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1.

Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World

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This documentary explores the public image that developed about Ali as his fame began to grow.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Maurya

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VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
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Spain, in the Shadow of the Sun: The Image of Modern Spain

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Documentary of a new Spanish magazine El Europeo and how it is trying to present a new image of Spain that is more international, more European.
VHS
1991
Ivy (By Request)
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Manet, Portraying Life: From the Royal Academy of Arts, London

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DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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In Search of Beethoven

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A comprehensive look of the life and works of the great composer. Over 65 performances by the world's finest musicians were recorded and 100 interviews conducted. Delves beneath the mythical image of the tortured, cantankerous genius to search for the real Ludwig van Beethoven. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson. Includes featurettes, deleted scenes, and an interview with director Phil Grabsky.
DVD
2009; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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In Search of the Great Composers: In Search of Chopin

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Phil Grabsky brings us the music and life story of Fryderyk Chopin, considered one of the greatest composers of all time. Chopin's grave in Paris remains a place of pilgrimage and his music continues to sell out concert halls worldwide - but who exactly was this astonishing man? He was terrified of public performance; he fled his Polish homeland for Paris never to return; took up with the most notorious transvestite in France and, despite a life of ill-health, wrote some of the deepest and most powerful music ever written? How exactly did a young Polish boy rise to such heady heights? For four years, Phil Grabsky has travelled the globe in his quest to lay bare the life and music of Chopin. By talking to acclaimed musical historians such as Jeremy Siepmann and bringing to the screen [...]
Online
2016
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Julius Caesar's Rome

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The fascinating and real history of the world's greatest empire that tells the true story behind the events depicted in HBO's upcoming epic series Rome.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Piano Notes: Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

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Ronald Brautigam, internationally respected musician, remarkable not only for his virtuosity and musicality but also for the eclectic nature of his musical interests, presents a history of piano music. Brautigam discusses and performs a specific piano piece from composers including Scarlatti, JS Bach, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin. In each film he demonstrates not only his skill as a pianist but his insightful and humorous knowledge of musical history. 'An absolutely instinctive Mozartian ... with melodic playing of consummate beauty' International Record Review. 'Brautigam uses many an artistic trick without ever seeming to be trying at all.' Music Web. Directed by award-winning film-maker Phil Grabsky.
Online
2013
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Piano Notes: Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

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Ronald Brautigam, internationally respected musician, remarkable not only for his virtuosity and musicality but also for the eclectic nature of his musical interests, presents a history of piano music. Brautigam discusses and performs a specific piano piece from composers including Scarlatti, JS Bach, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin. In each film he demonstrates not only his skill as a pianist but his insightful and humorous knowledge of musical history. 'An absolutely instinctive Mozartian ... with melodic playing of consummate beauty' International Record Review. 'Brautigam uses many an artistic trick without ever seeming to be trying at all.' Music Web. Directed by award-winning film-maker Phil Grabsky.
Online
2013
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Piano Notes: Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

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Ronald Brautigam, internationally respected musician, remarkable not only for his virtuosity and musicality but also for the eclectic nature of his musical interests, presents a history of piano music. Brautigam discusses and performs a specific piano piece from composers including Scarlatti, JS Bach, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin. In each film he demonstrates not only his skill as a pianist but his insightful and humorous knowledge of musical history. 'An absolutely instinctive Mozartian ... with melodic playing of consummate beauty' International Record Review. 'Brautigam uses many an artistic trick without ever seeming to be trying at all.' Music Web. Directed by award-winning film-maker Phil Grabsky.
Online
2013
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Piano Notes: Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

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Ronald Brautigam, internationally respected musician, remarkable not only for his virtuosity and musicality but also for the eclectic nature of his musical interests, presents a history of piano music. Brautigam discusses and performs a specific piano piece from composers including Scarlatti, JS Bach, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin. In each film he demonstrates not only his skill as a pianist but his insightful and humorous knowledge of musical history. 'An absolutely instinctive Mozartian ... with melodic playing of consummate beauty' International Record Review. 'Brautigam uses many an artistic trick without ever seeming to be trying at all.' Music Web. Directed by award-winning film-maker Phil Grabsky.
Online
2013
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Piano Notes: Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)

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Ronald Brautigam, internationally respected musician, remarkable not only for his virtuosity and musicality but also for the eclectic nature of his musical interests, presents a history of piano music. Brautigam discusses and performs a specific piano piece from composers including Scarlatti, JS Bach, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin. In each film he demonstrates not only his skill as a pianist but his insightful and humorous knowledge of musical history. 'An absolutely instinctive Mozartian ... with melodic playing of consummate beauty' International Record Review. 'Brautigam uses many an artistic trick without ever seeming to be trying at all.' Music Web. Directed by award-winning film-maker Phil Grabsky.
Online
2013
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The Guitar Whisperer

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Richard Durrant's extraordinary virtuosity and category-defying repertoire have earned him a unique place in the world of the guitar. After 24 years of touring and recording, Richard is now acknowledged as one of the outstanding guitarists of his generation. His continually evolving performances are testimony not only to his boundless creativity, but also his dazzling versatility and mastery of the guitar and its music.
Online
2013
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The Endellion String Quartet Play Beethoven: String Quartet No. 6, Op. 18 No. 6

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The Endellion is renowned as one of the finest quartets in the world. Everywhere, the Endellion String Quartet 'sets the audience ablaze' (Daily Telegraph) and 'captivates concertgoers with a remarkable rapport, playing to each other with a sense almost of discovery, communicating to the audience on a level of unusual intimacy' (Guardian). This DVD contains 3 performances of Beethoven quartets. The quartet texts used in these recordings have been prepared by the notable Beethoven scholar and editor, Jonathan Del Mar, in collaboration with the Endellion Quartet.
Online
2011
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The Endellion String Quartet Play Beethoven: String Quartet No. 8, Op. 59 No. 2 'Razumovsky'

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The Endellion is renowned as one of the finest quartets in the world. Everywhere, the Endellion String Quartet 'sets the audience ablaze' (Daily Telegraph) and 'captivates concertgoers with a remarkable rapport, playing to each other with a sense almost of discovery, communicating to the audience on a level of unusual intimacy' (Guardian). This DVD contains 3 performances of Beethoven quartets. The quartet texts used in these recordings have been prepared by the notable Beethoven scholar and editor, Jonathan Del Mar, in collaboration with the Endellion Quartet.
Online
2011
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The Endellion String Quartet Play Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14, Op. 131

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The Endellion is renowned as one of the finest quartets in the world. Everywhere, the Endellion String Quartet 'sets the audience ablaze' (Daily Telegraph) and 'captivates concertgoers with a remarkable rapport, playing to each other with a sense almost of discovery, communicating to the audience on a level of unusual intimacy' (Guardian). This DVD contains 3 performances of Beethoven quartets. The quartet texts used in these recordings have been prepared by the notable Beethoven scholar and editor, Jonathan Del Mar, in collaboration with the Endellion Quartet.
Online
2011
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Brazil: An Inconvenient History

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Few realize that Brazil was actually the largest participant in the slave trade in the New World. Forty percent of all slaves that survived the Atlantic crossing were destined for Brazil and at one time half of the population of Brazil were slaves. It was the last country to officially abolish slavery in 1888. This production charts Brazil's history of slavery using original texts, letters, accounts and decrees, with commentary by historians, anthropologists and others who recount the effect of centuries of slavery on Brazil today.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Making War Horse

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Documentary on the National Theatre's production of War horse, adapted from the children's novel by Michael Murpurgo. Includes excerpts from interviews with Morpurgo and the production's creative team and performers, behind the scenes footage of rehearsals, and information about the book's central topic, the military use of horses during the First World War.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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In Search of the Great Composers: In Search of Mozart

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An unmissable biography narrated by Juliet Stevenson and featuring interviews and performances with over 70 of the greatest exponents of Mozart's music. A valuable addition to any music lovers collection. Produced in association with the world's leading orchestras, opera houses and musicians. Told through a 25,000 mile journey along every route Mozart followed; IN SEARCH OF MOZART is a detective story that travels to the heart of old Europe ... and the heart of genius itself. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson and featuring: Ronald Brautigam, Renée Fleming, Magdalena Kožená, Lang Lang, Louis Langrée, Julian Rachlin, Roger Norrington, Imogen Cooper, Škampa Quartet, Orchestra of the 18th Century, the Salzburg Camerata ... and many other leading musicians, performers, and Mozart experts. With [...]
Online
2005
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Piano Notes: J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

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Ronald Brautigam, internationally respected musician, remarkable not only for his virtuosity and musicality but also for the eclectic nature of his musical interests, presents a history of piano music. Brautigam discusses and performs a specific piano piece from composers including Scarlatti, JS Bach, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin. In each film he demonstrates not only his skill as a pianist but his insightful and humorous knowledge of musical history. 'An absolutely instinctive Mozartian ... with melodic playing of consummate beauty' International Record Review. 'Brautigam uses many an artistic trick without ever seeming to be trying at all.' Music Web. Directed by award-winning film-maker Phil Grabsky.
Online
2013