La Cenerentola

La Cenerentola 1988

Gioacchino Rossini's sparkling version of the Cinderella story comes live from the Salzburg Festival with Ann Murray and Francisco Araiza as Cinderella and the Prince. Director Michael Hampe envisions La Cenerentola less as a fairy tale and more as a gently satirical comment on the nature of society and the relationship between people. Conductor Riccardo Chailly's masterly display of the Rossini style is visually matched by the opulent and elegant set designs by Mauro Pagano. 162 minutes.

Mahagonny

Mahagonny 1974

The city of Mahagonny, founded by three criminals, becomes a place for people looking for their luck or money. One among them is the lumberjack Jim Mahoney. However, he is disappointed by what the city is.

The Temptation of Victoria

The Temptation of Victoria

Filmmaker Michael Shamberg, who directed a number of seminal music videos for New Order during their heyday, here revisits a classic New Order song with the help of singer Victoria Bergsman of Swedish band The Concretes. The story is elegantly simple: A woman goes record shopping, comes home, puts her new purchase on the turntable, and starts dancing to it. Titled The Temptation of Victoria, Shamberg's video did not make it on to New Order's official video retrospective DVD, making it a true rarity.

La Clemenza Di Tito

La Clemenza Di Tito 1991

Mozart's La Clemenza Di Tito was originally commissioned to celebrate the coronation of the Emperor Leopold II as King of Bohemia in 1791. This rarely-seen masterpiece was Mozart's last opera. Nicholas Hytner's elegant staging for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera sheds new light on the compelling story of passion that overrides loyalty and integrity that is tested to the extreme.

Ey Iran

Ey Iran 1990

Towards the end of the Shahanshah's reign, Sergeant Makvandi is assigned the commander of the gendarmerie station in a small town. A stern disciplinarian, Sergeant Makvandi tries to impose order at the station but, being as degenerate as his subordinates, he fails to re-store discipline. faced by rebellious crowds, he imposes martial law, but people outwit him by mailing to his address a forged letter which "promotes the sergeant and ends the curfew". Makvandi tries to intimidate a school teacher into writing a song which he wants the students to sing on the day his "promotion" comes into effect. But the teacher refuses to give in, for he and his students are preparing to sing a new song, the song of revolution.

Led Zeppelin - The Songs remains the same

Led Zeppelin - The Songs remains the same 1976

Trackliste 1 Mob Rubout 2 Big Apple Credits 3 Country Life (Autumn Lake) 4 New York (Bron-Yr-Aur) 5 Rock & Roll 6 Black Dog 7 Since I've Been Loving You 8 No Quarter 9 Who's Responsible? 10 The Song Remains The Same 11 The Rain Song Begins 12 Fire And Sword 13 Capturing The Castle 14 Not-Quite-Backstage Pass 15 Dazed And Confused Begins 16 Strung Out 17 Magic In The Night 18 Dazed And Confused Continues 19 Gate Crasher 20 Dazed And Confused Concludes 21 No Comment 22 Stairway To Heaven 23 Moby Dick; Country Squire Bonham 24 Heartbreaker; Grand Theft 25 Whole Lotta Love 26 Exit Music (Stairway To Heaven)

Wire on the Box: 1979

Wire on the Box: 1979 1979

The first-ever official live document from brilliant 70s art-punks Wire is finally released on this CD/DVD set, which captures their 1979 performance on then-West Germany's "Rockpalast" show.

Abraçar e Agradecer

Abraçar e Agradecer

Celebrating 50 years of her career, Maria Bethânia filmed in Brazil in 2105 the show Abraçar e Agradecer, which now comes out on CD and DVD.

Krieg der töne

Krieg der töne 1988

The 12 year old Ina struggle to become a great pianist. Success depends on the music competition "Ein Herz für Mozart". Ina is sent by her mother's command to piano lessons. The piano teacher Holger produces in his free time experimental music from sound collages, but can not prevail with his works in the professional music business. Ina takes a liking to the sound collages of Holger and flees from her domineering mother to him.

The Sound of Progress

The Sound of Progress 1988

This documentary shows the mindset of the some of the most original and influential artists of the experimental scene (Coil, Current 93, Foetus, Test Dept.). An unprecedented insight into the workings, the methods and the ideas that made these names legendary. Filmed in Hamburg, Amsterdam and London, 1985-1987.

A Royal Affair

A Royal Affair

Mme Beaudrier, the wife of a Parliamentary Senator, hurls a pastry at visiting King Joan IV of Cerdagne, sparking off a series of farcical events involving all levels of the government and their mistresses.