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Title Capriccio [videorecording] : a conversation piece for music in one act / by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Clemens Krauss and Richard Strauss ; a co-production by Opéra National de Paris, François Roussillon et Associés, TDK with the participation of France 3 ; produced by Toni Hajal ; directed by François Roussillon.

Imprint Ratingen, Germany : TDK, c2005.

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 Talbott Media  DVD 795    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
 Talbott Media  DVD 795  Booklet    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 2 videodiscs (148 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 user guide (9 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
System Details DVD 9, DVD 5 ; sound format: DD 5.0, DTS 5.0, LPCM stereo ; picture format: 16.9 anamorphic NTSC.
Language Sung in German with optional subtitles in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish.
Performer Renée Fleming (Countess) ; Dietrich Henschel (Count) ; Rainer Trost (Flamand) ; Gerald Finley (Olivier) ; Franz Hawlata (La Roche) ; Anne Sofie von Otter (Clairon) ; Robert Tear (Monsieur Taupe) ; Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris ; Ulf Schirmer, conductor.
Credits Stage director, Robert Carsen ; sets, Michael Levine ; costumes, Anthony Powell ; choreography, Jean-Guillaume Bart ; dramatury, Ian Burton ; manager: Hugues R. Gall.
Note Recorded at the Opéra National de Paris / Palais Garnier, July 2004.
Program notes by Robert Carsen in English, with German and French translations (9 p. : ill.), inserted in container.
Summary Two rival suitors, one a poet, the other a composer, vie for the love of a beautiful woman who must decide which one she loves.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Televised operas.
Televised operas.
Added Author Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Capriccio.
Krauss, Clemens, 1893-1954. Librettist.
Fleming, Renée. Performer.
Henschel, Dietrich, 1967- Performer.
Trost, Rainer. Performer.
Finley, Gerald, 1960- Performer.
Hawlata, Franz. Performer.
Otter, Anne Sofie von. Performer.
Tear, Robert. Performer.
Schirmer, Ulf, 1959- Conductor.
Roussillon, François. Director.
Hajal, Toni. Producer.
Carsen, Robert. Director.
Gall, Hugues. Production personnel.
Opéra national de Paris.
Opéra de Paris.
TDK Mediactive (Firm)
Société nationale de programme France-Régions.
Centre national de la cinématographie (France)
Standard No. 824121001506