Das Rheingold (De Nederlandse Opera)

Overview

From the legendary stage of the Het Musiektheater Amsterdam comes a definitive production of Richard Wagner's landmark tetralogy performed on an astonishing, ring-shaped stage and featuring spot-on stage direction by Pierre Audi and awe-inspiring sets by George Tsypin. Guest conductor Hartmut Haenchen leads a orchestra that stretches from the pit all around the spectacular stage, with soloists John Bröcheler, Henk Smit, Graham Clark, Reinhild Runkel, Chris Merritt, and Anne Gjevang lending fantastic vocalization ...
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Overview

From the legendary stage of the Het Musiektheater Amsterdam comes a definitive production of Richard Wagner's landmark tetralogy performed on an astonishing, ring-shaped stage and featuring spot-on stage direction by Pierre Audi and awe-inspiring sets by George Tsypin. Guest conductor Hartmut Haenchen leads a orchestra that stretches from the pit all around the spectacular stage, with soloists John Bröcheler, Henk Smit, Graham Clark, Reinhild Runkel, Chris Merritt, and Anne Gjevang lending fantastic vocalization to a production worthy of revisiting whenever the spirit of the theater takes hold.
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Special Features

Illustrated synopsis; Cast gallery; The Forging of the Ring, Roeland Hazendonk's 50 minute introduction to Wagner's Ring from Het Muziektheater Amsterdam, including interviews with Hartmut Haenchen, Pierre Audi and principal members of the cast
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/26/2008
  • UPC: 032031094697
  • Original Release: 1999
  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 3:25:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 96,624

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Brocheler
Hank Smit
Graham Clark
Reinhild Runkel
Chris Merritt
Anne Gjevang
Technical Credits
Misjel Vermeiren Director
Hartmut Haenchen Musical Direction/Supervision
George Van Breeman Executive Producer
Frank van Praag Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Der Ring Des Nibelungen - Das Rheingold
1. Opening Credits [:29]
2. Vorspiel [4:15]
3. Weia! Waga! Woge, du Welle [2:30]
4. Garstig Glatter Glitschriger Glimmer! [5:09]
5. Wallalla! La la Leia! [2:29]
6. Lugt, Schwestern! [5:41]
7. Der Welt Erbe Gewänn' Ich [4:18]
8. Wotan, Gemahl! Erwache! [9:38]
9. Sanft Schloss Schlaf Dein Aug' [7:05]
10. Zu Mir, Freia! Meide Sie, Frecher! [1:33]
11. Endlich Loge! [3:47]
12. Immer ist Undank Loge's Lohn! [7:00]
13. Ein Runen Zauber Zwingt das Gold [3:12]
14. Hör' Wotan. der Harrenden Wort! [2:42]
15. Was Sinnt Nun Wotan So Wild? [4:47]
16. Auf, Loge, Hinab Mit Mir! [1:24]
Disc #2 -- Der Ring Des Nibelungen - Das Rheingold
1. Orchestral Opening [2:35]
2. Hehe! Hehe! Hieher! [:33]
3. Schau', du Schelm! [2:05]
4. Nibelheim Hier [5:06]
5. Nehmt Euch In Acht! Alberich Naht [7:53]
6. Vergeh', Frevelnder Gauch! [4:30]
7. Ohe! Ha Ha Ha! Ohe! [6:22]
8. Da, Vetter, Sitze du Fest! [4:48]
9. Gezahlt Hab' Ich [5:38]
10. Bin Ich Nun Frei? [3:55]
11. Fasolt und Fafner Nahen Von Fern [5:03]
12. Gepflanzt Sind Die Pfähle [5:32]
13. Weiche, Wotan, Weiche! [3:55]
14. Hört, Ihr Riesen! [1:14]
15. Schwüles Gedünst [6:08]
16. Abendlich Strahlt der Sonne Auge [3:18]
17. Rheingold! Rheingold! [4:02]
18. Curtain Calls [3:27]
19. End Credits [3:03]
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Menu

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Disc #2 -- Der Ring Des Nibelungen - Das Rheingold
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