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Oedipus Rex [videorecording] / Igor Stravinsky ; produced by Peter Gelb and Pat Jaffe ; stage production and film directed by Julie Taymor ; Cami Video and NHK ; from the Saito Kinen Festival.

Publication:
[The Netherlands] : Philips ; [New York : manufacutred for and marketed by PolyGram Video], c1992, [p1994]
Series:
Philips video classics
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in.
Subjects:
Operas.
Form/Genre:
Operas.
Feature films.
Language:
Sung in Latin, spoken in Japanese with English subtitles by e.e. cummings.
System Details:
CLV; CX encoded; NTSC; stereo., digital sound.
Participant:
Jessye Norman (Jocasta) ; Philip Langridge (Oedipus) ; Bryn Terfel (Creon) ; Harry Peeters (Tiresias) ; Kayoko Shiraishi, narrator ;
Other vocal soloists ; Min Tanaka (Oedipus dancer) ; Shinyu-Kai Chorus ; Tokyo Opera Singers ; Saito Kinen Festival Dancers ; Saito Kinen Orchestra ; Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
Credits:
Libretto after Sophocles by Jean Cocteau, Latin translation by Jean Daniélou, Japanese translation by Kazuko Matsuoka. Choreographer, Suzushi Hanayagi; director of photography, Bobby Bukowski; set designer, George Tsypin; costume designer, Emi Wada; production supervisor, Paul King ; film edited by Gary Bradley, Julie Taymor.
Notes:
Opera-oratorio.
A production of CAMI Video and NHK in association with Channel 4, Czech TV, DR, NOS, ORF, Philips Classics, S4C, Thirteen/WNET, ZDF.
Disc recorded on one side only.
Program notes in English by Max Harrison, in French by Pierre-E. Barbier, in German by Julia Liebscher, and in Italian by Laura Och ([4] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.) inserted in container.
Contributor:
Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963 , Librettist
Daniélou, Jean. , Translator
Matsuoka, Kazuko, 1942- , Translator
Norman, Jessye. ,
Langridge, Philip, 1939- ,
Terfel, Bryn. ,
Peeters, Harry. ,
Tanaka, Min. , Dancer
Shiraishi, Kayako. , Narrator
Ozawa, Seiji, 1935- , Conductor
Tsypin, George, 1954- , Designer
Gelb, Peter. , Production personnel
Jaffe, Pat. , Production personnel
Taymor, Julie, 1952- , Director
Sophocles. , Author
Tokyo Opera Singers. , Performer
Shinyukai Choir. , Performer
Saito Kinen Festival Dancers. , Dancer
Saito Kinen Orchestra. , Performer
CAMI Video (Firm) , Producer
Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai. , Producer
Channel Four (Great Britain) , Producer
Philips Classics Productions. , Distributor
Contains:
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971., Composer Oedipus Rex.
OCLC:
30698641
Publisher Number:
440 070 264-1 Philips
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