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The Resource Oedipus : Musiktheater, [musik] von Wolfgang Rihm

Oedipus : Musiktheater, [musik] von Wolfgang Rihm

Label
Oedipus : Musiktheater
Title
Oedipus
Title remainder
Musiktheater
Statement of responsibility
[musik] von Wolfgang Rihm
Contributor
Associated name
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • spa
  • ger
  • ger
  • ger
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
Summary
Twentieth century treatment of the Greek tragedy of Oedipus, who answers the Sphinx's riddle, becomes king and marries Jocasta, unaware that she is his mother. When the truth is revealed, Oedipus blinds himself, requests to be exiled, and Creon grants his wish and takes the throne
Related
Cataloging source
TDF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Götz Friedrich, stage director ; Andreas Reinhardt, stage and costume designer ; Brian Large, video director
Date time place
Recorded live in 1987 at the premiere performance by the Deutsche Oper Berlin
Language note
Sung in German; with English, French, Italian and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Andreas Schmidt (Oedipus) ; William Pell (Kreon) ; William Dooley (Tiresias) ; Lenus Carlson (Bote, messenger) ; William Murray (Hirte, herdsman) ; Emily Golden (Jokasta) ; Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin ; Christof Prick, conductor
Runtime
105
Technique
live action
Label
Oedipus : Musiktheater, [musik] von Wolfgang Rihm
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 2 parts; libretto by the composer after Friedrich Hölderlin's translation of Sophocles' Oedipus der Tyrann; additional texts by Friedrich Nietzsche and Heiner Müller
  • Sung in German; with English, French, Italian and Spanish subtitles
  • Title from closing screen credits
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, with French and German translations (26 p. : ill.)--laid in container
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 (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
807280166798
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
101 667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn823893800
System details
DVD-9; soundtrack in PCM stereo; aspect ratio 4:3; region code 0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Oedipus : Musiktheater, [musik] von Wolfgang Rihm
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 2 parts; libretto by the composer after Friedrich Hölderlin's translation of Sophocles' Oedipus der Tyrann; additional texts by Friedrich Nietzsche and Heiner Müller
  • Sung in German; with English, French, Italian and Spanish subtitles
  • Title from closing screen credits
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, with French and German translations (26 p. : ill.)--laid in container
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 (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
807280166798
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
101 667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn823893800
System details
DVD-9; soundtrack in PCM stereo; aspect ratio 4:3; region code 0
Video recording format
DVD

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