The Resource George London : between gods and demons, a film by Marita Stocker ; a production of Monarda Arts in collaboration with WDR

George London : between gods and demons, a film by Marita Stocker ; a production of Monarda Arts in collaboration with WDR

Label
George London : between gods and demons
Title
George London
Title remainder
between gods and demons
Statement of responsibility
a film by Marita Stocker ; a production of Monarda Arts in collaboration with WDR
Title variation
Between gods and demons
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • rus
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
  • ger
  • fre
  • spa
  • ita
  • eng
  • ger
Summary
Features rare archival performances both as an opera singer and an interpreter of traditional spirituals and operetta and interviews with his widow Nora London, former colleagues, experts, and current stars of the opera scene, including Neil Shicoff, Catherine Malfitano, and Deborah Polaski. Bonus feature: More than 90 minutes of previously unreleased archival footage from opera performances and concerts featuring George London as Figaro, Don Giovanni, Boris Bodunov, Wotan (in Wagner's "Das Rheingold"), Scarpia (duet with Maria Callas in Puccini's "Tosca"), Mephisto (in Gounod's "Faust") and Iago (in Verdi's "Otello"). Excerpts from musicals, spirituals, and recitals with lieder by Schubert, Mussorgsky, and Ibert are shown
Cataloging source
EYM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Tobias Albrecht, Michael Boomers ; sound, Joshua Bühl, Ryan Carroll ; audio mixing, Holger Klöden ; editor, Eva Kohlweyer ; color correction, Daniel Simon ; producers, Oliver Becker, Erwin Stürzer
Date time place
Bonus footage recorded 1955-1965 in various locations
Language note
German or English dialogue; sung in English, French, German, Italian, and Russian; subtitles in English, German, French, Spanish, and Italian
LC call number
ML420.L66
LC item number
G46 2011
PerformerNote
George London, bass-baritone ; with various pianists, orchestras, and conductors
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1920-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stocker, Marita
  • London, George
  • Arthaus Musik (Firm)
  • Monarda Arts (Firm)
  • Westdeutscher Rundfunk
Runtime
155
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • London, George
  • London, George
  • London, George
  • Singers
  • Operas
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • Musicals
  • Songs (Low voice) with piano
  • Musicals
  • Operas
  • Singers
  • Songs (Low voice) with piano
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • Bassist
Technique
live action
Label
George London : between gods and demons, a film by Marita Stocker ; a production of Monarda Arts in collaboration with WDR
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Program notes by Gottfried Kraus in German with English and French translations (25 p. : ports.) in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (25 pages : portraits)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 35 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
807280147391
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
101 473
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785084739
  • (OCoLC)ocn785084739
System details
DVD-9; NTSC; soundtrack in PCM stereo.; aspect ratio widescreen (16:9) presentation; region code 0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
George London : between gods and demons, a film by Marita Stocker ; a production of Monarda Arts in collaboration with WDR
Publication
Note
Program notes by Gottfried Kraus in German with English and French translations (25 p. : ports.) in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (25 pages : portraits)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 35 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
807280147391
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
101 473
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785084739
  • (OCoLC)ocn785084739
System details
DVD-9; NTSC; soundtrack in PCM stereo.; aspect ratio widescreen (16:9) presentation; region code 0
Video recording format
DVD

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