The Resource The merry widow, music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; stage director, Lotfi Mansouri ; a production of Thirteen/WNET, New York; KQED Public Television, San Francisco; San Francisco Opera; BBC Worldwide; and Opus Arte BV, (videorecording)

The merry widow, music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; stage director, Lotfi Mansouri ; a production of Thirteen/WNET, New York; KQED Public Television, San Francisco; San Francisco Opera; BBC Worldwide; and Opus Arte BV, (videorecording)

Label
The merry widow
Title
The merry widow
Statement of responsibility
music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; stage director, Lotfi Mansouri ; a production of Thirteen/WNET, New York; KQED Public Television, San Francisco; San Francisco Opera; BBC Worldwide; and Opus Arte BV
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Lotfi Mansouri's last production as General Director of the San Francisco Opera; includes new dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein and an original ballet to set the scene Chez Maxim's, bringing fresh insight into Lehár's operetta
Cataloging source
MDY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
English translation of lyrics, Christopher Hassall ; executive producer, David Horn ; costume designer, Thierry Bosquet ; set designer, Michael Yeargan ; lighting designer, Jennifer Tipton ; choreographer, Lawrence Pech ; editors, Steve Prime, Noel Rogers ; additional lyrics by Ted and Deena Puffer
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
In English with optional Spanish subtitles
LC call number
M1500/L34
LC item number
L8713 2003
PerformerNote
Yvonne Kenny (Anna Glawari) ; Bo Skovhus (Count Danilo Danilovitch) ; Angelika Kirchschlager (Valencienne) ; Gregory Turay (Camille de Rosillon) ; Carlo Hartmann, Curtis Sullivan, Jonathan Boyd, Bob Amaral, Marnie Breckenridge, William Saetre, Jayne Taini, Peter Strummer, Collen McGrath, Elijah Chester, Janice Lynde, Matt Logan, Virginia Pluth, Claudia Siefer, Jim Croom, Cynthia Drayer, Ann Greene, Debra Rose, Jodi Allen, Juliann Rhodes, Nora Heiber, supporting soloists ; San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Kunzel, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1858-1940
  • 1861-1921
  • 1912-1963
  • 1962-
  • 1870-1948
  • 1831-1897
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Léon, Victor
  • Stein, Leo
  • Wasserstein, Wendy
  • Halvorson, Gary
  • Flannery, Judy
  • Walker, John
  • Mansouri, Lotfi
  • Hassall, Christopher
  • Kenny, Yvonne
  • Skovhus, Bo
  • Kirchschlager, Angelika
  • Turay, Gregory
  • Kunzel, Erich
  • Lehár, Franz
  • Meilhac, Henri
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
  • San Francisco Opera
  • BBC Worldwide Ltd
  • Opus Arte (Firm)
Runtime
188
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Operas
Technique
live action
Label
The merry widow, music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; stage director, Lotfi Mansouri ; a production of Thirteen/WNET, New York; KQED Public Television, San Francisco; San Francisco Opera; BBC Worldwide; and Opus Arte BV, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • From the comedy L'attaché ambassade by Henri Meilhac
  • Recorded live on Dec. 8, 2001, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, Calif
  • Bonus features: synopsis; cast gallery; and the short film Impressions, featuring cast members discussing the operetta
  • Program notes by Bronwen Roberts and Camille Crittenden in English, French and German (23 pages : col. ill.) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52951409
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [188 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478000273
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OA 0837 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 866526
  • (Sirsi) o52951409
System details
DVD video; Dolby digital; stereo.; 5.1 surround; 16/9 anamorphic aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The merry widow, music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; stage director, Lotfi Mansouri ; a production of Thirteen/WNET, New York; KQED Public Television, San Francisco; San Francisco Opera; BBC Worldwide; and Opus Arte BV, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • From the comedy L'attaché ambassade by Henri Meilhac
  • Recorded live on Dec. 8, 2001, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, Calif
  • Bonus features: synopsis; cast gallery; and the short film Impressions, featuring cast members discussing the operetta
  • Program notes by Bronwen Roberts and Camille Crittenden in English, French and German (23 pages : col. ill.) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52951409
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [188 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478000273
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OA 0837 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 866526
  • (Sirsi) o52951409
System details
DVD video; Dolby digital; stereo.; 5.1 surround; 16/9 anamorphic aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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