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Die Walküre / 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] | Behrens, Hildegard [sng] | Morris, James, 1947- [sng] | Norman, Jessye [sng] | Ludwig, Christa [sng] | Lakes, Gary [sng] | Moll, Kurt, 1938-2017 [sng] | Levine, James, 1943- [cnd] | 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) | SEPT (Television station : France) | Channel Four (Great Britain) | Österreichischer Rundfunk | Universal Music (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmDescription: 2 videodiscs (241 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. +.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscOther title: Valkyrie [Parallel title on container : The] | Walkyrie [Parallel title on container : La].Subject(s): OperasDDC classification: 782.1 LOC classification: M1500.W13 | R5623 2002
Production Credits: Set and projection designer, Günther Schneider-Siemssen ; costume designer, Rolf Langenfass ; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler.
Hildegard Behrens ; James Morris ; Jessye Norman ; Christa Ludwig ; Gary Lakes ; Kurt Moll ; Katarina Ikonomu ; Marth Thigpen ; Pyramid Sellers ; Joyce Castle ; Diane Kesling ; Jacalyn Bower ; Wendy Hillhouse ; Sondra Kelly ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.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.
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[Surround and stereo. edition]

In-container guide includes program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German.

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

Originally produced for television in 1990.

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

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

Hildegard Behrens ; James Morris ; Jessye Norman ; Christa Ludwig ; Gary Lakes ; Kurt Moll ; Katarina Ikonomu ; Marth Thigpen ; Pyramid Sellers ; Joyce Castle ; Diane Kesling ; Jacalyn Bower ; Wendy Hillhouse ; Sondra Kelly ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

Produced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York in April 1989.

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.

DVD; NTSC, Region 0 (worldwide); full screen (4:3) presentation; DTS 5.1, Dolby digital 5.0, PCM Stereo sound.

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

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