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Satyagraha

Author: Philip GlassAchim FreyerInga NielsenConstance DeJongLeo GoekeAll authors
Publisher: [Munich] : Arthaus Musik : RM Associate, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Videodisc : Clipart/images/graphics : SanskritView all editions and formats
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This visionary opera tells the story of how Mahatma Gandhi developed the philosophy of satyagraha, nonviolent active resistance, as a political revolutionary tool to fight oppression, connecting his lifework to three historical figures who advanced his philosophy: the celebrated Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, the great Indian poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore and the American civil rights leader Martin Luther  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings
Operas
Drama
Additional Physical Format: DVD videodisc version:
Glass, Philip.
Satyagraha.
[Munich] : Arthaus Musik : RM Associate, ©1983
1 videodisc (DVD) (166 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
(OCoLC)223409018
Named Person: Gandhi, Mahatma; Leo Tolstoy, graf; Rabindranath Tagore; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Gandhi, Mahatma; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Rabindranath Tagore; Leo Tolstoy, graf
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Glass; Achim Freyer; Inga Nielsen; Constance DeJong; Leo Goeke; Hugo Käch; Dennis Russell Davis; Ralf Harster; Helmut Danninger; Georg Greiwe; RM Arts (Firm); Arthaus Musik (Firm)
OCLC Number: 567359436
Language Note: Sung in Sanskrit. Subtitles in English, German, and French.
Notes: Originally produced in 1983.
Arthaus Musik: 100 136.
Live recording made in 1983 at the Württembergischen Staatstheater Stuttgart.
Credits: Director, Hugo Käch ; producer, Achim Freyer.
Performer(s): Leo Goeke, Ralf Harster, Helmut Danninger, Inga Nielsen, Georg Greiwe, Elke Estlinbaum, Wolfgang Probst, Limmo Lappalainen, Karl-Friedrich Durr ; Dennis Russell David, conductor.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video (168 min.))
Contents: Act 1 Tolstoy --
Act 2 Tagore --
Act 3 Martin Luther King.
Responsibility: [music by] Philip Glass ; [libretto by Philip Glass and Constance De Jong].

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This visionary opera tells the story of how Mahatma Gandhi developed the philosophy of satyagraha, nonviolent active resistance, as a political revolutionary tool to fight oppression, connecting his lifework to three historical figures who advanced his philosophy: the celebrated Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, the great Indian poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore and the American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

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