The Resource George London : between gods and demons, a film by Marita Stocker ; a production of Monarda Arts in collaboration with WDR, (electronic resource)

George London : between gods and demons, a film by Marita Stocker ; a production of Monarda Arts in collaboration with WDR, (electronic resource)

Label
George London : between gods and demons
Title
George London
Title remainder
between gods and demons
Statement of responsibility
a film by Marita Stocker ; a production of Monarda Arts in collaboration with WDR
Title variation
Between gods and demons
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
ger
Summary
Features rare archival performances both as an opera singer and an interpreter of traditional spirituals and operetta and interviews with his widow Nora London, former colleagues, experts, and current stars of the opera scene, including Neil Shicoff, Catherine Malfitano, and Deborah Polaski. Bonus feature: More than 90 minutes of previously unreleased archival footage from opera performances and concerts featuring George London as Figaro, Don Giovanni, Boris Bodunov, Wotan (in Wagner's "Das Rheingold"), Scarpia (duet with Maria Callas in Puccini's "Tosca"), Mephisto (in Gounod's "Faust") and Iago (in Verdi's "Otello"). Excerpts from musicals, spirituals, and recitals with lieder by Schubert, Mussorgsky, and Ibert are shown
Additional physical form
Previously released as DVD.
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
This edition in English and German with English subtitles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1988-
  • 1967-
  • 1920-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Albrecht, Tobias
  • Bühl, Joshua
  • Becker, Oliver
  • Boomers, Michael
  • Carroll, Ryan
  • Kohlweyer, Eva
  • London, George
  • Stürzer, Erwin
  • Stocker, Marita
  • Arthaus Musik (Firm)
  • Monarda Arts (Firm)
  • Westdeutscher Rundfunk
Runtime
154
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • London, George
  • Musicals
  • Operas
  • Singers
  • Songs (Low voice) with piano
  • Spirituals (Songs)
Technique
live action
Label
George London : between gods and demons, a film by Marita Stocker ; a production of Monarda Arts in collaboration with WDR, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Title from opening screen credits
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file reproduced from original
Contents
Tragic Artist and Cosmopolitan -- A Voice of the Century -- 'He Was a Perfectionist,' George London as Boris -- 'Don Giovanni,' London's Charisma -- 'The Flying Dutchman,' The Wagner Singer -- 'Tosca' with Callas and London -- Roles with Evil Characters -- Education and Promotion of Young Singers -- End of His Career -- Godsend -- End Credits -- Opera Scenes in Costume: Boris' Monologue (Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov), 1965 -- Opera Scenes in Costume: 'Deh, vieni alla finestra' (Mozart: Don Giovanni), 1965 -- Opera Scenes in Costume: 'Non più andrai' (Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro), 1955 -- Opera Scenes in Costume: Mephisto's Serenade (Gounod: Faust), 1957 -- Opera Scenes in Costume: Excerpt from Act II (Puccini: Tosca), 1956 -- Opera Scenes in Costume: 'Credo in un Dio crudel' (Verdi: Otello) -- Spiritual and Musical: 'I Got a Robe,' 1964 -- Spiritual and Musical: 'Ride On, King Jesus', 1964 -- Spiritual and Musical: 'They Call the Wind Maria' (from Paint Your Wagon), 1965 -- Spiritual and Musical: 'September Song' (from Knickerbocker Holiday), 1965 -- Art Song: 'An die Musik' (Schubert), 1962 -- Art Song: 'Lieder und Tänze des Todes' (Mussorgsky), 1964 -- Art Song: 'Chansons de Don Quichotte' (Ibert), 1964 -- Art Song: 'Lord Randall' (Scottish ballad), 1962 -- TV Concert: 'Abendlich strahlt der Sonne Auge' (Wagner: Das Rheingold), 1962 -- TV Concert: Farewell and Death of Boris (Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov), 1962
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (154 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)852994803
Video recording format
other
Label
George London : between gods and demons, a film by Marita Stocker ; a production of Monarda Arts in collaboration with WDR, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from opening screen credits
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Contents
Tragic Artist and Cosmopolitan -- A Voice of the Century -- 'He Was a Perfectionist,' George London as Boris -- 'Don Giovanni,' London's Charisma -- 'The Flying Dutchman,' The Wagner Singer -- 'Tosca' with Callas and London -- Roles with Evil Characters -- Education and Promotion of Young Singers -- End of His Career -- Godsend -- End Credits -- Opera Scenes in Costume: Boris' Monologue (Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov), 1965 -- Opera Scenes in Costume: 'Deh, vieni alla finestra' (Mozart: Don Giovanni), 1965 -- Opera Scenes in Costume: 'Non più andrai' (Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro), 1955 -- Opera Scenes in Costume: Mephisto's Serenade (Gounod: Faust), 1957 -- Opera Scenes in Costume: Excerpt from Act II (Puccini: Tosca), 1956 -- Opera Scenes in Costume: 'Credo in un Dio crudel' (Verdi: Otello) -- Spiritual and Musical: 'I Got a Robe,' 1964 -- Spiritual and Musical: 'Ride On, King Jesus', 1964 -- Spiritual and Musical: 'They Call the Wind Maria' (from Paint Your Wagon), 1965 -- Spiritual and Musical: 'September Song' (from Knickerbocker Holiday), 1965 -- Art Song: 'An die Musik' (Schubert), 1962 -- Art Song: 'Lieder und Tänze des Todes' (Mussorgsky), 1964 -- Art Song: 'Chansons de Don Quichotte' (Ibert), 1964 -- Art Song: 'Lord Randall' (Scottish ballad), 1962 -- TV Concert: 'Abendlich strahlt der Sonne Auge' (Wagner: Das Rheingold), 1962 -- TV Concert: Farewell and Death of Boris (Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov), 1962
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (154 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)852994803
Video recording format
other

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