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Susannah (DVD)

Item# 747313538157

Susannah (DVD)

Artists: Susan Hellman Spatafora, Todd Donovan, Scott Wichael, Anthony Wright Webb, Brian Wehrle
Directors: Michael Unger
Format: Classical, Widescreen, NTSC
Language: English
Subtitles: None
Dubbed: None
Region: All Regions
Number of discs: 1
Studio: Naxos
DVD Release Date: May 12, 2017
Run Time: 106 minutes

Carlisle Floyd is one of America`s foremost composers. Though he has also written in other forms, he is renowned for his operas, for which he also writes th elibretti. The most famous and popular is his third opera, Susannah, premiered in 1955 and the second most performed of all American operas. Updated and set in Tennessee, it is loosely based on the Apocryphal tale of Susannah and the Elders. The work is rooted in vernacular folk melodies and hymns and contains soaring melodic beauty.

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