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Title Die Fledermaus [videorecording] / a BBC TV, Royal Opera House, RM Arts co-production ; [music] by Johann Strauss ; libretto by Karl Haffner and Richard Genée ; English version, John Mortimer ; producer, [stage director], John Cox ; produced by John Vernon ; directed for television by Humphrey Burton.

Imprint [London] : RM Associates ; Chatsworth, Calif. : distributed by Image Entertainment, [2000], c1990.

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 GDL Brand Library DVD    KO STRAU FLE B60DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (197 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on Le Réveillon by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy after Roderich Benedix' Das Gefängnis.
Features Dame Joan Sutherland's farewell to the Royal Opera House, with guest appearances by Luciano Pavarotti and Marilyn Horne.
Credits Choreographers, Derek Deane, Frederick Ashton ; camera supervisor, Nick Jordan ; editor, Steve Eveleigh.
Performer Judith Howarth (Adele) ; Nancy Gustafson (Rosalinde) ; Bonaventura Bottone (Alfredo) ; Louis Otey (Gabriel von Eisenstein) ; John Dobson (Dr. Blind) ; Anthony Michaels-Moore (Dr. Falke) ; Eric Garrett (Colonel Frank) ; Jochen Kowalski (Prince Orlofsky) ; Royal Opera Chorus ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Richard Bonynge, conductor.
Event Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Summary Baron von Eisenstein is supposed to go to jail for eight days for a minor offense, but decides to attend a ball first. When the governor of the jail comes to take him away he finds the Baroness entertaining a former suitor. To avoid difficulty, she persuades the suitor to pose as her husband and go to jail for a night but when she goes to the ball alone she faces other complications.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround and stereo.
Language Sung in English with optional subtitles.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Haffner, C. (Carl), 1804-1874. Librettist.
Genée, Richard, 1823-1895. Librettist.
Mortimer, John, 1923-2009- Translator.
Cox, John, 1935 March 12- Director. Production personnel.
Vernon, John. Producer.
Burton, Humphrey, 1931- Director.
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Bibliographic antecedent.
Benedix, Roderich, 1811-1873. Bibliographic antecedent.
Howarth, Judith. voc
Gustafson, Nancy. voc
Bottone, Bonaventura. voc
Otey, Louis. voc
Dobson, John, 1930- voc
Michaels-Moore, Anthony. voc
Garrett, Eric, 1931-2009- voc
Kowalski, Jochen, 1954- voc
Sutherland, Joan, 1926-2010- Performer.
Pavarotti, Luciano. Performer.
Horne, Marilyn. Performer.
Bonynge, Richard. Conductor.
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Fledermaus. English.
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Réveillon. Bibliographic antecedent.
Royal Opera House (London, England) Performer. Producer.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. Producer.
RM Arts (Firm) Producer.
Reiner Moritz Associates. Publisher.
Image Entertainment (Firm) Distributor.
Standard No. 014381579727
Music No. ID5797RMDVD Image Entertainment

 
    
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