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Title
The Vienna Opera House
Names
Prawy, Marcel, 1911-2003 (Narrator)
Österreichischer Rundfunk (Broadcaster)
Collection

Margaret Carson audio-visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977 - 1979 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LVU 413
Topics
Wiener Staatsoper
Theaters -- Austria -- Vienna
Theaters -- Austria -- Vienna -- History
Operas -- Excerpts
Genres
Television programs
Documentary television programs
Music
Notes
Content: Title from the screen; date based on content of the program.
Performers: Marcel Prawy, narrator in both languages.
Venue: Originally broadcast on ORF TV Vienna between 1977 and 1979.
Acquisition: Gift; Margaret Carson, 1992.
Language: Dubbed in English.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (25 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Visual tour of the Vienna Opera House for a television program introduced with narration in German by Marcel Prawy and dubbed into English probably by himself for a film copy for the Austrian Consulate in New York City. The narration and film images of the opera house are intercut with excerpts from the following works all performed on the stage of the Vienna Opera House: Death scene from La bohème by Giacomo Puccini with José Carreras and Mirella Freni; Grand air de Zerbinetta from Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss with Edita Gruberova; Overture from Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven with Leonard Bernstein; The Viennese Opera Ball; Final scene from Salome by Richard Strauss with Gwyneth Jones; Coronation scene from Boris Godunov by Modest Mussorgsky with Nicolai Ghiaurov.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
German
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 907645027
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20608216
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b68ce420-4a99-0133-5037-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1977: Created (Approximate)
  • 2003: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Vienna Opera House" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977 - 1979. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8c8d710-4a99-0133-3dc6-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Vienna Opera House" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8c8d710-4a99-0133-3dc6-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1977 - 1979). The Vienna Opera House Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8c8d710-4a99-0133-3dc6-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Vienna Opera House