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The Resource Palestrina : musical legend in three acts, from the Nationaltheater München ; [music and libretto by] Hans Pfitzner ; stage director, Christian Stückl ; video director, Karina Fibich ; a performance of the Bayerische Staatsoper ; a production in cooperation with the Staatsoper Hamburg ; producer, Magdalena Herbst ; a production of Unitel Classica in cooperation with Bayerische Staatsoper

Palestrina : musical legend in three acts, from the Nationaltheater München ; [music and libretto by] Hans Pfitzner ; stage director, Christian Stückl ; video director, Karina Fibich ; a performance of the Bayerische Staatsoper ; a production in cooperation with the Staatsoper Hamburg ; producer, Magdalena Herbst ; a production of Unitel Classica in cooperation with Bayerische Staatsoper

Label
Palestrina : musical legend in three acts
Title
Palestrina
Title remainder
musical legend in three acts
Statement of responsibility
from the Nationaltheater München ; [music and libretto by] Hans Pfitzner ; stage director, Christian Stückl ; video director, Karina Fibich ; a performance of the Bayerische Staatsoper ; a production in cooperation with the Staatsoper Hamburg ; producer, Magdalena Herbst ; a production of Unitel Classica in cooperation with Bayerische Staatsoper
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • ger
  • eng
  • ger
  • fre
  • ger
Summary
Written in a late-Romantic idiom, the opera tells how Palestrina, in the face of anti-musical decrees from the Church, composes his great Missa Papae Marcelli and becomes "the saviour of contrapuntal music"
Related
Cataloging source
TXA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Stage and costume design, Stefan Hageneier ; director of photography, Helmut Fibich
Date time place
Recorded live at the Nationaltheater, Munich, July 2009
Language note
Sung in German; optional subtitles in English, German, or French
PerformerNote
Christopher Ventris (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina) ; Peter Rose (Pope Pius IV) ; Michael Volle (Ciovanni Morone) ; John Daszak (Bernardo Novagerio) ; Roland Bracht (Cardinal Christoph Madruscht) ; Falk Struckmann (Carlo Borromeo) ; Christiane Karg (Ighino) ; chorus and extras of the Bayerischen Staatsoper ; Bayerisches Staatsorchester ; Simone Young, conductor
Runtime
197
Technique
live action
Label
Palestrina : musical legend in three acts, from the Nationaltheater München ; [music and libretto by] Hans Pfitzner ; stage director, Christian Stückl ; video director, Karina Fibich ; a performance of the Bayerische Staatsoper ; a production in cooperation with the Staatsoper Hamburg ; producer, Magdalena Herbst ; a production of Unitel Classica in cooperation with Bayerische Staatsoper
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Program notes and synopsis (15 p. : ill.) in English, German, and French inserted in container
  • Special features include bonus film (9 min.) Making of "Palestrina" (Werkeinführung zu "Palestrina")
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
DVD 1. Act 1. Bonus -- DVD 2. Act 2. Act 3
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (197 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242725288
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2072528
  • GLN4260051250434
  • A05017481
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn642368392
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn649615541
System details
DVD; NTSC; region code: 0 (worldwide) ; aspect ratio: 16:9; PCM stereo, DTS 5.0; 5.1 Dolby Digital sound formats
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Palestrina : musical legend in three acts, from the Nationaltheater München ; [music and libretto by] Hans Pfitzner ; stage director, Christian Stückl ; video director, Karina Fibich ; a performance of the Bayerische Staatsoper ; a production in cooperation with the Staatsoper Hamburg ; producer, Magdalena Herbst ; a production of Unitel Classica in cooperation with Bayerische Staatsoper
Publication
Note
  • Program notes and synopsis (15 p. : ill.) in English, German, and French inserted in container
  • Special features include bonus film (9 min.) Making of "Palestrina" (Werkeinführung zu "Palestrina")
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
DVD 1. Act 1. Bonus -- DVD 2. Act 2. Act 3
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (197 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242725288
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2072528
  • GLN4260051250434
  • A05017481
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn642368392
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn649615541
System details
DVD; NTSC; region code: 0 (worldwide) ; aspect ratio: 16:9; PCM stereo, DTS 5.0; 5.1 Dolby Digital sound formats
Video recording format
DVD

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