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Title Die Frau ohne Schatten [videorecording] : opera in three acts / [libretto] by Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; music by Richard Strauss ; directed by Götz Friedrich ; directed for television by Brian Large ; producer, Miroslav Svoboda ; an ORF co-production with the Easter and Summer Salzburg Festivals.

Imprint London, England : Decca, [2002], p1993.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B STRAU-R FS S25DVD    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (203 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Program notes by Michael Kennedy, synopsis, and credits in English (22 p.) inserted in container.
Contents Disc 1. Acts 1 & 2 -- Disc 2. Act 3.
Credits Set design, Rolf Glittenberg ; costume design, Marianne Glittenberg ; lighting design, Franz Peter David ; editor, Franz Kabelka.
Performer Cheryl Studer (Die Kaiserin) ; Thomas Moser (Der Kaiser) ; Robert Hale (Barak) ; Eva Marton (sein Weib) ; Marjana Lipovšek (Die Amme) ; Andrea Rost, Herbert Lippert, Elizbieta Ardam, Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz, Manfred Hemm, Hans Franzen, Wilfried Gahmlich, Carmen Fuggiss, Petra Schnitzer, Dalia Schaechter, Rannveig Braga, Noriko Sasaki, Gerhard Eder, Karl Nebenführ, Wolfgang Scheider, Birgit Beer, supporting soloists ; Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor ; Salzburger Chorknaben und -Mädchen ; Wiener Philharmoniker ; Sir Georg Solti, conductor.
Event Recorded live at the 1992 Salzburg Summer Festival.
Summary The daughter of Keikobad, ruler of the spirit world, has married an Emperor. As a result she is now neither human nor a spirit and cannot bear children unless she can find a shadow.
System Details DVD video, 16:9 aspect ratio, digital DTS surround or stereo. sound.
Language Sung in German; optional subtitles in English, French, Italian, Spanish and Chinese.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Frau ohne Schatten.
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Librettist.
Friedrich, Götz. Director.
Large, Brian. Director.
Svoboda, Miroslav.
Studer, Cheryl. Performer.
Moser, Thomas, 1945- Performer.
Marton, Eva. Performer.
Hale, Robert, 1933- Performer.
Lipovšek, Marjana. Performer.
Solti, Georg, 1912-1997- Conductor.
Wiener Philharmoniker. Performer.
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor. Performer.
Salzburger Chorknaben und -Mädchen. Performer.
Österreichischer Rundfunk.
Decca Records (Firm)
Salzburger Festspiele (1992)
Standard No. 044007142592
Music No. 440 071 425-9 Decca

 
    
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