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Title Palestrina [videorecording] / music and libretto by Hans Pfitzner ; a performance of the Bayerische Staatsoper ; a production in cooperation with the Staatsoper Hamburg ; producer, Magdalena Herbst ; a production of Unitel Classica in cooperation with Bayerische Staatsoper.

Imprint [Leipzig, Germany] : EuroArts, 2010.

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 Talbott Media  DVD 661    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
 Talbott Media  DVD 661  Booklet    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 2 videodiscs (197 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region code 0 (worldwide); aspect ratio 16:9; sound format in PCM stereo., DTS 5.0; Dolby Digital 5.0.
Language Sung in German; optional subtitles in English, German, or French.
Performer Christopher Ventris (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina) ; Peter Rose (Pope Pius IV) ; Michael Volle (Giovanni Morone) ; John Daszak (Bernardo Novagerio) ; Roland Bracht (Cardinal Christoph Madruscht) ; Falk Struckmann (Carlo Borromeo) ; Christiane Karg (Ighino) ; chorus and extras of the Bayerischen Staatsoper ; Bayerisches Staatsorchester ; Simone Young, conductor.
Credits Stage director, Christian Stückl ; video director, Karina Fibich ; stage and costume design, Stefan Hageneier ; director of photography, Helmut Fibich.
Event Recorded live at the Nationaltheater, Munich, July 2009.
Note Program notes and synopsis (15 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) in English, German, and French inserted in container.
Musical legend in three acts.
Summary Written in a late-Romantic idiom, the opera tells how Palestrina, in the face of anti-musical decrees from the Church, composes his great Missa Papae Marcelli and becomes "the saviour of contrapuntal music."
Contents DVD 1. Act 1 ; Bonus -- DVD 2. Act 2 ; Act 3.
Note Special features include Making of "Palestrina" (Werkeinführung zu "Palestrina") (9:00).
Genre/Form Operas.
Subject Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, 1525?-1594 -- Drama.
Composers -- Italy -- 16th century -- Drama.
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, 1525?-1594. Masses, book 2. Missa Papae Marcelli -- Drama.
Music -- Italy -- 16th century -- Religious aspects -- Drama.
Mass (Music) -- Italy -- Drama.
Composition (Music) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Televised operas.
Biographical films.
Added Author Stückl, Christian. Director.
Fibich, Karina. Director.
Herbst, Magdalena. Producer.
Young, Simone. Conductor.
Ventris, Christopher. Performer.
Rose, Peter, 1961- Performer.
Volle, Michael. Performer.
Daszak, John, 1967- Performer.
Bracht, Roland. Performer.
Struckmann, Falk. Performer.
Karg, Christiane. Performer.
Pfitzner, Hans, 1869-1949. Palestrina.
Bayerische Staatsoper München. Chor. Performer.
Bayerisches Staatsorchester. Performer.
Bayerische Staatsoper München. Performer. Producer.
Hamburgische Staatsoper. Producer.
Unitel Classica (Firm) Producer.
EuroArts Music International GmbH.
Added Title Making of Palestrina.
Standard No. 880242725288
Music No. 2072528 EuroArts
GLN4260051250434 Unitel Classica
A05017481 Unitel Classica