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Hoffmanns Erzählungen (Komische Oper Berlin)

Overview

Austrian theater director Walter Felsenstein built a unique reputation for himself, during the 1960s and early 1970s, by restaging traditional operatic works for film cameras, and shooting the productions on closed sets. He filmed the production featured in this release, Jacques Offenbach's Hoffmanns Erz?hlungen, at the DEFA Babelsberg Studios in 1970. It stars Hanns Nocker as Hoffmann; Melitta Muszely in qsuadruple roles as Antonia, Giulietta, Olympia and Stella; and Rudolf Asmus as Doktor Mirakel, Lindorf, ...
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Overview

Austrian theater director Walter Felsenstein built a unique reputation for himself, during the 1960s and early 1970s, by restaging traditional operatic works for film cameras, and shooting the productions on closed sets. He filmed the production featured in this release, Jacques Offenbach's Hoffmanns Erzählungen, at the DEFA Babelsberg Studios in 1970. It stars Hanns Nocker as Hoffmann; Melitta Muszely in qsuadruple roles as Antonia, Giulietta, Olympia and Stella; and Rudolf Asmus as Doktor Mirakel, Lindorf, Coppélius and Kapitän Dapertutto. The Chorus of the Komische Oper Berlin and The Orchestra of the Komische Oper Berlin provide added musical accompaniment.
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Special Features

"The Tales of Hoffman"-1958 newsreel footage; Scenes introductions from the script with a picture gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/17/2009
  • UPC: 807280128994
  • Original Release: 1970
  • Source: Arthaus Musik
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 2:11:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 92,041

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Disc #1 -- Jacques Offenbach: Hoffmans Erzahlungen
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Disc #2 -- Jacques Offenbach: Hoffmans Erzahlungen
   "The Tales of Hoffman"-1958 News Broadcast
   An Illustrated Script for "The Tales of Hoffman"
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