The Resource An index of metals : video-opera, 2003, Fausto Romitelli, Paolo Pachini

An index of metals : video-opera, 2003, Fausto Romitelli, Paolo Pachini

Label
An index of metals : video-opera, 2003
Title
An index of metals
Title remainder
video-opera, 2003
Statement of responsibility
Fausto Romitelli, Paolo Pachini
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-2004
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Romitelli, Fausto
Credits note
Conception, Fausto Romitelli & Paolo Pachini ; music, Fausto Romitelli ; text, Kenka Lèkovich ; video, Pailo Pachini & Leonardo Romoli ; musical computering, Stefano Bonetti & Paolo Pachini ; techno intermissions, Pan Sonic ; stage and coordination, Tom Bruwier
Date time place
Recorded live, Oct. 11, 2004, Auditorium di Milano
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in English
LC call number
M1500.R665
LC item number
I53 2005
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Donatienne Michel-Dansac, soprano ; Ictus ; Georges-Élie Octors, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pachini, Paolo
  • Leković, Kenka
  • Romoli, Leonardo
  • Michel-Dansac, Donatienne
  • Octors, Georges-Elie
  • Ictus (Musical group)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Mixed media (Music)
  • Mixed media (Music)
  • Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
An index of metals : video-opera, 2003, Fausto Romitelli, Paolo Pachini
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • For soprano, instrumental ensemble, multimedia projection, and electronics
  • "The aim of 'Index of metals' is to turn the secular form of opera into an experience of total perception, plunging the spectator into an incandescent matter that is both luminous and sonorous, a magma of flowing sounds, shapes and colours, with no narrative but that of hypnosis, possession and trance"--Preliminary notes by Fausto Romitelli on the Cypres website (viewed on Sept. 26, 2008)
  • Subtitle from insert
  • Compact disc and DVD
  • The DVD contains the original version conceived for 3 big screens (viewable on computer), and also a single-screen version (viewable with DVD player and television)
  • Texts for 3 songs for an index of metals by Kenka Lèkovich, program notes in Dutch, French, English and Italian (38 p. : port., ill.) inserted in container
  • "The DVD chapters are identical with the CD tracks"--Insert
Accompanying material
1 videodisc (49 min., 35 sec. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduzione -- Primo Intermezzo -- Hellucination 1 : Drowningirl -- Secondo Intermezzo -- Drowningirl II -- Terzo Intermezzo -- Drowningirl III -- Adagio -- Quarto Intermezzo -- Hellucinations 2/3 : Risingirl ; Earpiercingbells -- Finale -- Cadenza
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • other
Extent
1 audio disc (49 min., 35 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
5412217056223
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
CYP5622
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • videodisc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)150054991
  • (OCoLC)ocn150054991
System details
DVD is double-sided (PAL on one side and NTSC on the other, all regions); aspect ratio 4:3; stereo. and 5.1 surround sound
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
An index of metals : video-opera, 2003, Fausto Romitelli, Paolo Pachini
Publication
Note
  • For soprano, instrumental ensemble, multimedia projection, and electronics
  • "The aim of 'Index of metals' is to turn the secular form of opera into an experience of total perception, plunging the spectator into an incandescent matter that is both luminous and sonorous, a magma of flowing sounds, shapes and colours, with no narrative but that of hypnosis, possession and trance"--Preliminary notes by Fausto Romitelli on the Cypres website (viewed on Sept. 26, 2008)
  • Subtitle from insert
  • Compact disc and DVD
  • The DVD contains the original version conceived for 3 big screens (viewable on computer), and also a single-screen version (viewable with DVD player and television)
  • Texts for 3 songs for an index of metals by Kenka Lèkovich, program notes in Dutch, French, English and Italian (38 p. : port., ill.) inserted in container
  • "The DVD chapters are identical with the CD tracks"--Insert
Accompanying material
1 videodisc (49 min., 35 sec. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduzione -- Primo Intermezzo -- Hellucination 1 : Drowningirl -- Secondo Intermezzo -- Drowningirl II -- Terzo Intermezzo -- Drowningirl III -- Adagio -- Quarto Intermezzo -- Hellucinations 2/3 : Risingirl ; Earpiercingbells -- Finale -- Cadenza
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • other
Extent
1 audio disc (49 min., 35 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
5412217056223
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
CYP5622
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • videodisc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)150054991
  • (OCoLC)ocn150054991
System details
DVD is double-sided (PAL on one side and NTSC on the other, all regions); aspect ratio 4:3; stereo. and 5.1 surround sound
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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