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The Resource Thaïs, music by Jules Massenet ; libretto by Louis Gallet, based on the novel by Anatole France ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera

Thaïs, music by Jules Massenet ; libretto by Louis Gallet, based on the novel by Anatole France ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera

Label
Thaïs
Title
Thaïs
Statement of responsibility
music by Jules Massenet ; libretto by Louis Gallet, based on the novel by Anatole France ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • fre
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • spa
  • fre
Related
Cataloging source
UNL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Gary Halvorson ; production, John Cox ; lighting designer, Duane Schuler ; choreographer, Sara Jo Slate ; music producer, Jay David Saks ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Victoria Warivonchik
Date time place
Filmed Dec. 20, 2008
Language note
Sung in French; subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, and Chinese
PerformerNote
Renée Fleming (Thaïs) ; Thomas Hampson (Athanaël) ; Michael Schade (Nicias) ; Alain Vernhes (Palémon) ; Alyson Cambridge (Crobyle) ; Ginger Costa-Jackson (Myrtale) ; Trevor Scheunemann (Guard) ; Leah Partridge (La Charmeuse) ; Maria Zifchak (Albine) ; Daniel Clark Smith, Roger Andrews, Kurt Phinney, Richard Pearson, Craig Montgomery (Cenobite Monks) ; Zahra Hashemian, solo dancer ; David Chan, violin solo ; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Ballet ; Donald Palumbo, chorus master ; Jesús López-Cobos, conductor
Runtime
138
Technique
live action
Label
Thaïs, music by Jules Massenet ; libretto by Louis Gallet, based on the novel by Anatole France ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in three acts and seven scenes
  • Program notes and synopsis in English (14 p. : port. ; 18 cm.) in container
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 (138 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007433553
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B0013884-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn505718868
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn649616011
System details
DVD; region code 0; aspect ratio 16:9, anamorphic widescreen; NTSC; soundtracks in LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; high-definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Thaïs, music by Jules Massenet ; libretto by Louis Gallet, based on the novel by Anatole France ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera
Publication
Note
  • Opera in three acts and seven scenes
  • Program notes and synopsis in English (14 p. : port. ; 18 cm.) in container
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 (138 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007433553
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B0013884-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn505718868
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn649616011
System details
DVD; region code 0; aspect ratio 16:9, anamorphic widescreen; NTSC; soundtracks in LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; high-definition
Video recording format
DVD

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