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'As a pioneer of the cosmetics industry, Elizabeth Arden built up a business worth billions. Her goal was to make decorative cosmetics – previously the preserve of actresses and ladies of ill repute – accessible to women everywhere. Eila Hershon and Roberto Guerra paint a portrait of an ambitious woman who equipped the suffragettes with red lipstick, had her own radio show and whose company still stands for innovative cosmetics today. (Total running time approx. 48')

BRO Code:
172804
Units:
1
Record Label:

ARTHAUS MUSIK

Record Number:

DVD 106073

UPC:

807280607390

Country:

GERMANY

D/A Code:

Analog

'Helena Rubinstein is rightly seen as one of the pioneers of a market worth millions. Born in Krakow Rubinstein started her career in the early years of the twentieth century in Australia from where she quickly went on to conquer Europe and the United States. Eila Hershon and Roberto Guerra portray a woman from humble origins who virtually until her death was always happiest at work in her laboratory and whose vision and ambition helped create and shape what we know today as beauty care'. (Running time approx. 60')

BRO Code:
172803
Units:
1
Record Label:

ARTHAUS MUSIK

Record Number:

DVD 106072

UPC:

807280607291

Country:

GERMANY

D/A Code:

Analog

Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No.1. Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto No.2 {with St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra/ Vladimir Lande}. Beethoven, Piano Sonata No.4. (All with Eldar Nebolsin, piano. Recorded 2011. Includes 29 minute bonus. Total running time approx. 98')

BRO Code:
172802
Units:
1
Record Label:

NAXOS

Record Number:

2.110284

UPC:

747313528455

Country:

AUSTRIA

D/A Code:

Digital

Strauss, Death and Transfiguration. Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde [with Paul Groves, tenor and Thomas Hampson, baritone]. (All with Orchestre de la Suisse Romande/ Neeme Jarvi. Recorded Victoria Hall, Geneva, 9/12/2012. Total running time approx. 92'. PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A BLU-RAY DISC. BLU-RAY DISC PLAYER REQUIRED)

BRO Code:
172789
Units:
1
Record Label:

VAI

Record Number:

BD 8201

UPC:

089948820192

Country:

AMERICA

D/A Code:

Digital

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$8.99

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'As seen on Public Television. The two-time GrMMY Award winner Sharon Isbin is a trailblazing performer and teacher who broke through numerous barriers to rise to the top of a traditionally male-dominated field. The film 'Sharon Isbin: Troubadour', produced by Susan Dangel, explores her unique and inspiring journey which has expanded and transformed the landscape of the guitar. Performances are showcased from international concert stages, the Grammy Awards, and the White House. The array of guests appearing in the film in interviews and performances includes John Corigliano, Christopher Rouse, Tan Dun, Joan Tower, Steve Vai, Stanley Jordan, and Mark O'Connor, as well as commentary from such celebrated figures as Joan Baez, Martina Navratilova, David Hyde Pierce, and Garrison Keillor. The film also explores Isbin's role as teacher of a new generation of guitarists at both The Juilliard School, where she created the first guitar department, and the Aspen Music Festival. In addition to the documentary, the disc includes performances of works by Howard Shore, composer-violinist Mark O'Connor (in performance with Isbin), Augustín Barrios Mangore, Antonio Lauro, and Isaac Albeniz, and including duets with Romero Lubambo.' (Total running time approx. 86'. PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A BLU-RAY DISC. BLU-RAY DISC PLAYER REQUIRED)

BRO Code:
172788
Units:
1
Record Label:

VAI

Record Number:

BD 8202

UPC:

089948820291

Country:

AMERICA

D/A Code:

Digital

Stars of the New York City Ballet, including Jacques dAmboise, Melissa Hayden, Allegra Kent, Nicholas Magallanes, Janet Reed, Maria Tallchief, and Violette Verdy. Dances performed include The Nutcracker [Grand Pas de Deux], Balanchine's Allegro Brillante and Stars and Stripes, Todd Bolender's Souvenirs, and dance pieces created for the Bell Telephone Hour by choreographers Matt Mattox, Gene Nelson, and Robert Pagent. (Total running time approx. 66')

BRO Code:
172786
Units:
1
Record Label:

VAI

Record Number:

DVD 4587

UPC:

089948458791

Country:

AMERICA

D/A Code:

Mono

The musical comedy star in songs from musicals based on Shakespeare, Twain and Shaw [with Sally Ann Howes], songs of the American wars [with Mindy Carson and Genevieve], songs from operettas, songs from 'The Boys from Syracuse' and 'Kiss Me, Kate' [with Patrice Munsel]. (All with The Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra and Chorus/ Donald Voorhees. Also includes a performance by Alfred Drake and Barbara Cook. Total running time approx. 48')

BRO Code:
172785
Units:
1
Record Label:

VAI

Record Number:

DVD 4538

UPC:

089948453895

Country:

AMERICA

D/A Code:

Mono

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Verdi, Puccini, Catalani: Arias from Otello, Macbeth, Don Carlo, Le Villi, Manon Lescaut, Tosca, Gianni Schicchi, La Wally {with Orchestre Symphonique de Quebec/ Raffi Armenian. Recorded 8/21/86). Handel, Scarlatti, Rossini, Verdi, Liszt, Respighi, Puccini, Mascagni: Assorted Songs and Arias {with Thomas Fulton, piano. Recorded Tokyo, 9/2/84}. (All with Renata Scotto, soprano. Total running time approx. 155')

BRO Code:
172784
Units:
1
Record Label:

VAI

Record Number:

DVD 4306

UPC:

089948430698

Country:

AMERICA

D/A Code:

Analog

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$11.97

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Bellini, Excerpts from Norma [with Mirto Picchi, Ebe Stignani, Joan Sutherland and Giacomo Vaghi. Conducted by Vittorio Gui]. Verdi, Tu che le vanita from Don Carlo, Act IV [conducted by Georges Pretre]. Puccini, Excerpts from Tosca [with Edgar Boniface, Robert Bowman, Renato Cioni, Eric Garrett, Tito Gobbi et al. Conducted by Carlo Felice Cillario. (All with Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. Total playing time: 150'40'. Also includes DVD featuring excerpts from Verdi's Don Carlo, Bizet's Carmen and Puccini's Tosca. Conducted by Pretre and Cillario. Approximate playing time of DVD: 70'40')

BRO Code:
172765
Units:
3
Record Label:

WARNER

UPC:

5099990377020

Record Number:

9 03770 2

Country:

DUTCH

D/A Code:

Mono

John Malkovich with sopranos Laura Aikin and Aleksandra Zamojska with Orchester Wiener Akademie/ Martin Haselbock. Written and directed by Michael Sturminger and Featuring music of Vivaldi, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Boccherini and Weber. (Includes a 43-minute documentary on the production. Total running time approx. 145')

BRO Code:
172749
Units:
1
Record Label:

ARTHAUS MUSIK

Record Number:

DVD 101517

UPC:

807280151794

Country:

GERMANY

D/A Code:

Digital

John Malkovich and baritone Florian Boesch [alternately playing the part of Casanova] with Ingeborga Dapkunaite and Sophie Klussmann. With Orchestra Wiener Akademie/ Martin Haselbock. written and directed by Michael Sturminger. (Includes a 34-minute documentary on the production. Total running time approx. 173')

BRO Code:
172748
Units:
1
Record Label:

ARTHAUS MUSIK

Record Number:

DVD 101570

UPC:

807280157093

Country:

GERMANY

D/A Code:

Digital

'Titian’s genius and significance in European art are undisputed. Trained at the Giovanni Bellini workshop and influenced by working together with Giorgione, he came to a masterly use of colour, light and shade. His oeuvre contains everything his times demanded: drama, carnal lust, religious fervour, mythology and portraits. Didier Baussy-Oulianoff takes us to the places where the renaissance artist devised his works and worked for the most influential courts. Contemporaries of Titian’s, such as Vasari and Aretino, also get a look in and we see that, in addition to being a gifted portrait-painter, Titian was also a skilled businessman'. (Total running time approx. 57')

BRO Code:
172747
Units:
1
Record Label:

ARTHAUS MUSIK

Record Number:

DVD 100632

UPC:

807280063295

Country:

GERMANY

D/A Code:

Analog

Masters of German Art is a series of ten-minute programmes examining some of the greatest names in the history of German painting. From Caspar David Friedrich to Lucas Cranach, from Johann Tischbein to Käthe Kollwitz – these miniportraits offer an insight into the unique character of each artist’s work and an understanding of the context in which it was created. In his ten films, Reiner E. Moritz visits galleries throughout Germany, as well as including contributions from leading art historians and drawing on interesting archive documentation. He presents the essential quality of the following fascinating artists: Matthias Grunewald, Caspar David Friedrich, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Ignaz Gunther, Hans Holbein the Younger, Albrecht Altdorfer, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, Otto Dix, Ernst Barlach and Kathe Kollwitz. (Total running time approx. 100')

BRO Code:
172746
Units:
1
Record Label:

ARTHAUS MUSIK

Record Number:

DVD 106042

UPC:

807280604290

Country:

GERMANY

D/A Code:

Analog

'1000 Masterpieces from the Great Museums of the World is one of the most successful TV series about art. The original, with improved image quality, takes us on a fascinating journey through the history of art. Comprehensively illustrated and compellingly presented – the well-known authors of five short art surveys provide a deeper insight into the masterpieces of painting. The MoMA in New York is the first choice for aficionados of modern and contemporary art. Art collectors Abby Rockefeller, Lillie Bliss and Mary Sullivan laid the foundations for the museum, which opened its doors under the directorship of Alfred Barr on 7th November 1929. The MoMA presents here an astonishing range of modern art, including key works such as Umberto Boccioni - Farewells [1911], Joan Miro - Dutch Interior I [1928], Jasper Johns - Flag [1954-55], Richard Lindner - The Meeting [1953] and Andrew Wyeth - Christina´s World [1948].' (Reiner E. Moritz directs. Total running time approx. 50')

BRO Code:
172744
Units:
1
Record Label:

ARTHAUS MUSIK

Record Number:

DVD 105021

UPC:

807280502190

Country:

GERMANY

D/A Code:

Analog

'1000 Masterpieces from the Great Museums of the World' is one of the most successful TV series about art. The original, with improved image quality, takes us on a fascinating journey through the history of art. Comprehensively illustrated and compellingly presented – the well-known authors of five short art surveys provide a deeper insight into the masterpieces of painting. Throughout all the different epochs artists have been inspired by their personal environment. It is no wonder therefore that the city or metropolis has often played a key role in art. Estes, Delaunay, Stella, Caillebotte and Dahl also worked up their urban impressions in painting – with surprisingly different results. Featured works include Richard Estes - Ansonia [1977], Robert Delaunay - Eiffel Tower Champs de Mars [1911], Johann Christian Dahl - View of Dresden under a Full Moon [1839], Joseph Stella - The Brooklyn Bridge [1939] and Gustave Caillebotte - Paris Street Scene in the rain [1877]'. (Reiner E. Moritz directs. Total running time approx. 50')

BRO Code:
172743
Units:
1
Record Label:

ARTHAUS MUSIK

Record Number:

DVD 105037

UPC:

807280503791

Country:

GERMANY

D/A Code:

Analog

Per its title, the documentary series 1000 GREAT MASTERPIECES FROM THE WORLD OF ART leads viewers on a systematic journey through art history, with each installment focusing on a specific school or collection. The programs draw on insights by the authors of short art surveys, who provide incisive commentaries that are then illustrated onscreen with specific works. This particular volume travels to the end of the Belle epoque, when a rise in global industrialization prompted artists to rebel against classicism in a diverse series of ways. Among these rebels were the Symbolists, who set out to create visual depictions of such elusive areas as subjective emotional states and the dream world. Meanwhile, the Jugendstil emerged, offering a linear, planar style which meshed with that of the Symbolists even as it stood on its own. Artworks glimpsed here include 'Salome' by Franz von Stuck, 'Madonna with Lilies' by Alfons Mucha and 'Spring Awakening' by Arnold Bocklin. (Reiner E. Moritz directs. Total running time approx. 50')

BRO Code:
172742
Units:
1
Record Label:

ARTHAUS MUSIK

Record Number:

DVD 105018

UPC:

807280501896

Country:

GERMANY

D/A Code:

Analog

'1000 Masterpieces from the Great Museums of the World is one of the most successful TV series about art. The original, with improved image quality, takes us on a fascinating journey through the history of art. Comprehensively illustrated and compellingly presented – the well-known authors of five short art surveys provide a deeper insight into the masterpieces of painting. In 1874, a group of artists nicknamed the Impressionists scandalized Paris with its first exhibition. The spirit of these young en plein air painters, who declared that the essence of their art was about capturing the impression of the moment in the colourful play of light, was too revolutionary. Cassatt, Caillebotte, Liebermann, Krøyer and Edelfelt represented a worldwide revolt that ushered in modernism by breaking with conventional ways of seeing the world. Albert Edelfelt: Luxembourg Gardens [1887], Peter Severin Kroyer: Summer evening at Skagen [1892], Gustave Caillebotte: Paris street scene in the rain [1877], Max Liebermann: Women mending nets [1887- 1889], Mary Cassat - The bath [1891 - 1892]' are among the featured works. (Reiner E. Moritz directs. Total running time approx. 50')

BRO Code:
172741
Units:
1
Record Label:

ARTHAUS MUSIK

Record Number:

DVD 105009

UPC:

807280500998

Country:

GERMANY

D/A Code:

Analog

'This documentary program finds filmmaker Jan Schmidt-Garre accompanying acclaimed photographer Andreas Gursky, as Gursky creates his work 'Hamm, Bergwerk Ost'. The film observes virtually every aspect of the creative process, from Gursky's first viewings of the motive to taking the photographs themselves and digitally processing the final image. Schmidt-Garre also follows the photograph to its final resting place, in the collection of Ukrainian art connoisseur Viktor Pinchuk. Along the way, experts turn up for commentary including Hilla Becher, Werner Spies and Gursky himself. Also includes Gursky in conversation with Schmidt-Garre. (English subtitles. Total running time approx. 100')

BRO Code:
172740
Units:
1
Record Label:

ARTHAUS MUSIK

Record Number:

DVD 106064

UPC:

807280606492

Country:

GERMANY

D/A Code:

Analog

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'Ballet Hispanico, a 'strong ambassador of not just Latino culture but of dance itself' [Broadway World], brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the screen with two audience favourites: CARMEN.maquia, an electrifying modern take on Bizet’s passionate opera choreographed by Spaniard Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, and Cuban-born Pedro Ruiz’s Club Havana, a virtuostic re-imagining of a sizzling nightclub filled with the exhilarating rhythms and colors of Havana’s golden era. Celebrating over 45 years of bringing individuals and communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures, Ballet Hispanico is the new expression of American contemporary dance'. (Total running time approx. 104', including a 9' mini-documentary. PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A BLU-RAY DISC. BLU-RAY DISC PLAYER REQUIRED)

BRO Code:
172739
Units:
1
Record Label:

C-MAJOR

Record Number:

DVD 738904

UPC:

814337013899

Country:

AUSTRIA

D/A Code:

Digital

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$7.98

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Performed by the Kronos String Quartet. Video and animation by Andrew Lyndon. ('Commissioned for Kronos Quartet by The Sea Ranch in celebration of the famed community's 50th birthday, Aleksandra Vrebalov's new work for string quartet, The Sea Ranch Songs, connects with the spirit, landscape, and architecture of this grand experiment in environmental stewardship, land development, and intentional community planning. Featuring rare documented sounds from the Northern California coastal town and its wild surroundings, this sumptuous multimedia work includes a dreamlike cinematic exploration by videographer Andrew Lyndon on a bonus DVD. Meditative, majestic and inspirational, The Sea Ranch Songs delves into the stunning panoramas and metaphysical geography of this magical place, where the paths of people and nature are harmoniously intertwined')

BRO Code:
172737
Units:
2
Record Label:

CANTALOUPE MUSIC

UPC:

713746312220

Record Number:

CA 21122

Country:

AMERICA

D/A Code:

Digital