Orfeo ed Euridice (Glyndebourne Festival Opera)

Overview

Librettist Ranieri de' Calzabigi and composer Christoph Gluck co-crafted the opera Orfeo ed Eurydice, adapting the basic narrative from the mythical legend that recounts Orpheus's rescue of his bride, Eurydice, from the underworld. This filmed record of the 1982 production of Orfeo, as staged at The Glyndebourne Festival Opera, features a woman - the legendary Dame Janet Baker - in the male role of Orpheus, in a performance that many consider the pinnacle of her long and illustrious career. Elisabeth Baker ...
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Overview

Librettist Ranieri de' Calzabigi and composer Christoph Gluck co-crafted the opera Orfeo ed Eurydice, adapting the basic narrative from the mythical legend that recounts Orpheus's rescue of his bride, Eurydice, from the underworld. This filmed record of the 1982 production of Orfeo, as staged at The Glyndebourne Festival Opera, features a woman - the legendary Dame Janet Baker - in the male role of Orpheus, in a performance that many consider the pinnacle of her long and illustrious career. Elisabeth Baker co-stars as Eurydice; the production features musical accompaniment by The Glyndebourne Festival Chorus and The London Philharmonic Orchestra, as conducted by Raymond Leppard.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/27/2004
  • UPC: 032031210097
  • Original Release: 1982
  • Rating:

  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: Italiano
  • Time: 2:04:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 56,975

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Janet Baker
Elisabeth Gale
Elisabeth Speiser Euridice
Raymond Leppard Conductor
Technical Credits
Peter Hall Director
Peter Hill Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Janet Baker's Introduction [3:12]
2. Overture [3:14]
3. Ah, Se Intorno a Quest'urna Funestra [9:08]
4. Chiamo Il Mio Ben Così [6:56]
5. Numi! Barbari Numi [4:08]
6. Gli Sguardi Trattieni [8:22]
7. Chi Mai Dell'Erebo [4:06]
8. Deh! Placatevi Con Me [6:52]
9. Ballet [4:03]
10. (The Elysian Fields) [10:03]
11. Quest' Asilo Dolce E Beato [3:15]
12. Che Puro Ciel, Che Chiaro Sol [5:57]
13. Vieni A' Regni Del Riposo [8:23]
14. Vieni, Segui I Miei Passi [3:45]
15. Sù! Sù E Mi Segui, O Cara [5:01]
16. Che Fiero Momento [6:31]
17. Che Farò Senza Euridice? [7:28]
18. (The Temple of Love) [11:26]
19. Divo Amore [10:51]
20. Credits [:57]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play
   Scene Selections
      Act I
      Act II
      Act III
   Subtitles
      English
      Français
      Deutsch
      Español
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