English File: Pre-intermediate Class Video
Practical English - with Rob, who's from London, and Jenny, who's from New York. Shot on location, each episode presents functional and everyday social language in clear contexts.
In the street - interviews with British and American people answering questions on topics from the Student's Book. Watch and listen to real people using real English.
Short films - documentaries on topics from the Student's Book. These accessible, culture-rich films give students enjoyable extra listening practice.
This video helps you use the Practical English and Revise and Check lessons in the Student's Book. Notes on how to use the video in class are in the Teacher's Book....
Coldplay: DVD Collector's Box (2 DVD)
Since the release of their debut album Parachutes in the summer of 1999, Coldplay have gone from being the bright young hopes of the indie playground to their current status as universally acclaimed superstars with record sales in the millions.
This film goes behind the scenes to reveal a side of Coldplay not previously seen by fans, using interviews with the band and those close to them and rare footage of the boys at work and at play.
Telling the Coldplay story from day one and coming right up to the present time, this is an ideal opportunity to get the low-down the best band to emerge in years. Includes over 40 minutes of exclusive interviews Rare footage of the band throughout 'Insider' revelations about band members DVD Special features include extensive Coldplay discography and fan quiz;In the music world there appears to be an elite number of artists with a rare talent that emerges once a decade at best. The 1960s had the Beatles, in the 70s there was David Bowie, the 1980s witnessed the Smiths and U2 with the 90s offering the rise of Radiohead. The only band so far in the third millennium to boast a similar level of greatness is Coldplay.
This DVD uses exclusive interviews with the band members themselves to tell the Coldplay story, and in so doing offers a totally honest, accurate and heartfelt version of events that no second hand 'cut and paste' retelling could hope to achieve.
The film also features archive footage, contributions from many who know the band best and a host of other features, to achieve one of the finest music documentaries in existence.
Michele Mariotti, Bellini: I Puritani (2 DVD)
Star tenor Juan Diego Florez and exciting young discovery Nino Machaidze lead an outstanding cast in this new production of Bellini's final opera, filmed live at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna. Set during the English Civil War between Puritans and Royalists, Bellini's glorious score (here in a new critical edition) is a ravishing combination of rousing ensembles and dazzling bel canto arias.
Act 3 Lord Arturo Talbo - Juan Diego Florez Elvira - Nino Machaidze Sir Giorgio Valton - Ildebrando D'arcangelo Lord Gualtiero Valton - Ugo Guagliardo Sir Riccardo Forth - Gabriele Viviani Sir Bruno Roberton - Gianluca Floris Enrichettta Di Francia - Nadia Pirazzini...
Massenet: Manon (2 DVD)
Scene 1 - The Courtyard of an Inn near Paris
03. Solo - Lescaut
04. Beggars' Dance
05. Pas de Sept
06. Arrival of the Coach - Entrance of Manon...
Verdi, James Levine: Don Carlo
Libretto / Livret: Joseph Mery & Camille Du Lode
Based On The Play By Friedrich Schiller
Versione Italiana: Achille De Lauzieres & Angelo Zanardini
Unabridged Version, Incl. Fontainebleau Act
- Filippo II, Re Di Spagna - Nicolai Ghiaurov
- Don Carlo, Infante Di Spagna - Placido Domingo
- Rodrigo, Marchese Di Posa - Louis Quilico
- II Grande Inguisitore - Ferruccio Furlanetto
- Un Frate - Julien Robbins
- Elisabetta Di Valois - Mirella Freni
- La Principessa Eboli - Grace Bumbry
- Tebaldo - Betsy Norden
- Una Voce Dal Cielo - Marvis Martin
- La Contessa d'Aremberq - Barbara Greene
- II Conte Di Lerma - John Gilmore
- Un Araldo Reale - Charles Anthony
- Un Boscaiolo - Peter Sliker...
Mozart, Nicolaus Harnoncourt: Le Nozze Di Figaro (2 DVD)
This new, excitingly original production of Mozart's most popular opera was the sensation of the 2006 Salzburg Festival. "What young director Claus Guth has made of Figaro - with Harnoncourt's active collaboration - is genius ... The stellar cast performed with power and precision ... This Figaro is as dangerous as the midday sun in one's eyes" (Le Monde). "A triumph for Mozart ... Netrebko's golden radiance ond dark velvet are ideal" (Salzburger Hachrichlen). "Shattering, unforgettable" (The Guardian).
Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Conductor
Bo Skovhus - Graf Almaviva
Dorothea Roschmann - Grafin Almaviva
Anna Netrebko - Susanna
Ildebrando d'Arcangelo - Figaro
Christine Schafer - Cherubino
Marie McLaughlin - Marcellina
Franz-Josef Selig - Bartolo
Patrick Henckens - Basilio
Oliver Ringelhahn - Don Curzio
Florian Boesch - Antonio
Eva Liebau - Barbarina
Uli Kirsch - Cherubim...
Verdi, James Levine: Aida
Il Re Dell' Egitto - Dimitri Kavrakos Amneris - Dolora Zajick Aida - Aprile Millo Radames - Placido Domingo Ramfis - Paata Burchuladze Amonasro - Sherrill Milnes Un Messaggero - Mark W. Baker Sacerdotessa - Margaret Jane Wray
Conductor: James Levine
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Chorus Master: David Stivender
Metropolitan Opera Ballet
Choreographer: Rodney Griffin
A Metropolitan Opera Television Production
Paul McCartney Really Is Dead: The Last Testament of George Harrison
In the summer of 2005, a package arrived at the Hollywood offices of Highway 61 Entertainment from London with no return address. Inside were two mini-cassette audio tapes dated December 30,1999 and labeled "The Last Testament ^, of George Harrison". A voice eerily similar to Harrison's tells „^vv a shocking story: Paul McCartney was killed in a car crash in November of 1966 and replaced with a double! British intelligence, MI5, had forced the Beatles to cover up McCartney's death to prevent mass suicides of Beatle fans. However, the remaining Beatles tried to signal fans with clues on album covers and in songs.
Until now, the "Paul is Dead" mystery that exploded worldwide in 1969 was considered a hoax. However, in this film, the mysterious voice on the tapes reveals a secret Beatles history, chronicling McCartney's fatal accident, the cover up, dozens of unknown clues, and a dangerous cat and mouse game with "Maxwell," the Beatles' MI5 handler, as John Lennon became increasingly reckless with the secret. The voice also claims that Lennon was assassinated in 1980 after he threatened to finally expose "Paul McCartney" as an imposter!
Highway 61 Entertainment has investigated this stunning new account of the conspiracy to hide McCartney's tragic death and produced this unauthorized documentary thai includes newly unearthed evidence. The mysterious voice on the audio tapes narrates the entire film in what may prove to be the most important document in rock and roll history, leaving little doubt that PAUL McCARTNEY REALLY IS DEAD!...
Rossini: Guillaume Tell (Blu-ray)
Ребека Марина, Никола Алаймо («Michele Mariotti, Rossini: Matilde Di Shabran, Neapolitan Version, 1821»), Хуан Диего Флорес («Bellini: La Sonnambula Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD: Bellini's La sonnambula») в спектакле Грэма Викерса «Guillaume Tell»
For years the undisputed Rossini tenor par excellence, Juan Diego Florez at last makes his debut in the hugely demanding role of Arnold and "mast part with seemingly effortless perfection" (Die Presse). "Grand, cinematic opera in widescreen and surround sound" wrote Die Welt of Graham Vic production of Rossini's last opera, given uncut in its original French version .complete with the often-omitted ballet music. The William Tell legend of and political intrigue in 14th-century Switzerland is interpreted by Vick as a timeless class conflict with dramatic and unforgettabie images. A «perfect cast» is conducted with "verve and intensity" (Opera Today) by the brilliant young Italian Michele Mariotti....
Handel, Giovanni Antonini: Giulio Cesare (Blu-ray)
This "dynamite new production" (Opera Today) of Handel's Giulio Cesare in Egittoinaugurated Cecilia Bartoli's first season as Artistic Director of the Salzburg Whitsun Festival. "Bartoli's Dream Start with Dream Voices" wrote the Vienna Kurier of this uproarious Moshe Leiser / Patrice Caurier staging, in which Bartoli heads a hand-picked cast including Andreas Scholl, Philippe Jaroussky and Anne Sofie von Otter, with "Il Giardino Armonico" conducted by Giovanni Antonini....