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The Resource Wozzeck, by Alban Berg ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, Mark Lamos ; libretto by Alban Berg ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; director, Gary Halvorson ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Susan Erben

Wozzeck, by Alban Berg ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, Mark Lamos ; libretto by Alban Berg ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; director, Gary Halvorson ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Susan Erben

Label
Wozzeck
Title
Wozzeck
Statement of responsibility
by Alban Berg ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, Mark Lamos ; libretto by Alban Berg ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; director, Gary Halvorson ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Susan Erben
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Director
Designer
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
  • ger
Summary
Based upon Georg Büchner's 1837 play, Alban Berg's Wozzeck details the harsh existence of the title character, a former soldier in the German army who has to struggle mightily to make a living, even as others around him prosper. This is a portrayal of a man who is tormented and mocked by his superiors until he loses reason
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Member of
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set and costume designer, Robert Israel ; lighting designer, James F. Ingalls ; camera, Miguel Armstrong ... [et al.] ; editor, Gary Bradley
Date time place
Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, October 2001
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Sung in German; optional subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Falk Struckmann (Wozzeck) ; Katarina Dalayman (Marie) ; Wolfgang Neumann (Drum Major) ; Graham Clark (Captain) ; Michael Devlin (Doctor) ; John Horton Murray (Andres) ; Wendy White (Margaret) ; James Courtney (First apprentice) ; Ronald Naldi (Second apprentice) ; Anthony Laciura (Fool) ; David Frye (Soldier) ; Meredith Derr (Townsman) ; Benjamin Pakman (Child) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor
Runtime
102
Series statement
James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met
Technique
live action
Label
Wozzeck, by Alban Berg ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, Mark Lamos ; libretto by Alban Berg ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; director, Gary Halvorson ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Susan Erben
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Libretto by the composer adapted from the play by Georg Büchner
  • Program notes and synopsis in English inserted 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 (102 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 811357013281
  • 811357013557
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
811357013281
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn800406854
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD; PCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wozzeck, by Alban Berg ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, Mark Lamos ; libretto by Alban Berg ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; director, Gary Halvorson ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Susan Erben
Publication
Note
  • Libretto by the composer adapted from the play by Georg Büchner
  • Program notes and synopsis in English inserted 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 (102 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 811357013281
  • 811357013557
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
811357013281
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn800406854
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD; PCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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