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The Resource David Starkey's music & monarchy, an Oxford Film and Television production for BBC ; written and presented by Dr. David Starkey ; series produced & directed by Peter Sweasey [episode 1-2 and 4] ; produced & directed by Christopher Walker [episode 3], (videorecording)

David Starkey's music & monarchy, an Oxford Film and Television production for BBC ; written and presented by Dr. David Starkey ; series produced & directed by Peter Sweasey [episode 1-2 and 4] ; produced & directed by Christopher Walker [episode 3], (videorecording)

Label
David Starkey's music & monarchy
Title
David Starkey's music & monarchy
Statement of responsibility
an Oxford Film and Television production for BBC ; written and presented by Dr. David Starkey ; series produced & directed by Peter Sweasey [episode 1-2 and 4] ; produced & directed by Christopher Walker [episode 3]
Title variation
  • David Starkey's music and monarchy
  • Music & monarchy
  • Music and monarchy
Contributor
Film distributor
Host
Production company
Screenwriter
Sponsoring body
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Historian Dr. David Starkey hosts this four-part series exploring the impact of the British monarchy on renowned composers over the centuries. He traces British musical tradition from the reigns of Henry V through Elizabeth II. Includes performances at Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, the chapel of King's College at Cambridge, and more. Includes music by William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Henry Purcell, George Frederic Handel, Edward Elgar, William Walton, and others
Cataloging source
FOLLT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
An Oxford Film and Television Production
Dewey number
321/.60941
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Hosted by David Starkey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Starkey, David
  • Sweasey, Peter
  • Walker, Christopher
  • Oxford Film and Television
  • British Broadcasting Company
  • Athena (Firm)
  • RLJ Entertainment
Runtime
234
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music
  • Music and state
  • Music
  • Monarchy
  • Monarchy
  • Music
  • Music and state
  • Music
  • Music
  • Great Britain
Technique
live action
Label
David Starkey's music & monarchy, an Oxford Film and Television production for BBC ; written and presented by Dr. David Starkey ; series produced & directed by Peter Sweasey [episode 1-2 and 4] ; produced & directed by Christopher Walker [episode 3], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "British royal history as told by its music"--Container
  • "As seen on BBC"--Container
  • Viewer's guide (13 pages : color illustrations) inserted in container
  • Bonus features: David Owen Norris on Elgar's Land of hope and glory ; Why fum'th in fight? / Thomas Tallis ; Nay let me weepe / Orlando Gibbons ; My heart is inditing / Henry Purcell ; Zadok the priest ; Hallelujah chorus ; Julio Cesare, Al' lampo del armo [that is, Giulio Cesare, Al lampo dell'armi] / Georg Frideric Handel ; Beati quorum via / Charles Villiers Stanford ; Jerusalem / Hubert Parry. With biographies of presenter and select composers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Episode 1, Crown and choir. Handel's Hallelujah chorus ; The English sound ; College choirs ; Henry VIII's ambition ; Thomas Tallis ; Elizabeth -- Episode 2, Revolutions. The 17th century ; William Lawes ; Casualty of war ; Henry Purcell ; What will James do? ; William's reforming zeal -- Episode 3, Great British music. Europe's greatest power ; A German arrives in England ; Royal Academy of Music ; New musical language ; God save the King ; George III -- Episode 4, Re-inventions. George IV ; Victoria & Albert ; The death of Albert ; The widow of Windsor ; Edward VII ; Hope and glory ; A musical nation
Control code
ocn857246624
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 234 min.)
Isbn
9781598289954
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961899593
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • AMP-8995
  • AMP8995LIT
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)857246624
System details
DVD; 16:9 widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
David Starkey's music & monarchy, an Oxford Film and Television production for BBC ; written and presented by Dr. David Starkey ; series produced & directed by Peter Sweasey [episode 1-2 and 4] ; produced & directed by Christopher Walker [episode 3], (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "British royal history as told by its music"--Container
  • "As seen on BBC"--Container
  • Viewer's guide (13 pages : color illustrations) inserted in container
  • Bonus features: David Owen Norris on Elgar's Land of hope and glory ; Why fum'th in fight? / Thomas Tallis ; Nay let me weepe / Orlando Gibbons ; My heart is inditing / Henry Purcell ; Zadok the priest ; Hallelujah chorus ; Julio Cesare, Al' lampo del armo [that is, Giulio Cesare, Al lampo dell'armi] / Georg Frideric Handel ; Beati quorum via / Charles Villiers Stanford ; Jerusalem / Hubert Parry. With biographies of presenter and select composers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Episode 1, Crown and choir. Handel's Hallelujah chorus ; The English sound ; College choirs ; Henry VIII's ambition ; Thomas Tallis ; Elizabeth -- Episode 2, Revolutions. The 17th century ; William Lawes ; Casualty of war ; Henry Purcell ; What will James do? ; William's reforming zeal -- Episode 3, Great British music. Europe's greatest power ; A German arrives in England ; Royal Academy of Music ; New musical language ; God save the King ; George III -- Episode 4, Re-inventions. George IV ; Victoria & Albert ; The death of Albert ; The widow of Windsor ; Edward VII ; Hope and glory ; A musical nation
Control code
ocn857246624
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 234 min.)
Isbn
9781598289954
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961899593
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • AMP-8995
  • AMP8995LIT
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)857246624
System details
DVD; 16:9 widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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