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Title Wozzeck [videorecording] : opera in 3 acts and 15 scenes / a co-production of ORF/ZDF/RM Arts and Channel Four in associaton with the Vienna State Opera & Teletheater ; [music] by Alban Berg after Georg Büchner [librettist] ; producer, Adolf Dresen ; television producer, Ernst Neuspiel ; television director, Brian Large.

Imprint [London] : RM Associates ; Chatsworth, CA : distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment, [2001], c1987.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B BERG WOZ A75DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Camera, Helmut Fibich ... [et al.] ; editor, Gerhard Braunsberger.
Performer Franz Grundheber (Wozzeck) ; Hildegard Behrens (Marie) ; Walter Raffeiner (Drum Major) ; Philip Langridge (Andreas) ; Heinz Zednik (Captain) ; Aage Haugland (Doctor) ; Ana Gonda (Margaret) ; Chorus and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera ; Claudio Abbado, conductor ; Helmuth Froschauer, chorus master.
Summary The story encompasses the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expresionist movement. Wozzeck is an impoverished soldier driven insane by his manipulative superiors and his mistress' infidelity. In a jealous rage, he stabs her, then drowns when he tries to wash the blood from his hands.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround or stereo.
Language Sung in German with English subtitles.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Operas
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Büchner, Georg, 1813-1837. Librettist.
Dresen, Adolf. Producer.
Neuspiel, Ernst. Producer.
Large, Brian. Director.
Grundheber, Franz. voc
Behrens, Hildegard. voc
Raffeiner, Walter. voc
Langridge, Philip, 1939-2010- voc
Zednik, Heinz. voc
Haugland, Aage, 1944-2000- voc
Gonda, Anna, 1950- voc
Abbado, Claudio. Conductor.
Berg, Alban, 1885-1935. Wozzeck.
Österreichischer Rundfunk. Production personnel.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen. Production personnel.
RM Arts (Firm) Production personnel.
Channel Four (Great Britain) Production personnel.
Wiener Staatsoper. Production personnel. Performer.
Reiner Moritz Associates. Publisher.
Image Entertainment (Firm) Distributor.
Standard No. 014381927528
Music No. ID9275RADVD Image Entertainment

 
    
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