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The Resource Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, composer, John Adams ; libretto, Peter Sellars from original sources ; stage director, Peter Sellars

Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, composer, John Adams ; libretto, Peter Sellars from original sources ; stage director, Peter Sellars

Label
Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts
Title
Doctor Atomic
Title remainder
opera in two acts
Statement of responsibility
composer, John Adams ; libretto, Peter Sellars from original sources ; stage director, Peter Sellars
Creator
Contributor
Choreographer
Conductor
Director
Designer
Interviewee
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • dut
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
J. Robert Oppenheimer began an experiment that formed a threat to the whole of humanity, and whose scientific results still do today. The question of the moral implications of the atomic bomb is raised in Adams opera
Related
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Sets, Adrianne Lobel ; costumes, Dunya Ramicova ; lighting, James F. Ingalls ; choreography, Lucinda Childs ; sound, Mark Grey ; co-production of San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago and De Nederlandse Opera
Date time place
Recorded live at Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam, 7, 25 & 29 June 2007
Intended audience
Warning: contains graphic wartime images
Language note
Sung in English; subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Dutch
LC call number
M1500.A2
LC item number
D63 2008
PerformerNote
Gerald Finley (J. Robert Oppenheimer) ; Jessica Rivera (Kitty Oppenheimer) ; Eric Owens (General Leslie Groves) ; Richard Paul Fink (Edward Teller) ; James Maddalena (Jack Hubbard) ; Thomas Glenn (Robert Wilson) ; Jay Hunter Morris (Captain James Nolan) ; Ellen Rabiner (Pasqualita) ; Ruud van Eijk (Lieutenant Bush) ; Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest ; Koor van De Nederlands Opera ; Lawrence Renes, conductor
Runtime
230
Technique
live action
Label
Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, composer, John Adams ; libretto, Peter Sellars from original sources ; stage director, Peter Sellars
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Extra features: illustrated synopsis; cast gallery; mini documentaries about the opera, the cast, the composer and the director; interview with Peter Sellars, librettist & stage director
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 (ca. 230 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478009986
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
0A 0998 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn260605591
  • (OCoLC)ocn373753418
System details
DVD; LPCM stereo., digital DTS surround; aspect ratio 16/9 anamorphic; double layer disc; all regions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, composer, John Adams ; libretto, Peter Sellars from original sources ; stage director, Peter Sellars
Publication
Note
Extra features: illustrated synopsis; cast gallery; mini documentaries about the opera, the cast, the composer and the director; interview with Peter Sellars, librettist & stage director
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 (ca. 230 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478009986
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
0A 0998 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn260605591
  • (OCoLC)ocn373753418
System details
DVD; LPCM stereo., digital DTS surround; aspect ratio 16/9 anamorphic; double layer disc; all regions
Video recording format
DVD

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