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Title Sharon Isbin: troubadour [videorecording] / produced in association with the Center for Independent Documentary and the Augustine Foundation ; producer, Susan Dangel ; producer/editor, Dick Bartlett.

Publication Info. Pleasantville, NY : VAI, Video Artists International, [2015]


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Description 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language English audio.
Performer Sharon Isbin, guitar, with various other performers.
Credits Director of photography, Rob Fortunato ; writer, Barry Kleinbort ; narrator, Susan Stamberg.
Note "Documentary and performances"--Container.
Originally broadcast by American Public Television in 2014.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Explores the unique and inspiring journey of guitarist and teacher Sharon Isbin, who has expanded and transformed the landscape of the guitar in a traditionally male-dominated field. Includes concert performances and interviews with special guests.
Contents Introduction -- Performing at the White House -- Early years ; Discovering the guitar and model rockets -- Entering the world stage ; Studies with Segovia ; First premiere -- Expanding the repertoire: Bach and Rosalyn Turek ; premieres by Joan Tower, John Corigliano, Tan Dun, Christopher Rouse -- Living the music -- Teaching at the Aspen Music Festival and the Juilliard School -- Pioneering woman: adventures in popular music and jazz -- Touring: Vivaldi and Rodrigo in Italy ; Secrets of technique -- Life insights ; Collaborating with Joan Baez on Journey to the New World ; performaing at the Grammy Awards -- Inspirational troubadour.
Performances. Asturias / Isaac Albéniz -- Strings & threads suite. Selected movements. III., Captain's jog ; IV., Off to sea ; XII., Swing ; XIII., Sweet Suzanne / Mark O'Connor (with Mark O'Connor, violin) -- Chovendo na roseira / Antonio Carlos Jobim ; Waltz no. 3 / Antonio Lauro ; La catedral : "Allegro solemne" / Agustín Barrios Mangoré (with Romero Lubambo, guitar, arranger).
Note Extra scenes: Commentary by conductor Leonard Slatkin, including excerpts from Rodrigo's Fantasía para un gentilhombre; composer Howard Shore, including excerpts from Billy's theme from The departed; Sharon's dance lesson at Fred Astaire Dance Studio, with instructor Timofey Shalnev.
Subject Isbin, Sharon.
Guitarists -- United States -- Biography.
Guitar teachers -- United States -- Biography.
Guitar music, Arranged.
Suites (Violin and guitar) -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Guitar music (Guitars (2)), Arranged.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Televised performances.
Added Author Dangel, Susan, television producer.
Bartlett, Dick, 1942- television producer, editor of moving image work.
Isbin, Sharon, performer.
O'Connor, Mark, performer.
Lubambo, Romero, performer, arranger of music.
Container of (expression): Albeniz, Isaac, 1860-1909. Suite espanola, no. 1. Asturias; arranged
Container of (expression): O'Connor, Mark. Strings & threads suite. Selections; arranged
Container of (expression): Jobim, Antonio Carlos. Chovendo na roseira; arranged
Container of (expression): Lauro, Antonio. Valses venezolanos. No 3; arranged
Container of (expression): Barrios Mangore Agustin, 1885-1944. Catedral; arranged
Center for Independent Documentary, production company.
Augustine Foundation, sponsoring body.
American Public Television, broadcaster.
Video Artists International, film distributor.
Added Title Troubadour
Standard No. 089948458098
Music No. 4580 VAI, Video Artists International

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