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Verdi : A Concise Biography / Hossick, Malcolm.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorHossick, Malcolm.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2006.
Description1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Series Famous Composers
Famous composers. ^A1066399
Contents Giuseppe Verdi's Beginnings (4:12) -- Giuseppe Verdi's Early Education (3:54) -- Tragedy Strikes Verdi (3:14) -- Viva la Verdi! (2:49) -- Verdi's Theater Success Increases (2:10) -- Verdi's Operas (3:41) -- Verdi Joins Italian Parliament (3:03) -- Depth of Giuseppe Verdi (3:33) -- Verdi's Final Years (1:45) -- Credits: Verdi: A Concise Biography (0:47) -- Overview of Giuseppe Verdi's Work (4:54)
Abstract This installment of the Famous Composers series introduces the life and work of Italian-born composer Giuseppe Verdi. The film begins by painting a portrait of the village Verdi was born in, then a part of the French Empire, and his childhood there as part of his Roman Catholic family. Following Verdi to Milan at the age of twenty, the film outlines the composers devlopment as a composer and as part of the artistic social circles. He soon returned to his childhood village, though, where he became music master and married, but quickly and tragically endured the deaths of his wife and two children. Verdi was devastated, but went on to remarry and compose a series of very successful operas.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 05, 2011.
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 age level Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Hossick, Malcolm, 2006.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number44012 Films Media Group

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