The Resource Die Liebe Der Danae, (online streaming)

Die Liebe Der Danae, (online streaming)

Label
Die Liebe Der Danae
Title
Die Liebe Der Danae
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Richard Strauss completed his second-to-last opera "Die Liebe der Danae" in 1940. Written under war clouds, the "merry mythology" based on an idea by Hugo von Hofmannsthal was given a provisional, by-invitation-only dress rehearsal premiere at the 1944 Salzburg Festival the day before all theaters in the "Reich" were closed by order of the Ministry of Propaganda. The official world premiere took place at the 1952 Salzburg Festival - now no longer in the presence of the composer, who passed away in 1949. As Europe was about to go up in flames, Strauss was pouring his entire arsenal of melodic beauty and lushness into the score of "Die Liebe der Danae". The rarely performed opera is nothing if not a feast for Strauss lovers, with arias, ensembles and orchestral interludes blazing with sumptuous colors and rich textures. A kind of compendium of Strauss' most inspired musical ideas, it is like the swan song of an aged composer who is taking leave from the world on the eve of the catastrophe that will engulf it. Embodying the composer, in a way, is the role of Jupiter, an aging god who realizes that he will never win the love of the beautiful Danae. This timeless production from the Deutsche Oper Berlin can also be seen as the mirror of a changing world order, with a wonderfully suggestive symbol dominating the stage during all three acts: a grand piano suspended upside-down from the rafters. This image can be seen as "an allegory for high and noble art" (Frankfurter Rundschau) or as the symbol of a world turned upside down, ready to come crashing down at any second. Starring Manuela Uhl, Mark Delavan and Matthias Klink in the lead roles, this production does full justice to this rarely performed but exceptionally moving work.
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Arthaus Musik in 2011
Language note
In English
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  • Arthaus Musik (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
155
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  • Music
  • Performance art
Technique
live action
Label
Die Liebe Der Danae, (online streaming)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Playlist
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1172572
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (156 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1172572
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1035103720
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Die Liebe Der Danae, (online streaming)
Link
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Playlist
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1172572
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (156 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1172572
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1035103720
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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