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Der Ring des Nibelung [videorecording] = Family of the ring. Das Rheingold

Title
Der Ring des Nibelung [videorecording] = Family of the ring. Das Rheingold / music by Richard Wagner ; Bayreuth Festival Centennial production ; a production of Unitel, in association with WNET/Thirteen ; directed for television by Brian Large.
Publication
1981.

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2 videocassettes (VHS) (205 min.) : sd., col., mono.; 1/2 in.
Alternative Title
  • Family of the ring
  • Rheingold
  • Wagner's ring
Subject
With (note)
  • Conclusion of opera on cassette 2 is followed by the last 38 min. of the documentary film "I regret nothing" (complete version of the program is available in *LVH 40) and excerpts from recital, recorded at the Metropolitan Opera (Ah! si ben mio, from Il trovatore (Placido Domingo, singer) ; Duet from act 4 (Judgment scene), from Verdi's Aida (Placido Domingo and Tatiana Troyanos, singers ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor) ; Overture to Verdi's Luisa Miller (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor)), duration: 22 min.
Credits (note)
  • Staged by Patrice Chereau ; Jacques Schmidt, costume designer.
Event (note)
  • Broadcast on WNET/Thirteen, 1981.
Language (note)
  • Sung in German, with English subtitles.
Call Number
*LVH 62
Title
Der Ring des Nibelung [videorecording] = Family of the ring. Das Rheingold / music by Richard Wagner ; Bayreuth Festival Centennial production ; a production of Unitel, in association with WNET/Thirteen ; directed for television by Brian Large.
Imprint
1981.
Credits
Staged by Patrice Chereau ; Jacques Schmidt, costume designer.
Performer
Donald McIntyre (Wotan) ; Hermann Becht (Alberich) ; Heinz Zednik (Loge) ; Hanna Schwarz (Fricka) ; Matti Salminen (Fasolt) ; Fritz Hübner (Fafner) ; Carmen Reppel (Freia) ; Martin Egel (Donner) ; Siegfried Jerusalem (Froh) ; Ortrun Wenkel (Erda) ; Helmut Pampuch (Mime) ; Norma Sharp (Woglinde) ; Ilse Gramatzki (Wellgunde) ; Marga Schiml (Flosshilde) ; Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival ; Pierre Boulez, conductor ; introduction and commentary by Friedelind Wagner ; synopsis of the opera narrated by George Grizzard.
Event
Broadcast on WNET/Thirteen, 1981.
With:
Conclusion of opera on cassette 2 is followed by the last 38 min. of the documentary film "I regret nothing" (complete version of the program is available in *LVH 40) and excerpts from recital, recorded at the Metropolitan Opera (Ah! si ben mio, from Il trovatore (Placido Domingo, singer) ; Duet from act 4 (Judgment scene), from Verdi's Aida (Placido Domingo and Tatiana Troyanos, singers ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor) ; Overture to Verdi's Luisa Miller (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor)), duration: 22 min.
Language
Sung in German, with English subtitles.
Added Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Rheingold.
McIntyre, Donald, 1934- Performer
Becht, Hermann. Performer
Zednik, Heinz. Performer
Schwarz, Hanna. Performer
Salminen, Matti. Performer
Hübner, Fritz. Performer
Reppel, Carmen. Performer
Egel, Martin. Performer
Jerusalem, Siegfried. Performer
Wenkel, Ortrun. Performer
Pampuch, Helmut, 1939- Performer
Sharp, Norma. Performer
Gramatzki, Ilse. Performer
Schiml, Marga. Performer
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016. Conductor
Large, Brian. Director
Grizzard, George. Narrator
Chéreau, Patrice. Set designer
Schmidt, Jacques. Costume designer
Wagner, Friedelind, 1918- Commentator
Bayreuther Festspiele. Performer
Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH. Producer
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) Producer
Added Title
Family of the ring
Rheingold
Note
At head of title : Wagner's ring
Research Call Number
*LVH 62
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