The Resource El Niño, [music] by John Adams ; libretto by John Adams and Peter Sellars ; directed for the stage by Peter Sellars

El Niño, [music] by John Adams ; libretto by John Adams and Peter Sellars ; directed for the stage by Peter Sellars

Label
El Niño
Title
El Niño
Statement of responsibility
[music] by John Adams ; libretto by John Adams and Peter Sellars ; directed for the stage by Peter Sellars
Contributor
Conductor
Director
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • jpn
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Tells the story of Jesus, Mary and Joseph through a sequence of separate numbers, shifting between narration and reflection, but always through the image of modern-day Marys
Cataloging source
XFF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors, Peter Sellars (stage), Peter Maniura (video) ; producer, Colin Wilson
Date time place
Filmed at the Théâtre Musical de Paris-Châtelet
Language note
Sung in English, Latin and Spanish; subtitles and menus in English, French, Japanese and Spanish
LC call number
M2000.A42
LC item number
N5 2000
PerformerNote
Dawn Upshaw, soprano ; Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano ; Willard White, baritone ; Theatre of Voices ; London Voices ; Maîtrise de Paris children's choir ; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin ; Kent Nagano, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-2006
  • 1951-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sellars, Peter
  • Upshaw, Dawn
  • Hunt Lieberson, Lorraine
  • White, Willard
  • Nagano, Kent
  • Adams, John
  • Theatre of Voices
  • London Voices
  • Maîtrise de Paris
  • Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  • Reiner Moritz Associates
  • Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesus Christ
  • Jesus Christ
  • Oratorios
  • Operas
  • Nativity of Jesus Christ
  • Operas
  • Oratorios
Technique
live action
Label
El Niño, [music] by John Adams ; libretto by John Adams and Peter Sellars ; directed for the stage by Peter Sellars
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Nativity oratorio in 2 parts
  • A RM Associates/ LGM/ Théâtre Musical de Paris-Châtelet/ France 3/ BBC/ Mezzo co-production with the assistance of Centre National de la Cinematographie in association with Kinowelt Home Entertainment/Online Classics PLC
  • Special feature: The making of El Niño, including interviews with Peter Sellars, Kent Nagano, Dawn Upshaw & John Adams (28 min.)
  • Program notes in English, French and German (33 p.) inserted in container
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
Contents
Special features: The making of El Niño, including interviews with Peter Sellars, Kent Nagano, Dawn Upshaw & John Adams
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
100 221
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49282214
  • (OCoLC)ocm49282214
System details
  • DVD; PCM stereo; Dolby digital; widescreen
  • NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
El Niño, [music] by John Adams ; libretto by John Adams and Peter Sellars ; directed for the stage by Peter Sellars
Publication
Note
  • Nativity oratorio in 2 parts
  • A RM Associates/ LGM/ Théâtre Musical de Paris-Châtelet/ France 3/ BBC/ Mezzo co-production with the assistance of Centre National de la Cinematographie in association with Kinowelt Home Entertainment/Online Classics PLC
  • Special feature: The making of El Niño, including interviews with Peter Sellars, Kent Nagano, Dawn Upshaw & John Adams (28 min.)
  • Program notes in English, French and German (33 p.) inserted in container
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
Contents
Special features: The making of El Niño, including interviews with Peter Sellars, Kent Nagano, Dawn Upshaw & John Adams
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
100 221
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49282214
  • (OCoLC)ocm49282214
System details
  • DVD; PCM stereo; Dolby digital; widescreen
  • NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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