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Title Messiah [videorecording] : oratorio in three parts, HWV 56, 1742 / George Frideric Handel ; text by Charles Jennens, based on the Bible ; staged version by Claus Guth, Konrad Kuhn and Christian Schmidt ; from the Theater an der Wien.

Imprint Berlin : Cmajor ; [Munich] : Unitel Classica, [2010]


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Description 1 videodiscs (154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (12 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Note Program notes and synopsis in English, German, and French in container.
Credits Stage director, Claus Guth; stage and costume design, Christian Schmidt; lighting design, Jürgen Hoffmann; dramatic advisor, Konrad Kuhn; choreography, Ramses Sigl; video director, Hannes Rossacher.
Performer Martin Pöllmann, boy soprano ; Susan Gritton, Cornelia Horak, sopranos ; Bejun Mehta, alto ; Richard Croft, tenor ; Florian Boesch, bass ; Arnold Schoenberg Chor ; Ensemble Matheus ; Jean-Christophe Spinosi, conductor ; Paul Lorenger, dancer ; Nadia Kichler, sign language performer.
Event Recorded in performance Mar. 3-4, 2009, Theater an der Wien.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; DTS 5.0, PCM 2.0.
Language Sung in English, optional subtitles in English, German, French or Spanish.
Subject Jesus Christ -- Drama.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Added Author Jennens, Charles, 1700-1773. Librettist.
Pöllmann, Martin. Performer.
Gritton, Susan. Performer.
Horak, Cornelia. Performer.
Mehta, Bejun. Performer.
Croft, Richard, 1959- Performer.
Boesch, Florian. Performer.
Spinosi, Jean-Christophe, 1964- Conductor.
Lorenger, Paul.
Kichler, Nadia.
Guth, Claus, 1964-
Schmidt, Christian, 1966-
Hoffmann, Jürgen.
Kuhn, Konrad.
Sigl, Ramses.
Rossacher, Hannes.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Messiah.
Arnold-Schönberg-Chor. Performer.
Ensemble Matheus. Performer.
Unitel Classica (Firm)
C Major Entertainment GmbH.
Standard No. 814337010300
Music No. 703008 Cmajor

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