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Title The merry widow [videorecording] / Léhar ; a Metropolitan Opera high-definition production ; director, Gary Halvorson ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Victoria Warivonchik.

Publication Info. London, England : Decca, [2015]


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Description 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical stereo surround Dolby DTS Digital 5.1 rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 0 rda
Filmed operas. lcgft
Motion picture.
Series The Metropolitan Opera HD live
Metropolitan Opera HD live.
System Details DVD, all regions, 16:9 widescreen presentation; Dolby stereo; DTS Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue, optional French, German or English subtitles.
Note Title from container.
Operetta in 3 acts.
Original libretto by Viktor Léon and Leo Stein, based on the play, L'attaché d'ambassade by Henri Meilhac; English version by Jeremy Sams.
Performer Renée Fleming, Kelli O'Hara, Emalie Savoy, sopranos ; Wallis Giunta, Margaret Lattimore, mezzo-sopranos ; Alek, Shrader, Alexander Lewis, tenors ; Jeff Mattsey, Thomas Allen, Daniel Mobbs, Gary Simpson, Mark Schowalter, baritones ; with supporting soloists ; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet ; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.
Credits Set designer, Julian Crouch ; costume designer, William Ivey Long ; lighting designer, Paule Constable ; Mark Grey, sound designer ; choreographer, Susan Stroman.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Note Bonus feature: Backstage at the Met with members of the cast; Renée Fleming interviews costume designer, William Ivey Long.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Added Author Halvorson, Gary, film director.
Briccetti, Louisa, film producer.
Warivonchik, Victoria, film producer.
Leon, Victor, 1858-1940, librettist.
Stein, Leo, 1861-1921, librettist.
Sams, Jeremy, librettist.
Fleming, Renee, singer.
O'Hara, Kelli, singer.
Savoy, Emalie, singer.
Giunta, Wallis, singer.
Lattimore, Margaret, singer.
Shrader, Alek, singer.
Lewis, Alexander, 1982- singer.
Mattsey, Jeff, singer.
Allen, Thomas, 1944- singer.
Mobbs, Daniel, singer.
Simpson, Gary, singer.
Schowalter, Mark, singer.
Davis, Andrew, 1944- conductor.
Container of (expression): Lehár, Franz, 1870-1948. Lustige Witwe. English
Opera adaptation of (work): Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Attaché d'ambassade
Decca Record Company, publisher.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), performer, production company.
ISBN 9786316315069 : DVD 26.98
6316315066 : DVD 26.98
Standard No. 044007439005
Music No. 074 3900 Decca

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