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Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH

Overview
Works: 633 works in 1,538 publications in 4 languages and 21,378 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Televised operas  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Television adaptations  Operas  Nonfiction television programs  Music videos  Opera films 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Originator, Performer
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's opera, filmed on location in Mantua
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true romantic tragedy, and unquestionably the most popular opera of all time. The chemistry between Rolando Villazon and Anna Netrebko as the protagonists, Rodolfo and Mimi, is electric and unrivaled in the theatre today
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana ; Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenant du service militaire, Torrido apprend le mariage de Lola, qu'il aimait. Il se fiance alors avec Santuzza ; mais Lola, jalouse, le reconquiert. Pour se venger d'un tel abandon, Santuzza révèle au mari de sa rivale l'infortune qui l'accable. Les deux hommes s'affrontent dans un duel qui se termine par la mort de Torrido. Santuzza s'écroule, désespérée
Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in Italian and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heart-rending story about a sweet-natured Japanese girl and the caddish American lieutenant who marries then deserts her
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in German and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in 1979, this delightful staging by Otto Schenk features outstanding singers Gwyneth Jones and Lucia Popp as well as a rare chance to watch legendary Carlos Kleiber conduct one of his trademark operas. Strauss is the composer
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in German and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A much deeper and darker tragedy in the form of this opera, a yearning for death in the guise of homesickness for the "dark land of night from which Tristan's mother sent him forth," determines Tristan's disposition and destiny from the beginning
Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Italian and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Almaviva's valet Figaro is to be married to the Countess's maid Susanna. The Count, who himself has designs on Susanna, attempts repeatedly to postpone the wedding, but is always outwitted by his servants and the Countess
Tosca : opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Italian and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gianfranco de Bosio's film adaptation of Puccini's Tosca uses the actual historical settings specified by the composer. Against these Rome locations, the intense personal drama of this operatic "love triangle" is vividly brought to life
Leonard Bernstein : reaching for the note : the definitive look at the man and his music( Visual )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a portrait of Leonard Bernstein, featuring interviews with his brother, children, collaborators and fellow conductors
Salome by Richard Strauss( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in German and English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film version of Strauss' opera
Die entführung aus dem serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in German and French and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Stefan Herheim robs the production of the original plot: Belmonte, a Spanish nobleman, arrives at the palace of Pasha Selim to seek his beloved Konstanze, who has been kidnapped, in order to rescue her from the hands of the Pasha. Instead, he offers a pastiche of the story, where countless Konstanzes interact with countless Belmontes
Der Fliegende Holländer = The flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in German and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most acclaimed Wagner productions of the postwar period, this electrifying, revolutionary Bayreuth staging of 'The flying Dutchman" catapulted the German director Harry Kupfer to international fame. Kupfer's psychologically acute production presents the entire story as a hallucination, in which Senta's yearning for the eternally wandering Dutchman sends her into a trance-like state."--Conteneur
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in German and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth and final music drama in Wagner's monumental Ring cycle brings to a close the adventures and fates of the chief characters. The downfall of the gods is at hand, and the ring of the curse completes its fatal mission. Seen here in the daring controversial Chéreau production at the Bayreuth Festival
L'Orfeo : favola in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Italian and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film of Monteverdi's vibrant setting of the Greek legend of the musician Orpheus and his ill-fated wife Eurydice. The action takes place in legendary Greece
Pagliacci : a film by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in Italian and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveling troupe of entertainers, Canio, his wife Nedda, Peppe and Tonio, arrive in the village for an evening performance. Nedda and her lover, Silvio a young lad from the village, plan to leave together that night. Tonio overhears the plot and tells Canio. Film is presented probably with a 20 minute commentary
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perhaps the most popular ballet video ever released, this version of Tchaikovsky's beloved work stars one of the most famous classical dance partnerships of all time: Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn. Nureyev choreographed this production for the Vienna State Opera"--Container
Don Giovanni : dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Italian and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an attempted seduction by Don Giovanni which leads to the death of the Commendatore the father of Donna Anna the target of the seducer. Don Ottavio, fiancé of Donna Anna upon learning of the death of the Commendatore swears to avenge his death
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in German and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of Richard Wagner's opera Der Meistersinger
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in German and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance from 1992 of an opera from Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen" cycle
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in German and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clytemnestra, Queen of Thebes, has murdered her husband with the help of her lover Aegisthus. Electra, her daughter, has taken her younger brother Orestes to a place of safety in a foreign country, where he is brought up to be the avenger of his father. While the palace residents (including Chrysothemis, Electra's sister) have come to terms with the new situation, Electra alone keeps the memory of her father's murder alive, waiting for the day of retribution
 
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