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War requiem [videorecording] : op. 66 / music by Benjamin Britten ; words from the Missa pro Defunctis and the poems of Wilfred Owen ; directed by Barrie Gavin.

Author/Creator:
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Publication:
[Hamburg, Germany] : Deutsche Grammophon ; [New York, N.Y. : manufactured and marketed by Polygram Records], p1993.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (87 min.): sd., col., b&w ; 12 in.
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Subjects:
Requiems.
Owen, Wilfred, 1893-1918 -- Musical settings.
Language:
Sung in English and Latin.
System Details:
CX encoded; CLV, NTSC.
Participant:
Luba Orgonasova, soprano ; Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor ; Boje Skovhus, baritone ; Tölz Boys Choir ; North German Radio Chorus ; Monteverdi Choir ; North German Radio Symphony Orchestra ; conductor, John Eliot Gardiner.
Credits:
Production manager, Hans-Heino Kordik; cameras, Günther Charisse...[et al.]; audio producer, Karl-August Naegler; video supervisor, Rainer Hoepfner; vision mixer, Barbara Saxer; videotape editor, Steve Eveleigh.
Notes:
A co-production of Deutsche Grammophon, GmbH, and NDR.
Stills of artworks by Otto Dix displayed behind the titles of each movement, and further pictures by Dix, as well as photographs of the devastation caused by war occasionally interspersed with the video of the performance.
Recorded live at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, 1992, St. Marienkirche, Lübeck, August 1992.
Stereo; digital sound.
Program notes by Arnold Whittall in English with French and German translations, and by Luigi Bellingardi in Italian, and text in English and Latin with French and German translations and English translation of the Latin (10 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
UPC: 4400722981
Contributor:
Owen, Wilfred, 1893-1918.
Orgonasova, Luba. , Performer
Rolfe Johnson, Anthony. , Performer
Skovhus, Boje. , Performer
Gardiner, John Eliot. , Conductor
Dix, Otto, 1891-1969.
Gavin, Barrie.
Tölzer Knabenchor. , Performer
Norddeutscher Rundfunk. Chor. , Performer
Monteverdi Choir. , Performer
Norddeutscher Rundfunk. Sinfonie-Orchester , Performer
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Norddeutscher Rundfunk.
OCLC:
31386801
Publisher Number:
440 072 298-1 Deutsche Grammophon