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The Resource La bohème, music, Giacomo Puccini ; libretto, Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica ; from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

La bohème, music, Giacomo Puccini ; libretto, Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica ; from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Label
La bohème
Title
La bohème
Statement of responsibility
music, Giacomo Puccini ; libretto, Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica ; from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • spa
  • ita
  • ita
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
Summary
In an attic apartment in the Latin Quarter of Paris, a group of young artists are living together in poverty. Their neighbour, the little seamstress Mimi, introduces herself, seeking a light for her candle, when Rodolfo is left alone. They fall in love. At the Café Momus Rodolfo presents Mimi to his friends, while the singer Musetta abandons her elderly rich lover Alcindoro in order to join Marcello. Alcindoro is left to settle the bill for all of them. Time has passed. Mimi has lived with Rodolfo, but they quarrel, because of his apparent jealousy. He has planned to leave her, as we learn in a scene set on a cold winter morning by the city gates. Musetta, a contrast in character to the gentle Mimi, later returns to the attic apartment of the four young men, bringing with her the dying Mimi, whom they now try to comfort, but in vain, as she dies before their eyes of the consumption that has racked her
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Cataloging source
UPB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, John Copley ; designs, Julia Trevelyan Oman ; lighting design, John Charlton after William Bundy; film director, Robin Lough ; film producer, Frances Whitaker ; DVD producer, James Whitbourn
Date time place
Recorded in performance Dec. 19 and 21, 2009, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Language note
Sung in Italian; optional English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Teodor Ilincai (Rodolfo) ; Hibla Gerzmava (Mimi) ; Gabriele Viviani (Marcello) ; Inna Dukach (Musetta) ; Kostas Smoriginas (Colline) ; Jacques Imbrailo (Schaunard) ; Jeremy White (Benoit) ; Donald Maxwell (Alcindoro) ; Royal Opera Chorus ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; concert master, Peter Manning ; conductor, Andris Nelsons
Runtime
121
Technique
live action
Label
La bohème, music, Giacomo Puccini ; libretto, Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica ; from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 4 acts; libretto based on Henry Murger's Scènes de la vie de bohème
  • "Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true surround sound."
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German inserted in container
  • Includes cast gallery and interviews with John Copley and Andris Nelsons
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
1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478070603
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
BD 7060 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn696631332
System details
Blu-ray disc, widescreen; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
DVD
Label
La bohème, music, Giacomo Puccini ; libretto, Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica ; from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 4 acts; libretto based on Henry Murger's Scènes de la vie de bohème
  • "Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true surround sound."
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German inserted in container
  • Includes cast gallery and interviews with John Copley and Andris Nelsons
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
1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478070603
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
BD 7060 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn696631332
System details
Blu-ray disc, widescreen; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
DVD

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