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Russia under the tsars [videorecording] / a Films for the Humanities presentation ; Granada Television International.

Other Title:
Russia under the czars.
Publication:
Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, c1989.
Series:
Man and music
Format/Description:
Video
3 videocassettes (53 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Music -- Russia -- History and criticism.
Composers -- Russia.
Glinka, M. I. (Mikhail Ivanovich), 1804-1857.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
This program traces the cultural history of Russia from the 17th century, covering the cultural role of the tsars, the building of St. Petersburg, the enthusiasm for France cut short by the Napoleonic invasion, the role of Pushkin and, above all, of Glinka, who expressed Russia's musical voice derived from church and folk traditions. Intercut with performance selections.
Contents:
[1] The search for a voice
[2] Music for a nation
[3] Music for the world.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Library lacks parts 2-3.
Contributor:
Films for the Humanities (Firm) , Distributor, Producer
Granada Television International. , Producer
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contains:
Search for a voice.
OCLC:
21491868
Publisher Number:
FFH2066 Films for the Humanities
FFH2067 Films for the Humanities
FFH2068 Films for the Humanities
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