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Title Salome [videorecording] / by Richard Strauss ; libretto from Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of the play by Oscar Wilde ; a co-production between the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Covent Garden Pioneer in association with Channel 4 ; in association with Los Angeles Music Center Opera ; director, Peter Hall ; producer, Jane Pleydell-Bouverie ; television director, Derek Bailey.
Publication West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, [2001]
Description 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo Dolby
video file
Call # DVD 792.542 S
System Req DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Note Sung in German with English subtitles.
Videodisc release of the 1992 performance originally produced for television broadcast.
Special features included.
Performer Maria Ewing ; Michael Devlin ; Kenneth Riegel ; Gillian Knight ; Robin Leggate ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Edward Downes, conductor.
Credits Choreography, Elizabeth Keen ; camera, Mike Whitcutt ... [et al.] ; editor, Ross MacGibbon ; executive producer, Revel Guest.
Summary An operatic setting of the biblical story of the princess Salome and the events that led to the death of John the Baptist.
Subject Salome (Biblical figure) -- Drama.
John, the Baptist, Saint -- Drama.
Herod I, King of Judea, 73 B.C.-4 B.C. -- Drama.
Addl. Author Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Salome.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Salomé.
Lachmann, Hedwig.
Hall, Peter, 1930-2017.
Pleydell-Bouverie, Jane.
Bailey, Derek, 1930-2005.
Ewing, Maria.
Devlin, Michael, 1942-
Riegel, Kenneth.
Knight, Gillian.
Leggate, Robin.
Downes, Edward, 1911-2001.
Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra.
Royal Opera House (London, England)
Covent Garden Pioneer.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Los Angeles Music Center Opera.
Kultur International Films.
ISBN 0769714943
Standard # 032031149496

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 Sheepshead DVD  DVD 792.542 S    DUE 04-15-21