Category: World Puppetry Videos

Amazing archive footage of Chinese Zhangzhou Puppets 1962
Zhangzhou puppet head carving is a special workmanship of props making for puppet show. It is one of the folk arts and crafts mainly spreading over Zhangzhou, Xiamen, Quanzhou and their surrounding areas of Fujian Province. Zhangzhou puppet carving, which originated in the Jin Dynasty and flourished in the Tang Dynasty, has enjoyed a history of nearly 2,000 years.

Zhangzhou puppet head carving is a special workmanship of props making for puppet show. It is one of the folk arts and crafts mainly spreading over Zhangzhou, Xiamen, Quanzhou and their surrounding areas of Fujian Province. Zhangzhou puppet carving, which originated in the Jin Dynasty and flourished in the Tang Dynasty, has enjoyed a history of nearly 2,000 years.

Nutcracker / Salzburg Marionette Theater
Salzburg Marionette Theatre was established in 1913 and is one of the oldest continuing marionette theatres in the world. performs a large repertoire of operas, ballets and productions for children, using marionettes

Salzburg Marionette Theatre was established in 1913 and is one of the oldest continuing marionette theatres in the world. performs a large repertoire of operas, ballets and productions for children, using marionettes

Salzburg Marionette Theatre -Marriage Of Figaro Carlo Maria Giulini
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro) Performed by the Salzburg Marionette Theatre and the Philarmonic Orchestra and Choir London, conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini Text and Narrator - Sir Peter Ustinov Figaro - Giuseppe Taddei Susanna - Anna Moffo Il conte d'Almaviva - Eberhard Wachter La Contessa - Fiorenza Cassotto Bartolo - Ivo Vinco Marcellina - Dora Gatta Don Basilio / Don Curzio - Renato Ercolani Barbarina - Elisabetta Fusco Antonio - Piero Cappuccilli Due Ragazze - Gillian Spencer & Diana Gillingham

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Le Nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)
Performed by the Salzburg Marionette Theatre and the Philarmonic Orchestra and Choir London, conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini
Text and Narrator – Sir Peter Ustinov
Figaro – Giuseppe Taddei
Susanna – Anna Moffo
Il conte d’Almaviva – Eberhard Wachter
La Contessa – Fiorenza Cassotto
Bartolo – Ivo Vinco
Marcellina – Dora Gatta
Don Basilio / Don Curzio – Renato Ercolani
Barbarina – Elisabetta Fusco
Antonio – Piero Cappuccilli
Due Ragazze – Gillian Spencer & Diana Gillingham