Franklin

Das Rheingold / Richard Wagner.

Author/Creator:
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Standardized Title:
Ring des Nibelungen. Rheingold
Publication:
Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, ©2008.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (144 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Operas.
Operas.
Language:
Sung in German with optional subtitles in English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese.
System Details:
DVD-9; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; aspect ratio 4:3.
Summary:
For this production Georges Wakhevitch has produced stage settings and transformations that support Karajan's concept with every possible means. His staging is in the epic style of another age, emphasizing the dignity of the gods.
Participant:
Thomas Stewart (Wotan) ; Brigitte Fasbaender (Fricka) ; Zoltan Kelemen (Alberich) ; Peter Schreier (Loge) ; Gerhard Stolze (Mime) ; Valdimir De Kanel (Donner; sung by Leif Roar) ; Hermin Esser (Froh) ; Gerd Nienstedt (Fasolt; sung by Karl Ridderbusch) ; Louis Hendrikx (Fafner) ; Jeannine Altmeyer (Freia) ; Martha Mödl (Erda; sung by Birgit Finnila) ; Eva Randová (Woglinde) ; Edda Moser (Wellgunde) ; Liselotte Rebmann (Flosshilde) ; Berliner Philharmoniker ; Herbert von Karajan, conductor.
Credits:
Director and artistic supervision, Herbert von Karajan ; set and costume design, Georges Wakhevitch, Jean Forestier ; director of photography and video director, Ernst Wild; a UNITEL production.
Notes:
Title from container.
Sound recorded at the 1973 Salzburg Easter Festival; filmed Nov. 1-18, 1978, Bavaria Atelier, Munich.
Program notes in English, German and French in container.
Contributor:
Stewart, Thomas, 1928-2006 , Performer
Fassbaender, Brigitte. , Performer
Kelemen, Zoltán. , Performer
Schreier, Peter. , Performer
Stolze, Gerhard. , Performer
Kanell, V. de. , Performer
Roar, Leif. , Performer
Esser, Hermin. , Performer
Nienstedt, Gerd, 1932-1993 , Performer
Ridderbusch, Karl. , Performer
Hendricks, Louis. , Performer
Altmeyer, Jeannine. , Performer
Mödl, Martha. , Performer
Finnilä, Birgit. , Performer
Randová, Eva. , Performer
Moser, Edda. , Performer
Rebmann, Lieselotte. , Performer
Karajan, Herbert von. , Conductor
Wakhevitch, Georges, 1907-1984.
Forestier, Jean (Set and costume designer)
Wild, Ernst, 1930-
Berliner Philharmoniker. , Performer
Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH.
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
OCLC:
228432965
Publisher Number:
044007343906
00440 073 4390 Deutsche Grammophon
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