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The Resource Nixon in China, Adams ; [WNET/New York and Houston Grand Opera ; director, Peter Sellars ; for television: producer, Michael Bronson ; director, Brian Large ; writer, Gerald Fitzgerald]

Nixon in China, Adams ; [WNET/New York and Houston Grand Opera ; director, Peter Sellars ; for television: producer, Michael Bronson ; director, Brian Large ; writer, Gerald Fitzgerald]

Label
Nixon in China
Title
Nixon in China
Statement of responsibility
Adams ; [WNET/New York and Houston Grand Opera ; director, Peter Sellars ; for television: producer, Michael Bronson ; director, Brian Large ; writer, Gerald Fitzgerald]
Creator
Contributor
Screenwriter
Choreographer
Conductor
Dancer
Director
Librettist
Producer
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Walter Cronkite provides historical background and narrates this grand opera depicting U.S. President Richard Nixon's historic state visit to mainland China in February 1972. Features the Houston Grand Opera Chorus, the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, and dancers Heather Toma and Steven Ochoa
Member of
Cataloging source
BCO
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Conductor, John DeMain ; music by John Adams ; libretto by Alice Goodman ; choreography, Mark Morris
Dewey number
792.542
LC call number
M1500.A575
LC item number
N58 2000
PerformerNote
James Maddalena, Carolann Page, John Duykers, Sanford Sylvan, Trudy Ellen Craney, Thomas Hammons
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
Technique
live action
Label
Nixon in China, Adams ; [WNET/New York and Houston Grand Opera ; director, Peter Sellars ; for television: producer, Michael Bronson ; director, Brian Large ; writer, Gerald Fitzgerald]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This disc is a DVD-R and may fail to play on some DVD equipment
  • A broadcast of the program Great Performances, April 15, 1988 by PBS
  • Previously released on VHS in 1988 by Houston Grand Opera
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVDWW109
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54667414
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn708070576
System details
DVD-R
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Nixon in China, Adams ; [WNET/New York and Houston Grand Opera ; director, Peter Sellars ; for television: producer, Michael Bronson ; director, Brian Large ; writer, Gerald Fitzgerald]
Publication
Note
  • This disc is a DVD-R and may fail to play on some DVD equipment
  • A broadcast of the program Great Performances, April 15, 1988 by PBS
  • Previously released on VHS in 1988 by Houston Grand Opera
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVDWW109
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm54667414
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn708070576
System details
DVD-R
Video recording format
DVD

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