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The Resource Hansel and Gretel, Engelbert Humperdinck ; production by Richard Jones ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York

Hansel and Gretel, Engelbert Humperdinck ; production by Richard Jones ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York

Label
Hansel and Gretel
Title
Hansel and Gretel
Statement of responsibility
Engelbert Humperdinck ; production by Richard Jones ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York
Creator
Contributor
Choreographer
Designer
Host
Interviewer
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • spa
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
John Macfarlane, set and costume designer ; Jennifer Tipton, lighting designer ; Linda Dobell, choreographer
Date time place
Recorded: live from the Met, 1 January 2008
Language note
Sung in English in a translation by David Poutney; subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish; interviews and commentary in English
PerformerNote
Christine Schäfer (Gretel) ; Alice Coote (Hansel) ; Rosalind Plowright (Gertrude (mother)) ; Alan Held (Peter (father)) ; Sasha Cooke (The Sandman) ; Lisette Oropesa (The Dew Fairy) ; Philip Landridge (The Witch) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Vladimir Jurowski, conductor ; Renée Fleming, host ; Mary Jo Heath, special guest interviewer
Runtime
121
Technique
live action
Label
Hansel and Gretel, Engelbert Humperdinck ; production by Richard Jones ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A fairy-tale opera in three acts; libretto by Adelheid Wette
  • "A Metropolitan Opera high-definition production"--Container
  • Program notes by Andrew Porter and synopsis in English (10 p.) inserted in container
  • Bonus: Backstage at the Met: Renée Fleming interviews Met technical director, Joe Clark; Mary Joe Heath interviews Alice Coote and Christine Schäfer; Bring the charachters to life: The world of John Macfarlane
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
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
50999 2 06308 9 8
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn261222992
  • (OCoLC)ocn373753462
System details
DVD-9; sound formats: LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; NTSC system: 16:9
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hansel and Gretel, Engelbert Humperdinck ; production by Richard Jones ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York
Publication
Note
  • A fairy-tale opera in three acts; libretto by Adelheid Wette
  • "A Metropolitan Opera high-definition production"--Container
  • Program notes by Andrew Porter and synopsis in English (10 p.) inserted in container
  • Bonus: Backstage at the Met: Renée Fleming interviews Met technical director, Joe Clark; Mary Joe Heath interviews Alice Coote and Christine Schäfer; Bring the charachters to life: The world of John Macfarlane
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
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
50999 2 06308 9 8
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn261222992
  • (OCoLC)ocn373753462
System details
DVD-9; sound formats: LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; NTSC system: 16:9
Video recording format
DVD

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