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The Resource The ghosts of Versailles, music by John Corigliano ; libretto by William M. Hoffmann [sic] ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, Colin Graham ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; Brian Large, director ; producers, Daniel Anker, Suzanne Gooch

The ghosts of Versailles, music by John Corigliano ; libretto by William M. Hoffmann [sic] ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, Colin Graham ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; Brian Large, director ; producers, Daniel Anker, Suzanne Gooch

Label
The ghosts of Versailles
Title
The ghosts of Versailles
Statement of responsibility
music by John Corigliano ; libretto by William M. Hoffmann [sic] ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, Colin Graham ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; Brian Large, director ; producers, Daniel Anker, Suzanne Gooch
Contributor
Choreographer
Conductor
Director
Designer
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A grand opera buffa in two acts suggested by Le mère coupable of Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set and costume designer, John Conklin ; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler ; choreographer, Debra Brown ; editor, Gary Bradley ; camera, William Akerlund ... [et al.]
Date time place
Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, January 1992
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Sung in English; optional subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Teresa Stratas (Marie Antoinette) ; Renée Fleming (Rosina/Countess Almaviva) ; Marilyn Horne (Samira) ; Graham Clark (Bégearss) ; Gino Quilico (Figaro) ; Håkan Hagegård (Beaumarchais) ; Tracy Dahl (Florestine) ; Stella Zambalis (Cherubino) ; Judith Christin (Susanna) ; Jane Shaulis (A woman in a hat) ; Peter Kazaras (Count Almaviva) ; Neil Rosenshein (Leon) ; Richard Drews (The marquis) ; James Courtney (Louis XVI) ; Ara Berberian (Suleyman Pasha) ; Wilbur Pauley (Wilhelm) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet ; James Levine, conductor
Runtime
180
Series statement
James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met
Technique
live action
Label
The ghosts of Versailles, music by John Corigliano ; libretto by William M. Hoffmann [sic] ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, Colin Graham ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; Brian Large, director ; producers, Daniel Anker, Suzanne Gooch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "World premiere recording"--Container
  • Program notes and synopsis in English inserted in container
  • Previously issued on videocassette by Deutsche Grammophon in 1993
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
2 videodiscs (180 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 811357013298
  • 811357013557
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
811357013298
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn798975362
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD; LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The ghosts of Versailles, music by John Corigliano ; libretto by William M. Hoffmann [sic] ; the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, Colin Graham ; a Metropolitan Opera Television production ; Brian Large, director ; producers, Daniel Anker, Suzanne Gooch
Publication
Note
  • "World premiere recording"--Container
  • Program notes and synopsis in English inserted in container
  • Previously issued on videocassette by Deutsche Grammophon in 1993
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
2 videodiscs (180 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 811357013298
  • 811357013557
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
811357013298
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn798975362
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD; LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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