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Capriccio [videorecording] / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Clemens Krauss and Richard Strauss ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET.
London, England : Decca, c2011.

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Additional Authors
  • Krauss, Clemens, 1893-1954.
  • Halvorson, Gary.
  • McClintock, Peter.
  • Fleming, Renée.
  • Kaiser, Joseph.
  • Braun, Russell, 1968-
  • Rose, Peter, 1961-
  • Larsen, Morten Frank.
  • Connolly, Sarah.
  • Devlin, Michael, 1942-
  • Fitch, Bernard.
  • Davis, Andrew, 1944-
  • Cox, John, 1935 March 12-
  • Pagano, Mauro, 1951-1988.
  • Perdziola, Robert.
  • Schuler, Duane.
  • Caniparoli, Val.
  • DiDonato, Joyce.
  • Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra. prf
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) pro
2 videodiscs (149 min.) : sd. col.; 4 3/4 in.
Strauss's final opera, first seen at the Met in 1998 in this John Cox production, was revived in 2010 for Renée Fleming. One of the world's great Strauss interpreters, she brought a "plush and alluring" voice and "noble phrasing" to her portrayal of the Countess.
Series Statement
The Metropolitan Opera HD live
Uniform Title
Metropolitan Opera HD live.
Filmed operas.
  • Opera in 1 act.
  • Program notes in English by John Cox and George Hall, and synopsis (15 p. : ports. ; 18 cm.) laid in container.
Credits (note)
  • Directed by Gary Halvorsen ; stage director, Peter McClintock ; production, John Cox ; set designer, Mauro Pagano ; costume designer and interior décor, Robert Perdziola ; lighting designer, Duane Schuler ; choreographer, Val Caniparoli.
Event (note)
  • Recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, April 23, 2011.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; sound format in LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; aspect ratio 16:9; NTSC; region code 0 (worldwide).
Language (note)
  • Sung in German; subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, and Chinese; introduction spoken in English.
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  • 761399251
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries