||Mozart in Turkey
||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)
||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 note||Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 05, 2006.|
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|Interest grade level
||12 & up.
|Technical details||Mode of access: Internet.|
|Technical details||System requirements: FOD playback platform.|
|Source of description||Title from distributor's description.|
|Issued in other form||Originally produced: Tele Images Creations (Firm), 1999|
|Publisher number||11865 Films Media Group|