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Falstaff [videorecording] : lyric comedy in three acts / [music] Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto Arrigo Boito after William Shakespeare ; director and artistic supervision, Herbert von Karajan ; a coproduction of ORF and Telemondial.

Author/Creator:
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Publication:
[New York] : Sony Classical, c2001.
Series:
Karajan, Herbert von. Herbert von Karajan, his legacy on home video.
Herbert von Karajan, his legacy for home video
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + program notes (32 p. : ill.)
Subjects:
Operas -- Film adaptations.
Operas.
Form/Genre:
Filmed operas.
Operas
Film adaptations.
Language:
Sung in Italian with optional English, German, or French subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, Dolby digital stereo. or PCM stereo., NTSC.
Summary:
A performance of the opera by Verdi, based on a character of William Shakespeare's, drawn from Henry IV and The merry wives of Windsor.
Participant:
Raina Kabaivanska (Mrs. Alice Ford), Janet Perry (Nannetta), sopranos ; Trudeliese Schmidt (Mrs. Meg Page), Christa Ludwig (Mrs. Quickly), mezzo-sopranos ; Francisco Araiza (Fenton), Piero De Palma (Dr. Cajus), Heinz Zednik (Bardolfo), tenors ; Giuseppe Taddei (Falstaff), Rolando Panerai (Ford), baritones ; Federico Davià (Pistola) ; supporting soloists ; Wiener Staatsopernchor ; Wiener Staatsopernballett ; Ballettschule Salzburger Landestheater ; Wiener Philharmoniker ; Herbert von Karajan, conductor.
Credits:
Set design, Günther Schneider-Siemssen ; costumes, Georges Wakhevitch.
Notes:
Recorded at the Salzburger Festspiele, 1982.
Program notes and synopsis in German with English, French, Italian, and Spanish translations.
Contributor:
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918 , Librettist
Karajan, Herbert von. , Director, Conductor
Kabaivanska, Raĭna, 1934- , Performer
Perry, Janet. , Performer
Ludwig, Christa. , Performer
Schmidt, Trudeliese. , Performer
Araiza, Francisco. , Performer
De Palma, Piero. , Performer
Zednik, Heinz. , Performer
Taddei, Giuseppe. , Performer
Panerai, Rolando. , Performer
Davia, Federico, 1933-1997 , Performer
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor. , Performer
Wiener Staatsoper. Ballett. , Dancer
Salzburger Landestheater. Ballettschule. , Dancer
Wiener Philharmoniker. , Performer
Österreichischer Rundfunk.
Telemondial (Firm)
Sony Classical (Firm)
ISBN:
0738919349
9780738919348
OCLC:
52777966
Publisher Number:
074644842296
SVD 48422 Sony Classical
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