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Title Parsifal [videorecording] : the search for the grail / Richard Wagner ; directed by Tony Palmer ; produced by Mike Bluett ; co-produced by RM Arts ... [and others].

Publication Info. West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur : Distributed worldwide by RM Associates and RAI trade, [1998]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Audio Visual - HCCY-13  DVD 2327    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 chapter guide ([2] pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Cast Plácido Domingo (Parsifal), and narration ; Violeta Urmana (Kundry) ; Matti Salminen (Gurnemanz) ; Nikolai Putilin (Klingsor) ; Feodor Mojhaev (Amfortas) ; with The Kirov Orchestra and Choir ; Valery Gergiev, conductor.
Credits Choreography, Alexei Miroshnicenko ; designed by Yevgeny Lysk ; lighting by Vladimir Lukasewica ; costumes by John Hibbs, Nedezhda Pavlova ; photographed by Simon Bray ... [et al.] ; executive producers, Reiner E. Moritz ... [et al.] ; concert associate producer, Fiorenza Scholey.
Event Filmed on location in St. Petersburg, Russia; Bayreuth, Germany; and Ravello and Siena, Italy; the scenes from the Parsifal concert were filmed at the Ravello Wagner Festival.
System Details DVD video; Dolby digital.
Summary This documentary about Wagner's Parsifal explores the history of the grail tradition and how it has been represented in various works, and details the background in which Wagner wrote his final opera.
Language Narration in English; dialogue and vocal selections in German with English subtitles.
Subject Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Parsifal.
Operas -- Excerpts.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Parsifal. Selections.
Palmer, Tony, 1941-
Bluett, Mike.
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- performer, narrator.
Urmana, Violeta, performer.
Salminen, Matti, performer.
Putilin, Nikolaĭ, 1953- performer.
Mozhaev, Fedor, performer.
Gergiev, Valeriĭ, 1953- conductor.
RM Arts (Firm)
Kultur International Films.
Added Title Search for the grail
ISBN 156127850X : $25.49
Standard No. 032031185098
Music No. D1850 Kultur

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