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Author Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643.

Title Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria [videorecording] / Claudio Monteverdi ; libretto by Giacomo Bodoaro, after Homer.

Imprint Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  782.1 M765r 2006  Disc 1    ---  Available
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  782.1 M765r 2006  Disc 2    ---  Available
Description 2 videodiscs (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; aspect ratio 4:3.
Note Opera in a prologue and 5 acts.
Language Sung in Italian, with Italian, English, German, French, Spanish or Chinese subtitles.
Performer Werner Hollweg (Ulisse) ; Trudeliese Schmidt (Penelope) ; Francisco Araiza (Telemaco) ; Paul Esswood (Anfinomo) ; Simon Estes (Antinoo) ; Peter Straka (Pisandro) ; Philippe Huttenlocher (Eumete) ; Janet Perry (Melanto) ; supporting soloists ; Monteverdi Ensemble of the Zurich Opera House ; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor.
Credits Staged directed and designed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle; costume design, Piet Halmen; a Unitel production.
Event The audio recorded Feb. 1-5, 1979, Opernhaus Zurich, Switzerland; the video recorded Oct. 29-Nov. 26, 1979, Wien-Film, Vienna.
Note Program notes and synopsis in English, German and French in container.
Subject Odysseus (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Added Author Badoaro, Giacomo, 1602-1654. Librettist.
Hollweg, Werner, 1936-2007. Performer.
Schmidt, Trudeliese. Performer.
Araiza, Francisco. Performer.
Esswood, Paul. Performer.
Straka, Peter. Performer.
Estes, Simon. Performer.
Huttenlocher, Philippe. Performer.
Perry, Janet. Performer.
Harnoncourt, Nikolaus. Conductor.
Ponnelle, Jean-Pierre, 1932-1988.
Halmen, Pet.
Opernhaus Zurich. Monteverdi-Ensemble. Performer.
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH.
Standard No. 044007342688
Music No. 00440 073 4268 Deutsche Grammophon

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