The Resource The merry widow, San Francisco Opera ; music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; English translation of lyrics by Christopher Hassall ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; executive producer, David Horn ; a production of Thirteen/WNET New York [and others], (videorecording)

The merry widow, San Francisco Opera ; music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; English translation of lyrics by Christopher Hassall ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; executive producer, David Horn ; a production of Thirteen/WNET New York [and others], (videorecording)

Label
The merry widow
Title
The merry widow
Statement of responsibility
San Francisco Opera ; music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; English translation of lyrics by Christopher Hassall ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; executive producer, David Horn ; a production of Thirteen/WNET New York [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • spa
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
A beautiful and rich American widow is invited to her late husband's native country, where she is wooed by a dashing count in a clever plot to marry her off and save the country from financial ruin. She learns of the plan and turns the tables on the greedy dynasty with a scheme of her own
Cataloging source
B6U
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editors, Steve Prime, Noel Rogers ; production, Lofti Mansouri ; choreographer, Lawrence Pech
Date time place
Recorded live on December 8th 2001 at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco
Dewey number
792.542 LUS LEH
Language note
  • Sung in English with French, German and Spanish subtitles
  • Synopsis and essay in English (23 p. : col. ill.) inserted in container
LC call number
M1500
PerformerNote
Yvonne Kenny, soprano ; Angelika Kirschlager, mezzo-soprano ; Gregory Turay, tenor ; Bo Skovhus, baritone ; San Francisco Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Erich Kunzel, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1858-1940
  • 1861-1921
  • 1912-1963
  • 1870-1948
  • 1831-1897
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Léon, Victor
  • Stein, Leo
  • Hassall, Christopher
  • Wasserstein, Wendy
  • Halvorson, Gary
  • Flannery, Judy
  • Walker, John
  • Horn, David
  • Kenny, Yvonne
  • Skovhus, Boje
  • Kirchschlager, Angelika
  • Turay, Gregory
  • Kunzel, Erich
  • Lehár, Franz
  • Meilhac, Henri
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Educational Broadcasting Corporation
  • San Francisco Opera
  • San Francisco Opera
  • San Francisco Opera
  • Opus Arte (Firm)
Runtime
188
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The merry widow, San Francisco Opera ; music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; English translation of lyrics by Christopher Hassall ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; executive producer, David Horn ; a production of Thirteen/WNET New York [and others], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "An operetta in 3 acts"--Booklet
  • Based on the comedy "L'attaché d'ambassade" by Henri Meilhac
  • Extra features: Illustrated synopsis ; cast gallery ; impressions - Lotfi Mansouri, Yvonne Kenny, Bo Skovhus, Angelika Kirchschlager and Gregory Turay discuss The Merry Widow ; illustrated booklet - Camille Crittenden examines what insight The Merry Widow gives into women's roles in fin-de-siècle Vienna
  • Dolby, digital, 16/9 anamorphic (widescreen)
  • Opus Arte: OA 837 D
Accompanying material
1 booklet
Bar code
  • 31223125804378
  • 31223125804386
  • 31223125804360
  • 31223125804345
  • 31223125804352
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (188 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478000273
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OA 0837 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)829336815
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The merry widow, San Francisco Opera ; music by Franz Lehár ; book and lyrics by Victor Léon and Leo Stein ; English translation of lyrics by Christopher Hassall ; dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein ; directed for TV by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Judy Flannery, John Walker ; executive producer, David Horn ; a production of Thirteen/WNET New York [and others], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "An operetta in 3 acts"--Booklet
  • Based on the comedy "L'attaché d'ambassade" by Henri Meilhac
  • Extra features: Illustrated synopsis ; cast gallery ; impressions - Lotfi Mansouri, Yvonne Kenny, Bo Skovhus, Angelika Kirchschlager and Gregory Turay discuss The Merry Widow ; illustrated booklet - Camille Crittenden examines what insight The Merry Widow gives into women's roles in fin-de-siècle Vienna
  • Dolby, digital, 16/9 anamorphic (widescreen)
  • Opus Arte: OA 837 D
Accompanying material
1 booklet
Bar code
  • 31223125804378
  • 31223125804386
  • 31223125804360
  • 31223125804345
  • 31223125804352
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (188 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478000273
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OA 0837 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)829336815
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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