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Title The rake's progress [videorecording] / Igor Stravinsky ; text by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallmann after William Hogarth's series of paintings ; producer, Peter Mussbach ; directed for television by Brian Large ; an ORF/RM Arts coproduction in association with the Salzburg Festival & Radio Telefis Eireann.

Imprint [London?] : RM Associates ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2000], c1996.


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 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B STRAV RP C78DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (156 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Presented in a 1.78:1 widescreen aspect ratio.
Credits Camera, Helmut Fibich... [et al.] ; set designs and costumes, Jorg Immendorff ; lighting designer, Wolfgang Göbbel ; editors, Wolfgang A. Hermann, Jo Burkl.
Performer Jonathan Best (Trulove) ; Dawn Upshaw (Anne Trulove) ; Jerry Hadley (Tom Rakewell) ; Monte Pederson (Nick Shadow) ; Linda Ormiston (Mother Goose) ; Jane Henschel (Baba the Turk) ; Barry Banks (Sellem) ; Peter Tuff (Keeper) ; Vienna State Opera Chorus ; Dietrich D. Gerpheide, chorus master ; Camerata Academica ; Sylvain Cambreling, conductor.
Event DVD release of the performance recorded live at the Salzburg Festival in 1996.
Summary Charts the rise and decline of Tom Rakewell after he inherits an unexpected legacy.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Language Opera in 3 acts; sung in English with English subtitles.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. Librettist.
Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975- Librettist.
Mussbach, Peter. Producer.
Large, Brian. Director.
Best, Jonathan. Performer.
Upshaw, Dawn. Performer.
Hadley, Jerry. Performer.
Pederson, Monte. Performer.
Ormiston, Linda. Performer.
Henschel, Jane, 1950- Performer.
Banks, Barry. Performer.
Tuff, Peter. Performer.
Cambreling, Sylvain. Conductor.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Rake's progress.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764. Rake's progress.
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor. Performer.
Camerata Academica Salzburg. Performer.
Österreichischer Rundfunk. Production personnel.
RM Arts (Firm) Production personnel.
Raidió Teilifís Éireann. Production personnel.
Reiner Moritz Associates. Publisher.
Image Entertainment (Firm) Distributor.
Salzburger Festspiele. Production personnel.
Standard No. 014381577822
Music No. ID5778RADVD Image Entertainment

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