Hitler Launches the Battle of Britain
Britain's Royal Air Force staves off destruction at the hands of the German Luftwaffe thanks for radar and bravery. Shows one of Hitler's many errors in judgment.
Biography: John Wilkes Booth: Assassin in the Spotlight
John Wilkes Booth was the epitome of success--a famous stage actor, wildly popular, and wealthy. Yet, in April 1865, when the Confederate South surrendered to the Union North, he felt he was 'a man without a country.'
How To Hold Drumsticks In German And French Timpani Positions
DRUM! Magazine music editor Wally Schnalle explains and demonstrates live how to properly hold drumsticks in German and French timpani positions. His explanations are very detailed and thorough. This is more appropriate for high school students. Mr. Schnalle is sitting at a drum.
Tribute Warsaw Uprising 1944
Video shows pictures of the war, the people, and the effects of the war. 63-day struggle to liberate World War II Warsaw from German occupation. Undertaken by the Armia Krajowa (Home Army), the Polish resistance group, at the time Allied troops were breaking through the Normandy defenses and the Red Army was standing at the line of the Vistula River.
Backing Up and Restoring a Course in Moodle
This video shows what to do at the end of the semester to backup your course and import it into a new one. This tutorial covers the steps involved with creating, downloading and restoring a course backup. (11:13)
Woodrow Wilson Inaugural Address
Thomas Woodrow Wilson is named President of the United States in 1913. The inaugural address of the President at the White House in Washington DC. Dignitaries and officials arrive in cloaks and hats for the ceremony. Guests include outgoing President William Howard Taft, British ambassador Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, German ambassador to the US Count Von Bernstorff, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Joseph Gurney Cannon, Chief Justice of the US Charles Evans Hughes, US Secretary of State Wil
Eric Carle Interview: Brown Bear to Baby Bear
Brown Bear to Baby Bear: Bill Martin Jr. Eric Carle Video interview with German-American illustrator Eric Carle. He talks about his collaboration with Bill Martin Jr. and discusses the "Brown Bear" and "Baby Bear" books they created. We see photographs of his art studio. (3:44)
History, culture, facts about Germany. Also a short lesson on basic German words. This video is a student's geography project. A live concert in Germany at the end of the video. (Amateur video)
Profile of Geneticist Pardis Sabeti
This video profile adapted from NOVA scienceNOW profiles the life and work of Harvard geneticist and biological anthropologist Pardis Sabeti. Although Sabeti spends many of her evenings on stage, fronting her band Thousand Days, her true passion is unraveling scientific puzzles. In 2006, Sabeti developed a method for analyzing the human genome in search of genes that may have arisen through natural selection. Her method is now widely used among geneticists and evolutionary biologists in an effor
The federal government did not repeat the mistakes of the First World War, when doughboys marched off to fight "the war to end all wars." During the earlier conflict, the government entered into a high-powered propaganda campaign that proclaimed America was striving "to make the world safe for democracy." George Creel headed the Committee on Public Information, which turned out crude propaganda that demonized the enemy, particularly the German "Huns." One film that captured the mood was titled T
WWII U-Boats Hit Close to Home
The fact that German submarines were stationed just off the coast of the United States in World War Two. Perhaps best used to show that for the first time the oceans surrounding America did not offer the protection it did in previous conflicts. Run time 02:20
In this video children can try to recognize the flags of the 50 countries in Europe. The flag of each country in Europe is shown first and then the names of the countries are given in 12 languages, which are English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Greek, Turkish, Swedish and Finnish.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor by Bach
Bach's most famous organ piece, with a bar-graph score. This piece was composed between 1703 and 1707. It has been used in many movies and video games. This is the most famous of Bach's organ compositions. It is written in dorian mode with a free opening tocatta section followed by the fuge. The piece is written around the north German structure of composition. (8:34)
Mazurka by Chopin performed by Horowitz
This is a live stage performance of Vladimir Horowitz playing Chopin's Mazurka in b minor Opus. 33 No. 4 in Vienna (1987). The picture quality is decent even though it's a little dark, but the sound quality is good.(4:40)
Chopin Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53 performed by Vladimir Horowitz
This is a live stage performance of Vladimir Horowitz performing in Musikverein, Vienna, Austria on May 31, 1987. The picture is decent quality, but the sound quality is excellent. (7:25)
For unto us a child is born from the Messiah by Handel
This video is a live performance on stage in a concert hall of Sir Colin Davis conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and the Tenebrae choir. Soloists are Susan Gritton, Sara Mingardo, Mark Padmore, and Alastair Miles. It was recorded in December 2006. Picture and sound quality are excellent. (4:13)
Hallelujah from the Messiah by Handel
This video is a live performance on stage in a concert hall of Sir Colin Davis conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and the Tenebrae choir. Soloists are Susan Gritton, Sara Mingardo, Mark Padmore, and Alastair Miles. It was recorded in December 2006. Picture and sound quality are excellent. (3:50)
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Debussy (part 1 of 2)
This is a live stage performance of Valery Gergiev conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded in March, 2007. The picture and sound quality are excellent. (2:19)
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Debussy (part 2 of 2)
This is a live stage performance of Valery Gergiev conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded in March, 2007. The picture and sound quality are excellent. (3:01)
La Mer by Debussy
This is a live stage performance of Valery Gergiev conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded in March, 2007. The picture and sound quality are excellent. Good shots of the individual musicians as well as the conductor.