Archive for the ‘Germany’ Category

“Danton’s Death” BBC1 Play of the Month 23rd April 1978

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Danton’s Death BBC1 Play of the Month 23rd April 1978. With Ian Richardson as Robespierre.

Friedrich Schiller: A Genius Finds Words (1759-1783)/ Video

Friedrich Schiller by Ludovike Simanowiz

Friedrich Schiller by Ludovike Simanowiz

The early years of German poet/philosopher/historian/playwright Friedrich Schiller, from his birth to young adulthood, including his tenure at a brutal military academy, conflict with the local ruler, Karl Eugen, Duke of Württemberg, and his first significant theatrical success, “The Robbers.” Narrated in English over scenes of the places and locales where Schiller resided and worked. Dramatic reenactments are interspersed, including one long segment enacting a scene from “The Robbers” in German with no translation. Produced by Cologne-based German TV company, TransTel.

Hermann Hesse liest -Über das Glück-Audio

Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse liest -Über das Glück-Audio.

RAINER MARIA RILKE – Herbsttag/ Audio

Rainer Maria Rilke

Rainer Maria Rilke

RAINER MARIA RILKE – Herbsttag/ Audio.

“The artist must conceive with warmth yet execute with coolness”: Johann Joachim Winckelmann

Johann Joachim Winckelmann

Johann Joachim Winckelmann

“The artist must conceive with warmth yet execute with coolness”: Johann Joachim Winckelmann.