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The Resource Simon Boccanegra, Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto, Francesco Maria Piave, Arrigo Boito ; production, Tito Capobianco ; producer, Samuel J. Paul ; directed by Brian Large

Simon Boccanegra, Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto, Francesco Maria Piave, Arrigo Boito ; production, Tito Capobianco ; producer, Samuel J. Paul ; directed by Brian Large

Label
Simon Boccanegra
Title
Simon Boccanegra
Statement of responsibility
Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto, Francesco Maria Piave, Arrigo Boito ; production, Tito Capobianco ; producer, Samuel J. Paul ; directed by Brian Large
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Contributor
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Publisher
Production personnel
Performer
Producer
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • ita
Summary
Simon Boccanegra, Doge of Genoa, is one of Verdi's most profound characters, a complex man ruled by love of family and devotion to country. The compelling, richly colored music of Simon Boccanegra vividly embodies the tangled personal passions and political rivalries of Renaissance Italy
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Member of
Cataloging source
INT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Bill Akerlund ... [et al.] ; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler
Date time place
Taped at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City on December 29, 1984
Language note
Sung in Italian with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Maria) ; Sherrill Milnes (Simon) ; Vasile Moldoveanu (Gabriele) ; Paul Plishka (Jacopo) ; Richard J. Clark (Paolo) ; James Courtney (Pietro) ; Robert Nagy (a captain) ; Dawn Upshaw (lady in waiting) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor
Runtime
150
Technique
live action
Label
Simon Boccanegra, Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto, Francesco Maria Piave, Arrigo Boito ; production, Tito Capobianco ; producer, Samuel J. Paul ; directed by Brian Large
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in a prologue and three acts
  • Originally broadcast by PBS on April 17, 1985 in the Live from the Met series
  • Introduction and synopsis (1 folded sheet ([6] p.) : ill. ; 19 cm.) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Formerly MLL DVD 610.
Other control number
013023146297
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PC-114620
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373681377
System details
DVD, Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Simon Boccanegra, Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto, Francesco Maria Piave, Arrigo Boito ; production, Tito Capobianco ; producer, Samuel J. Paul ; directed by Brian Large
Publication
Note
  • Opera in a prologue and three acts
  • Originally broadcast by PBS on April 17, 1985 in the Live from the Met series
  • Introduction and synopsis (1 folded sheet ([6] p.) : ill. ; 19 cm.) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Formerly MLL DVD 610.
Other control number
013023146297
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PC-114620
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373681377
System details
DVD, Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc

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