You searched for:

Library
:
Ivy
x
Series
:
Music in Time
x
16 entries
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
1.

The Advent of Fashion

Loading...
Flutist James Galway discusses how writing music for public performance in concert halls and theatres required composers to keep abreast of popular styles. This is best illustrated by the work of Handel: Zadok the Priest, Concerts for Organ and Orchestra in G minor, Royal Fireworks Music, extracts from Messiah and selections from Couperin, Scarlatti and Rameau.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
2.

Vibrations and Pagan Rites

Loading...
Flutist James Galway takes the viewer backward through time to demonstrate how ageless and universal is the human impulse to make music, and how logical and natural has been the development of Western music.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
3.

The First Secular Music

Loading...
Flutist James Galway discusses the development of music from the early music of the Eastern churches to the birth of the secular song. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
4.

The Renaissance

Loading...
Flutist James Galway discusses the importance of wealthy nobles, kings, and the church as patrons of music. He shows how music moved away from the elaborate formality of the Gothic and found newer and purer forms. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
5.

Luther and Reformation

Loading...
Flutist James Galway discusses the impact of the Reformation on the history of music, focusing on the work of J.S. Bach and the importance of church organs and chorale singing. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples including Choral Prelude for organ, Brandenburg Concerto, the Musical offering and St. Matthew Passion.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
6.

The Golden Age

Loading...
Flutist James Galway discusses the renaissance of music in Elizabethan England and the madrigals popular at the time, also noting the birth of opera in Italy and early ballet in France. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
7.

The Seasons & the Symphony

Loading...
Flutist James Galway discusses the search for form and contrast in the works of Vivaldi, the Mannheim School and most dramatically in the works of Josef Haydn, the father of the symphony. Several performers present examples.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
8.

Vienna

Loading...
Flutist James Galway discusses the works of Mozart and Schubert. Sir Peter Hall examines Mozart's operas. Several individual performers and musical groups present examples including Mozart's Don Giovanni and the Requiem Mass and Schubert's piano works, chamber music and Lieder.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
9.

The Romantics

Loading...
The 19th century produced waves of self-expression. Five of its Romantic composers are included through their works: Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, and Bruchner.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
10.

The Revolutionary

Loading...
Flutist James Galway discusses the work and life of Beethoven, the man who changed the course of music and aligned himself with the forces that changed the course of history.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
11.

Nationalism & Revolution

Loading...
Nineteenth century composers who identified with political and nationalistic causes and expressed them in their music.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
12.

Land of Our Fathers

Loading...
A survey of composers inspired by their homelands: Smetana, Dvorak, Charles Ives, Vaughan Williams, Grieg, and Sibelius.
VHS
1990; 1982; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
13.

The Mighty Fistful

Loading...
Flutist James Galway explains that until the nineteenth century fashionable Russian audiences preferred Western music. This program covers the distance from folk tradition to the founding of the Russian style of music by Glinka.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
14.

The Turn of the Century

Loading...
Composers of the early 20th century.
VHS
1990; 1987
Ivy (By Request)
15.

War & Peace

Loading...
James Galway discusses the music of the time period between the two World Wars, including the influence of technology, mass media, experimentation with musical form, and war and the fear of war.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
16.

Today & Tomorrow

Loading...
Flutist James Galway discusses music of the 20th century and the frequent difficulties in understanding this "new" music.
VHS
1990; 1982
Ivy (By Request)