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The Resource Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, composer, John Adams ; libretto, Peter Sellars from original sources ; stage director, Peter Sellars ; a co-production of De Nederlandse Opera and the NPS

Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, composer, John Adams ; libretto, Peter Sellars from original sources ; stage director, Peter Sellars ; a co-production of De Nederlandse Opera and the NPS

Label
Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts
Title
Doctor Atomic
Title remainder
opera in two acts
Statement of responsibility
composer, John Adams ; libretto, Peter Sellars from original sources ; stage director, Peter Sellars ; a co-production of De Nederlandse Opera and the NPS
Contributor
Choreographer
Conductor
Director
Interviewee
Librettist
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
J. Robert Oppenheimer began an experiment that formed a threat to the whole of humanity, and whose scientific results still do today. The question of the moral implications of the atomic bomb is raised in Adams opera
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Sets, Adrianne Lobel ; costumes, Dunya Ramicova ; lighting, James F. Ingalls ; choreography, Lucinda Childs ; sound, Mark Grey
Date time place
Recorded live at Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam, June 7, 25 and 29, 2007
Intended audience
Warning: contains graphic wartime images
Language note
Sung in English; optional subtitles in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian or Spanish
LC call number
M1500.A2
LC item number
D63 2008
PerformerNote
Gerald Finley (J. Robert Oppenheimer) ; Jessica Rivera (Kitty Oppenheimer) ; Eric Owens (General Leslie Groves) ; Richard Paul Fink (Edward Teller) ; James Maddalena (Jack Hubbard) ; Thomas Glenn (Robert Wilson) ; Jay Hunter Morris (Captain James Nolan) ; Ellen Rabiner (Pasqualita) ; Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest ; Koor van De Nederlands Opera ; Lawrence Renes, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1970-
  • 1967-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sellars, Peter
  • Finley, Gerald
  • Rivera, Jessica
  • Owens, Eric
  • Fink, Richard Paul
  • Maddalena, James
  • Glenn, Thomas
  • Morris, Jay Hunter
  • Rabiner, Ellen
  • Renes, Lawrence
  • Lobel, Adrianne
  • Ramicova, Dunya
  • Childs, Lucinda
  • Grey, Mark
  • Adams, John
  • Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest
  • Nederlands Operakoor
  • Nederlandse Opera
  • Nederlandse Programma Stichting
  • Opus Arte (Firm)
Runtime
230
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Manhattan Project (U.S.)
  • Sellars, Peter
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Sellars, Peter
  • Manhattan Project (U.S.)
  • Operas
  • Atomic bomb
  • Atomic bomb
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, composer, John Adams ; libretto, Peter Sellars from original sources ; stage director, Peter Sellars ; a co-production of De Nederlandse Opera and the NPS
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Program notes by Thomas May in English, French and German (25 p. : ill.) inserted in container
  • Extra features: illustrated synopsis; cast gallery; mini documentaries about the opera, the cast, the composer and the director; interview with Peter Sellars, librettist & stage director
Accompanying material
1 booklet (25 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Act 1 ; Synopsis ; Cast gallery -- Disc 2. Act 2 ; Documentaries ; Interview
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 230 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478009986
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
OA 0998 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)260605591
  • (OCoLC)ocn260605591
System details
DVD; LPCM stereo., digital DTS surround; aspect ratio 16/9 anamorphic; double layer disc; all regions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, composer, John Adams ; libretto, Peter Sellars from original sources ; stage director, Peter Sellars ; a co-production of De Nederlandse Opera and the NPS
Publication
Note
  • Program notes by Thomas May in English, French and German (25 p. : ill.) inserted in container
  • Extra features: illustrated synopsis; cast gallery; mini documentaries about the opera, the cast, the composer and the director; interview with Peter Sellars, librettist & stage director
Accompanying material
1 booklet (25 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Act 1 ; Synopsis ; Cast gallery -- Disc 2. Act 2 ; Documentaries ; Interview
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 230 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478009986
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
OA 0998 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)260605591
  • (OCoLC)ocn260605591
System details
DVD; LPCM stereo., digital DTS surround; aspect ratio 16/9 anamorphic; double layer disc; all regions
Video recording format
DVD

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