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The Making of the Ring [videorecording] : a documentary

Title
The Making of the Ring [videorecording] : a documentary / a production of Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH & Co., Munich ; produced and directed by Peter Weinberg.
Publication
[Netherlands] : Philips, p1987, c1983.

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Moving imageUse in library *LVD 61 (C)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
1 videodisc (53 min.) : sd., col.; 12 in.
Series Statement
Philips video classics
Subjects
Note
  • Program notes on container.
Credits (note)
  • Introduced by Friedelind Wagner ; narrated by George Grizzard ; written by John Ardoin.
Event (note)
  • Filmed at Bayreuth.
System Details (note)
  • Extended play/CLV, stereo, analog soundtrack digitally remastered.
Language (note)
  • Dialog in English or German (in part with English subtitles); opera excerpts sung in German.
Call Number
*LVD 61 (C)
Title
The Making of the Ring [videorecording] : a documentary / a production of Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH & Co., Munich ; produced and directed by Peter Weinberg.
Imprint
[Netherlands] : Philips, p1987, c1983.
Series
Philips video classics
Credits
Introduced by Friedelind Wagner ; narrated by George Grizzard ; written by John Ardoin.
Event
Filmed at Bayreuth.
Summary
Documentary on Patrice Chéreau's controversial centenary production of Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen" produced at Bayreuth 1976-1980. Includes excerpts from rehearsals, performances, and recording sessions interspersed with interviews with Patrice Chéreau, Wolfgang Wagner, Friedelind Wagner, Pierre Boulez, Gwyneth Jones, William Mann, and Jeannine Altmeyer. Also includes a brief history of the Bayreuth Festival from its beginnings to the mid-1980s, including archival footage and photographs.
System Details
Extended play/CLV, stereo, analog soundtrack digitally remastered.
Language
Dialog in English or German (in part with English subtitles); opera excerpts sung in German.
Added Author
Wagner, Friedelind, 1918- Commentator
Grizzard, George. Narrator
Ardoin, John.
Large, Brian.
Jones, Gwyneth, 1936-
McIntyre, Donald, 1934-
Wagner, Wolfgang, 1919-
Chéreau, Patrice.
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016.
Weinberg, Peter, 1948-1986, producer.
Weinberg, Peter, 1948-1986, director.
Mann, William, 1924-
Altmeyer, Jeannine.
Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH.
Philips International.
Publisher No.
070 205-1 Philips
Research Call Number
*LVD 61 (C)
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