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The Resource Peter Grimes, by Benjamin Britten ; text by Montagu Slater ; a production for television from the Maltings, Snape ; staged by Joan Cross ; a BBC TV production in conjunction with NET, New York [and] CBC, Toronto

Peter Grimes, by Benjamin Britten ; text by Montagu Slater ; a production for television from the Maltings, Snape ; staged by Joan Cross ; a BBC TV production in conjunction with NET, New York [and] CBC, Toronto

Label
Peter Grimes
Title
Peter Grimes
Statement of responsibility
by Benjamin Britten ; text by Montagu Slater ; a production for television from the Maltings, Snape ; staged by Joan Cross ; a BBC TV production in conjunction with NET, New York [and] CBC, Toronto
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"Fisherman Peter Grimes is ostracized following the death of his apprentice. Despite the friendship of the schoolteacher Ellen Orford, Grimes is pursued by the village, finally descending into madness and inevitable tragedy"--Container
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
BUF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, John Culshaw ; director, Brian Large
Date time place
Recorded at Snape Maltings, February 24-28, 1969; first broadcast on BBC Two, Nov. 2, 1969
Language note
Sung in English; with optional subtitles in English, French, German and Spanish
LC call number
M1500.B827
LC item number
P484 2008
PerformerNote
Peter Pears (Peter Grimes) ; Heather Harper (Ellen Orford) ; Bryan Drake (Captain Balstrode) ; Elizabeth Bainbridge (Auntie) ; Ann Robson (Mrs. Sedley) ; Owen Brannigan (Swallow) ; additional soloists ; Ambrosian Opera Chorus ; London Symphony Orchestra ; the composer conducting
Runtime
142
Series statement
The Britten-Pears collection
Technique
live action
Label
Peter Grimes, by Benjamin Britten ; text by Montagu Slater ; a production for television from the Maltings, Snape ; staged by Joan Cross ; a BBC TV production in conjunction with NET, New York [and] CBC, Toronto
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Television adaptation of Britten's opera
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, French and German (27 pages) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 22 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007432617
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
074 3261
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn851379447
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD, all region; NTSC; aspect ratio 4:3; Dolby digital enhanced mono.; LPCM mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Peter Grimes, by Benjamin Britten ; text by Montagu Slater ; a production for television from the Maltings, Snape ; staged by Joan Cross ; a BBC TV production in conjunction with NET, New York [and] CBC, Toronto
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Television adaptation of Britten's opera
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, French and German (27 pages) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 22 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007432617
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
074 3261
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn851379447
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD, all region; NTSC; aspect ratio 4:3; Dolby digital enhanced mono.; LPCM mono
Video recording format
DVD

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