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Title Die Walküre / music and libretto, Richard Wagner ; production, Otto Schenk ; video director, Brian Large ; The Metropolitan Opera presents.

Publication Info. Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon ; New York, NY : Universal Classics Group, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield at the Atrium  DVD 792.542 WAG DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 782.1 W12W    Check Shelf
Description 2 videodiscs (241 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; NTSC, Region 0 (worldwide); full screen (4:3) presentation; DTS 5.1, Dolby digital 5.0, PCM Stereo sound.
Performer Hildegard Behrens (Brünnhilde) ; James Morris (Wotan) ; Jessye Norman (Sieglinde) ; Christa Ludwig (Fricka) ; Gary Lakes (Siegmund) ; Kurt Moll (Hunding) ; Katarina Ikonomu (Helmwige) ; Marth Thigpen (Ortlinde) ; Pyramid Sellers (Gerhilde) ; Joyce Castle (Waltraute) ; Diane Kesling (Siegrune) ; Jacalyn Bower (Rossweisse) ; Wendy Hillhouse (Grimgerde) ; Sondra Kelly (Schwertleite) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor.
Credits Set and projection designer, Günther Schneider-Siemssen ; costume designer, Rolf Langenfass ; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler.
Event Produced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, and broadcast by Metropolitan Opera Television in 1990.
Note Program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German (23 p.) inserted in container.
Bonus features: picture gallery ("Die Walküre" at the Met), trailer.
Summary This second segment of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, First day : the Valkyries, focuses on the lives of Siegmund and Sieglinde, children of Wotan and Erde.
Language Sung in German; optional subtitles in Chinese, English, French, German, or Spanish.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Nonfiction films.
Added Author Schenk, Otto. Producer.
Large, Brian. Director.
Behrens, Hildegard. voc
Morris, James, 1947- voc
Norman, Jessye. voc
Ludwig, Christa. voc
Lakes, Gary. voc
Moll, Kurt, 1938-2017. voc
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra.
Metropolitan Opera Television (Firm)
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Standard No. 044007304990
Music No. 073 049-9 Deutsche Grammophon
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