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The Resource Orfeo ed Euridice, music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in the edition by Ludwich Finscher ; libretto by Pierre-Louis Moline after Raniero de Galzabigi, (videorecording)

Orfeo ed Euridice, music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in the edition by Ludwich Finscher ; libretto by Pierre-Louis Moline after Raniero de Galzabigi, (videorecording)

Label
Orfeo ed Euridice
Title
Orfeo ed Euridice
Statement of responsibility
music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in the edition by Ludwich Finscher ; libretto by Pierre-Louis Moline after Raniero de Galzabigi
Title variation
Orpheus and Euridice
Contributor
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
In this updated version of the Greek myth, Orfeo, dressed in a leather jacket, trainers and jeans, sees his Eurdice die in a street accident. Succumbing to depression, he languishes in Hades, a psychiatric hospital, before taking his electric guitar to charm the beasts in an innercity concrete jungle
Cataloging source
CPA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Stage director, Harry Kupfer ; opera director, Paul Findlay ; musical preparation, Mark Packwood, David Syrus ; producer, Derek Bailey ; costumes, Eleanor Kleiber ; lighting, Willibald Kammer ; movement, Lothar Wiebe ; directed for video by Hans Hulscher
Date time place
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in 1991
Language note
Sung in Italian; subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Jochen Kowalski (Orfeo) ; Jeremy Budd (Amor) ; Gillian Webster (Euridice) ; The Royal Opera Chorus ; chorus director, Robin Stapleton ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; leader, John Brown ; conductor, Hartmut Haenchen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1714-1787
  • approximately 1740-1821
  • 1714-1795
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald
  • Moline
  • Calzabigi, Ranieri de
  • Kowalski, Jochen
  • Webster, Gillian
  • Budd, Jeremy
  • Haenchen, Hartmut
  • Kupfer, Harry
  • Finscher, Ludwig
  • Haenchen, Hartmut
  • Stapleton, Robin
  • Royal Opera House (London, England)
  • Landseer Productions (Firm)
  • RM Arts (Firm)
  • Nederlandse Omroepprogramma Stichting
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
Runtime
84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Orpheus
  • Eurydice
Technique
live action
Label
Orfeo ed Euridice, music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in the edition by Ludwich Finscher ; libretto by Pierre-Louis Moline after Raniero de Galzabigi, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Landseer Production for RM Arts in association with NOS and Channel 4"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm49633909
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780769700588
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031005891
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
D0058
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
435707
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Orfeo ed Euridice, music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in the edition by Ludwich Finscher ; libretto by Pierre-Louis Moline after Raniero de Galzabigi, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
"A Landseer Production for RM Arts in association with NOS and Channel 4"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm49633909
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780769700588
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031005891
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
D0058
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
435707
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc

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