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The Resource Elektra, R. Strauss ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; libretto, Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; production, Otto Schenk ; stage director, Paul Mills ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; director, Brian Large ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Daniel Anker

Elektra, R. Strauss ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; libretto, Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; production, Otto Schenk ; stage director, Paul Mills ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; director, Brian Large ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Daniel Anker

Label
Elektra
Title
Elektra
Statement of responsibility
R. Strauss ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; libretto, Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; production, Otto Schenk ; stage director, Paul Mills ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; director, Brian Large ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Daniel Anker
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Director
Designer
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
  • ger
Summary
Richard Strauss's opera based on the Sophocles play
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set and costume designer, Jürgen Rose ; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler ; camera, John Feher ... [et al.] ; editor, Gary Bradley
Date time place
Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, January 1994
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Sung in German; optional subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Hildegard Behrens (Elektra) ; Deborah Voigt (Chrysothemis) ; Brigitte Fassbaender (Klytämnestra) ; James King (Aegisth) ; Donald McIntyre (Orest) ; Ellen Rabiner, Kaaren Erickson, Jane Shaulis, Elizabeth Byrne, Theresa Cincione (Five maid servants) ; Janet Hopkins (Overseer of the servants) ; Judith Goldberg (The confidant) ; Jean Rawn (The trainbearer) ; Philip Creech (A young servant) ; Richard Vernon (An old servant) ; Herbert Perry (The guardian of Orest) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor
Runtime
106
Series statement
James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met
Technique
live action
Label
Elektra, R. Strauss ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; libretto, Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; production, Otto Schenk ; stage director, Paul Mills ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; director, Brian Large ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Daniel Anker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in one act; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
  • Program notes and synopsis in English ([10] p.) inserted; program notes for the series ([10] p.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 811357013274
  • 811357013557
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
811357013274
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn800405088
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD; LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Elektra, R. Strauss ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; libretto, Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; production, Otto Schenk ; stage director, Paul Mills ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; director, Brian Large ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Daniel Anker
Publication
Note
  • Opera in one act; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
  • Program notes and synopsis in English ([10] p.) inserted; program notes for the series ([10] p.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 811357013274
  • 811357013557
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
811357013274
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn800405088
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD; LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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