Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Author(s): Jeff Gold,Leeds Metropolitan University

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Fidelio Overature-Beethoven
In this clip, Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic as it plays the Overture to Beethoven's Fidelio (the later title given to his only opera, originally called Leonore).
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Beethoven Symphony No. 5, 1st mvt
Telecast March 22, 1952 from Carnegie Hall, New York City.  Toscanini conducts the NBC Symphony Orchestra playing the first movement of Beethoven's famous Symphony Number 5.  (06:07)
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Moonlight Sonata
This video plays Beethoven's Moolight Sonata while showing photographs of the composer. (6:21)
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Beethoven Fur Elise (Piano Music)
Fur Elise is one of Beethoven's most popular piano solos.  It was originally named Bagatelle in A minor for solo piano, marked poco moto, dated 27 April 1810.  Atsuko Seta plays Beethoven's fur Elise piano music in a Live Recording in Toyono Jubel Hall 2007. (3:24)

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Beethoven Minuet in G played in The Pump Room, Bath
Ludwig van Beethoven's Minuet in G major is a composition originally written for orchestra, but was lost and only an arrangement for piano has survived. It has become very popular.  This rendition of Minuet in G on the Piano is played by Jools Scott in a performance in the Pump Room, in Bath, England.  (1:59)
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4th Piano Concerto in G Major, Op. 58 - First Movement
On the 17th of December, 1808, an announcement appeared in a Vienna newspaper.  It told the public that Ludwig van Beethoven would give a concert, at the Theater an der Wien, in five days.  It said, among other things:  "All the pieces are of his own composition, entirely new, and not yet heard in public."
In this clip, recorded in 1989, we see Krystian Zimerman performing Beethoven's 4th Piano Concerto with Leonard Bernstein conducting the Wiener Philharmoniker. (9:09)


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Gas and conflict dominate Ukraine vote
President Poroshenko's bloc holds a lead ahead of Ukraine's election, according to opinion polls, with a rising populist party set to take second place. Ukraine's prime minister says he fears Russia might disrupt the vote, but a row over gas supplies does appear to be easing. Sara Hemrajani reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news
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Unintended Consequences of the New Financial Regulations [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Jon Danielsson, Professor Charles Goodhart, Matt King | The first public event of the ESRC Systemic Risk Centre at LSE will debate whether the post crisis reforms of financial regulations will be effective in protecting us from financial excesses, or may perversely destabilise the financial system. The panel of experts will debate the topic and take questions from the audience. Jon Danielsson is the director of the Systemic Risk Centre at LSE. His research interests include financ
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Engineering an Empire - The Persians - Part 5/5
Persia became an empire under Cyrus the Great. This History Channel documentary offers information about the evolution of the empire of Persia and is suitable for high school students. Narration by Peter Weller and other scholars. (04:49)
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Projectile Motion (Part 2)
Using a derivation of a new motion equation, this video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Run time 09:13.
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom
Virtual Maths Data Handling Light Survey exercise - , Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom, worksheet and activity resources
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Life as a Journalist
 Mr Jeff Randall

Former Nottingham University graduate and business journalist for the Daily Telegraph, Mr. Jeff Randall addresses the graduating class of 2006.

Mr. Randall speaks about his time as a student at Nottingham University and advises the students on the importance of keeping close ties with friends they’ve made at the University.

He describes his humorous first attempt at doing a live broadcast in front of the Bank
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Russia positions new fighter jets on Ukrainian border
Moscow positioned new fighter jets in southern Russia as a ceasefire agreement with Ukraine collapses amid accusations Kiev violated it. Deborah Gembara reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internationa
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Discovery Channel - Solar Storm - Part 3
This video is a combination of documentary and speculation concerning severe solar storrms. Suitable for high school students.
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Spanish Alphabet Song (military style) by Barbara MacArthur
The letters are sung as they appear on the screen. (There are words of information and encouragment in English, but the alphabet is sung in Spanish.) The song is sung by Barbara MacArthur from Sing, Dance, Laugh, and Eat Tacos 2. Suitable for all beginning learners of Spanish.
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Abolitionism in the 1800s
This video is accompanied by text. "The crusade against slavery was the most significant of the reform era movements. Slavery existed in all of the original 13 American colonies, but by the middle of the eighteenth century some Americans began to speak out against human bondage. The Society of Friends--the Quakers--became the first group to take a public stand in support of the abolition of slavery. The devotion of the Quakers was paralleled, in varying degrees, by other religions. As the Revolu
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The Digital Design Process - Reflections on a Single Design Case
CAD tools are increasing their expressive and geometric power to enable a design process in which the computer model can be used throughout the whole design process for realizing the design. Such a process, in which other media such as physical scale models or drawings are no longer required by necessity to facilitate the design process, can be considered a digital design process. Rather than proposing that such a process is ideal ? drawings and scale models should not be discarded ? we feel tha
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emaj : electronic Melbourne art journal
'emaj: electronic Melbourne art journal' is a full-text refereed ejournal published from the University of Melbourne, featuring scholarly articles on art history in Australia and beyond. At June 2009 there are three issues online, with articles freely available for download in PDF format. Example article titles include: 'Wolfgang Sievers and the revisionism of Australian migrant art'; 'Changing museum environments: global articulations of the 'Video Text' (1968–1990)'; and 'The guitar, the muse
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