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The Resource Carmen : opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts / [music by] Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée ; production by Richard Eyre ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with Thirteen for WNET.ORG

Carmen : opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts / [music by] Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée ; production by Richard Eyre ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with Thirteen for WNET.ORG

Label
Carmen : opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts / [music by] Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée ; production by Richard Eyre ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with Thirteen for WNET.ORG
Title
Carmen
Title remainder
opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts / [music by] Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée ; production by Richard Eyre ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with Thirteen for WNET.ORG
Title variation
Metropolitan Opera presents
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
  • spa
  • chi
  • fre
Summary
Carmen, a beautiful sultry gypsy, woos the corporal Don José. Their relationship leads to his rejection of his former love, mutiny against his superior, and joining a gang of smugglers. His jelousy when she turns from him to the bullfighter Escamillo leads him to murder Carmen
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Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set & costume designer, Rob Howell ; lighting designer, Peter Mumford ; choreographer, Christopher Wheeldon
Date time place
Filmed live in HD transmission at the Metropolitan Opera on Jan. 16, 2010, for Great performances
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Sung in French; French, German, English, Spanish or Chinese subtitles; spoken commentary in English
LC call number
M1500.B59
LC item number
C37 2010
PerformerNote
Elīna Garanča (Carmen) ; Roberto Alagna (Don José) ; Barbara Frittoli (Michaëla) ; Teddy Tohu Rhodes (Escamillo) ; Keith Miller (Zuniga) ; supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet ; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor ; host, Renée Fleming
Runtime
167
Series statement
The Metropolitan Opera HD live
Technique
live action
Label
Carmen : opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts / [music by] Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée ; production by Richard Eyre ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with Thirteen for WNET.ORG
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from booklet
  • "This version of Carmen uses, in part, the critical edition by Fritz Oeser"--End credits
  • "Carmen exists in an independent universe where her existence is defined by her desire for men and their desire for her, always on her terms. And she burns up whomever she desires."--Booklet
  • Program notes and synopsis in English (20 p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container
  • Bonus material (in English): Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna backstage with Renée Fleming. Backstage at the Met with host Renée Fleming: Yannick Nézet-Séguin ; Barbara Frittoli and Teddy Tahu Rhodes ; Christopher Wheeldon
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (167 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007345818
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B0014311-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn665177103
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn793735980
System details
DVD; picture format NTSC, 16:9; sound formats: PCM stereo., DTS 5.1; region code 0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Carmen : opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts / [music by] Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée ; production by Richard Eyre ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with Thirteen for WNET.ORG
Publication
Note
  • Title from booklet
  • "This version of Carmen uses, in part, the critical edition by Fritz Oeser"--End credits
  • "Carmen exists in an independent universe where her existence is defined by her desire for men and their desire for her, always on her terms. And she burns up whomever she desires."--Booklet
  • Program notes and synopsis in English (20 p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container
  • Bonus material (in English): Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna backstage with Renée Fleming. Backstage at the Met with host Renée Fleming: Yannick Nézet-Séguin ; Barbara Frittoli and Teddy Tahu Rhodes ; Christopher Wheeldon
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (167 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007345818
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B0014311-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn665177103
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn793735980
System details
DVD; picture format NTSC, 16:9; sound formats: PCM stereo., DTS 5.1; region code 0
Video recording format
DVD

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