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Title Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny / Kurt Weill ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, John Dexter.

Published [New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 2 videodiscs (147 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Series James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met.
James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met.
Notes Opera in three acts.
Text by Bertolt Brecht; English translation by David Drew and Michael Geliot.
Credits Set and costume designer, Jocelyn Herbert ; lighting desiger, Gil Wechsler ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; director, Brian Large.
Notes Live from the Met--Closing credits.
Program notes and synopsis in English inserted in container.
Performers Teresa Stratas (Jenny) ; Astrid Varnay (Leocada Begbick) ; Richard Cassilly (Jimmy Mahonney) ; Rangar Ulfung (Fatty, the bookkeeper) ; Cornell MacNeil (Trinity Moses) ; Klara Barlow, Nedda Casei, Gwynn Cornell, Joann Grillo, Isola Jones, Louise Wohlafka (Six girls of Mahagonny ; Arturo Sergei (Jacob Schmidt) ; Vern Shinall (Moneybags Billy) ; Paul Plisha (Alaska Wolf Joe) ; Nico Castel (Announcer) ; Michael Best (Toby Higgins) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor.
Notes Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City, November 1979.
System notes DVD; LPCM stereo., DTS surround; NTSC.
Language notes Sung in English; subtitles in English.
Other author Dexter, John, 1925-1990, producer.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956. Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny. English.
Stratas, Teresa, performer.
Varnay, Astrid, performer.
Cassilly, Richard, 1927-1998, performer.
Ulfung, Ragnar, 1927- performer.
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922-2011, performer.
Barlow, Klara, performer.
Casei, Nedda, 1935- performer.
Cornell, Gwynn, performer.
Grillo, Joann, performer.
Jones, Isola, performer.
Wohlafka, Louise, performer.
Sergi, Arturo, 1925-2006, performer.
Shinall, Vern, 1936- performer.
Plishka, Paul, 1941- performer.
Castel, Nico, performer.
Best, Michael, performer.
Levine, James, 1943- conductor.
Herbert, Jocelyn, designer.
Large, Brian, director.
Geliot, Michael, translator.
Drew, David, 1930-2009, translator.
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), producer, performer.
Subject Operas.
Other uniform title Live from the Met.
Standard Number 811357013359
Publisher Number 811357013359 Metropolitan Opera