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The Resource Selma Jezková : [an opera in one act and five scenes], music by Poul Ruders ; libretto by Henrik Engelbrecht ; based on the screenplay by Lars von Trier ; stage director, Kasper Holten ; DVD production director, Uffe Borgwardt ; producer, Peter Borgwardt ; stage production is a coproduction of the Royal Danish Theatre [and] NorrlandsOperan

Selma Jezková : [an opera in one act and five scenes], music by Poul Ruders ; libretto by Henrik Engelbrecht ; based on the screenplay by Lars von Trier ; stage director, Kasper Holten ; DVD production director, Uffe Borgwardt ; producer, Peter Borgwardt ; stage production is a coproduction of the Royal Danish Theatre [and] NorrlandsOperan

Label
Selma Jezková : [an opera in one act and five scenes]
Title
Selma Jezková
Title remainder
[an opera in one act and five scenes]
Statement of responsibility
music by Poul Ruders ; libretto by Henrik Engelbrecht ; based on the screenplay by Lars von Trier ; stage director, Kasper Holten ; DVD production director, Uffe Borgwardt ; producer, Peter Borgwardt ; stage production is a coproduction of the Royal Danish Theatre [and] NorrlandsOperan
Contributor
Author
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • ger
  • dan
  • eng
Summary
Poul Ruders' opera Selma Jezkova is based on Lars von Trier's film Dancer in the Dark and follows the heart-wrenching story of Selma, a poor factory worker with failing eyesight who sacrifices her life to ensure that her son receives an eye operation. The opera is a dark and compelling story of fate
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set designer, Christian Lemmerz ; choreography, Signe Fabricius ; costume designer, Marka Gyllenhoff ; lighting designer, Jesper Kongshaug ; editors, Uffe Borgwardt, Peter Borgwardt
Language note
Sung in English, with optional English, German or Danish subtitles
LC call number
M1500.R8918
LC item number
S45 2011
PerformerNote
Ylva Kihlberg (Zelma) ; Palle Knudsen (Bill Houston) ; Hanne Fischer (Kathy) ; Guido Paevatalu (Norman) ; supporting soloists ; the Royal Danish Orchestra ; Michael Schønwandt, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1956-
  • 1973-
  • 1941-
  • 1953-
  • 1959-
  • 1971-
  • 1956-
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Engelbrecht, Henrik
  • Trier, Lars von
  • Holten, Kasper
  • Borgwardt, Uffe
  • Borgwardt, Peter
  • Kihlberg, Ylva
  • Knudsen, Palle
  • Fischer, Hanne
  • Päevatalu, Guido
  • Schønwandt, Michael
  • Lemmerz, Christian
  • Fabricius, Signe
  • Gyllenhoff, Maria
  • Kongshaug, Jesper
  • Trier, Lars von
  • Ruders, Poul
  • Kongelige Kapel (Denmark)
  • Kongelige Teater (Denmark)
  • Norrlandsoperan
  • Dacapo Records (Firm)
Runtime
73
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trier, Lars Von
  • Operas
  • Blind women
  • Working class women
  • Rural women
  • Single mothers
  • Blind women
  • Operas
  • Rural women
  • Single mothers
  • Working class women
  • United States
  • Oper
  • Blindheit
Technique
live action
Label
Selma Jezková : [an opera in one act and five scenes], music by Poul Ruders ; libretto by Henrik Engelbrecht ; based on the screenplay by Lars von Trier ; stage director, Kasper Holten ; DVD production director, Uffe Borgwardt ; producer, Peter Borgwardt ; stage production is a coproduction of the Royal Danish Theatre [and] NorrlandsOperan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Recorded live at the Opera House, Copenhagen, September 2010
  • Booklet (51 p.) with program notes and essays in English, German and Danish inserted in container
  • Special features (ca. 47 min.) include documentary From the cradle to the gallows: the making of Selma Jezková
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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 (approximately 73 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
747313541058
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2.110410
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)739120888
  • (OCoLC)ocn739120888
System details
DVD9; NTSC; region code:0; widescreen; stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1 sound formats
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Selma Jezková : [an opera in one act and five scenes], music by Poul Ruders ; libretto by Henrik Engelbrecht ; based on the screenplay by Lars von Trier ; stage director, Kasper Holten ; DVD production director, Uffe Borgwardt ; producer, Peter Borgwardt ; stage production is a coproduction of the Royal Danish Theatre [and] NorrlandsOperan
Publication
Note
  • Recorded live at the Opera House, Copenhagen, September 2010
  • Booklet (51 p.) with program notes and essays in English, German and Danish inserted in container
  • Special features (ca. 47 min.) include documentary From the cradle to the gallows: the making of Selma Jezková
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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 (approximately 73 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
747313541058
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2.110410
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)739120888
  • (OCoLC)ocn739120888
System details
DVD9; NTSC; region code:0; widescreen; stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1 sound formats
Video recording format
DVD

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