Arlen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
The War symphonies : Shostakovich against Stalin ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Russian and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A look at Stalin's purge on Russia and the musical response Dmitri Shostakovich made through his symphonies Four to Nine, which he called "tombstones."
Clarinet concerto by Aaron Copland( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Begins with a 30 min. segment in which Dudley Moore, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Richard Stolzman discuss Copeland's Clarinet concerto, followed by the performance of the concerto
The Rodrigo collection by Joaquín Rodrigo( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 49 libraries worldwide
DVD comprises a film of Pepe Romero performing the Concierto de Aranjuez, and a documentary Shadows and light, directed by Larry Weinstein, which tells the story of Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo
Toscanini : In his own words ( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Docudrama based on the conversation tapes and letters of conductor Arturo Toscanini. The tapes were made by his son Walter during the last years of Toscanini's life. Also includes documentary and concert footage and home movies
Violin concerto no. 2 by Béla Bartók( visu )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Begins with a 10 min. segment in which Dudley Moore, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Kyoko Takezawa discuss Bartók's Violin concerto no. 2, followed by the performance of the concerto
Ravel ( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and French and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Examines Maurice Ravel's life and career through interviews with colleagues and friends. Representations of his work are heard throughout the film
Nights in the gardens of Spain by Manuel de Falla( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"Nights" are symphonic impressions for piano and orchestra, filmed on location at the Alhambra and Generalife, Granada, Spain. The libretto for the puppet opera (one act) is by Falla from a chapter in Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Solidarity song : the Hanns Eisler story ( visu )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Documentary portrait of composer Hanns Eisler, one of the greatest composers of the twentieth century, but one of the least known. A devoted Communist, he was persecuted by the Fascist of Germany, the right-wing Committee of Un-American Activities in the United States, and the Communists government of East Germany. Features interviews with close friends and relatives with rare and previously unknown footage from explosive events of his life and newly recorded performances of his music
Shadows and light : Joaquín Rodrigo at 90 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Documentary of composer Joaquín Rodrigo at the age of 90, which explores his life with intercut performances of his music
Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A film focusing on Joaquin Rodrigo's most famous work. It captures Spanish sculpture and architecture set to the music of Concierto de Aranjuez, and alternately touching as guitarist Pepe Romero relates the story and inspiration behind this work. Featuring Sir Neville Marriner conducting the Academy of St.-Martin-in-the-Fields
Eternal earth ( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A documentary on Chinese-Canadian Alexina Louie, one of Canada's most popular young composers. We watch as she prepares a major symphonic piece, The Eternal earth
Piano concerto no. 2 by Sergei Rachmaninoff( visu )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Go backstage for rehearsals and discussion of Rachmaninoff's piano concerto, no. 2, then enjoy the concert
Hong Kong symphony : heaven, earth, mankind ( visu )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Hong Kong Symphony documents the dramatic premiere of Tan Dun's Symphony 1997: heaven-earth-mankind at the historic ceremonies marking the handover of Hong kong from British to Chinese rule on June 30th 1997. Featured are composer Tan Dun, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the Asian Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Imperial Bells Ensemble of China (Chung-hua pien chung yüeh tʻuan), and Yip's Children's Choir (Hsiang-kang Yeh shih erh tʻung ho chʻang tʻuan)
Beethoven's hair ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Beethoven's Hair traces the unlikely journey of a lock of hair cut from Beethoven's corpse and unravels the mystery of his tortured life and death. The film begins in modern times when a pair of Beethoven enthusiasts, Ira Brilliant and Che Guevara, purchase the hair at a Sotheby's auction. As the story unfolds, it follows the past generations of owners, culminating in the futuristic science that reveals Beethoven's "medical secret."
Mozartballs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A light-hearted tribute to Mozart featuring five stories about Mozart aficionados in the early twenty-first century, including a retired Swiss school teacher obsessed by all things Mozart, an ex-pop musician in Oklahoma who believes that her body is inhabited by Mozart's spirit; a computer genius in California whose software "Emmy" has created a new Mozart cello concerto, and an Austrian astronaut who carried a score of "The Magic Flute" and chocolate "Mozart balls" into space
 
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Languages
English (86)
Spanish (3)
French (1)
Russian (1)
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