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Arabella / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; director Sven-Eric Bechtolf ; conductor Franz Welser-Möst ; a coproduction of the Wiener Staatsoper, LGM Télévision, MEZZO and Unitel Classica, with the participation of France Télévisions.
[Brighton, UK] : [Distributed by] Electric Picture, [2012], ©2012.

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Additional Authors
  • Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
  • Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929
  • Magee, Emily
  • Konieczny, Tomasz, 1972-
  • Schade, Michael
  • Kühmeier, Genia
  • Kushpler, Zoryana
  • Bankl, Wolfgang
  • Welser-Möst, Franz
  • Bechtolf, Sven-Eric.
  • Glittenberg, Rolf.
  • Glittenberg, Marianne.
  • Kent, Don.
  • Wiener Staatsoper, performer.
  • LGM Télévision.
  • Mezzo (Television station : Paris, France)
  • Unitel Classica (Firm)
  • France télévision.
  • Electric Picture (Firm)
1 videodisc (approximately 152 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in. +
Charts the twists and turns of Arabella and her sister, Zdenka, in finding true love. Arabella longs for the 'right' man to marry, but her father needs her to marry a rich husband to rescue the family fortunes he has gambled away. Zdenka has already fallen in love with one of Arabella's suitors, Matteo, yet as the family cannot afford to launch two girls into Viennese society she has been brought up as a boy called Zdenko and cannot reveal her love.
  • Title and statement of responsibility from accompanying booklet.
  • Opera in three acts.
  • Extra feature: cast gallery.
Credits (note)
  • Set designer, Rolf Glittenberg ; costume designer, Marianne Glittenberg ; TV director, Don Kent.
Event (note)
  • Recorded live at Vienna State Opera House on 6 and 9 May 2012.
System Details (note)
  • DVD-9, NTSC all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation; LPCM stereo, 5.1 DTS Digital Surround.
Language (note)
  • Sung in German, with subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Korean and Japanese. Accompanying booklet in English, French, and German.
  • ocn822301174
  • 822301174
  • SCSB-9443829
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