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Bach Meets Bradley
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composed by Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750; produced by Banyan Productions (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 2009), 47 mins
PRELUDE AND FUGUE IN A MINOR by J.S. Bach played by Christian Lumsden PRELUDE AND FUGUE IN C MINOR by J.S. Bach played by Christian Lumsden Pat Whittle introduces the evening and announces the next item Concert of Bach organ pieces and Desperadoes Steel Orchestra playing Calypsoes arranged by Clive Bradley WIT...
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composed by Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750; produced by Banyan Productions (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 2009), 47 mins
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Cavalleria Rusticana
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(Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1982), 1 hour 5 mins
Opera CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA by Pietro Mascagni performed by The Opera Society of Trinidad & Tobago
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(Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1982), 1 hour 5 mins
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Cutaways of preparation and performance of TURANDOT by Lydian Singers
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composed by Giacomo Puccini, 1858-1924 (1893); conducted by Pat Bishop, 1940-2011; produced by Banyan Productions; performed by Lydian Singers (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1999), 43 mins
In this Banyan Archive video, Pat Bishop conducts the Lydian Singers and Lydian Steel in preparation for a performance of TURANDOT, an opera by Giacomo Puccini.
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composed by Giacomo Puccini, 1858-1924 (1893); conducted by Pat Bishop, 1940-2011; produced by Banyan Productions; performed by Lydian Singers (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1999), 43 mins
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Dances Of Southern Africa
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directed by Gei Zantzinger; produced by Michael Bailey and Gei Zantzinger, Constant Spring Productions (Pennsylvania: Constant Spring Productions, 2021), 50 mins
Filmed in 1966 in mine arenas and villages of South Africa, Malawi and Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), this film captures a series of electrifying traditional, and now largely extinct, dance performances. It captures dramatic traditional presentations and enactments by Zulu, Karanga, Ndau, Xhosa, Valley Tonga, and Barots...
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directed by Gei Zantzinger; produced by Michael Bailey and Gei Zantzinger, Constant Spring Productions (Pennsylvania: Constant Spring Productions, 2021), 50 mins
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Free Sounds: Iván Fischer
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directed by Odette Toeset; produced by Barbara Duives, VPRO Dutch Broadcasting; interview by Melchoir Hurrdeman (Netherlands: VPRO Dutch Broadcasting, 2016), 48 mins
VPRO Free Sounds travelled to Budapest, city of birth of the director and composer Iván Fischer who, with his Budapest Festival Orchestra, is working on the registration of Gustav Mahler's intractable 7th Symphony. The 7th Symphony, which some directors would rather avoid than perform, is a challenge to Iván Fi...
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directed by Odette Toeset; produced by Barbara Duives, VPRO Dutch Broadcasting; interview by Melchoir Hurrdeman (Netherlands: VPRO Dutch Broadcasting, 2016), 48 mins
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Handel’s Messiah - Lydian Singers & Lydian Steel: Introduction
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produced by Gayelle Television (Banyan Archive, 2000), 2 mins
In this video, Pat Bishop introduces a program where Handel's Messiah will be performed by the Lydian Singers and Lydian Steel at Queen’s Hall, St. Ann’s, Port of Spain, Trinidad.
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produced by Gayelle Television (Banyan Archive, 2000), 2 mins
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Handel’s Messiah Part One
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directed by Ricky Latiff, fl. 1981; composed by George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759 (1741); conducted by Pat Bishop, 1940-2011; produced by Christopher Laird, 1945-, Gayelle Television; performed by Lydian Singers (Port of Spain - Woodbrook: Banyan Archive, 2010), 1 hour 44 mins

This is a Caribbean take on Handel's famous oratorio, Messiah under the baton of Pat Bishop. The chorus is accompanied by a steel drum band.

(NOTE: Video ends during concert at 1:15:52)

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directed by Ricky Latiff, fl. 1981; composed by George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759 (1741); conducted by Pat Bishop, 1940-2011; produced by Christopher Laird, 1945-, Gayelle Television; performed by Lydian Singers (Port of Spain - Woodbrook: Banyan Archive, 2010), 1 hour 44 mins
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Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 6, Pioneers
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 6 (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 23 mins
Go inside the creative mind to see how the region's top cartoonists, comedians, & composers transform a blank canvas into a masterpiece.
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 6 (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 23 mins
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Jessye Norman, Singer
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produced by Malachite (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 36 mins
Jessye Norman was born in Augusta, Georgia and grew up at a time when America was torn with racial strife. Today, she is at the peak of her career. Jessye Norman's insights into her cultural roots and evolution as a singer make this a moving commentary on an extraordinary career. After studying music at Howard Uni...
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produced by Malachite (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 36 mins
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Making Messiah Movie
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(Banyan Archive, 2000), 26 mins
Text introduction.
Performance at Queen’s Hall with title of MAKING THE MESSIAH – THE LYDIANS AT THIRTY.
Rehearsal space being set up and Pat Bishop rehearsing Lydian Singers at Bishop speaks to Christopher Laird, About the similarity between Steel Pan composers work and what is called counterpoint. And about th...
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(Banyan Archive, 2000), 26 mins
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