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The Resource Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, John Dexter ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; producer, Clemente D'Alessio ; directed by Brian Large

Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, John Dexter ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; producer, Clemente D'Alessio ; directed by Brian Large

Label
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny
Title
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny
Statement of responsibility
Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, John Dexter ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; producer, Clemente D'Alessio ; directed by Brian Large
Contributor
Conductor
Director
Designer
Performer
Producer
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
It's every man for himself in the newly founded city of Mahagonny, devoted to life's illicit pleasures, where anything goes and the only crime is to run out of money
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set and costume designer, Jocelyn Herbert ; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler ; camera, Juan Barrera, ... [et al.]
Date time place
Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City, November 1979
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Sung in English; optional subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Teresa Stratas (Jenny) ; Astrid Varnay (Leocadia Begbick) ; Richard Cassilly (Jimmy Mahoney) ; Ragnar Ulfung (Fatty, the bookkeeper) ; Cornell MacNeil (Trinity Moses) ; Klara Barlow, Nedda Casei, Gwynn Cornell, Joann Grillo, Isola Jones, Louise Wohlafka (Six girls of Mahagonny) ; Arturo Sergei (Jacob Schmidt) ; Vern Shinall (Moneybags Billy) ; Paul Plishka (Alaska Wolf Joe) ; Nico Castel (Announcer) ; Michael Best (Toby Higgins) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor
Runtime
148
Series statement
James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met
Technique
live action
Label
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, John Dexter ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; producer, Clemente D'Alessio ; directed by Brian Large
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in three acts
  • Text by Bertolt Brecht; English translation by David Drew and Michael Geliot
  • Originally broadcast on the television program, Live from the Met in 1979
  • Program notes and synopsis in English inserted 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 (148 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 811357013359
  • 811357013557
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
811357013359
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn798966914
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD; LPCM stereo., DTS surround; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, John Dexter ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; producer, Clemente D'Alessio ; directed by Brian Large
Publication
Note
  • Opera in three acts
  • Text by Bertolt Brecht; English translation by David Drew and Michael Geliot
  • Originally broadcast on the television program, Live from the Met in 1979
  • Program notes and synopsis in English inserted 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 (148 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 811357013359
  • 811357013557
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
811357013359
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn798966914
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD; LPCM stereo., DTS surround; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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