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  1. October (1928)

    aka: Sergei Eisenstein’s October

    Director
    Sergei Eisenstein
    Subject
    History; Russian studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 115 minutes), £24.99

    Eisenstein’s feature film was reissued to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Revolution which it reconstructs. Original negatives from the world’s film archives were collected to present a print which...

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  2. Jean Sibelius (2018)

    Subject
    Music

    Podcast series. Host Edward Seckerson is joined by BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Sakari Oramo to discuss his fellow countryman Jean Sibelius, and the themes of nature and Finnish national identity woven...

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  3. Fractal Worlds: A Visual and Musical Journey into the Strangely Beautiful World of Chaos (2002)

    Subject
    Mathematics
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 75 minutes), £9.99 inclusive

    Computer-aided visualisation of fractals accompanied by musical compositions produced directly from fractal equations such as the Mandelbrot set. There is a choice of audio tracks per segment. The DVD comes...

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  4. Music from the Flames: Shostakovich (1978)

    Producer
    Ian Engelmann
    Subject
    Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 64 minutes), £50.00

    This film tells the story of the Russian composer’s life covering his training during the 1917 revolution, the criticism he faced during the 1930s when he was dubbed a formalist by the authorities, and how...

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  5. Britten: War Requiem (2012)

    Subject
    English language and literature; Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 97 minutes), £29.99

    2012 sees the 50th anniversary of Britten’s War Requiem and the building it was written for, Coventry Cathedral. The work combines the words of the Latin Mass for the Dead and poems by the First World War...

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  6. Aurora Explained, The (1985 Video)

    Subject
    Astronomy
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS (NTSC, PAL). col. 58 min., 1999 sale: £24.99 (inclusive) (PA)

    Explains what the Northern Lights are, how they work and why and when they appear where they do. Shows Aurora borealis effects accompanied by music. The video data was gathered using a supersensitive colour...

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  7. Boheme, La (2009)

    Director
    Robert Dornheim
    Subject
    Drama; French studies; Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (BR Region free, 100 minutes), £29.99

    Giacomo Puccini’s celebrated opera is brought to life in a lavish feature-film version directed by Academy Award nominee Robert Dornhelm and starring the soprano Anna Netrebko and tenor Rolando Villazón....

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  8. Great Depression Films on DVD (1933)

    Subject
    History; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0, 126 minutes), $9.95

    A compilation of nine films from the Great Depression, illustrating the moods of hope, fear, turmoil and change. Titles include BOY IN COURT (1950, FINANCING THE AMERICAN FAMILY (1935), FROM DAWN TO SUNSET...

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  9. Film Socialisme (2011)

    Director
    Jean-Luc Godard
    Subject
    Film studies; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 102 minutes)

    An allegorical , semi-documentary cine-essay that is a meditation on the history, culture, philosophy and economics of modern Europe. Described by Godard as ‘a symphony in three movements’: THINGS SUCH...

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  10. Instruments of the Orchestra/Steps of the Ballet (1995 Video)

    Subject
    Dance; Music
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 45 min., 1995 sale: £9.95 (inclusive)

    Two classic education films of the 1940s from the Crown Film Unit. INSTRUMENTS OF THE ORCHESTRA features Sir Malcolm Sargent and the London Symphony Orchestra and centres around specially composed music by...

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