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The Resource Orfeo ed Euridice, music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in the edition by Ludwich Finscher ; libretto by Pierre-Louis Moline after Raniero de Calzabigi, (videorecording)

Orfeo ed Euridice, music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in the edition by Ludwich Finscher ; libretto by Pierre-Louis Moline after Raniero de Calzabigi, (videorecording)

Label
Orfeo ed Euridice
Title
Orfeo ed Euridice
Statement of responsibility
music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in the edition by Ludwich Finscher ; libretto by Pierre-Louis Moline after Raniero de Calzabigi
Title variation
Orpheus and Euridice
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
In this updated version of the Greek myth, Orfeo, dressed in a leather jacket, trainers and jeans, sees his Eurdice die in a street accident. Succumbing to depression, he languishes in Hades, a psychiatric hospital, before taking his electric guitar to charm the beasts in an innercity concrete jungle
Cataloging source
CPA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Stage director, Harry Kupfer ; opera director, Paul Findlay ; musical preparation, Mark Packwood, David Syrus ; producer, Derek Bailey ; costumes, Eleanor Kleiber ; lighting, Willibald Kammer ; movement, Lothar Wiebe ; directed for video by Hans Hulscher
Date time place
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in 1991
PerformerNote
Jochen Kowalski (Orfeo) ; Jeremy Budd (Amor) ; Gillian Webster (Euridice) ; The Royal Opera Chorus ; chorus director, Robin Stapleton ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; leader, John Brown ; conductor, Hartmut Haenchen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1714-1787
  • approximately 1740-1821
  • 1714-1795
  • 1954-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald
  • Moline
  • Calzabigi, Ranieri de
  • Kowalski, Jochen
  • Webster, Gillian
  • Budd, Jeremy
  • Haenchen, Hartmut
  • Kupfer, Harry
  • Finscher, Ludwig
  • Stapleton, Robin
  • Royal Opera House (London, England)
  • Landseer Film & Television Productions
  • RM Arts (Firm)
  • Nederlandse Omroepprogramma Stichting
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
Runtime
84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Orpheus (Greek mythology)
  • Eurydice (Greek mythology)
Technique
live action
Label
Orfeo ed Euridice, music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in the edition by Ludwich Finscher ; libretto by Pierre-Louis Moline after Raniero de Calzabigi, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Sung in Italian; subtitles in English
  • "A Landseer Production for RM Arts in association with NOS and Channel 4"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm49633909
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edizione.
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Isbn
9780769700588
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
D0058
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49633909
  • (Sirsi)5273648
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Orfeo ed Euridice, music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in the edition by Ludwich Finscher ; libretto by Pierre-Louis Moline after Raniero de Calzabigi, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Sung in Italian; subtitles in English
  • "A Landseer Production for RM Arts in association with NOS and Channel 4"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm49633909
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edizione.
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Isbn
9780769700588
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
D0058
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49633909
  • (Sirsi)5273648
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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