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Mozart: Des Konigs Zauberflote (Adapted by Guttenberg) [Blu-ray]

Release Date: 02/02/2018 
Label:  Farao   Catalog #: A108095  
Number of Discs: 1 
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Blu-ray Video:  $32.49
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Once upon a time there was a fairy tale king who loved lavish presentations, particularly his own. Often bordering on madness. And then the genius W. A. Mozart comes on the scene … two people who hadn't been looking for one another, but found each other all the same?... Guttenberg's Bavarian adaptation of the Magic Flute, which was rapturously received at the HerrenChiemsee Festival, in Munich's Prinzregententheater and then shortly afterwards in the cinema, draws on a common custom of the 19th century – aristocratic families considered it as a ritual denoting good education to perform famous stage works themselves in their own domestic surroundings. In this version, Bavarian-Austrian-Prussian high nobility comes together: King Ludwig Read more (Sarastro), Emperor Franz Joseph (Tamino), Empress Elisabeth (Pamina), Archduchess Sophie (Queen of the Night), Prince Bismarck (Monostatos) and many others. The role of the “real” Papageno is played by the actor Gerd Anthoff. He relates the “true” story of the Magic Flute to the audience in the Bavarian dialect. Read less

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