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DVD video
Author Heggie, Jake, 1961- composer

Title Moby-Dick / music by Jake Heggie ; libretto by Gene Scheer
Published [Berlin, Germany] : EuroArts Music International GmbH, [2013]


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 MELB  792.542 Meg/Mdi  AVAILABLE
Description 2 videodiscs (142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (26 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Summary "Herman Melville's epic tale of a fierce, obsessive whaling-boat captain who descends into madness and puts his crew in mortal danger is brought to the stage in this thrilling production from San Francisco Opera"--Container
Notes Opera in two acts; based upon Herman Melville's novel
Program notes (booklet) in English with French and German translations in container
"Bonus material (51 minutes) includes artist interviews and production time-lapse"--Container
Credits Directed for the stage by Leonard Foglia; executive producer, David Gockley ; producers, Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shilvock; video director, Frank Zamacona ; set designer, Robert Brill ; costume designer, Jane Greenwood ; movement director/choreographer, Keturah Stickann
Performer Jay Hunter Morris (Captain Ahab) ; Stephen Costello (Greenhorn) ; Morgan Smith (Starbuck) ; Jonathan Lemalu (Queequeg) ; Talise Trevigne (Pip) ; Robert Orth (Stubb) ; Matthew O'Neill (Flask) ; Joo Won Kang (Captain Gardiner) ; supporting soloists ; San Francisco Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Dance Corps ; Patrick Summers, conductor
Event Recorded in performance 2012 October San Francisco Opera
Notes DVD format; region 0; NTSC; 16:9 ratio; PCM Stereo, Dolby 5.1 or DTS 5.1
Sung in English, with optional subtitles in English, French, or German
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby Dick -- Adaptations.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Video recordings.
Author Scheer, Gene, librettist
Gockley, David, 1943- producer
Koplos, Jessica, producer
Shilvock, Matthew, producer
Morris, Jay Hunter, performer
Costello, Stephen, 1981- performer
Smith, Morgan, 1975- performer
Lemalu, Jonathan, performer
Trevigne, Talise, performer
Orth, Robert (Baritone), performer
Summers, Patrick, conductor
Foglia, Leonard, stage director
Zamacona, Frank, television director
Opera adaptation of (work): Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby Dick.
Container of (work): Heggie, Jake, 1961- Moby-Dick.
San Francisco Opera, performer
San Francisco Opera. Orchestra, performer
San Francisco Opera. Chorus, performer
EuroArts Music International GmbH, publisher
Other Titles Moby-Dick