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Der Rosenkavalier : opera in three acts

Der Rosenkavalier : opera in three acts / by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; a Covent Garden Video production for the National Video Corporation ; from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Long Beach, Calif. : Pioneer Classics, [1994], ℗1994.

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Additional Authors
  • Te Kanawa, Kiri.
  • Howells, Anne, 1941-
  • Haugland, Aage, 1944-2000
  • Bonney, Barbara
  • Solti, Georg, 1912-1997
  • Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929.
  • Schlesinger, John, 1926-2003.
  • Björnson, Maria.
  • Dudley, William, 1947-
  • Bryan, Robert, 1934-
  • Fazan, Eleanor, 1930-
  • Large, Brian.
  • Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
  • Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra, performer.
  • Royal Opera House (London, England). Chorus, performer.
  • Covent Garden Video Productions.
  • British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
  • Pioneer Classics (Firm)
  • National Video Corporation.
2 videodiscs (198 min.) : sound, color; 12 in.
Set in Vienna during the 1740\u0027s, the opera portrays an affair between the young Octavian and the married Marschallin. Baron Ochs arrives to seek the help of the Marschallin in marrying the wealthy Sophie. Octavian falls in love with Sophie and the Marschallin helps her lover win Sophie, instead of the Baron.
  • Title from acc. libretto.
  • Synopsis in English by John McMurray, and libretto in German with English translation ([32] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Credits (note)
  • Producer, John Schlesinger ; scenery, William Dudley ; costumes, Maria Bjornson ; theatre lighting, Robert Bryan ; movement, Eleanor Fazan ; directed for television by Brian Large.
Event (note)
  • Recorded in performance at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Feb. 14, 1985.
System Details (note)
  • Laserdisc; digital sound, stereo.
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
  • ocn612831856
  • 612831856
  • SCSB-5541425
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