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

Contributor(s): Schenk, Otto [pro] | Large, Brian [drt] | Jerusalem, Siegfried [sng] | Behrens, Hildegard [sng] | Morris, James, 1947- [sng] | Zednik, Heinz [sng] | Upshaw, Dawn [sng] | Svendén, Birgitta [sng] | Wlaschiha, Ekkehard [sng] | Salminen, Matti [sng] | Levine, James, 1943- [cnd] | Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen. Siegfried | Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra [prf] | Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) | Metropolitan Opera Television (Firm) | Deutsche Grammophon (Firm) | SEPT (Television station : France) | Channel Four (Great Britain) | Österreichischer Rundfunk | Universal Music (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmDescription: 2 videodiscs (253 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. +.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscSubject(s): OperasDDC classification: 782.1
Production Credits: Set and production design, Günther Schneider-Siemssen ; costume design, Rolf Langenfass ; lighting, Gil Wechsler.
Siegfried Jerusalem, Hildegard Behrens, James Morris, Heinz Zednik, Dawn Upshaw, Birgitta Svendén, Ekkehard Wlaschiha, Matti Salminen ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.Summary: The third opera in the "Ring cycle." Siegfried follows the adventures of the son of demigods Siegmund and Sieglinde as he conquers his enemies and rescues the beauteous Brunnhilde with the help of his magic sword.
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In-container guide includes program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German.

Bonus features: picture gallery ("Siegfried" at the Met), trailer.

Originally produced in 1990.

Also issued as part of the boxed DVD set "Der Ring des Nibelungen", 073 043-9 (Deutsche Grammophon).

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

Siegfried Jerusalem, Hildegard Behrens, James Morris, Heinz Zednik, Dawn Upshaw, Birgitta Svendén, Ekkehard Wlaschiha, Matti Salminen ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

Produced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, April 1990.

The third opera in the "Ring cycle." Siegfried follows the adventures of the son of demigods Siegmund and Sieglinde as he conquers his enemies and rescues the beauteous Brunnhilde with the help of his magic sword.

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 Chinese, English, French, German, or Spanish ; menus in English, German, French, Spanish, or Chinese.

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