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Title Wagner's dream [videorecording] : [the making of the Metropolitan Opera's new Der Ring des Nibelungen] / a film by Bob Eisenhardt & Susan Froemke ; a Susan Froemke production ; produced by Susan Froemke & Douglas Graves ; directed by Susan Froemke.

Imprint Berlin : Deutsche Grammophon, [2012]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B WAGN WD L06DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series The Metropolitan Opera HD live
Metropolitan Opera HD live.
Note Subtitle from container.
Booklet containing A conversation with the film makers in English (16 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Wagner's dream -- Imagining a new Ring -- Building the machine -- Convincing the crew -- Rolling out the machine -- Brünnhilde -- Solving problems -- Das Rheingold: opening night -- Die Walküre: Hojotoho! -- Uncharted territory -- A new Siegfried arrives -- Götterdämmerung: discovery -- The pinnacle moment.
Credits Editor, Bob Eisenhardt ; sound, Roger Phenix ; camera, Don Lenzer ; DVD producer, Harald Gericke.
Performer Featuring Robert Lepage, Deborah Voigt, Jay Hunter Morris, Peter Gelb, James Levine, Fabio Luisi, and the Metropolitan Opera.
Summary "Takes you deep into the artistic and musical challenges of the epic Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner. Visionary director Robert Lepage begins a five-year journey to create the most ambitious staging in Metropolitan Opera history, featuring a 90,000 pound set ("The Machine") conceived to meet Wagner's immense theatrical demands. The film follows heroic singers from rehearsals to performance as they take on many of the most daunting roles in opera"--Container.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; PCM stereo., DTS 5.1.
Language English dialogue, optional subtitles in English, German, French, Spanish, or Chinese. Vocal selections sung in German.
Subject Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen.
Opera -- Production and direction -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Filmed operas.
Added Author Eisenhardt, Bob. Film editor.
Froemke, Susan. Producer. Director.
Graves, Douglas. Producer.
Lepage, Robert, 1957- voc
Voigt, Deborah. voc
Morris, Jay Hunter. voc
Gelb, Peter. voc
Levine, James, 1943- Conductor.
Luisi, Fabio. Conductor.
Lenzer, Don. Videographer.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra. Performer.
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Standard No. 044007348406
Music No. 073 4840 Deutsche Grammophon
00440 073 4840 Deutsche Grammophon
00440 073 4770 Deutsche Grammophon (set)

 
    
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