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Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH

Overview
Works: 665 works in 1,598 publications in 3 languages and 21,309 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Operas  Music videos  Opera films 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Originator, Performer
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical tragedy about the intrigues of the Court of the Duke of Mantua, and the sharpwitted plottings of Rigoletto, the hunchbacked court jester
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true romantic tragedy, and unquestionably the most popular opera of all time. The chemistry between Rolando Villazon and Anna Netrebko as the protagonists, Rodolfo and Mimi, is electric and unrivaled in the theatre today
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana ; Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenant du service militaire, Torrido apprend le mariage de Lola, qu'il aimait. Il se fiance alors avec Santuzza ; mais Lola, jalouse, le reconquiert. Pour se venger d'un tel abandon, Santuzza révèle au mari de sa rivale l'infortune qui l'accable. Les deux hommes s'affrontent dans un duel qui se termine par la mort de Torrido. Santuzza s'écroule, désespérée
Madama Butterfly : Japanese tragedy by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in Italian and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heart-rending story about a sweet-natured Japanese girl and the caddish American lieutenant who marries then deserts her
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in German and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in 1979, this delightful staging by Otto Schenk features outstanding singers Gwyneth Jones and Lucia Popp as well as a rare chance to watch legendary Carlos Kleiber conduct one of his trademark operas. Strauss is the composer
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in German and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A much deeper and darker tragedy in the form of this opera, a yearning for death in the guise of homesickness for the "dark land of night from which Tristan's mother sent him forth," determines Tristan's disposition and destiny from the beginning
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Italian and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aftermath of courtship by Count Almaviva to Rosina who had been the ward of Dr. Bartolo. The courtship involved the count in actions supported by the town barber Figaro. Dr. Bartolo and a former servant Marcellina conspire to seek revenge on Figaro
Leonard Bernstein : reaching for the note : the definitive look at the man and his music( Visual )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a portrait of Leonard Bernstein, featuring interviews with his brother, children, collaborators and fellow conductors
Salome by Richard Strauss( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in German and English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film version of Strauss' opera
Der Fliegende Holländer = The flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in German and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most acclaimed Wagner productions of the postwar period, this electrifying, revolutionary Bayreuth staging of 'The flying Dutchman" catapulted the German director Harry Kupfer to international fame. Kupfer's psychologically acute production presents the entire story as a hallucination, in which Senta's yearning for the eternally wandering Dutchman sends her into a trance-like state."--Container
L'Orfeo : favola in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Italian and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monteverdi's reworking of the most popular of all Greek myths, that of Orpheus and Euridice
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )

33 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in German and English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cycle of four operas of Wagner's poems that are based on Scandinavian, Icelandic and Germanic sagas. The entire cycle was first performed in Bayreuth in 1876
Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Italian and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an attempted seduction by Don Giovanni which leads to the death of the Commendatore the father of Donna Anna the target of the seducer. Don Ottavio, fiancé of Donna Anna upon learning of the death of the Commendatore swears to avenge his death
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perhaps the most popular ballet video ever released, this version of Tchaikovsky's beloved work stars one of the most famous classical dance partnerships of all time: Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn. Nureyev choreographed this production for the Vienna State Opera"--Container
Pagliacci : a film by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in Italian and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leader of a travelling comedy troupe becomes jealous over his young wife's supposed unfaithfulness
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in German and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of Richard Wagner's opera Der Meistersinger
Gidon Kremer & Kremerata Baltica : Shubert, Piazzolla, Schnittke, Rózsa, Raskatov( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gidon Kremer is not only one of the leading violinists in the world, but also thanks to his unquenchable curiosity and search for new impulses one of the most fascinating musical personalities of our time. His repertoire ranges from Bach to the present, whereby a number of contemporary composers have achieved international recognition through his commitment. Since 1997 Kremer has devoted a large part of his activities to the chamber orchestra Kremerata Baltica, which he founded. The ensemble consists of young musicians from the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The average age is 25. The debut of the chamber orchestra in February 1997 corresponded with the 50th birthday of its founder Gidon Kremer. With this orchestral project, Kremer wants to pass on his artistic experiences to young musicians of his native country and to draw international attention to the outstanding musical situation of the Baltic nations. The Kremerata Baltica performs in all of the world's major musical venues
Tosca : opera in three acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of love, deception and murder
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in German and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Strauss' harsh but brilliant retelling of Sophocles' ancient tragedy of passion, murder and revenge within the royal family of Mycenae
Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in German and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New productions of Wagner's The Ring at the Bayreuth Festival are mounted every 6 years. Bayreuth recordings of the complete cycle are rare; this is the 2nd filmed version. The Kupfer/Barenboim Ring was performed over a 5-yr. period and recorded at the conclusion
 
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