Video — 2 videodiscs (ca. 292 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book
An opera in three acts by Richard Wagner to a German libretto by the composer, based largely on the romance by Gottfried von Strassburg, which in turn was based on the story of Tristan and Isolde as told in French by Thomas of Britain. The story of Tristan and Isolde was one of the quintessential romances of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.