A documentary covering the R&B (rhythm and blues) field from the 1940s to the early 1950s. Included is footage of performances by major R&B singers of the time, and interviews with singers, producers and others involved in the field.
Zalvation: Live In The 21st Century is a live album that was released in 2006, the album served as a The Sensational Alex Harvey Band reunion. This was the first live album (second overall) to be made without Alex Harvey, the other album produced without Alex Harvey being the band's eighth studio album, Fourplay. Despite the death of Alex Harvey in 1982, this album features Max Maxwell on vocals, and also sees the return of Hugh McKenna to the band. His last appearance being on the Fourplay album, where he took over on vocals. The album not only served as a reunion tour, but also a farewell tour, but after the success of touring, the band decided to continue.
A movie with the popular band Shu-bi-dua. With bad guys, proud heroes, ladies in trouble and last but not least .... bus chases... without a ticket!
Tommy Silver stands trial in an epic musical fantasy where he must reckon with the guilt of his mother's death before it destroys him and the one he loves. Part nightmare, part daydream - as if Kafka and Gondry made a musical.
Elijah Moshinsky's production of Verdi's "Il trovatore", filmed live at the Australian Opera in 1983. Joan Sutherland stars as Leonora, with Kenneth Collins as Manrico, Jonathan Summers as Count di Luna, and Lauris Elms as Azucena. Richard Bonynge conducts the Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra.
A history of rock music during the 1960s, covering everything from the British Invasion that began with the Beatles to the psychedelic sound from San Francisco.
A story about a life of a young musician in the USSR.
Dorina Pineda is a Sampaguita vendor idolizing the most famous singing sensation in the country, Lavinia Arguilles. Lavina with her ego getting big, drives away her fans and even her boyfriend Nico Escobar. He later discovers Dorina as a wonderful singer and eventually falls in love with her. A simple die-hard fan at first, Dorina rose to the ranks and become the biggest singing star in the country, even becoming more famous than her idol Lavinia.
An Honest and hilarious look at the music industry through the eyes of an all girl rock band.
Cat Stevens and his band recorded and broadcast live by BBC Television in November 1971.
James Levine conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus in this production of Berlioz's LES TROYENS. This performance comes from the Met's Centennial Season, which it began with its first uncut performance of this masterwork.
Three attendees at a puppet theater don various roles in order to sing a variety of songs by Jacques Brel, all while hippies and other eccentrics cavort about them.
Few singers have plumbed the depths of the role of Violetta as did she incomparable soprano Renata Scotto. Her interpretation surprises with fresh insights at every turn, illuminating aspects of the character that are latent in the libretto and the schore but rarely dramatized with such completeness. For example, when Germont meets Violetta, he is immediately struck by her strong bearing ( Quai modi! , he exclaims in an aside).
a film by Al Quinn.
Golnar lives with her grandparents. One day she goes to the fountain to fetch water. The wind carries away her blue handkerchief. Golnar follows it into the forest and loses her way...
Composer Judith Weir collaborates with director Margaret Williams on a commissioned short film to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the death of Mozart.