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Opera Filmography - part one

Titles available on DVD and streaming video as of May 2011. 

Most streaming videos listed are available exclusively to AU students, staff and faculty after an online authentications by AUID#.

This is a selective list of video holdings in the American University Library – including the Music Library located in the Katzen Center. Filmographies are created by doing multiple keyword searches in the ALADIN catalog to capture as many titles on a topic as possible. For complete up-to-date holdings (including VHS tapes) please refer to the library ALADIN catalog (www.catalog.wrlc.org)

 

Admeto re di Tessaglia, HWV 22. 2006. Streaming video.
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The adventures of Pinocchio. 2009. "Opera North's enchanting staging of The adventures of Pinocchio, Jonathan Dove's 21st opera, is a wittily inventive feast for the eyes and ears."--Original container. Streaming video.
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L'Africaine. 1988. Streaming video.
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Aïda an opera in four acts. 2004. Set in ancient Egypt, this opera tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard for a slave girl, Aïda. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aïda who dies with him. Streaming video.
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Aida. 1988. Streaming video.
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Aïda. 2008. Staged production of Verdi's Aida in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved. Streaming video.
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Aïda opera in four acts. 2006. Recorded live at the Royal Opera House in Brussels, dramatic staging brings to life the conflict between individual aspiration, tradition, and duty. Streaming video.
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Amahl and the night visitors. 2007. A disabled shepherd boy and his mother are visited by three men on their way to see the birth of Baby Jesus in Bethlehem. Streaming video.
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Andrea Chenier. 1958. A tale of love, espionage and death set immediately before and during the French Revolution. Streaming video.
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Aria. 1999. 1 videodisc (88 min.): sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. Ten of the world's best-known film makers were given a free hand to make a short-film version of an operatic aria without necessarily following the aria's story line (for example, Rigoletto interpreted as a sex farce). The result is a succession of segments representing a variety of film-making styles. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 94
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Ariodante. 1996. Streaming video.
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Il Barbiere di Siviglia. 2005. Streaming video.
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Il barbiere di Siviglia. 1992. Streaming video.
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Benjamin Britten's A midsummer night's dream. 2004. 1 videodisc (156 min.). Glyndebourne's production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream is pure magic. Starring James Bowman, Ileana Cotrubas, Curt Appelgren, with music by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 93

Billy Budd. 1988. Streaming video.
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La bohème. 2006. Streaming video.
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Les Boréades "tragédie en musique" en five acts. 2004. Streaming video.
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Leonard Bernstein's Candide a comic operetta in two acts. 2005. 1 videodisc (116 min.). Leonard Bernstein's brilliant comic operetta is based on the classic Voltaire tale of an innocent young man's journey through a life filled with colorful characters and unexpected life lessons. AU: LIB Media Services HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 1382

Capriccio. 1993. Streaming video.
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Carmen. 2008. Streaming video.
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Carmen. 1991. Streaming video.
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Carmen. 2003. Streaming video.
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Carmen. 2005. 1 videodisc (152 min.). The first-ever release of Carlos Kleiber's famed Carmen on DVD! This 1978 performance features the wonder staging of Franco Zeffirelli and stars the young, lyrical Placido Domingo as Don Jose and Elena Obraztsova as a perfectly natural Carmen. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 118

Castor & Pollux. 2008. "Castor et Pollux is arguably Rameau's finest creation in the tragedie lyrique style. Its libretto, based in mythology, focuses on an unusual theme: the self- sacrificing love between Castor, who is mortal, and his immortal brother, Pollux."-- Original container. Streaming video.
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Cavalleria rusticana. 2004. 1 videodisc (80 min.). MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 73

Cavalleria rusticana melodramma in one act. 2007. Streaming video.
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La Cenerentola dramma giocoso in due atti. 2007. Streaming video.
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Cecilia Bartoli live in Italy. 1998. 1 videodisc (110 min.). Cecilia Bartoli returns to her native Italy for an evening of exquisite music at the historic Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 23

La cenerentola. 2006. Streaming video.
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La cenerentola Cinderella. 1996. 1 videodisc (164 min.). Gioachino Rossini's operatic version of the folk tale Cinderella. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 24

La cenerentola melodramma giocoso in two acts. 1988. Streaming video.
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The charm of La Bohe`me. 2005. Scenes from Pucinin's La Boheme are woven together into a story about the singers who stage the opera. Streaming video.
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La Clemenza di Tito. 1991. Streaming video.
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La Clemenza di Tito. 1987. Streaming video.
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La clemenza di Tito. 2006. Streaming video.
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Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda. 2007. Streaming video.
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Les contes d'Hoffmann. 2007. Streaming video.
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Così fan tutte. 1984. Streaming video.
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Così fan tutte dramma giocosa in two acts. 2008. A production of Mozart's comic opera set in a 1960's youth hostel. Streaming video.
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"Cosi fan tutte," excerpts from Act I. 2007. Streaming video.
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The cunning little vixen. 1995. Streaming video.
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Da Ponte operas Cosí fan tutte, Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni. 2008. Streaming video.
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Dialogues des Carmélites. 2007. Streaming video.
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Doctor Atomic. 2008. Streaming video.
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Don Carlo opera in four acts. 2005. Streaming video.
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Don Giovanni. 2005. Streaming video.
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Don Giovanni. 2006. Streaming video.
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Don Giovanni. 2009. Streaming video.
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Don Pasquale. 2007. 1 videodisc (130 min.). MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 84

Don Pasquale dramma buffo in tre atti. 2007. Streaming video.
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L'elisir d'amore. 1946. Streaming video.
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L'elisir d'amore. 1954. Streaming video.
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L'elisir d'amore Oper in zwei Akten. 2006. 1 videodisc (130 min.). A comic opera about a young man who drinks a "magic" potion to make the girl he desires fall in love with him. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 83

Die 3 groschenoper The 3 penny opera. 2007. 2 videodiscs (110 min.). "Set in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London, The threepenny opera follows underworld antihero Mackie Messer (a.k.a. Mack the Knife) as he tries to woo Polly Peachum and elude the authorities. With a palpable evocation of corruption and dread, set to Weill's irresistible score, The threepenny opera remains a benchmark of early sound cinema." -- container. AU: LIB Media Services HOME USE COLLECTION DVD; 3125

Die entführung aus dem serail. 1990. Streaming video.
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Die Entführung aus dem Serail Singspiel in three acts, K. 384. 2009. Streaming video.
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An evening with Joan Sutherland & Luciano Pavarotti. 2008. 1 videodisc (115 min.). MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 81

The fairy queen. 1995. Streaming video.
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Falstaff. 2007. Streaming video.
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Fidelio. 2009. Streaming video.
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The fiery angel. 2004. Streaming video.
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La fille du régiment. 2008. Streaming video.
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La finta giardiniera. 1988. Streaming video.
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La fille du régiment a comic opera in two acts. 2008. 1 videodisc (132 min.). MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 95

Die fledermaus. 1990. Streaming video.
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Die Fledermaus Operette in drei Akten. 2005. 1 videodisc (169 min.). MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 71

The first emperor. 2008. 2 videodiscs (177 min.). The first emperor is an epic story of love, power and betrayal. The story centers on the Emperor Qin, the first emperor of China, a controversial and brutal ruler best known for unifying the country, building the Great Wall, and creating a vast army of terra cotta soldiers to guard his tomb. AU: Music Library Katzen DVD MUSIC LIBRARY DVD; 128

La gazza ladra. 1987. Streaming video.
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La gazzetta. 2006. The story of Lisetta, and of her father's attempts to find a husband for her through an ad in the newspaper La gazzetta. Streaming video.
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The gift of the Magi. 1997. Streaming video.
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Giulio Cesare. 1984. Streaming video.
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Giulio Cesare opera in three acts. 2006. AU Streaming video. A tale of love and power set in the Middle East. Centers around Cleopatra's manipulation of Caesar and Ptolemy. Streaming video.
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Gloriana. 2006. (147 min.) Streaming video. http://proxyau.wrlc.org/login?url=http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?OPIV;385839

Götterdämmerung. 2002. 2 videodiscs (281 min.). In this final segment of the "Ring cycle," Wagner brings the double tragedy of Wotan and Siegfried full circle. Brunnhilde declares that Wotan is all-powerful and everlasting. With helmet and gleaming armour, she rides through the air leading a resurrected Siegfried by the hand. Siegfried is reconciled with Wotan, and society is cured of its ills. AU: Music Library Katzen DVD MUSIC LIBRARY DVD; 132

Götterdämmerung. 2005. 1 Streaming video .(121 min.) Streaming video. http://proxyau.wrlc.org/login?url=http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?OPIV;592142

Hèansel und Gretel. 2008. 1 Streaming video (98 min.) Streaming video.
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Ice and steel opera in four acts. 2008. 1 Streaming video. (96 min.)  Streaming video.
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The impresario. 2007. 1 Streaming video. (27 min.) Streaming video.
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L'incoronazione di Poppea dramma in musica in un prologo e tre atti. 2005. 1 Streaming video (219 min.) .Streaming video.
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Les Indes galantes. 2005. 1 Streaming video (244 min.). Exuberant production of Jean-Philippe Rameau's 1735 opera presenting four exotic love stories. Streaming video.
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Jen*ufa. 2007. 1 Streaming video (127 min.). Streaming video.
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Khovanshchina. 2008. 1 Streaming video (192 min.). Streaming video.
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King Priam. 2008. 1 Streaming video (138 min.). Streaming video.
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Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk opera in four acts. 2006. 1 Streaming video (236 min.). Streaming video.
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Ein Lied geht um die Welt My song goes 'round the world. 1994. 1 Streaming video (80 min.). Streaming video.
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Lohengrin. 2009. 1 Streaming video (279 min.). With powerful conviction, Nikolaus Lehnhoff interprets this dramatic struggle of masculine and feminine, revenge and compassion. Streaming video.
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The love for three oranges. 2006. 1 Streaming video (144 min.). AU streaming video. Remote access restricted to American University authorized users.
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Luisa Fernanda zarzuela in three acts. 2007. "This production, made by Emilio Sagi for the Teatro Real, Madrid, was based on his earlier staging for a concert performance of Luisa Fernanda at La Scala, Milan and was recorded live at the Teatro Real, Madrid". AU Streaming video . Remote access restricted to American University authorized users.
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Macbeth. 2005. 1 Streaming video (92 min.). Streaming video.
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Macbeth. 2006. 1 Streaming video (159 min.). Streaming video.
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Macbeth. 1987. 1 Streaming video (149 min.). Streaming video.
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Madama Butterfly. 1986. 1 Streaming video (142 min.). Streaming video.
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Madama Butterfly. 2009. 1 videodisc (144 min.). MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 124

Madama Butterfly Japanese tragedy in three parts. 2005. 1 Streaming video 9196 min.). Streaming video.
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Madama Butterfly Japanese tragedy in three parts. 2005. 2 videodiscs (169 min.). Robert Wilson's pure and highly stylised 2003 production enhances the timeless beauty of Puccini's moving Japanese tragedy. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 122

Manon Lescaut. 2008. 1 Streaming video (143 min.). AU Streaming library. Remote access restricted to American University authorized users.

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Marco Polo opera within an opera. 2009. 1 Streaming video (156 min.). In 'Marco Polo, an opera within an opera', composer Tan Dun portrays the Venetian explorer's travels to the Far East as a journey of both inner and physical discovery, a voyage depicting spiritual experiences as well as a geographical expedition. At the same time the work, on a libretto by Paul Griffiths, can be seen as a compositional adventure of the composer himself, unifying the various cultural worlds he occupies: a blend of Western avant garde and Oriental traditions. Streaming video.
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Marin Faliero. 2006. 1 videodisc (159 min.). Chronicling the unsuccessful uprising mounted by the 14th-century Venetian doge, this rarely staged tragic opera is given a splendid production at the Teatro Regio di Parma. AU: LIB Media Services HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 2518

Opera Filmography - part two

Titles available on DVD and streaming video as of May 2011. 

Most streaming videos listed are available exclusively to AU students, staff and faculty after an online authentications by AUID#.

This is a selective list of video holdings in the American University Library – including the Music Library located in the Katzen Center. Filmographies are created by doing multiple keyword searches in the ALADIN catalog to capture as many titles on a topic as possible. For complete up-to-date holdings (including VHS tapes) please refer to the library ALADIN catalog (www.catalog.wrlc.org)

 


The marriage of Figaro a comic opera in 4 acts. 2004. 1 videodisc (185 min.). MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 123

 

Mefistofele. 1989. 1 Streaming video (159 min.). Streaming video.
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Merlin. 2004. 1 Streaming video (145 min.). Streaming video.
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The merry widow. 2003. 1 videodisc (188 min.). Lotfi Mansouri's last production as General Director of the San Francisco Opera; includes new dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein and an original ballet to set the scene Chez Maxim's, bringing fresh insight into Lehár's operetta. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 88

 

The minotaur. 2008. 1 Streaming video (58 min.). Streaming video.
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Mitridate, ré di Ponto. 2008. 1 Streaming video (176 min.). Streaming video.
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Nabucco opera in quattro atti. 2005. 1 Streaming video (131 min.). Streaming video.
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Norma tragedia lirica in due atti. 2006. 1 videodisc (152 min.). Soprano Maria Dragoni takes on the daunting role of the Druid priestess in this lavish production of the technically demanding Bellini opera staged at the Teatro dell'Opera Giocosa. Betrayed by Roman proconsul Pollione, Norma's secret lover, Norma becomes possessed by despair and rage, leading to tragic consequences. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 39

 

Le nozze di Figaro. 2008. 1 Streaming video (202 min.). Preparing for their wedding, the valet Figaro learns from the maid Susanna that their philandering employer, Count Almaviva, has designs on her. In her boudoir, the Countess laments her husband's waning love but plots to chasten him, encouraged by Figaro and Susanna. Susanna leads the Count on with promises of a rendezvous in the garden. Alone later that day, Susanna rhapsodizes on her love for Figaro, but he, overhearing, thinks she means the Count. Almaviva chases Cherubino away and sends his wife, who he thinks is Susanna, to an arbor, to which he follows. By now Figaro understands the joke and, joining the fun, makes exaggerated love to Susanna in her Countess disguise. The Count returns, seeing, or so he thinks, Figaro with his wife. Outraged, he calls everyone to witness his judgment, but now the real Countess appears and reveals the ruse. Grasping the truth at last, the Count begs her pardon. Streaming video.
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Le nozze di Figaro. 2006. 1 Streaming video (108 min.). "Lorenzo Da Ponte's libretto and Mozart's music were to transform the stock characters of the opera buffa tradition into real human beings, making Le Nozze di Figaro one of the most sophisticated operas of all time. Christoph Marthaler's take on Mozart's classic is both daringly original and highly contemporary, the setting transposed to a wedding-dress shop lit with neon lights and a shabby register office"--Original container. Streaming video.
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Oberto, conte di San Bonifacio. 2007. 1 Streaming video (151 min.). Verdi's first published opera, written in his 20s, already shows the instinctive melodic gift and heightened sense of drama which was to make him a giant among composers of grand opera. Set in 13th century Italy, Oberto was first performed at La Scala, Milan in 1839, more than 50 years before Verdi's last opera was premiered there. Streaming video.
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The opera gala the complete concert. 2007. 1 videodisc (138 min.). Here's the complete 2007 gala concert that brought together four of today's greatest voices performing beloved arias, duets, and quartets. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 82

 

Orfeo ed Euridice. 1991. 1 Streaming video (81 min.). Streaming video.
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L'Orfeo. 2002. 1 Streaming video (138 min.). Streaming video.
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L'Orfeo Favola in music. 2006. 1 Streaming video (140 min.). Monteverdi's interpretation of the Greek myth, Orpheus and Euridice. Streaming video.
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The original three tenors concert. 2007. 2 videodiscs (87 min.). Excerpts from a performance by tenors José Carreras, Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti in 1990 in Rome. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD; 80

 

Orlando Furioso. 1990. 1 Streaming video (156 min.). Streaming video.
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Otello. 2006. 1 Streaming video (140 min.). Streaming video.
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Otello. 2008. 1 Streaming video (145 min.). A tale of love and intrigue set in Cyprus at the end of the 15th century. Streaming video.
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Otello Othello. 2001. 1 videodisc (140 min.). Starring Jon Vickers as 'Otello' and Mirella Frendi as 'Desdemona' with Herbert von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 119

 

The palace. 2006. 1 Streaming video (118 min.). Performance shows the collapse of an impervious regime, corrupt to the point of absurdity and governed by an autocrat whose power lies in ludicrous ceremonies and bizarre rules of precedence. Live from the Savonlinna Opera Festival. Streaming video.
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Les paladins comédie-ballet en trois actes. 2005. 1 Streaming video (129 min.).Streaming video.
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Peter Grimes. 1994.. Set in a small village in England, the story relates fisherman Peter Grimes' inability to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice has been drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople. Streaming video.
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La pietra del paragone. 2008. 1 Streaming video (171 min.). Streaming video.
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Pique Dame. 1992. 1 Streaming video (168 min.). Streaming video.
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Producers' showcase festival of music. 1956. 1 Streaming video (84 min.). Streaming video.
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The rake's progress. 1996. 1 Streaming video (156 min.). Streaming video.
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The rake's progress. 2008. 1 Streaming video (97 min.). The story centers on the decline and fall of Tom Rakewell as he seeks his fortune in the big city. This production replaces Hogarth's London with 1950's Las Vegas. Streaming video.
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Rêves d'un Marco Polo. 2006. 1 Streaming video (133 min.). Kopernikus: In this mystic tale, the central character Agni calls on historical and mythical figures: Lewis Carroll, Merlin, a witch, the Queen of the Night, a blind prophet, an old monk, Tristan, Isolde, Mozart, the Lord of the Waters, Kopernikus and his mother. Marco Polo: a series of tableaux about Marco Polo, some vocal, others instrumental, which meditate on inner treasures and human suffering. Streaming video.
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Das Rheingold. 2005. 1 Streaming video (159 min.). Filmed at Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu in 2004, Harry Kupfer's stunning production, first staged in Berlin and recorded in surround sound, numbers among the greatest productions of modern times. Streaming video.
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Das Rheingold. 2006. Streaming video.
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Das Rheingold. 2002. 1 videodisc (163 min.). 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. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 129

 

Der Ring des Nibelungen. 2002. 7 videodiscs (941 min.). MUSIC LIBRARY DVD; 129 - 132 See individual records for further details.

 

Der Ring des Nibelungen, Dritter Tag, Götterdämmerung ein Bühnenfestspiel für drei Tage und einen Vorabend. 2006. Streaming video.
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Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria dramma in musica. 2005. 1 Streaming video (172 min.). Streaming video.
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Roméo et Juliette. 2008. 1 Streaming video (175 min.). Streaming video.
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Roméo et Juliette. 2002. 1 videodisc (73 min.). Shakespeare's lovers never looked and sounded so good as in this romantic new film adaptation of Charles Gounod's beloved opera, starring one of classical music's most popular and successful duos, Roberto Alagna and Angela Gheorghiu. A spectacular medieval castle and its surrounding countryside provide the setting for this timeless tale of warring families and star-crossed lovers. Conductor Anton Guadagno leads the Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra through the opera's best--loved arias and duets in this fresh interpretation of Gounod's masterwork. [summary from container.]. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 101

 

La rondine commedia lirica in tre atti. 2008. 1 Streaming video (116 min.). Streaming video.
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Der rosenkavalier. 2006. 1 Streaming video (201 min.). Streaming video.
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Rossini. 2005. 1 Streaming video (95 min.). The famous composer's life and his career. His love story with Isabella Colbran, the soprano who was to become his wife and the singer in all his operas up to the unfortunate day she lost her voice. Streaming video.
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Ruslan and Lyudmila. 1995. 1 Streaming video (60 min.). Streaming video.
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Saint François d'Assise opera in three acts and eight tableaux. 2009. 1 Streaming video (276 min.). Streaming video.
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Salome. 2003. 1 Streaming video (109 min.). Streaming video.
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Salome. 2008. 1 Streaming video (117 min.). Streaming video.
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Salome. 2007. 1 videodisc (101 min.). Film version of the one act opera by Richard Strauss a German libretto by the composer, based on Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of the French play Salomé by Oscar Wilde. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 121

 

Satyagraha. 2001. 1 videodisc (166 min.). This visionary opera tells the story of how Mahatma Gandhi developed the philosophy of satyagraha, nonviolent active resistance, as a political revolutionary tool to fight oppression, connecting his lifework to three historical figures who advanced his philosophy: the celebrated Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, the great Indian poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore and the American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. AU: LIB Media Services HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 2434

 

Satyagraha. 1983. 1 Streaming video (176 min.). Streaming video.
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Siegfried. 2002. 2 videodiscs (253 min.). The third opera in the "Ring cycle." Siegfried follows the adventures of the son of demigods Siegmund and Sieglinde as he conquers his enemies and rescues the beauteous Brunnhilde with the help of his magic sword. LIBRARY DVD; 131

 

Siegfried. 2005.1 Streaming video (249 min.).Streaming video.
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Siegfried. 2006. 1 Streaming video (226 min.). The third in Wagner's series of four operas, Der Ring des Nibelungen, in which Seigfried slays the dragon and frees Brunhilde from her enchanted sleep. Streaming video.
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Simon Boccanegra melodrama in a prologue and three acts. 2008. Streaming video.
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Simon Boccanegra Melodramma in einem Prolog und drei Akten. 2007. 1 Streaming video (136 min.). Streaming video.
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Ein Stern fällt vom Himmel A star fell from Heaven. 2005. 1 Streaming video (91 min.). The story of two tenors. When Lincoln damages his voice by drinking cologne, thinking it cognac, Joseph agrees to sing in his place while Lincoln lip-synchs. While the tenors are seemingly satisfied with the arrangement, there are others who are not as pleased, including Joseph's girlfriend. Streaming video.
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Stiffelio. 2008. 1 Streaming video (122 min.). Stiffelio, a pastor persecuted for his beliefs, takes refuge in the castle of his follower Count Stankar and marries Lina, the Count's daughter. When Lina is unfaithful to him and Stankar desires vengeance, Stiffelio intervenes, insisting that a Christian is bound to forgive, and accepts his wife's contrition. Streaming video.
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Susannah interview and excerpts, 1956. 2007. 1 Streaming video (25 min.). Streaming video.
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The tales of Hoffmann a fantastic opera. 2005. 1 videodisc (127 min.). Powell and Pressburger merge film with opera and dance to tell the tale of a poet who dreams of three women who all break his heart. He tells "the three tales of my folly of love"-- in Paris, when he fancied himself in love with Olympia, who turned out to be a life-sized doll; in Venice, when bewitched by a beautiful courtesan; and on a Grecian isle, in love with daughter of a singer and conductor. AU: LIB Media Services DVD 7226

 

Tamerlano. 2009. Streaming video.
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Tancredi. 2007. Streaming video.
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Tannhäuser. 1995. 1 Streaming video (192 min.).Streaming video.
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Teseo opera in five acts. 2005. 1 Streaming video (162 min.). Streaming video.
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Tosca. 2004. 1 Streaming video (47 min.). Set in nineteenth century Rome, this is the story of the famed singer, Tosca, who tries to save her lover by giving herself to the cruel and lustful chief of the secret police. She learns too late that he has tricked her when her lover is executed. Streaming video.
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La Traviata. 2006. 1 Streaming video (101 min.). Streaming video.
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La traviata. 2007. 1 Streaming video (134 min.). Streaming video.
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La traviata an opera in 3 acts. 2007. 1 videodisc (141 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in. A lavish period production of Verdi's best-loved opera. The tragic love story of the courtesan Violetta and her young admirer Alfredo. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 85

 

Turandot. 2006. 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 74

 

Tristan und Isolde. 2008. 2 videodiscs (235 min.). MUSIC LIBRARY DVD; 127

 

Tristan und Isolde music drama in three acts. 2008. 1 Streaming video (237 min.). Streaming video.
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Tristan und Isolde opera in three acts. 2008. 1 Streaming video (240 min.). "Glyndebourne's celebrated production of Nikolaus Lehnhoff's Tristan und Isolde is a supremely intelligent achievement; gravely beautiful, haunting and meditative, it is deeply reflective rather than visceral, fortified by Roland Aeschlimann's stunningly effective set, a womb-like space through which the protagonists move like gods."-- Original container. Streaming video.
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Tristan und Isolde. 2005. 1 Streaming video (257 min.). Streaming video.
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Trouble in Tahiti. 2002. 1 Streaming video (73 min.). Streaming video.
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Il trovatore opera in 4 four acts. 2007. 1 Streaming video (75 min.). Streaming video.
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Turandot. 1994. 1 Streaming video (123 min.). Streaming video.
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Turandot. 1994. 1 Streaming video (151 min.). Streaming video.
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U-Carmen e-Khayelitsha. 2007. 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. Acted and sung by the internationally acclaimed South African theater company Dimpho Di Kopane (DDK), this film is a stunning adaptation of perhaps the world's best-loved opera, Carmen. Re-imagined in the modern world of South African pool halls, bars, courtyards and barracks, this film tells the story of a cigarette factory worker, Carmen, and her doomed love affair with a police sergeant. As the two grow more emotionally connected, their relationship escalates violently, culminating in a tragic conclusion of revenge and madness. AU: LIB Media Services HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 3852

 

Il viaggio a Reims dramma giocoso en un acte. 2007. 1 Streaming video (4 min.). Streaming video.
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Die Walküre. 2005. Filmed at Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceau in 2003, Harry Kupfer's acclaimed production, first staged in Berlin, numbers among the greates productions of modern times. Streaming video.
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Die Walküre. 2005. 2 videodiscs (215 min.). MUSIC LIBRARY DVD; 130

 

Die Walküre. 2006. 1 Streaming video (94 min.). The second in Wagner's series of four operas, Der Ring des Nibelungen, focusing on the lives of Sigusmunde and Siegeslinde, children of Wotan and Earth. Streaming video.
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War and peace. 1991. 1 Streaming video (248 min.). Streaming video.
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Werther lyric drama in 4 acts. 2008. 1 Streaming video (139 min.). Streaming video.
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Wozzeck. 1996. 1 Streaming video (99 min.). Streaming video.
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Wozzeck opera in three acts and fifteen scenes. 2003. 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. "[Alban] Berg's war experiences gave him the compassion and loathing to write his first, terrifyingly great, opera, in which a devious world destroys a soldier's sense of identity and turns him into a murderer."--Container. MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 31

 

Xerxes. 2003. 1 Streaming video (186 min.). Xerxes love for Romilda sets off a series of intrigues which end with Xerxes agreeing to marry Amastris. Streaming video.
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Die zauberflöte. 1989. 1 Streaming video (160 min.). Streaming video.
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Die Zauberflèote The magic flute. 2002. 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. "In Mozart's witty and whimsical story, the wise but wily Sarastro kidnaps the beautiful but naive Pamina, whose mother is the Queen of the Night. Understandably upset, the Queen commands Prince Tamino to rescue her daughter, but while Tamino soon falls in love with Pamina, he also comes to believe that the Queen who commands him is the real villain, not Sarastro."--Mark Deming, www.allmovie.com (as viewed on 4-30-2007). MUSIC LIBRARY DVD 65

 

Zoroastre. 2007. 1 Streaming video (110 min.). Streaming video.
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