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

Title
Der Ring des Nibelung [videorecording] = Family of the ring. Siegfried / 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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Description
3 videocassettes (VHS) : sd., col., mono.; 1/2 in.
Alternative Title
  • Family of the ring
  • Siegfried
  • Wagner's ring
Subject
Note
  • Duration: 261 min.
With (note)
  • On cassette 3 with: Wagner e Venezia = [Wagner in Venice].
Credits (note)
  • Staged by Patrice Chereau ; Jacques Schmidt, costume designer ; Richard Peduzzi, scenic designer.
Event (note)
  • Broadcast on WNET/Thirteen, 1981.
Language (note)
  • Sung in German, with English subtitles.
Call Number
*LVH 64
Title
Der Ring des Nibelung [videorecording] = Family of the ring. Siegfried / 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 ; Richard Peduzzi, scenic designer.
Performer
Manfred Jung (Siegfried) ; Heinz Zednik (Mime) ; Donald McIntyre (The Wanderer) ; Hermann Becht (Alberich) ; Fritz Hübner (Fafner) ; Gwyneth Jones (Brünnhilde) ; Ortrun Wenkel (Erda) ; Norma Sharp (The Woodbird) ; 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.
Summary
Siegfried, the son of Siegmund and Sieglinde, reforges Nothung, his father's shattered sword and kills the dragon guarding the ring. The ring becomes his, as does the curse. This young man of adventure discovers the fire containing the sleeping Brunnhilde. He awakens her to love, and to love's partner: Destiny. Includes excerpts from documentary films on the composer "Wagner, man and musician" and "Wagneriana."
With:
On cassette 3 with: Wagner e Venezia = [Wagner in Venice].
Language
Sung in German, with English subtitles.
Added Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Siegfried.
Jung, Manfred, 1940- Performer
Zednik, Heinz. Performer
McIntyre, Donald, 1934- Performer
Becht, Hermann. Performer
Hübner, Fritz. Performer
Jones, Gwyneth, 1936- Performer
Wenkel, Ortrun. Performer
Sharp, Norma. Performer
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016. Conductor
Large, Brian. Director
Grizzard, George. Narrator
Wagner, Friedelind, 1918- Commentator
Chéreau, Patrice. Producer
Peduzzi, Richard. Production personnel
Schmidt, Jacques. Costume designer
Bayreuther Festspiele. Performer
Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH. Producer
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) Producer
Added Title
Family of the ring
Siegfried
Research Call Number
*LVH 64
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