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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