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Duke Bluebeard's Castle - Béla Bartók
Duke Bluebeard's Castle


 
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Item #:  D4497
Our Price: $29.99
Region: 1 (US & Canada Only)
Running Time: TBA
Color: Color
UPC: 032031449794
ISBN: 978-0-7697-8912-5


Availability: In Stock

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Opera in one act

This highly acclaimed film version of Béla Bartók's searing psychological opera, performed by Robert Lloyd and Elizabeth Laurence, won the 1989 Prix Italia Music Prize.

Béla Bartók's short opera, one of the composer's most impressive early works, tells the macabre legend of Duke Bluebeard, who brings his young wife Judith to live in his remote castle. The dramatic intensity increases as sinister secrets are gradually unveiled, bringing the opera to its haunting conclusion.

Sung in Hungarian, with subtitles available in English, French and German.

 

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Cast & Crew

Robert Lloyd
Elizabeth Laurence

Composer: Bela Bartok
Libretto: Bela Balazs

The London Philharmonic
Conductor: Adam Fischer

Costume Designer: Anna Buruma
Designer: Bruce Macadie
Producer: Dennis Marks
Video Director: Leslie Megahey


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