The Resource Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny : Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny, LA Opera presents a production of Los Angeles Opera, EuroArts Music International and Thirteen/WNET New York ; music by Kurt Weill ; book and lyrics, Bertolt Brecht ; directed for television by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Mitch Owgang, John Walker, Mitchell Heskel, Christopher Koelsch, (videorecording)

Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny : Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny, LA Opera presents a production of Los Angeles Opera, EuroArts Music International and Thirteen/WNET New York ; music by Kurt Weill ; book and lyrics, Bertolt Brecht ; directed for television by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Mitch Owgang, John Walker, Mitchell Heskel, Christopher Koelsch, (videorecording)

Label
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny : Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny
Title
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny
Title remainder
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny
Statement of responsibility
LA Opera presents a production of Los Angeles Opera, EuroArts Music International and Thirteen/WNET New York ; music by Kurt Weill ; book and lyrics, Bertolt Brecht ; directed for television by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Mitch Owgang, John Walker, Mitchell Heskel, Christopher Koelsch
Title variation
  • Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny
  • Mahagonny
Contributor
Conductor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Welcome to Mahagonny, where sin is 'in' and love is always on sale. This Old West boomtown rises from the desert to become a razzle-dazzle mecca for lust and the pursuit of pleasure, where cash is king and poverty is punishable by death
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set designer, Mark Bailey ; costume designer, Ann Hould-Ward ; editor, Steve Prime ; stage director, John Doyle
Date time place
Recorded live March 1 & 4, 2007 at the Los Angeles Opera
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
In English, with optional English, French, or German subtitles
LC call number
M1500.W44
LC item number
M3 2007
PerformerNote
Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, Anthony Dean Griffey, Robert Wo?rle, Donnie Ray Albert, John Easterlin, Mel Ulrich, Steven Humes ; Los Angeles Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Conlon, conductor ; Stuart Canin, concert master ; William Vendice, chorus master
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1956
  • 1956 Apr. 21-
  • 1968-
  • 1950-
  • 1900-1950
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brecht, Bertolt
  • Halvorson, Gary
  • Owgang, Mitch
  • Walker, John
  • Heskel, Mitchell
  • Koelsch, Christopher
  • McDonald, Audra
  • LuPone, Patti
  • Griffey, Anthony Dean
  • Wörle, Robert
  • Conlon, James
  • Canin, Stuart
  • Vendice, William
  • Weill, Kurt
  • Los Angeles Opera
  • EuroArts Music International GmbH
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
133
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Good and evil
  • West (U.S.)
  • Operas
  • Weill, Kurt
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Musical films
  • Foreign films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny : Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny, LA Opera presents a production of Los Angeles Opera, EuroArts Music International and Thirteen/WNET New York ; music by Kurt Weill ; book and lyrics, Bertolt Brecht ; directed for television by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Mitch Owgang, John Walker, Mitchell Heskel, Christopher Koelsch, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/nax2056258d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • English translation by Michael Feingold
  • Special feature: John Conlon talks about the opera (22 min.)
  • Program notes in English, German and French (15 p. : ill.) inserted
Accompanying material
booklet (15 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Special feature: John Conlon in Conversation (Euro Arts ; Medici Arts ; 2007 ; interviewer, Tom Baer ; editor, Julia Wenzel ; 22 min.)
Control code
ocn179927544
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Aspect ratio 16:9 widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (133 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242562586
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2056258
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)179927544
System details
DVD 9; widescreen version (16:9); Dolby digital, 5.1 or DTS 5.1 or PCM stereo; NTSC, Region code (worldwide)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny : Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny, LA Opera presents a production of Los Angeles Opera, EuroArts Music International and Thirteen/WNET New York ; music by Kurt Weill ; book and lyrics, Bertolt Brecht ; directed for television by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Mitch Owgang, John Walker, Mitchell Heskel, Christopher Koelsch, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/nax2056258d.gif
Publication
Note
  • English translation by Michael Feingold
  • Special feature: John Conlon talks about the opera (22 min.)
  • Program notes in English, German and French (15 p. : ill.) inserted
Accompanying material
booklet (15 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Special feature: John Conlon in Conversation (Euro Arts ; Medici Arts ; 2007 ; interviewer, Tom Baer ; editor, Julia Wenzel ; 22 min.)
Control code
ocn179927544
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Aspect ratio 16:9 widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (133 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242562586
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2056258
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)179927544
System details
DVD 9; widescreen version (16:9); Dolby digital, 5.1 or DTS 5.1 or PCM stereo; NTSC, Region code (worldwide)
Video recording format
DVD

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