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Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH

Overview
Works: 749 works in 1,538 publications in 4 languages and 21,330 library holdings
Genres: Filmed operas  Drama  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Operas  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
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Italian and held by 463 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
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Italian and held by 453 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 )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in German and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marshallin is romantically involved with young Octavian, but realizes she will have to surrender him to a younger woman. When Baron Ochs von Lerchenau arrives seeking an envoy to Sophie, the young woman he loves, the Marshallin suggests Octavian
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in German and held by 413 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 : opera buffa in quattro atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aftermath of courtship by Count Almaviva to Rosina who had been the ward of Dr. Bartolo. The courtship involved the count in actions supported by the town barber Figaro. Dr. Bartolo and a former servant Marcellina conspire to seek revenge on Figaro
Rigoletto : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto, the court jester, plans revenge against his daughter's seducer, the Duke
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana ; Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni( Visual )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 374 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
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 370 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 )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in German and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film version of Strauss' opera
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in German and held by 360 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
Die entführung aus dem serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in German and French and held by 356 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
Pagliacci : a film by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in Italian and held by 316 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
L'Orfeo : favola in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Italian and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monteverdi's reworking of the most popular of all Greek myths, that of Orpheus and Euridice
Tosca : opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Italian and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of love, deception and murder
Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner( Visual )

27 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in German and English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cycle of four operas of Wagner's poems that are based on Scandinavian, Icelandic and Germanic sagas. The entire cycle was first performed in Bayreuth in 1876
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in German and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of Richard Wagner's opera Der Meistersinger
Leonard Bernstein conducts West Side story by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conducting his musical for the first time 27 years after its Broadway premiere, Leonard Bernstein rehearses and records West Side story
Die Walküre by Richard Wagner( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in German and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the face of the battle, Siegmund, fathered by Wotan, discovers that Sieglinde is his twin sister. Yet, they join as man and wife. Wotan knows he must kill Siegmund for the violation of the laws of matrimony. But unable to bear the agony of the deed, he sends the Valkyrie Brunnhilde, in his place. Brunnhilde takes mercy on the two lovers. In anguish, Wotan causes Siegmund's death by shattering his sword in battle. Brunnhilde is made mortal as punishment for betraying Wotan, and he surrounds her with a wall of flame that can only be broken by a hero. A wall of flame. A portent of the fall of the Gods
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in German and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish production filmed at the famed Bayreuth Opera House with Peter Schneider conducting the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra. The medieval romance of the Swan Knight, who comes miraculously to the rescue of the falsely accused Elsa of Brabant
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Italian and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elderly Dr. Bartolo has his eye on the fortune left to his ward Rosina, and jealously guards her with plans to marry her. Young Count Almaviva also intends to marry Rosina, and uses various means to try and get from her a sign of her love for him
 
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