Complete performance of two operas by composer John Cage, entitled Europera’s. By means of stop motion, the pieces by the American avant-garde composer are reduced to a few minutes in this experimental film. Sequel to Wagner’s Ring, for which Cage commissioned director Frank Scheffer to condense Richard Wagner’s opera Der Ring des Nibelungen into a short film experience.

Credits

Sound Design
Muziek
Production company
Allegri Film

Title: Stoperas 1 & 2
Year: 1987
Duration : 3 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 1991

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