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Owen Wingrave [videorecording] / Britten.

Publication:
London : Decca, c2009.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series:
Britten-Pears Collection.
The Britten-Pears collection
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Subjects:
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Owen Wingrave.
Operas.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. Owen Wingrave.
Form/Genre:
Operas
Nonfiction television programs
Language:
Sung & narrated in English; subtitles in English, French, German & Spanish.
System Details:
DVD; soundtracks in LPCM mono, enhanced Dolby mono; aspect ratio 4:3.
Contents:
Also includes: Extracts from "Music Now" ("Music on Two") from May 9, 1971 : John Amis speaking about the opera and talking with Graham, Piper, Pears & Large, & John Culshaw speaking with Britten (15:38).
Participant:
Benjamin Luxon, John Shirley-Quirk, Nigel Douglas, Sylvia Fisher, Heather Harper, Jennifer Vyvyan, Janet Baker, Peter Pears ; narrator : Pears ; Wandsworth School Boys' Choir ; English Chamber Orchestra ; the composer, conductor.
Credits:
Directed by Brian Large & Colin Graham ; stage design : David Myerscough-Jones ; costumes : Charles Knode ; lighting : Hubert Cartwright.
Notes:
Opera for television in 2 acts.
Libretto by Myfanwy Piper, based on the short story by Henry James.
Program notes by Philip Reed & synopsis by Sue Baxter in English, French & German inserted in container.
First broadcast by BBC Two from The Maltings, Snape, on May 16, 1971.
Contributor:
Piper, Myfanwy. , Librettist
Large, Brian. , Director
Graham, Colin, 1931-2007 , Director
Myerscough-Jones, David. , Designer
Knode, Charles. , Costume designer
Cartwright, Hubert. , Lighting designer
Amis, John. , Commentator
Luxon, Benjamin. , Performer
Shirley-Quirk, John. , Performer
Douglas, Nigel. , Performer
Fisher, Sylvia, 1910-1996. , Performer
Harper, Heather. , Performer
Vyvyan, Jennifer, 1925-1974. , Performer
Baker, Janet. , Performer
Pears, Peter, Sir. , Performer
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 , Conductor
Culshaw, John.
James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Wandsworth School. Boys' Choir. , Performer
English Chamber Orchestra. , Performer
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Decca Record Company.
Contains:
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Owen Wingrave.
OCLC:
320052851
Publisher Number:
044007433300
074 3330 Decca