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The Resource Manon Lescaut, NVC Arts ; produced by BBC-TV in association with Covent Garden Video Productions Ltd. ; from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden ; by Giacomo Puccini ; producer, Götz Friedrich ; directed [for video] by Humphrey Burton

Manon Lescaut, NVC Arts ; produced by BBC-TV in association with Covent Garden Video Productions Ltd. ; from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden ; by Giacomo Puccini ; producer, Götz Friedrich ; directed [for video] by Humphrey Burton

Label
Manon Lescaut
Title
Manon Lescaut
Statement of responsibility
NVC Arts ; produced by BBC-TV in association with Covent Garden Video Productions Ltd. ; from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden ; by Giacomo Puccini ; producer, Götz Friedrich ; directed [for video] by Humphrey Burton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
The Chevalier des Grieux meets and seduces the young Manon when she is being escorted by her brother to a convent. Manon lives with des Grieux in Paris, but leaves him for a rich admirer. She is later arrested, charged with prostitution, and deported to Louisiana. Des Grieux accompanies her and during an escape attempt she dies in his arms
Cataloging source
IAD
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1858-1924
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Puccini, Giacomo
Credits note
Senior cameraman, Paul Harding ; videotape editor, Derek Orman
Date time place
Videodisc release of the performance of the Hamburg State Opera's production of Puccini's opera Manon Lescaut, performed in 1983 at the Royal Opera House Convent Garden
Language note
Sung in Italian with optional English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, or Japanese subtitles
PerformerNote
Plácido Domingo (Chevalier Renato Des Grieux), Kiri Te Kanawa (Manon Lescaut), Thomas Allen (Lescaut), Forbes Robinson (Geronie Di Ravoir), Robin Leggate (Edmondo), George MacPherson, John Fryatt, Anna Cooper, Handel Thomas, Mark Curtis, Roderick Earle, Paschal Allen ; children from Burlington Danes School ; the Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor, Giuseppe Sinopoli
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-
  • 1941-
  • 1944-
  • 1697-1763
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Friedrich, Götz
  • Burton, Humphrey
  • Domingo, Plácido
  • Te Kanawa, Kiri
  • Allen, Thomas
  • Sinopoli, Giuseppe
  • Prévost
  • NVC Arts (Firm)
  • Royal Opera House (London, England)
  • Royal Opera House (London, England)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Covent Garden Video Productions
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Manon Lescaut, NVC Arts ; produced by BBC-TV in association with Covent Garden Video Productions Ltd. ; from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden ; by Giacomo Puccini ; producer, Götz Friedrich ; directed [for video] by Humphrey Burton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by the Abbé Prévost; libretto by Oliva and Illica Praga
  • Kultur: D2041
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
53828139
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780769776224
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031204195
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
D2041
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Manon Lescaut, NVC Arts ; produced by BBC-TV in association with Covent Garden Video Productions Ltd. ; from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden ; by Giacomo Puccini ; producer, Götz Friedrich ; directed [for video] by Humphrey Burton
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by the Abbé Prévost; libretto by Oliva and Illica Praga
  • Kultur: D2041
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
53828139
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780769776224
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031204195
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
D2041
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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