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Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH

Overview
Works: 813 works in 1,711 publications in 4 languages and 22,210 library holdings
Genres: Filmed operas  Drama  Operas  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Opera films  Filmed performances  Musical films  Documentary films  Concert films 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Originator, Performer, Publisher
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH
Rigoletto : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's opera, filmed on location in Mantua
Madama Butterfly : Japanese tragedy by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Italian and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in German and English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film version of Strauss' opera
Le nozze di Figaro : opera buffa in quattro atti by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Italian and held by 322 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
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 314 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
Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in German and held by 308 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
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in German and held by 304 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."--Container
L'Orfeo : favola in musica by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Italian and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monteverdi's reworking of the most popular of all Greek myths, that of Orpheus and Euridice
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in German and held by 257 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
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in German and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final opera of the Ring cycle, Siegfried leaves Brünnhilde and sets off down the Rhine, where he meets Günther, king of the Gibichung, his sister Gutrune, and their half-brother Hagen, son of Alberich. Conspiring together, the siblings induce Siegfried to drink a magic potion to forget Brünnhilde, then retrieve her that she may marry Günther. This deed accomplished, Hagen then murders Siegfried during a hunt. When Brünnhilde sacrifices herself upon Siegfried's pyre, Hagen attempts to steal the magic ring, but is thwarted as the waters of the Rhine rise, washing over everything, and the Rhine maidens retrieve their treasure, as Valhalla appears in flames above
L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in Italian and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virtue and love look on as evil triumphs in this, Monteverdi's operatic masterpiece
Elektra : a tragedy in one act by Richard Strauss( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in German and held by 215 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
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in German and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 208 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
Don Giovanni : an opera in 2 acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in Italian and held by 199 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
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Italian and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opera is based on Beaumarchais' comedy Le Barbier de Seville. The action occupies a single day, is set in Seville in the eighteenth century, and revolves around the devious efforts of the young Count Almaviva, aided by Figaro, the barber of Seville, to woo and marry Rosina, the ward of old Dr. Bartolo, who intends to wed the girl himself to acquire her dowry. After a hilarious series of machinations the yojng couple succeed in marrying against Bartolo's wishes
Tosca : opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in Italian and held by 70 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
Swan lake : ballet in four acts by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's ballet about a prince, a swan queen, a sorcerer and his wicked daughter, and the age old battle between good and evil
Bluebeard's castle by Béla Bartók( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in Hungarian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A staged production of the opera of 1860's Vienna dealing with complications of love and marriage
 
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