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The Resource Billy Budd, Britten

Billy Budd, Britten

Label
Billy Budd
Title
Billy Budd
Statement of responsibility
Britten
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
OWL
Credits note
Libretto by E. M. Forster and Eric Crozier, after the story by Herman Melville
Date time place
Live recording 25 to 31 May 1997, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester UK. World premiere of the original version. "This is the first recording of the original version of Billy Budd made expressly for commercial release."--Container note
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Thomas Hampson, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Eric Halvarson, Russell Smythe, Gidon Saks, Simon Wilding, Martyn Hill, Christopher Maltman, Andrew Burden, Willim Dazeley, Christopher Gillet ; Manchester Boys Choir ; Hallé Orchestra & Choir ; Kent Nagano, director
Label
Billy Budd, Britten
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera
  • Sung in English
  • Compact discs (DDD)
  • Program notes and lyrics in English, French, and German on insert in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 3021
Other control number
3984216312
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
3984-21631-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (NNC)notisANK8601
  • (OCoLC)ocm39394269
  • (OCoLC)ocn370560517
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Billy Budd, Britten
Publication
Note
  • Opera
  • Sung in English
  • Compact discs (DDD)
  • Program notes and lyrics in English, French, and German on insert in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 3021
Other control number
3984216312
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
3984-21631-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (NNC)notisANK8601
  • (OCoLC)ocm39394269
  • (OCoLC)ocn370560517
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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