World Literature Videos

Videos referenced in World Literature (E5):

Unit 1

Ancient Greek Music – Macedonia

Unit 2

Antigone on stage

Unit 3

Roman Water Wheel, London Museum

Roman Weapons

Unit 4

Recitation of Dante’s Inferno (5th canto) in the original Italian

1911 silent film of Dante’s Inferno

Dr. Mahfood’s Dante videos

Unit 5

Short clip from the 2000 film of Don Quixote

Unit 6

Placido Domingo sings La Marseillaise

Band version of La Marseillaise, with lyrics

Victor Hugo poem read aloud

Unit 7

Trailer for a film about Anna Akhmatova

Scene from the opera Eugene Onegin, based on Pushkin’s novel with music composed by Tchaikovsky, sung by Russian native Anna Netrebko

Video footage of Leo Tolstoy

Brief video history of Russia

Video tour of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg

Unit 8

Goethe’s Faust, read aloud in the original German

Franz Lizst’s Faust symphony

Richard Wagner’s Faust overture

“The Damnation of Faust” by Hector Berlioz

Schumann’s Faust overture

Faust opera performance (video excerpt)

Faust 1926 silent film

Unit 9

Out of Africa Soundtrack Music

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Videos for other levels of Excellence in Literature

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