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Title Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny [videorecording] : opera in three acts / Kurt Weill ; book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht.

Imprint West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, c1998.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B WEIL MAH D78DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "From the Salzburg Festival, 1998."
Credits Television director, Brian Large ; co-produced by ORF ... [et al.] in association with the Salzburger Festspiele.
Performer Gwyneth Jones, Catherine Malfitano, Jerry Hadley ; Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna ; conductor, Dennis Russell Davies ; Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor ; chorus master, Winfried Maczewski.
Summary Production of the Weill/Brecht opera which depicts the consumerism of the mythical city of Mahagonny. Mahagonny is presented as a Hollywood Babylon full of pyramidal towers, carved elephants, commodified sex and licensed gluttony.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD.
Language In German with English subtitles.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Music videos
Added Author Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950.
Large, Brian.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956.
Davies, Dennis Russell.
Jones, Gwyneth, 1936-
Malfitano, Catherine.
Hadley, Jerry.
Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien.
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor.
Österreichischer Rundfunk.
Kultur International Films.
Salzburger Festspiele.
Note Title on container: Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny
ISBN 076979078X
Standard No. 032031207899
Music No. D2078 Kultur

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