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The Resource The first emperor, composed and conducted by Tan Dun ; libretto by Ha Jin and Tan Dun ; production by Zhang Yimou ; directed by Brian Large ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York

The first emperor, composed and conducted by Tan Dun ; libretto by Ha Jin and Tan Dun ; production by Zhang Yimou ; directed by Brian Large ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York

Label
The first emperor
Title
The first emperor
Statement of responsibility
composed and conducted by Tan Dun ; libretto by Ha Jin and Tan Dun ; production by Zhang Yimou ; directed by Brian Large ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York
Contributor
Choreographer
Conductor
Dancer
Designer
Director
Host
Interviewer
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set designer, Fan Yue ; costume designer, Emi Wada ; lighting designer, Duane Schuler ; co-director, Wang Chaoge ; choreographer, Dou Dou Huang
Date time place
Recording: live from the Met, 13 January 2007
Language note
  • Sung in English ; subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish
  • Program notes and synopsis in English (9 p.) inserted in container
PerformerNote
Plácido Domingo (Emperor Qin) ; Elizabeth Futral (Princess Yueyang, daughter of the emperor) ; Michelle DeYoung (Shaman) ; Paul Groves (Gao Jianli, a musician) ; Hao Jiang Tian (General Wang) ; Wu Hsing-Kuo (Yin-Yang Master, official geomancer) ; Susan Mentzer (Mother of Yueyang) ; Haijing Fu (Chief Minister) ; Danrell Williams (Guard) ; Dou Dou Huang (principal dancer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Ballet ; Tan Dun, conductor ; Zhang Ziyi, host ; Beverly Sills, special interviewer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1956-
  • 1941-
  • 1954-
  • 1953-
  • 1979-
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tan, Dun
  • Jin, Ha
  • Zhang, Yimou,
  • Large, Brian,
  • Domingo, Plácido
  • Futral, Elizabeth,
  • DeYoung, Michelle,
  • Groves, Paul
  • Tian, Hao Jiang
  • Wu, Xingguo
  • Mentzer, Susanne,
  • Fu, Haijing,
  • Williams, Danrell,
  • Huang, Dou Dou,
  • Zhang, Ziyi
  • Wada, Emi,
  • Schuler, Duane,
  • Sills, Beverly,
  • Tan, Dun
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
177
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Technique
live action
Label
The first emperor, composed and conducted by Tan Dun ; libretto by Ha Jin and Tan Dun ; production by Zhang Yimou ; directed by Brian Large ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Opera in two acts, based on Historical Records by Sima Qian (c.145-85 BCE) and the screenplay The legend of the bloody Zheng by Lu Wei
  • Bonus: The first emperor: in rehearsal at the Met ; Backstage at the Met with Beverly Sills and Plácido Domingo
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
261139752
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (177 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
509992151995
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The first emperor, composed and conducted by Tan Dun ; libretto by Ha Jin and Tan Dun ; production by Zhang Yimou ; directed by Brian Large ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Opera in two acts, based on Historical Records by Sima Qian (c.145-85 BCE) and the screenplay The legend of the bloody Zheng by Lu Wei
  • Bonus: The first emperor: in rehearsal at the Met ; Backstage at the Met with Beverly Sills and Plácido Domingo
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
261139752
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (177 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
509992151995
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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