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The Infernal Comedy [electronic resource]: A Drama for One Actor, Two Singers, and Orchestra

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The stage-play for a Baroque-Orchestra, two Sopranos and one actor is based on the real-life story of Jack Unterweger, a notorious womanizer and celebrated author and journalist, who was suspected of killing prostitutes in Vienna, Graz, Prague and Los Angeles; later vanished from Vienna, fled into the U.S., got arrested in Miami, transferred to Austria, accused and finally committed suicide after being convicted of homicide in eleven cases.
Online
2009
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A Mozart Celebration [electronic resource]: From Stephansdom

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Captures the Vienna Boys' Choir's celebration of Mozart's 250th birthday in January 2006. Together with well known Mozart interpreters like Sandrine Piau, they sing Mozart's sacred works, including the Coronation Mass. The venue is St. Stephen's Cathedral, where Mozart and his wife were married, where one of their sons was christened and where the funeral ceremony after Mozart's death took place.
Online
2006
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Sigmund Freud, His Offices and Home, Vienna, 1938 [electronic resource]

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Uses contemporary photographs to show the interior of Freud's home in Vienna in 1938. Explores the political situation in Nazi Vienna and shows why Freud left his home to flee to London.
Online
1975
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Miracle of the White Stallions

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During the last perilous months of the conflict, Vienna's famed Spanish Riding School is threatened by devastating bombing raids and indifferent Nazi commanders. Despite the dangers involved in evaculating the Lipizzan stallions, the school's director and a handful of heroic citizens attempt a daring plan to move the stallions away from the ravages of war and, keep the historic breed alive.
DVD
2004; 1963
Clemons (Stacks)
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Copying Beethoven

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When young Anna Holz, a Viennese music student is asked to transcribe scoring notes for the great Ludwig van Beethoven, she eagerly accepts. She does so despite the warnings about Beethoven's volatile behavior. Beethoven is part maestro, part mentor and part madman. He reluctantly relies on Anna to help him realize the culmination of his art.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Strauss: The Waltz King

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This entertaining video comprises the enjoyable dance performance "A Night in Vienna" and the informative docudrama "The Waltz King"; in a two-hour celebration of the music of the Johann Strausses - father and son. This double feature recreates the beauty and atmosphere of the ballroom performances of 19th century Vienna charting the rise of the waltz craze. In the wonderful setting of the Hofburg in Vienna, the former residence of the Habsburg rulers, the period instrument orchestra Wiener Akademie plays favourites by the Strauss Family and Joseph Lanner and dance performances in historical costumes recreate the atmosphere of the first half of the 19th century. In the documentary, Lesley Garrett, Britain's most popular soprano, leads viewers through the programme and explores the Vi [...]
Online
2004
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When Nietzsche Wept

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A story of obsession, a drama of love, fate, and will. Sigmund Freud, Dr. Josef Breuer, Louise Von Salome, and Anna O. cross paths when Breuer and Freud agree to treat Nietzsche, a sick, poor, and unknown philosopher.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Klimt

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A look at the life of Gustav Klimt, whose paintings, like his life, were full of intensity, passion, and controversy.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Illusionist

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The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiancée rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic challenge of wills, Eisenheim prepares for the most impressive illusion yet.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)