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Aïda [electronic resource] : an opera in four acts / by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto, Antonio Ghislanzoni.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Standardized Title:
Aïda
Publication:
Waldron, England : Opus Arte, c2004.
Series:
Opera in video
Format/Description:
Video
1 streaming video (ca. 186 min.)
Subjects:
Operas.
Language:
Sung in Italian, documentary feature spoken in English; subtitles in Catalan, German, English, Spanish, and French.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
Set in ancient Egypt, this opera tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard for a slave girl, Aïda. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aïda who dies with him.
Credits:
A Gran Teatre del Liceu, Opus Arte production ; in association with BBC Worldwide ; stage director, José Antonio Gutiérrez.
Notes:
Extra features: cast gallery; set gallery; illustrated synopsis; Josep Mestres Cabanes at the Liceu (documentary feature).
Program notes by Isidre Bravo in English, French, and German (24 p. : col. ill.).
This production recreates "the historic paper trompe- l'oeil sets painted between 1936-45 by Josep Mestres Cabanes, the last representative of the old Catalan school of scenography"--Original container.
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Opera in video). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Armiliato, Fabio.
Castells, Jordi.
Dessì, Daniela.
Fadó, Josep.
Faura, Albert.
Fiorillo, Elisabetta.
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893.
Gómez Martínez, Miguel.
Gutiérrez, José Antonio.
Mestres Cabanes, José, 1898-1990.
Nebot, Ana.
Oller, Ramón.
Palatchi, Stefano.
Pons, Juan.
Scandiuzzi, Roberto, 1958-
Squarciapino, Franca.
Alexander Street Press.
BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona, Spain)
Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona, Spain). Cor.
Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona, Spain). Orquestra Simfònica.
Opus Arte (Firm)
OCLC:
649688933
Publisher Number:
809478000945
OA 0894 D Opus Arte
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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