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The Resource Les contes d'Hoffman : (the tales of Hoffmann), produced by BBC Television in association with NVC Arts ; producer, John Schlesinger ; directed for video by Brian Large

Les contes d'Hoffman : (the tales of Hoffmann), produced by BBC Television in association with NVC Arts ; producer, John Schlesinger ; directed for video by Brian Large

Label
Les contes d'Hoffman : (the tales of Hoffmann)
Title
Les contes d'Hoffman
Title remainder
(the tales of Hoffmann)
Statement of responsibility
produced by BBC Television in association with NVC Arts ; producer, John Schlesinger ; directed for video by Brian Large
Title variation
Tales of Hoffmann
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
Summary
The poet Hoffmann tells of three past loves and how each affair was thwarted by his rival
Related
Cataloging source
SVP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Jacques Offenbach ; scenery by William Dudley ; costumes by Maria Bjornson ; movement by Eleanor Fazan
Date time place
Videocassette release of a 1981 performance of Offenbach's opera Les contes d'Hoffmann, filmed at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Sung in French with English subtitles
PerformerNote
Plácido Domingo (Hoffmann), Luciana Serra (Olympia), Agnes Baltsa (Giulietta), Ileana Cotrubas (Antonia), Claire Powell (Nicklaus, the Muse), Geraint Evans (Coppélius), Siegmund Nimsgern (Dappertutto), Nicola Ghiuselev, Robert Lloyd (Lindorí), Robert Tear (Spalanzani), Philip Gelling (Schlemil), Francis Egerton (Pittichinaccio), Nicola Ghiuselev (Dr. Miracle), Gwynne Howell (Crespel), the Royal Opera chorus, orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor, Georges Prêtre
Runtime
150
Technique
live action
Label
Les contes d'Hoffman : (the tales of Hoffmann), produced by BBC Television in association with NVC Arts ; producer, John Schlesinger ; directed for video by Brian Large
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Libretto by Barbier and Carré based on the stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann
  • Hi-fi; Dolby system
  • Kultur: 2040, 2040V
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (ca. 150 min.)
Isbn
9780769720401
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
032031204034
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2040
  • 2040V
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370507332
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Les contes d'Hoffman : (the tales of Hoffmann), produced by BBC Television in association with NVC Arts ; producer, John Schlesinger ; directed for video by Brian Large
Publication
Note
  • Libretto by Barbier and Carré based on the stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann
  • Hi-fi; Dolby system
  • Kultur: 2040, 2040V
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (ca. 150 min.)
Isbn
9780769720401
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
032031204034
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2040
  • 2040V
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370507332
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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