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Author Glass, Philip

Title Satyagraha / [music by] Philip Glass ; [libretto by Philip Glass and Constance De Jong]
Published [Munich] : Arthaus Musik : RM Associate, ©1983


Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video (168 min.))
Contents Act 1 Tolstoy -- Act 2 Tagore -- Act 3 Martin Luther King
Summary This visionary opera tells the story of how Mahatma Gandhi developed the philosophy of satyagraha, nonviolent active resistance, as a political revolutionary tool to fight oppression, connecting his lifework to three historical figures who advanced his philosophy: the celebrated Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, the great Indian poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore and the American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr
Notes Originally produced in 1983
Arthaus Musik: 100 136
Live recording made in 1983 at the Württembergischen Staatstheater Stuttgart
Credits Director, Hugo Käch ; producer, Achim Freyer
Performer Leo Goeke, Ralf Harster, Helmut Danninger, Inga Nielsen, Georg Greiwe, Elke Estlinbaum, Wolfgang Probst, Limmo Lappalainen, Karl-Friedrich Durr ; Dennis Russell David, conductor
Notes Sung in Sanskrit. Subtitles in English, German, and French
DVD version record
Subject Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 -- Drama
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910 -- Drama
Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941 -- Drama
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Drama
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Freyer, Achim, 1934-
Nielsen, Inga, 1946-2008.
DeJong, Constance.
Goeke, Leo
Käch, Hugo
Davis, Dennis Russell
Harster, Ralf
Danninger, Helmut.
Greiwe, Georg.
RM Arts (Firm)
Arthaus Musik (Firm)