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The Resource The merry widow, music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; stage director, Lotfi Mansouri ; a production of Thirteen/WNET, New York ; KQED Public Television, San Francisco ; San Francisco Opera ; BBC Worldwide ; and Opus Arte BV, (videorecording DVD)

The merry widow, music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; stage director, Lotfi Mansouri ; a production of Thirteen/WNET, New York ; KQED Public Television, San Francisco ; San Francisco Opera ; BBC Worldwide ; and Opus Arte BV, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The merry widow
Title
The merry widow
Statement of responsibility
music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; stage director, Lotfi Mansouri ; a production of Thirteen/WNET, New York ; KQED Public Television, San Francisco ; San Francisco Opera ; BBC Worldwide ; and Opus Arte BV
Contributor
Art director
Choreographer
Conductor
Costume designer
Director
Director of photography
Librettist
Lighting designer
Performer
Producer
Production company
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Lotfi Mansouri's last production as General Director of the San Francisco Opera; includes new dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein and an original ballet to set the scene Chez Maxim's, bringing fresh insight into Lehár's operetta--Adapted from the container
Cataloging source
MDY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
English translation of lyrics, Christopher Hassall ; executive producer, David Horn ; costume designer, Thierry Bosquet ; set designer, Michael Yeargan ; lighting designer, Jennifer Tipton ; choreographer, Lawrence Pech ; editors, Steve Prime, Noel Rogers ; additional lyrics by Ted and Deena Puffer
Date of event
2001 December 8,
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
In English with optional Spanish subtitles
LC call number
M1500.L34
LC item number
L8713 2003
Other event information
Recorded live
PerformerNote
Yvonne Kenny (Anna Glawari) ; Bo Skovhus (Count Danilo Danilovitch) ; Angelika Kirchschlager (Valencienne) ; Gregory Turay (Camille de Rosillon) ; Carlo Hartmann (Baron Mirko Zeta) ; Curtis Sullivan, Jonathan Boyd, Bob Amaral, Marnie Breckenridge, William Saetre, Jayne Taini, Peter Strummer, Collen McGrath, Elijah Chester, Janice Lynde, Matt Logan, Virginia Pluth, Claudia Siefer, Jim Croom, Cynthia Drayer, Ann Greene, Debra Rose, Jodi Allen, Juliann Rhodes, Nora Heiber, supporting soloists ; San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Kunzel, conductor
Place of event
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, California
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1858-1940
  • 1861-1921
  • 1956 April 21-
  • 1912-1963
  • 1962-
  • 1831-1897
  • 1870-1948
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Léon, Victor
  • Stein, Leo
  • Wasserstein, Wendy
  • Halvorson, Gary
  • Flannery, Judy
  • Walker, John
  • Mansouri, Lotfi
  • Hassall, Christopher
  • Bosquet, Thierry
  • Yeargan, Michael
  • Tipton, Jennifer
  • Pech, Lawrence
  • Kenny, Yvonne
  • Skovhus, Bo
  • Kirchschlager, Angelika
  • Turay, Gregory
  • Hartmann, Carlo
  • Kunzel, Erich
  • Meilhac, Henri
  • Lehár, Franz
  • San Francisco Opera
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
  • San Francisco Opera
  • BBC Worldwide Ltd
  • Opus Arte (Firm)
Runtime
157
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
The merry widow, music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; stage director, Lotfi Mansouri ; a production of Thirteen/WNET, New York ; KQED Public Television, San Francisco ; San Francisco Opera ; BBC Worldwide ; and Opus Arte BV, (videorecording DVD)
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • From the comedy L'attaché ambassade by Henri Meilhac
  • Originally produced for television in 2002
  • Bonus features: synopsis; cast gallery; and the short film Impressions, featuring cast members discussing the operetta
  • Program notes by Bronwen Roberts and Camille Crittenden in English, French and German (23 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (188 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478000273
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OA 0837 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3022638
  • (OCoLC)52951409
  • (OCoLC)ocm52951409
  • 1231191
  • 3022638
System details
DVD, NTSC, all regions; Dolby digital stereo., 5.1 surround; 16/9 anamorphic aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The merry widow, music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; stage director, Lotfi Mansouri ; a production of Thirteen/WNET, New York ; KQED Public Television, San Francisco ; San Francisco Opera ; BBC Worldwide ; and Opus Arte BV, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • From the comedy L'attaché ambassade by Henri Meilhac
  • Originally produced for television in 2002
  • Bonus features: synopsis; cast gallery; and the short film Impressions, featuring cast members discussing the operetta
  • Program notes by Bronwen Roberts and Camille Crittenden in English, French and German (23 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (188 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478000273
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OA 0837 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3022638
  • (OCoLC)52951409
  • (OCoLC)ocm52951409
  • 1231191
  • 3022638
System details
DVD, NTSC, all regions; Dolby digital stereo., 5.1 surround; 16/9 anamorphic aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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