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Powerhouse for God
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produced by Jeff Todd Titon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2014), 1 hour 50 mins, 15 page(s)
produced by Jeff Todd Titon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2014), 1 hour 50 mins, 15 page(s)
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Radio Moscow and the Western Hemisphere
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(Cook Records, 2012), 51 mins
An ambitious project to compile "a digest of current Russian comment[ary]," this recording draws together excerpts of propaganda purportedly broadcast on Radio Moscow (we're promised an "all authentic shortwave recorded direct from Moscow"). These excerpts, out of context in their brevity and interpolation, cover...
(Cook Records, 2012), 51 mins
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Buckminster Fuller Speaks His Mind
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(Cook Records, 2012), 4 hours 40 mins
The visionary, designer, architect, poet, author and inventor who brought the term "synergy" into the realm of popular speech, Buckminster Fuller shares many of his original ideas in this series of monologues. Topics of discussion range from why the educational system is "vulnerable," "inadequate" and "erroneous"...
(Cook Records, 2012), 4 hours 40 mins
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The Clock is Stopping: The Human Scenario
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(Cook Records, 2012), 2 hours 55 mins
The visionary, designer, architect, poet, author and inventor who brought the term "synergy" into the realm of popular speech, Buckminster Fuller shares many of his original ideas in this series of monologues. Here he broaches problems as large as those of reality (and that reality no longer constitutes what one...
(Cook Records, 2012), 2 hours 55 mins
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Four Inaugural Addresses
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(Cook Records, 2012), 1 hour 1 mins
The liner notes remind us that "From the deep depression of 1932 to the wartime temper of 1944, a single chief executive guided the United States. The qualities of leadership inspired by those troubled times are reflected in the inaugural addresses of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt." Hear the resolve in Roo...
(Cook Records, 2012), 1 hour 1 mins
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Caravaggio
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directed by Andreas Morell, 1946-; conducted by Paul Connelly; choreographed by Mauro Bigonzetti, 1960-; designed by Carlo Cerri, 1957-, Kristopher Millar and Lois Swandale, Carlo Cerri, 1957-; produced by Vladimir Malakhov, 1968-; performed by Vladimir Malakhov, 1968-, Polina Semionova, 1984-, Beatrice Knop, 1972-, Mikhail Kaniskin, fl. 1997, Dmitry Semionov, Elisa Carrillo Cabrera, 1981-, Shoko Nakamura, fl. 1998, Michael Banzhaf and Leonard Jakovina, 1981-, Berlin State Ballet and Orchestra of the Berlin State Opera (ArtHaus Musik, 2009), 1 hour 33 mins
Caravaggio, born Michelangelo Merisi, has entered history due to his paintings of dramatic intensity. Caravaggio used to venture the threshold beyond the pale throughout his life. He was seen for admiration of his work and harsh opposition towards his extraordinary realism in painting human beings. Due to his pass...
directed by Andreas Morell, 1946-; conducted by Paul Connelly; choreographed by Mauro Bigonzetti, 1960-; designed by Carlo Cerri, 1957-, Kristopher Millar and Lois Swandale, Carlo Cerri, 1957-; produced by Vladimir Malakhov, 1968-; performed by Vladimir Malakhov, 1968-, Polina Semionova, 1984-, Beatrice Knop, 1972-, Mikhail Kaniskin, fl. 1997, Dmitry Semionov, Elisa Carrillo Cabrera, 1981-, Shoko Nakamura, fl. 1998, Michael Banzhaf and Leonard Jakovina, 1981-, Berlin State Ballet and Orchestra of the Berlin State Opera (ArtHaus Musik, 2009), 1 hour 33 mins
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Don Giovanni
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directed by Francesca Zambello, 1956-; composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (1787); conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras, 1925-2010; choreographed by Stephen Mear; designed by Maria Björnson, Maria Björnson, Paul Pyant, 1953-; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Simon Keenlyside, 1959-, Kyle Ketelsen, Eric Halfvarson, Marina Poplavskaya, Joyce DiDonato, 1969-, Ramón Vargas, 1960-, Miah Persson, 1969- and Robert Gleadow, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Don Giovanni (Opus Arte, 2009), 3 hours 23 mins
Don Giovanni is one of the timeless classics of all opera. Mozart's music, and the words of his great collaborator Da Ponte, are brought to life in Francesca Zambello's engrossing production from 2002 with its rich and colourful designs by Maria Bjornson. The music is memorable, dramatic and enjoyable: from the se...
directed by Francesca Zambello, 1956-; composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (1787); conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras, 1925-2010; choreographed by Stephen Mear; designed by Maria Björnson, Maria Björnson, Paul Pyant, 1953-; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Simon Keenlyside, 1959-, Kyle Ketelsen, Eric Halfvarson, Marina Poplavskaya, Joyce DiDonato, 1969-, Ramón Vargas, 1960-, Miah Persson, 1969- and Robert Gleadow, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Don Giovanni (Opus Arte, 2009), 3 hours 23 mins
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Jubilee
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produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey; performed by Will Oakland, 1880-1956 (Archeophone Records, 2008), 36 mins, 14 page(s)
In 1954, Will Oakland recorded a commemorative LP that looked back on his early years in the music industry. The ultra-rare LP was not sold commercially; it was only meant for friends and colleagues. But in 2009, the album finally became available commercially when Archeophone obtained a copy from historian Allen...
produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey; performed by Will Oakland, 1880-1956 (Archeophone Records, 2008), 36 mins, 14 page(s)
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Nutcracker
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directed by Helgi Tomasson, 1942-; conducted by Martin West, fl. 1997; choreographed by Helgi Tomasson, 1942-; designed by Michael Yeargan, 1946-, Martin Pakledinaz, James F. Ingalls, fl. 1980; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Damian Smith, Elizabeth Powell, 1992-, Davit Karapetyan, David Arce, fl. 1998, Yuan Yuan Tan, 1977-, Pierre-François Vilanoba, Vanessa Zahorian, fl. 1997 and Maria Kochetkova, 1984-, San Francisco Ballet and San Francisco Ballet Orchestra (London, England: Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 13 mins
This is a performance of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, performed by the San Francisco Ballet and San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, and conducted by Martin West.
directed by Helgi Tomasson, 1942-; conducted by Martin West, fl. 1997; choreographed by Helgi Tomasson, 1942-; designed by Michael Yeargan, 1946-, Martin Pakledinaz, James F. Ingalls, fl. 1980; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Damian Smith, Elizabeth Powell, 1992-, Davit Karapetyan, David Arce, fl. 1998, Yuan Yuan Tan, 1977-, Pierre-François Vilanoba, Vanessa Zahorian, fl. 1997 and Maria Kochetkova, 1984-, San Francisco Ballet and San Francisco Ballet Orchestra (London, England: Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 13 mins
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Castor et Pollux
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directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 1683-1764 (1737); conducted by Christophe Rousset; choreographed by Amir Hosseinpour; designed by Patrick Kinmonth, Patrick Kinmonth, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Anna Maria Panzarella, 1970-, Véronique Gens, 1966-, Judith van Wanroij, Finnur Bjarnson, Henk Neven, Nicolas Teslé, Thomas Oliemans and Anders J. Dahlin, Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera) and Les Talens Lyriques, in Castor et Pollux (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours 53 mins
Castor et Pollux is arguably Rameau's finest creation in the tragedie lyrique style. Its libretto, based in mythology, focuses on an unusual theme: the self-sacrificing love between Castor, who is mortal, and his immortal brother, Pollux. When Castor is killed while defending his beloved Telaire from an attempted...
directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 1683-1764 (1737); conducted by Christophe Rousset; choreographed by Amir Hosseinpour; designed by Patrick Kinmonth, Patrick Kinmonth, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Anna Maria Panzarella, 1970-, Véronique Gens, 1966-, Judith van Wanroij, Finnur Bjarnson, Henk Neven, Nicolas Teslé, Thomas Oliemans and Anders J. Dahlin, Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera) and Les Talens Lyriques, in Castor et Pollux (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours 53 mins
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