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Sony Classical Film & Video

Overview
Works: 51 works in 93 publications in 2 languages and 2,190 library holdings
Genres: Biographical films  Drama  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Children's films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Short films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sony Classical Film & Video
Handel's last chance by David Devine( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his career failing, Handel needed a big hit. A young thief with a wonderful voice lands in jail and Handel secures his release so that the boy can perform in the first performance of "Messiah
Bach's fight for freedom( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bach, as a 32 year old chapel organist, feels that his boss, Duke Wilhelm, stifles his creativity. But, the temperamental composer recognizes a kindred soul in his new 10-year-old assistant, Frederick. For both know, all to well, what it's like not to be able to follow your dream
Tackling the monster : Marsalis on practice( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Tanglewood Music Center, Wynton Marsalis and Yo-Yo Ma introduce Marsalis' 12-point strategy for effective practice of a new or difficult piece of music. Together, they play a jazz improvisation and finish with a duet of Duke Ellington's "Mood indigo."
Liszt's rhapsody by Heather Conkie( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liszt feels something is missing in his life. When he meets Josy, a naturally gifted young Gypsy street musician, he wagers that he can turn Josy into a world-class musician. The bet turns into a mighty struggle of wills
Marsalis on music by Branford Marsalis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wynton puts a fresh spin on music appreciation. His inspired instruction, backed by superb performances and exciting graphics, not only teaches the fundamentals of music but also makes learning fun
Horowitz in Moscow by Vladimir Horowitz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concert footage interspersed with documentary of Horowitz's return to Moscow
Toru Takemitsu by Charlotte Zwerin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takemitsu has scored more than 90 films. His scores range from the sparsely experimental to the richly orchestral, combining Western and Eastern elements, unified by a distinctively Japanese sensibility. Includes interviews with Takemitsu, Donald Richie, Japanese film directors, and clips from Japanese films
Garth Fagan's Griot New York( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following brief interviews with Garth Fagan and Wynton Marsalis, the program includes a complete performance of Griot New York. The concept of a griot, a West African storyteller who keeps the cultural heritage of a people alive, is used to depict the non-European culture of New York City, and particularly the African and Caribbean backgrounds of some of its residents
Georges Delerue by Jean-Louis Comolli( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the career of a quintessential Frenchman, Georges Delerue, whose music shaped many of the most striking films of the French New Wave
Accent on the offbeat( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the creation and premiere of Peter Martins's ballet Jazz (six syncopated movements)
The Hollywood sound( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pays tribute to the composers who defined this distinctive musical style, with its roots planted firmly in 19th century classical music: Max Steiner, Alfred Newman, Erich Korngold, Franz Waxman, David Raksin and Dimitri Tiomkin. Features John Mauceri leading the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in a tribute to Hollywood's best loved scores, including Gone with the wind, Casablanca, The Adventures of Robin Hood, How green was my valley, Red river and Laura. Includes
Falling down stairs ; Sarabande( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Falling down stairs, Mark Morris choreographs a dance based on Bach's Third Suite. In Sarabande, director Atom Egoyan's dramatic film explores the relationships between musician and listener, revealing the generosity of spirit and love that flow from Yo-Yo Ma's performance of Bach's Fourth Suite
Yo-Yo Ma, inspired by Bach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2020 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kabuki actor Tamasaburo Bando choreographs a dance to Bach's 5th suite for unaccompanied cello. Shows discussions between Bando and cellist Yo-Yo Ma, rehearsals, and the final performance by Ma and Bando. One of a series of films presenting Ma's collaborations with artists from different disciplines, using Bach suites as starting points for new works in those artists' mediums
Yo-Yo Ma, inspired by Bach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2020 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma embarks on an intense year-long collaboration with choreographer Mark Morris, which culminates in a performance, conceived especially for film, of J.S. Bach's 3rd suite for unaccompanied cello as interpreted by Yo-Yo Ma and the 14-member Mark Morris Dance Group
Marsalis on music. Marsalis on practice by Wynton Marsalis( Visual )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marsalis on Music is the young people's series for our time. Conceived and written by Wynton Marsalis--the most popular and acclaimed jazz musician of his generation, and a distinguished classical performer as well-- this four-part series covers the basics of music appreciation. To explore these fundamentals, Marsalis has created a unique dialogue between his jazz band and the students of the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, led by Maestro Seija Ozawa. Group and solo performances, a live audience, imaginative graphics and visual effects, computer animation, and even a basketball are all used to teach and inspire a new generation of young music lovers and their families."--1995 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. In the last show of the series filmed at the Tanglewood Music Center, Wynton Marsalis, with the help of Yo-Yo Ma, discusses his strategy for getting students to practice new or difficult pieces
Struggle for hope by Yo-Yo Ma( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kabuki actor Tamasaburō Bandō choreographs a dance to Bach's 5th suite for unaccompanied cello. Shows discussions between Bandō and cellist Yo-Yo Ma, rehearsals, and the final performance by Ma and Bandō. One of a series of films presenting Ma's collaborations with artists from different disciplines, using Bach suites as starting points for new works in those artists' mediums
Falling down stairs : [featuring Suite no. 3 for unaccompanied cello] by Barbara Willis Sweete( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records year-long collaboration between cellist Ma and choreographer Morris and performance, especially for film, of J.S. Bach's 3rd suite for unaccompanied cello as interpreted by Ma and the Mark Morris Dance Group. One of a series of films presenting Ma's collaborations with artists from different disciplines, using Bach suites as starting points for new works in those artists' mediums
Bizet's dream by David Devine( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Paris 1875 and twelve-year-old Michelle Marin does not like her piano teacher, the irritable, forgetful and aloof Monsieur Bizet. But Michelle's imagination is quickly captured by the composer's opera Carmen set in Seville, which just happens to be the place where her father is stationed and she fears for his safe return
Bernard Herrmann by Josh Waletzky( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and work of Bernard Herrmann who created music for over 50 films. Features interviews with, among others, directors Martin Scorsese and Claude Chabrol, composers David Raksin and Elmer Bernstein, as well as home movies, archival photos and interviews with Herrmann himself
Marsalis on music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wynton Marsalis puts a fresh spin on music and music appreciation. His inspired instruction, reinforced by superb performances and exciting graphics, not only teaches the fundamentals of music, but also makes learning fun. Features the following four episodes: Why Toes Tap; Listening for Clues; Sousa to Satchmo; and Tackling the Monster
 
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