This guide links to just some of the many TV shows, movies, ebooks, magazines and newspapers that ACU students & staff can access online...reading and viewing for when you need some down-time from study!
Recorded in 1989, Russian Gypsy is a stirring collection of songs about love and the nomadic lifestyle of the Roma. The popular “Dzehelem, Dzehelem,” “Maroz-Ai Da Nu Da Da,” and “Ai Geleh Roma” are sung in Romani; all others are in Russian. An instrumental ensemble of guitar, piano, accordion, and violin accompanies singers Zina Vishnevskaya and Georgi Parthogh in their only recording together.
"Cosi fan tutte" remains, in the words of producer Joachin Herz in 1983, "a fascinating puzzle". Mozart"s psychologizing, moralizing music opens up infinite expanses and levels in this seemingly so transparent operatic subject. This production by the Zurich Opera House had its premiere in February 2000.
"The theatre of today - TV, movies and stage - where and how did it all begin? What role did theatre play in the cultural history of the West? Why has theatre evolved to what it is today? Beginning with Greek drama and continuing through Roman, Medieval, Renaissance, French, Spanish, English and American forms, this video gives an overview of how modern theatre came to be. The great playwrights, trends and artistic styles are briefly described to give the student a general understanding of both the history and cultural importance of theatre.
May Gibbs' famous children's classic The Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie is also a popular children's ballet performed by the Dancers Company of the Australian Ballet School with guest artists from the Australian Ballet.
This program includes a brief background of May Gibbs before entering into the magic realm of her characters - Snugglepot, Cuddlepie, Snake, Kookaburra and Ragged Blossom. The delightful ballet brings to life the enchanting world of May Gibbs and her charming bush creatures for viewers of all ages.
Ballets Russes is a merger of Russian, American, European and Latin American dancers, choreographers, composers and designers that transformed the face of ballet for generations to come. Ballets Russes is a tribute to those remarkable dancers and the revolutionary companies that launched their careers, but more than that Ballets Russes takes on a journey through the lives of characters whose innovation changed our social histories.