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Simon Boccanegra [videorecording] / the Metropolitan Opera.

Publication:
Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon Video ; New York : Manufactured and marketed by PolyGram Video, [1996?]
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (141 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in.
Subjects:
Operas.
Boccanegra, Simone, d. 1363 -- Drama.
Language:
Sung in Italian, with English subtitles.
System Details:
Laser optical CLV, extended play, NTSC; digital stereo. sound, CX noise reduction.
Summary:
Simon Boccanegra is a complex man ruled by love of family and devotion to country. The music of Simon Boccanegra vividly embodies the tangled personal passions and political rivalries of Renaissance Italy.
Participant:
Vladimir Chernov, Kiri Te Kanawa, Robert Lloyd, Plácido Domingo ; supporting vocal soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor.
Credits:
Stage production, Giancarlo del Monaco ; producer, Louisa Briccetti ; video director, Brian Large ; editor, Gary Bradley.
Notes:
Opera in a prologue and 3 acts.
Music composed by Giuseppe Verdi; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and Arrigo Bioto.
Program notes (12 p.) in English and French.
Produced January, 1995 at the Metropolitan Opera, New York.
Contributor:
Large, Brian.
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918.
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876.
Levine, James, 1943-2021.
Chernov, Vladimir, 1953-
Te Kanawa, Kiri.
Lloyd, Robert, 1940-
Domingo, Plácido, 1941-
Del Monaco, Giancarlo, 1943-
Briccetti, Louisa.
Bradley, Gary.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
PolyGram Video (Firm)
Deutsche Grammophon Video.
Contains:
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Simon Boccanegra.
OCLC:
36983329
Publisher Number:
044007254516
440 072 545-1 Deutsche Grammophon Video
Access Restriction:
"May be shown in private homes only"--Container.
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