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The Resource Hansel and Gretel, Engelbert Humperdinck ; production, Richard Jones ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete, (videorecording DVD)

Hansel and Gretel, Engelbert Humperdinck ; production, Richard Jones ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Hansel and Gretel
Title
Hansel and Gretel
Statement of responsibility
Engelbert Humperdinck ; production, Richard Jones ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete
Contributor
Choreographer
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • spa
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Hansel and Gretel (German: Hänsel und Gretel) is a fairy tale of Germanic origin, recorded by the Brothers Grimm. The story follows a young brother and sister who discover a house of candy and cake in the forest and a child-devouring witch
Member of
Cataloging source
NZ1
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
A Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York ; John Macfarlane, set and costume designer ; Jennifer Tipton, lighting designer ; Linda Dobell, choreographer
Date time place
Recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera on January 1, 2008
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Sung in English in a translation by David Poutney; subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish; interviews and commentary in English
LC call number
M1500.H946
LC item number
H36 2008
PerformerNote
Christine Schäfer (Gretel) ; Alice Coote (Hansel) ; Rosalind Plowright (Gertrude (mother)) ; Alan Held (Peter (father)) ; Sasha Cooke (The Sandman) ; Lisette Oropesa (The Dew Fairy) ; Philip Langridge (The Witch) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Vladimir Jurowski, conductor ; Renée Fleming, host ; Mary Jo Heath, special guest interviewer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1959-
  • 1854-1921
  • 1953 June 7-
  • 1972-
  • 1939-2010
  • 1965-
  • 1858-1916
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cooke, Sasha
  • Coote, Alice
  • Dobell, Linda
  • Fleming, Renée
  • Heath, Mary Joanne Renner
  • Held, Alan
  • Humperdinck, Engelbert
  • Jones, Richard
  • Jurowski, Vladimir
  • Langridge, Philip
  • Oropesa, Lisette
  • Plowright, Rosalind
  • Pountney, David
  • Schäfer, Christine
  • Sweete, Barbara Willis
  • Wette, Adelheid
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
121
Series statement
Metropolitan Opera HD live
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Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Hansel and Gretel, Engelbert Humperdinck ; production, Richard Jones ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A fairy-tale opera in three acts; libretto by Adelheid Wette
  • Special features: Backstage at the Met: Renée Fleming interviews Met technical director, Joe Clark; Mary Joe Heath interviews Alice Coote and Christine Schäfer; Bring the charachters to life: The world of John Macfarlane
  • Program notes by Andrew Porter and synopsis in English (10 p.) inserted in container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (121 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
5099920630898
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
50999 2 06308 9 8
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2941340
  • (OCoLC)261222992
  • (OCoLC)ocn261222992
  • 2941340
System details
NTSC; sound formats: LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; aspect ratio 16:9
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hansel and Gretel, Engelbert Humperdinck ; production, Richard Jones ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • A fairy-tale opera in three acts; libretto by Adelheid Wette
  • Special features: Backstage at the Met: Renée Fleming interviews Met technical director, Joe Clark; Mary Joe Heath interviews Alice Coote and Christine Schäfer; Bring the charachters to life: The world of John Macfarlane
  • Program notes by Andrew Porter and synopsis in English (10 p.) inserted in container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (121 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
5099920630898
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
50999 2 06308 9 8
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2941340
  • (OCoLC)261222992
  • (OCoLC)ocn261222992
  • 2941340
System details
NTSC; sound formats: LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; aspect ratio 16:9
Video recording format
DVD

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