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Das Rheingold / Richard Wagner ; libretto by composer.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication Info[Hamburg] : Deutsche Grammophon, ℗2008.
Description1 videodisc (144 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorStewart, Thomas performer.
Other author/creatorFassbaender, Brigitte performer.
Other author/creatorKelemen, Zoltán, performer.
Other author/creatorSchreier, Peter, performer.
Other author/creatorStolze, Gerhard performer.
Other author/creatorKanell, V. de, performer.
Other author/creatorRoar, Leif, performer.
Other author/creatorEsser, Hermin, performer.
Other author/creatorNienstedt, Gerd, 1932-1993 performer.
Other author/creatorRidderbusch, Karl, performer.
Other author/creatorHendricks, Louis, performer.
Other author/creatorAltmeyer, Jeannine, performer.
Other author/creatorMödl, Martha, performer.
Other author/creatorFinnilä, Birgit performer.
Other author/creatorRandová, Eva performer.
Other author/creatorMoser, Edda, performer.
Other author/creatorRebmann, Lieselotte, performer.
Other author/creatorKarajan, Herbert von conductor.
Other author/creatorWakhevitch, Georges, 1907-1984, costume designer, set designer.
Other author/creatorForestier, Jean costume designer, set designer.
Other author/creatorWild, Ernst, 1930- director.
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Rheingold.
Other author/creatorBerliner Philharmoniker performer.
Other author/creatorUnitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH.
Other author/creatorDeutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Abstract For this production Georges Wakhevitch has produced stage settings and transformations that support Karajan's concept with every possible means. His staging is in the epic style of another age, emphasizing the dignity of the gods.
General noteTitle from container.
General noteProgram notes in English, German and French in container.
CreditsDirector and artistic supervision, Herbert von Karajan ; set and costume design, Georges Wakhevitch, Jean Forestier ; director of photography and video director, Ernst Wild; a UNITEL production.
Performer Thomas Stewart (Wotan) ; Brigitte Fasbaender (Fricka) ; Zoltan Kelemen (Alberich) ; Peter Schreier (Loge) ; Gerhard Stolze (Mime) ; Vladimir De Kanel (Donner; sung by Leif Roar) ; Hermin Esser (Froh) ; Gerd Nienstedt (Fasolt; sung by Karl Ridderbusch) ; Louis Hendrikx (Fafner) ; Jeannine Altmeyer (Freia) ; Martha Mödl (Erda; sung by Birgit Finnila) ; Eva Randová (Woglinde) ; Edda Moser (Wellgunde) ; Liselotte Rebmann (Flosshilde) ; Berliner Philharmoniker ; Herbert von Karajan, conductor.
Date/time/place of a event noteSound recorded at the 1973 Salzburg Easter Festival; filmed Nov. 1-18, 1978, Bavaria Atelier, Munich.
Technical detailsDVD-9; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; aspect ratio 4:3.
LanguageSung in German with optional subtitles in English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese.
Genre/formFiction films.
UPC 044007343906
Publisher number00440 073 4390 Deutsche Grammophon

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