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Humperdink: Hansel & Gretel / Opera Fantasy

Hansel & Gretel: Opera Fantasy
Release Date: 10/30/2001 
Label:  View Video   Catalog #: 2421  
Composer:  Engelbert Humperdinck

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This may well be the definitive production of one of the greatest fairy tales ever told. With brilliant imagination and technical wizardry this 1954 feature used stop-action animation and hand-sculpted dolls and sets to create a fantasy land of unearthly beauty. Set to Englebert Humperdinck's classic 1893 opera, sung by some of the most acclaimed performers of the 1950s, this recording was nominated for a Grammy Award.

DVD BONUS FEATURES: Over 30 Scene Selections
Composer Biography
Story Synopsis
"Making Of..." Featurette
Dolby Digital Stereo Audio
Digitally Mastered Audio & Video
Multi-dimensional Interactive Menus
Instant Chapter Access to Songs
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Works on This Recording

1. Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 

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