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Montezuma [videorecording] : Oper in drei Akten / von Friedrich II. von Preussen ; Musik von Carl Heinrich Graun ; aus dem Markgräflichen Opernhaus Bayreuth.

Author/Creator:
Graun, Karl Heinrich, 1704-1759.
Standardized Title:
Montezuma. German
Publication:
[Halle/Saale] : Arthaus Musik, c2012.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Operas.
Montezuma II, Emperor of Mexico, approximately 1480-1520 -- Drama.
Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547 -- Drama.
Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547.
Montezuma II, Emperor of Mexico, approximately 1480-1520
Operas.
Form/Genre:
Filmed operas.
Operas
Drama.
Language:
Sung principally in German, subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
System Details:
DVD 9; region code 0; NTSC; aspect ratio 4:3; PCM stereo.
Participant:
Alexandra Papadjiakou (Montezuma) ; Sophie Boulin (Eupaforice) ; Gudrun Sieber (Erissena) ; Catherine Gayer (Tezeuco) ; Barbara Vogel (Pilpatoè) ; Walton Grönroos (Fernando Cortes) ; Karl-Ernst Mercker (Narvès) ; Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin ; Kevin McCutcheon, harpsichord ; Hans Hilsdorf, conductor.
Credits:
Stage and costume designer, Herbert Wernicke ; musicological advisor, Hellmut Kühn.
Notes:
Title from container.
Libretto by Frederick II of Prussia and Giampietro Tagliazucchi, German adaptation by Georg Quander.
Recorded at the Markgräflichen Opernhaus, Bayreuth and broadcast by Sender Freies Berlin in cooperation with Bavrian Radio.
Abridged "performing version" of Graun's opera in German translation, incorporating texts from Voltaire's Alzire; some vocal parts transposed so that "the Aztecs were represented exclusively by women and the Spaniards by men"--Notes, pp. 10-11.
Program notes in English, French, and German (25 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) in container.
Contributor:
Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786. , Librettist
Tagliazucchi, Giampietro, active 1749-1763. , Librettist
Quander, Georg. , Translator
Papadjiakou, Alexandra. , Performer
Boulin, Sophie. , Performer
Sieber, Gudrun. , Performer
Gayer, Catherine. , Performer
Vogel, Barbara, 1939- , Performer
Grönroos, Walton. , Performer
Mercker, Karl-Ernst. , Performer
Hilsdorf, Hans. , Conductor
Wernicke, Herbert.
Kühn, Hellmut.
Voltaire, 1694-1778.
Deutsche Oper Berlin. Orchester , Performer
Markgräfliches Opernhaus.
Bayerischer Rundfunk.
Sender Freies Berlin.
Arthaus Musik (Firm)
OCLC:
794543235
Publisher Number:
807280162998
101 629 Arthaus
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