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The Resource Capriccio, music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Clemens Krauss and Richard Strauss ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET

Capriccio, music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Clemens Krauss and Richard Strauss ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET

Label
Capriccio
Title
Capriccio
Statement of responsibility
music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Clemens Krauss and Richard Strauss ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET
Contributor
Choreographer
Conductor
Costume designer
Director
Host
Librettist
Lighting designer
Production personnel
Performer
Producer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • spa
  • chi
  • ger
Summary
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
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Member of
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
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
Date time place
Recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, April 23, 2011
Language note
Sung in German; subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, and Chinese; introduction spoken in English
PerformerNote
Renėe Fleming (Die Gräfin) ; Joseph Kaiser (Flamand) ; Russell Braun (Olivier) ; Peter Rose (La Roche) ; Morten Frank Larsen (Der Graf) ; Sarah Connolly (Clarion) ; Olga Makarina (Eine italienische Sängerin) ; Barry Banks (Ein italienischer Tenor) ; Michael Devlin (Der Haushofmeister) ; Bernard Fitch (Monsieur Taupe) ; supporting soloists ; Joyce DiDonato, host ; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Andrew Davis, conductor
Runtime
149
Series statement
The Metropolitan Opera HD live
Technique
live action
Label
Capriccio, music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Clemens Krauss and Richard Strauss ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 1 act
  • Program notes in English by John Cox and George Hall, and synopsis (15 p. : ports. ; 18 cm.) laid in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (149 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007434543
Other physical details
sd. col.
Publisher number
B0016196-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn761399251
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn793736052
System details
DVD; sound format in LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; aspect ratio 16:9; NTSC; region code 0 (worldwide)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Capriccio, music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Clemens Krauss and Richard Strauss ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 1 act
  • Program notes in English by John Cox and George Hall, and synopsis (15 p. : ports. ; 18 cm.) laid in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (149 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007434543
Other physical details
sd. col.
Publisher number
B0016196-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn761399251
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn793736052
System details
DVD; sound format in LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; aspect ratio 16:9; NTSC; region code 0 (worldwide)
Video recording format
DVD

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