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Title The rake's progress [videorecording] / by Igor Stravinsky.

Imprint West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2006]

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 GDL Brand Library DVD    B STRAV RP S53DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera in 2 acts; libretto by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman.
Originally broadcast as a Swedish television program in 1995.
Credits Directed by Inger Åby ; set design, John Virke ; costume design, Ann-Mari Anttila ; screenplay, Gunilla Jensen, Inger Åby.
Performer Greg Fedderly (Tom Rakewell) ; Barbara Hendricks (Anne Trulove) ; Håkon Hagegård (Nick Shadow) ; Brian Asawa (Baba the Turk) ; Erik Saedén (Trulove) ; Gunilla Söderström (Mother Goose) ; Arild Helleland (Sellem) ; Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Radio Choir ; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor.
Summary "This lavish, cinematic realization of Stravinsky's neo-classic masterpiece, performed in English, is filmed both in studio and on location. Barbara Hendricks and Håkon Hagegård, as Anne Trulove and Nick Shadow, carry on an uneven struggle for the soul of the young and innocent Tom Rakewell, sung by American tenor Greg Fedderly. The imaginative richness in the music is complemented by costumes and sets which are, by turn, exquisitely garish and darkly grotesque to intoxicating effect"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language Sung in English, with optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese Spanish.
Subject Operas.
Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Added Author Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. Librettist.
Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975. Librettist.
Fedderly, Greg, 1961- Performer.
Hendricks, Barbara. Performer.
Hagegård, Håkan. Performer.
Asawa, Brian. Performer.
Sædén, Erik. Performer.
Söderström, Gunilla. Performer.
Helleland, Arild. Performer.
Salonen, Esa-Pekka, 1958- Conductor.
Åby, Inger.
Virke, John, 1947-
Antilla, Ann-Mari, 1942-
Jensen, Gunilla, 1945-
Sveriges radioskören. Performer.
Sveriges radios symfoniorkester. Performer.
Kultur International Films.
ISBN 0769781152
9780769781150
Standard No. 032031285392
Music No. D2853 Kultur

 
    
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