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The Resource Carmen, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée ; stage director, Paul Mills ; video director, Brian Large ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul]

Carmen, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée ; stage director, Paul Mills ; video director, Brian Large ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul]

Label
Carmen
Title
Carmen
Statement of responsibility
the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée ; stage director, Paul Mills ; video director, Brian Large ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul]
Contributor
Choreographer
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Vocalist
Writer of accompanying material
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • fre
  • eng
  • ger
  • chi
  • fre
Summary
In 19th century Seville, Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don José, who abandons his career, his fiancée, and his dying mother for Carmen
Related
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set and costume designer, John Bury; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler ; camera, William Akerlund ... [et al.] ; chorus choreographer, Elizabeth Keen ; act II choreographer, Maria Benitez ; DVD producer, Pauline Heister
Date time place
Produced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, Feb. 1987
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Sung in French with optional French, English, German, and Chinese subtitles
LC call number
M1500.B54
LC item number
C3 L4
PerformerNote
Agnes Baltsa (Carmen), Leona Mitchell (Micaëla), José Carreras (Don José), Samuel Ramey (Escamillo), Myra Merritt (Frasquita), Diane Kesling (Mercédès), Anthony Laciura (Remendado), Bruce Hubbard (Dancaïre), Vernon Hartman (Moralès), Ara Berberian (Zuniga), Nico Castel (Lillas Pastia), Charles Duval (mountain guide) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus, Orchestra and Ballet ; James Levine, conductor
Runtime
172
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Carmen, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée ; stage director, Paul Mills ; video director, Brian Large ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Some credits from booklet
  • Program notes and synopsis by Karl Dietrich Gräwe in English, German and French (23 p. : ill.) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007300091
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
440 073 000-9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45952561
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn747602072
System details
DVD; NTSC; region code 0; aspect ratio 4:3; PCM stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Carmen, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée ; stage director, Paul Mills ; video director, Brian Large ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul]
Publication
Note
  • Some credits from booklet
  • Program notes and synopsis by Karl Dietrich Gräwe in English, German and French (23 p. : ill.) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007300091
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
440 073 000-9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45952561
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn747602072
System details
DVD; NTSC; region code 0; aspect ratio 4:3; PCM stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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