Das Rheingold / 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.Material type: FilmLanguage: German Spoken language: German Original language: German Description: 1 videodisc (163 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscOther title: Parallel title on container : The: Rhinegold | Parallel title on container: L'Or du RhinSubject(s): OperasDDC classification: 782.1 LOC classification: M1500.W13 | R44 2002
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Bonus features: picture gallery ("Das Rheingold" at the Met), trailer.
In-container guide includes program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German.
Originally produced 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.
James Morris ; Siegfried Jerusalem ; Ekkehard Wlaschiha ; Christa Ludwig ; Mari Anne Häggander ; Birgitta Svendén ; Heinz Zednik ; Kaaren Erickson ; Diane Kesling ; Meredith Parsons ; Mark Baker ; Alan Held ; Jan-Hendrik Rootering ; Matti Salminen ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
The first segment of the "Ring" cycle, Das Rheingold is concerned with a precious treasure -- the Rhinegold -- which, if made into a ring, would enable the wearer dominion over the world, however, whoever would steal the gold would have to renounce love.
DVD ; NTSC ; Region 0 (worldwide) ; full screen (4:3) presentation ; DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, PCM Stereo sound.
Sung in German with optional subtitles in Chinese, English, French, German, or Spanish ; menus in English, German, French, Spanish, or Chinese.