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The Abduction from the Seraglio : Mozart in Turkey / Tele Images Creations (Firm).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorTele Images Creations (Firm)
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©1999.
Description1 streaming video file (89 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Mozart in Turkey
Contents Filming the Opera in Topkapi Palace (4:56) -- Act I: Backstory (7:47) -- Constance and the Pasha (5:05) -- Constance, Pasha Selim, and Belmonte (4:14) -- Act II: Blonde, the English Maid, and Osmin (4:42) -- Act II: Constance and the Pasha (7:24) -- Belmonte's Love and Anxiety (6:02) -- Escape Plan (5:34) -- Joyous Reunion of the Lovers (3:28) -- Confrontation and Forgiveness (7:32) -- Friendships Among the Actors (1:56) -- Foiled Escape (3:55) -- Osmin's Triumph (2:51) -- Pasha Selim's Power (2:53) -- Imprisonment and Fate (7:01) -- Pasha's Reasonable Decision (8:48)
Abstract This captivating program combines key scenes from Mozart's singspiel The Abduction from the Seraglio as performed at the spectacular Topkapi Palace with a documentary about the intricate process of rehearsing the production. A winner of the International Broadcasting Convention's Golden Rembrandt, the program also provides fresh insights into the personal life of Mozart, the history of the Enlightenment, and life in the harem through commentary by opera director Elijah Moshinsky and Alev Lytle Croutier, author of Harem: The World Behind the Veil. Paul Groves, Yelda Kodalli, Desiree Rancatore, Lynton Atkinson, Peter Rose, and Oliver Tobias star.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 05, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 12 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Tele Images Creations (Firm), 1999
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number11865 Films Media Group

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