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The Resource Madeleine Milhaud : portrait of an intellectual woman of the 20th century, Ludwigyan, SACEM, La Sept ; Michel Dieuzaide, director

Madeleine Milhaud : portrait of an intellectual woman of the 20th century, Ludwigyan, SACEM, La Sept ; Michel Dieuzaide, director

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Madeleine Milhaud : portrait of an intellectual woman of the 20th century
Title
Madeleine Milhaud
Title remainder
portrait of an intellectual woman of the 20th century
Statement of responsibility
Ludwigyan, SACEM, La Sept ; Michel Dieuzaide, director
Title variation
  • Portrait of an intellectual woman of the 20th century
  • Portrait of an intellectual woman of the twentieth century
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Film director
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fre
Summary
Born at the end of the 19th century, Madeleine Milhaud got married in 1925 to the composer Darius Milhaud, one of her cousins she knew since her childhood. Paul Claudel was the best man at their marriage in Aix-en-Provence, France. Portrait of a woman deeply involved in the 20th century's history of art. Madeleine Milhaud wrote several libretti for the operas composed by her husband: Médée in 1938, Bolivar, in collaboration with Jules Supervielle in 1943 and La Mère coupable after Beaumarchais' text (1965). As an actress, she played at the Théâtre de l'Atelier with Charles Dullin. She also recorded recitals of works by her husband and by Igor Stravinsky, worked as a set designer and taught French literature in the US, at Mills College, California, where Darius Milhaud had taught composing during the occupation of France by Germans. Throughout her life, she has knew the most important musicians of her time: Satie, Ravel, Stravinsky, Schönberg, de Falla, Hindemith, Shostakovich, Honegger, Poulenc, Ives, Kurtweill, among others, and the greatest performers such as Menuhin, Désormière, Bernstein, Munch, Markevitch, Monteux, Marcelle, Meyer, Janine Micheau, Marya Freund & She evolved around the same intellectual milieu as her husband and got in touch with popular writers like Gide, Claudel, Cocteau, Cendrars, Malraux, with painters like Léger, Picasso and Masson, and with movie directors like Renoir, Cavalcanti and L'Herbier. A scrupulous witness of her time, Madeleine Milhaud shows a great sense of observation. She knows how to tell a story, recalling faces and attitudes of the people she got in touch with during her life, and she often makes humorous remarks. She kept in touch with Darius' students (Betsy Jolas, Gilbert Amy and Georges Delerue among others), or with Claude Roy, a very good friend of hers and Darius Milhaud, and with the conductor Manuel Rosenthal. Jean Roy, the author of this text, knew Darius Milhaud since 1954. He is the current president of the composer's Work, and he is very close to Madeleine. He also wrote books on Darius' works and on the "Groupe des Six" (Seuil publishing, France), a group the composer was part of in the 1920s. Before this film, A visit to Darius Milhaud, another color documentary on Darius Milaud, was produced in the US. The present production, conceived at the time of the composer's centennial, has been shot at Madeleine's house, Boulevard de Clichy, in Paris. Surrounded by all her memories (photos, portraits & she recalls her husband better than anybody else could do
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FRMTV
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videorecording
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In French
PerformerNote
Madeleine Milhaud, interviewee ; Jean Roy, Olivier Bernager, interviewers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1916-2011
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  • Dieuzaide, Michel
  • Milhaud, Madeleine
  • Roy, Jean
  • Bernager, Olivier
  • Ludwigyan (Firm)
  • Société des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs de musique (France)
  • Sept/Arte (Firm)
Runtime
52
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  • Milhaud, Madeleine
  • Actresses
Technique
live action
Label
Madeleine Milhaud : portrait of an intellectual woman of the 20th century, Ludwigyan, SACEM, La Sept ; Michel Dieuzaide, director
Link
https://www.vpl.ca/ext/scripts/auth/index.php?resource=MediciTv&assetid=movies/madeleine-darius-milhaud-jean-roy-dieuzaide
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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two-dimensional moving image
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  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (51 min., 14 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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other
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sound, color
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unknown
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unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
1737
System control number
  • ocn956369504
  • (OCoLC)956369504
Video recording format
other
Label
Madeleine Milhaud : portrait of an intellectual woman of the 20th century, Ludwigyan, SACEM, La Sept ; Michel Dieuzaide, director
Link
https://www.vpl.ca/ext/scripts/auth/index.php?resource=MediciTv&assetid=movies/madeleine-darius-milhaud-jean-roy-dieuzaide
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (51 min., 14 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
1737
System control number
  • ocn956369504
  • (OCoLC)956369504
Video recording format
other

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