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Arabella

Author: Hugo von HofmannsthalKiri Te KanawaMarie McLaughlinHelga DerneschDavid KueblerAll authors
Publisher: Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, [2001] ℗1996, 2001, ©2001
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : GermanView all editions and formats
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Vienna in the 1860's. Count Waldner is a luckless gambler. When his debts overwhelm him, he moves his family into an elegant hotel attempting to maintain an image of wealth. The countess is hoping her daughter Arabella will find a wealthy husband, while Zdenka, the younger daughter, is forced to pass off as a man.
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Genre/Form: Televised operas
Televised performances
Nonfiction television programs
Television adaptations
Filmed operas
Named Person: Richard Strauss
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hugo von Hofmannsthal; Kiri Te Kanawa; Marie McLaughlin; Helga Dernesch; David Kuebler; Wolfgang Brendel; Donald McIntyre; Christian Thielemann; Otto Schenk; Günther Schneider-Siemssen; Milena Canonero; Gil Wechsler; Brian Large; Louisa Briccetti; Richard Strauss; Metropolitan Opera Television (Firm),; Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.),; Deutsche Grammophon (Firm),
Language Note: Sung in German, with subtitles in German, English, French, Spanish, and Chinese.
OCLC Number: 48365496
Notes: In-container guide includes synopsis by Jean-Claude Poyet, in French with English and German translations.
Originally produced in 1995.
Credits: Set designer, Günther Schneider-Siemssen ; costume designer, Milena Canonero ; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler.
Performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa, Marie McLaughlin, Helga Dernesch, sopranos ; David Kuebler, tenor ; Wolfgang Brendel, Donald McIntyre, baritones ; with supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Christian Thielemann, conductor.
Event notes: Recorded Nov. 1994, at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
Description: 1 videodisc (178 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + guide (11 cm.)
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 0 ; picture format 4:3; PCM stereo.
Responsibility: by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; Stage production, Otto Schenk ; video director, Brian Large ; television producer, Louisa Briccetti.

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Vienna in the 1860's. Count Waldner is a luckless gambler. When his debts overwhelm him, he moves his family into an elegant hotel attempting to maintain an image of wealth. The countess is hoping her daughter Arabella will find a wealthy husband, while Zdenka, the younger daughter, is forced to pass off as a man.
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