Götterdämmerung / A Metropolitan Opera Television production in association with La Sept / Channel 4 / ORF / Deutsche Grammophon ; The Metropolitan Opera presents ; music & libretto, Richard Wagner ; production, Otto Schenk ; video director, Brian Large ; James Levine, conductor.

Contributor(s): Schenk, Otto [pro] | Large, Brian [drt] | Behrens, Hildegard [sng] | Jerusalem, Siegfried [sng] | Salminen, Matti [sng] | Ludwig, Christa [sng] | Lisowska, Hanna [sng] | Raffell, Anthony [sng] | Wlaschiha, Ekkehard [sng] | Levine, James, 1943- [cnd] | Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Götterdämmerung | Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra [prf] | Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus [prf] | Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) | Metropolitan Opera Television (Firm) | Deutsche Grammophon (Firm) | Universal Music (Firm) | SEPT (Television station : France) | Channel Four (Great Britain) | Österreichischer RundfunkMaterial type: FilmFilmLanguage: German Original language: German Description: 2 videodiscs (281 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. +Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscOther title: Parallel title on container: Twilight of the gods | Parallel title on container : Le: Crépuscule des dieuxSubject(s): OperasDDC classification: 782.1 LOC classification: M1500.W13 | R564 2002
Production Credits: Set and projection designer, Günther Schneider-Siemssen ; costume design, Rolf Langenfass ; lighting design, Gil Wechsler.
Hildegard Behrens ; Siegfried Jerusalem ; Matti Salminen ; Christa Ludwig ; Hanna Lisowska ; Anthony Raffell ; Ekkehard Wlaschiha ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus.Summary: In this final segment of the "Ring cycle," Wagner brings the double tragedy of Wotan and Siegfried full circle. Brünnhilde declares that Wotan is all-powerful and everlasting. With helmet and gleaming armour, she rides through the air leading a resurrected Siegfried by the hand. Siegfried is reconciled with Wotan, and society is cured of its ills.
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Guide includes program notes and synopsis in English, German and French.

Special features: picture gallery ("Götterdämmerung" at the Met) and trailer.

Originally produced in 1990.

Set and projection designer, Günther Schneider-Siemssen ; costume design, Rolf Langenfass ; lighting design, Gil Wechsler.

Hildegard Behrens ; Siegfried Jerusalem ; Matti Salminen ; Christa Ludwig ; Hanna Lisowska ; Anthony Raffell ; Ekkehard Wlaschiha ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus.

Produced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, Apr. - May 1990.

In this final segment of the "Ring cycle," Wagner brings the double tragedy of Wotan and Siegfried full circle. Brünnhilde declares that Wotan is all-powerful and everlasting. With helmet and gleaming armour, she rides through the air leading a resurrected Siegfried by the hand. Siegfried is reconciled with Wotan, and society is cured of its ills.

DVD; NTSC, Region 0 (worldwide); full screen (4:3) presentation; DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, PCM Stereo sound.

Sung in German; optional subtitles in English, German, French, Spanish or Chinese ; menus in German, English, French, Spanish, or Chinese.

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