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Oedipus Rex

Author: Peter GelbSuzushi HanayagiPhilip LangridgeJessye NormanSeiji OzawaAll authors
Publisher: Berlin : C Major Entertainment, 1993.
Series: Dance in video, volume 2
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : Multiple languagesView all editions and formats
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This ambitious production uses a number of striking visual elements including a massive set that floats above a reflecting pool, huge puppets, and sculptures. The noted Butoh artist, Min Tanaka, dances the role of Oedipus, and is joined by twenty dancers to portray this classical tragedy.
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Genre/Form: Filmed performances
Nonfiction films
Additional Physical Format: Original version:
Oedipus Rex.
Berlin : C Major Entertainment, 1993 publisher catalog number
9318
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Gelb; Suzushi Hanayagi; Philip Langridge; Jessye Norman; Seiji Ozawa; Harry Peeters; Kayako Shiraishi; Robert Swensen; Min Tanaka; Michio Tatara; Julie Taymor; Bryn Terfel; George Tsypin; Emi Wada; Sophocles.; Jean Cocteau; Igor Stravinsky; Saito Kinen Festival Dancers,; Saitō Kinen Ōkesutora,; Shin-Yuh Kai Chorus,; Tokyo Opera Singers,
OCLC Number: 874051506
Language Note: This edition in Japanese and Latin.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Oct. 18, 2013).
Libretto after Sophocles by Jean Cocteau, Latin translation by Jean Daniélou, Japanese translation by Kazuko Matsuoka.
Performer(s): Jessye Norman (Jocasta) ; Philip Langridge (Oedpius) ; Bryn Terfel (Creon) ; Min Tanaka (Oedipus dancer) ; Kayoko Shiraishi (The Speaker) ; Harry Peeters (Tiresias) ; Michio Tatara (Messenger) ; Robert Swensen (Shepherd) ; Shinyu-Kai Chorus ; Tokyo Opera Singers ; Saito Kinen Festival Dancers ; Saito Kinen Orchestra ; Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
Event notes: Recorded Matsumoto, Japan.
Description: 1 online resource (57 min.)
Series Title: Dance in video, volume 2
Other Titles: Opera-oratorio after Sophocles
Responsibility: directed by Julie Taymor ; composed by Igor Stravinsky ; conducted by Seiji Ozawa ; choreographed by Suzushi Hanayagi ; produced by Peter Gelb ; performed by Philip Langridge, Jessye Norman, Bryn Terfel, Min Tanaka, Harry Peeters, Kayoko Shiraishi, Michio Tatara, Robert Swensen, Saito Kinen Orchestra, Tokyo Opera Singers. Shin-Yu Kai Chorus and Saito Kinen Festival Dancers.

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This ambitious production uses a number of striking visual elements including a massive set that floats above a reflecting pool, huge puppets, and sculptures. The noted Butoh artist, Min Tanaka, dances the role of Oedipus, and is joined by twenty dancers to portray this classical tragedy.

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