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Title
Offenbach's Orpheus in the underworld
Additional title: Orpheus with his lute
Additional title: Orpheus in the underworld
Additional title: Orphée aux enfers. Selections. English; arranged
Additional title: Hellenic Festival
Names
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880 (Composer)
Park, Phil, 1907-1978 (Librettist)
Hanmer, Ronald (Arranger)
Green, Constance (Performer)
Lang, Ellen (Performer)
Philley, Charlotte (Performer)
Reese, Irwin (Performer)
Shelhart, John (Performer)
Appleman, Abraham (Instrumentalist)
Rogers, Robert (Instrumentalist)
Pally, Alan J. (Producer)
Philley, Charlotte (Speaker)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Producer)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Presenter)
Collection

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts lecture/concert series

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2005-04-04
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LVH 2741
Topics
Operas -- Excerpts, Arranged
Orpheus (Greek mythological character) -- Drama
Gods, Greek -- Drama
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Orphée aux enfers
Genres
Filmed performances
Music
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center ; Alan J. Pally, producer.
Language: Concert performance in English.
Content: Title from house program.
Content: House program (2 p.), including plot synopsis and biographical information about the singer and performers, available on request, in *LVH 2741.
Funding: "The Orpheus series is part of the Hellenic Festival, made possible by a generous grant from the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts gratefully acknowledges the leadership support of Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman" -- Program.
Creation/production credits: Music by Jacques Offenbach ; new book and lyrics by Phil Park ; abridged vesion with music adapted and arranged by Ronald Hanmer ; introduced by Charlotte Philley.
Performers: Constance Green (Eurydice), Ellen Lang (Calliope and Juno), Charlotte Philley (The Storyteller and Mercury), Irwin Reese (Orpheus and Jupiter), John Shelhart (Pluto), Abraham Appleman (The Violin of Orpheus), Robert Rogers (Bacchus), pianist.
Venue: Videotaped as part of the Hellenic Festival, the Orpheus series 2005 April 4 the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (66 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
French
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20200248
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2a38c0c0-e87c-0131-8782-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1880: Creator Died
  • 2005: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Offenbach's Orpheus in the underworld" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2005. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2d223530-e87c-0131-df61-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Offenbach's Orpheus in the underworld" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2d223530-e87c-0131-df61-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (2005). Offenbach's Orpheus in the underworld Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2d223530-e87c-0131-df61-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Offenbach's Orpheus in the underworld