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The Resource The history of theatre, David Timson, (sound recording)

The history of theatre, David Timson, (sound recording)

Label
The history of theatre
Title
The history of theatre
Statement of responsibility
David Timson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the Theatre, from the first tragedies and comedies of Ancient Greece to the high-tech musicals of the late 20th century, illustrated by more than 50 excerpts from plays and contemporary accounts
Cataloging source
BIB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Timson, David
Dewey number
792/.09
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PN2101
LC item number
.T45 2000
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Derek Jacobi and cast
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jacobi, Derek
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Theater
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The history of theatre, David Timson, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Classic literature with classical music"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
CD 1. Prologue ; The Greek drama ; Greek tragedy ; Greek theatres ; Greek comedy ; Roman theatre ; The Medieval theatre ; Growth and development of Mystery plays ; Development of Miracle and Morality plays ; The Italian commedia dell'arte ; The Elizabethan theatre ; The structure of a playhouse ; Christopher Marlowe and his contemporaries (78:08) -- CD 2. Christopher Marlowe and his contemporaries. Faustas ; William Shakespeare and his plays ; The Jacobean theatre (1603-1642) ; Development of the private theatre ; Ben Jonson ; Spanish theatre in the Renaissance ; The French theatre in the 17th century ; The Structure of French theatres ; Moliere ; The English Restoration theatre (1660-1700) ; The development of Restoration comedy ; Harriet ; Lord Foppington - European theatre in the Eighteenth century (77:25) -- CD 3. German theatre in the 18th century ; The English theatre in the early eighteenth century ; The development of English pantomime ; The introduction of the theatre licensing act in England (1737) ; David Garrick (1717-1779) and the English theatre in the late eighteenth century ; The programme of an eighteenth century audience ; Beauchmarchais (1732-1799) and the late eighteenth century ; The development of the theatre in America (1800-1860s) ; Romantic melodrama in the nineteenth century Europe ; The development of farce ; Henry Irving (1838-1905) and the English theatre in the late nineteenth century ; The beginning of the theatre of ideas and realism ; Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) ; George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) ; Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) (78:43) -- CD 4. Seagull by Anton Chekhov ; Stanislavsky and the Moscow arts theatre ; The growth of ensemble companies ; Theatrical experiments in the early twentieth century and Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) ; The theatre of Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936) ; The political theatre of Bertolt Brecht (1888-1953) ; American theatre in the early twentieth century and Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) ; European theatre in the 1930's & 1940's ; Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1935) ; The London theatre and Noel Coward (1899-1973) ; Post-war British theatre and John Osborne (1929-1944) ; Theatre of the Absurd and Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) ; Harold Pinter (1930- ); British theatre in the 1960s and Joe Orton (1933-1967) ; Post-war American theatre, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller and David Mamet ; Experimental theatre in the 1960s and 1970s ; Developments in the Theatre from 1970-1990 ; Epilogue (75:54)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
4 sound discs (5 hr., 11 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9789626341995
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Note
Set includes: 4 compact discs.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
NA419912
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocm44969085
  • (OCoLC)44969085
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The history of theatre, David Timson, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
"Classic literature with classical music"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
CD 1. Prologue ; The Greek drama ; Greek tragedy ; Greek theatres ; Greek comedy ; Roman theatre ; The Medieval theatre ; Growth and development of Mystery plays ; Development of Miracle and Morality plays ; The Italian commedia dell'arte ; The Elizabethan theatre ; The structure of a playhouse ; Christopher Marlowe and his contemporaries (78:08) -- CD 2. Christopher Marlowe and his contemporaries. Faustas ; William Shakespeare and his plays ; The Jacobean theatre (1603-1642) ; Development of the private theatre ; Ben Jonson ; Spanish theatre in the Renaissance ; The French theatre in the 17th century ; The Structure of French theatres ; Moliere ; The English Restoration theatre (1660-1700) ; The development of Restoration comedy ; Harriet ; Lord Foppington - European theatre in the Eighteenth century (77:25) -- CD 3. German theatre in the 18th century ; The English theatre in the early eighteenth century ; The development of English pantomime ; The introduction of the theatre licensing act in England (1737) ; David Garrick (1717-1779) and the English theatre in the late eighteenth century ; The programme of an eighteenth century audience ; Beauchmarchais (1732-1799) and the late eighteenth century ; The development of the theatre in America (1800-1860s) ; Romantic melodrama in the nineteenth century Europe ; The development of farce ; Henry Irving (1838-1905) and the English theatre in the late nineteenth century ; The beginning of the theatre of ideas and realism ; Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) ; George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) ; Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) (78:43) -- CD 4. Seagull by Anton Chekhov ; Stanislavsky and the Moscow arts theatre ; The growth of ensemble companies ; Theatrical experiments in the early twentieth century and Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) ; The theatre of Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936) ; The political theatre of Bertolt Brecht (1888-1953) ; American theatre in the early twentieth century and Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) ; European theatre in the 1930's & 1940's ; Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1935) ; The London theatre and Noel Coward (1899-1973) ; Post-war British theatre and John Osborne (1929-1944) ; Theatre of the Absurd and Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) ; Harold Pinter (1930- ); British theatre in the 1960s and Joe Orton (1933-1967) ; Post-war American theatre, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller and David Mamet ; Experimental theatre in the 1960s and 1970s ; Developments in the Theatre from 1970-1990 ; Epilogue (75:54)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
4 sound discs (5 hr., 11 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9789626341995
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Note
Set includes: 4 compact discs.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
NA419912
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocm44969085
  • (OCoLC)44969085
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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