The CD combines Bach's Goldberg Variations with the Metamorphosis of Philip Glass and offers a confrontation between two completely different musical worlds.
The Cambodian temple of Angkor Wat is one of 20 initial projects for the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites.
Andrew Marr explores ten key events which have helped to shape our modern world: Alexander the Great's conquests; the French Revolution; the Industrial Revolution; the emancipation of the Russian serfs; the American Civil War; Hitler's rise to power and the Munich Putsch; Gandhi's civil disobedience campaign; the contraceptive pill; the Atomic Bomb and China's twentieth century history.
Three films for 7 to 11 year olds telling the story of the personal experience of three people who were children in World War II. Taking their young friend or relative, who is the same age as they were in the war, back to places that evoke memories of the 1940s, they describe their everyday life, the fears and excitement, and the experiences they faced. The young people have the opportunity to ask questions and compare their lives to those of children in the war. Using archive footage and stills merged with scenes today, the films are a powerful insight into the reality of children's lives in the war.
An incredible achievement orchestrated by the most successful manager in English football; Sir Alex Ferguson drove United on to their record breaking 20th League title and his 13th and ultimately final Premier League crown.After almost 27 years in charge, Sir Alex shocked the world of football with his decision to retire. Fittingly he leaves United at the top; champions yet again and this triumph was as thrilling and comprehensive as any before it. Inspired by the goal scoring genius of Robin van Persie, the might and majesty of Michael Carrick, the defensive dominance of Rio Ferdinand and the emergence of David De Gea as the best young keeper in the country, the Reds roared back in style after missing out so cruelly on the final day last season. A United squad of youthful brilliance and experienced excellence beat all their major rivals with dramatic late victories at both Manchester City and Chelsea among the most exhilarating moments of an unforgettable campaign. Featuring every goal from every game, exclusive interviews and all the emotion of Sir Alex’s final match at the Theatre of Dreams. "Fergie Time" may be over but the story continues…