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Halvorson, Gary

Overview
Works: 440 works in 955 publications in 4 languages and 15,074 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Interviews  Television comedies  Puppet films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Author, Restager , Contributor, Editor, Creator, tld, fmd, Actor, Film editor, Scenarist, sgd, Other
Classifications: PN1992.77, 780.92
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Most widely held works about Gary Halvorson
 
Most widely held works by Gary Halvorson
The adventures of Elmo in Grouchland by Jim Henson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elmo and his beloved blue blanket are inseparable. When Oscar carelessly tosses the fuzzy blanket into his trash can, Elmo dives in after it. He is suddenly plunged into Grouchland - the land of Grouches, stinky garbage and the greedy Huxley who hasn't learned how to share. Elmo and allhis friends from Sesame Street embark on a fun-filled adventure with one mission -- to rescue Elmo's blanket
Two and a half men( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Harper is a bachelor in paradise, complete with Malibu beach house, overpaid job and a very active dating life. Then his uptight brother Alan, in the throes of a divorce, moves in, bringing his 10-year-old son Jake with him. Together they start a new family of two adults, one kid, and no grown-ups
Stravinsky's Rite of spring( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music director Michael Tilson Thomas and the musicians of the San Francisco Symphony go from the salons of St. Petersburg to the villages where Stravinsky found inspiration in the earthy power of Russian folk music and dance. Thomas then retraces Stravinsky's journey to the cultural crossroads of pre-war Paris, where the composer collaborates with the great impresario Diaghilev and his star dancer Nijinsky to develop the shocking, erotic, and violent evocation of pagan Russia that became The Rite of Spring. Includes a live performance of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring and music from The Firebird by the San Francisco Symphony, with Thomas conducting
Beethoven's Eroica( Visual )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco Symphony's music director, Michael Tilson Thomas, retraces Beethoven's steps through Vienna's aristocratic ballrooms and Austria's rustic villages, exploring how Beethoven channeled his fears of deafness, his admiration for Napoleon, and his obsession to prove himself the greatest composer of his time and to write the Eroica. Includes a live performance of Beethoven's Eroica by the San Francisco Symphony conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas
Two and a half men( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie has a close encounter with his long-deceased dad. Alan, after a few resumé embellishments, tries his hand at online dating. Jake swaps his Harry Potter posters for the joys of hottie wall art
Copland and the American sound by David Kennard( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documental que narra las influencias naturales, sociales y políticas que influyeron en la música de Copland, y de manera simultánea son ejecutadas algunas obras del compositor entre las que se encuentra el ballet, Appalachian Spring
Peter Pan( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Pan, a mischievous young boy who refuses to grow up, his companion Tinker Bell, a pixie, and the Darling children soar to mysterious Never Land where childhood lasts forever
Shostakovich : Symphony no. 5 by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This DVD investigates the arresting music that would either redeem Shostakovich or doom him. Did he dare hide a kernel of music criticism in what appears to be a paean to the motherland? Join Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony as they explore the hidden language of this masterwork. What Shostakovich has to say might depend on what you're brave enough to hear"--Container
Hector Berlioz : Symphonie fantastique( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'I feel, therefore I am.' For Hector Berlioz, and for the Romantic movement he personified, those were words to live by. But with the unprecedented outpouring of emotion in his Symphonie fantastique he almost overpowered Paris. This orchestral sonic spectacular, written to win the heart of a beautiful actress, demanded sacrifice from its author and his audience. From romantic daydreams to deadly displays of devotion, the symphony relates an 'episode in the life of an artist, ' that artist being the love-obsessed composer himself. Join Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony as they follow Berlioz to the brink in this episode of Keeping Score"--Container
The making of a performance : Tchaikovsky's 4th symphony( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a documentary hosted by the San Francisco Symphony's music director Michael Tilson Thomas, who discusses the drama, pathos, elation, and despair embodied in Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony; the documentary features interviews with musicians as it takes the viewer behind the scenes to experience the preparation that goes into a performance of the piece. Also includes a live performance of the complete Tchaikovsky 4th by the San Francisco Symphony, with Thomas conducting
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny = Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny by Kurt Weill( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Mahagonny, where sin is 'in' and love is always on sale. This Old West boomtown rises from the desert to become a razzle-dazzle mecca for lust and the pursuit of pleasure, where cash is king and poverty is punishable by death
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen, a beautiful and sultry gypsy, woos the corporal Don José. Their relationship leads to his rejection of his former love, mutiny against his superior, and joining a gang of smugglers. His jealousy when she turns from him to the bullfighter Escamillo leads to murder
Beach party at Walt Disney World by Walt Disney( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sing-along songs with Mickey and the Disney gang
Mozart's The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This abridged version of Mozart's beloved opera is brought to life through puppetry and fanciful costumes
Sabrina, the teenage witch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabrina trains for her witch license, finds out her principal has a crush on her aunt, dates other people besides Harvey, turns herself into a boy, and has more crazy adventures during this season
Madama Butterfly( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus features (all on disc 2): Backstage at the Met with host Renée Fleming: interviews with Patricia Racette, Marcello Giordani, Maria Zifchak and Carolyn Choa; Anthony Minghella talks about Madama Butterfly
Ives : Holidays symphony( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ranging from tender sentiment to savage chaos, the music of early 20th-century composer Charles Ives explores an essentially American riddle: how can we survive the relentless assault of our own success? It was an enigma Ives embodied himself. He believed that we should all be brave enough to go it alone--yet he earned his living in insurance! In this DVD, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony unwrap the layers of Ives' to reveal a surprising musical portrait of New England. The four movements journey across the terrain of the seasons. From the intimacy of the winter hearth to the explosive concussion of the 4th of July, discover the insights Ives liberates in his music's confrontational crunch. Join Michael Tilson Thomas as he, the San Francisco Symphony, and Charles Ives belt it out over truth, beauty and the American way"--Container
Peter Pan, or, The boy who wouldn't grow up( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy who lives in Never-never land and has decided to never grow up comes to the Darling house in London looking for a mother
La bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an ill-fated love affair between an idealistic poet and a comsumptive flower-maker
The merry widow by Franz Lehár( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lotfi Mansouri's last production as General Director of the San Francisco Opera; includes new dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein and an original ballet to set the scene Chez Maxim's, bringing fresh insight into Lehár's operetta--Adapted from the container
 
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Halvorson, Gary A.

할버슨, 개리

핼보슨, 게리

Languages
English (101)

French (11)

Italian (8)

Spanish (1)