The Resource Il barbiere di Siviglia : The barber of Seville, music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on the play by Beaumarchais ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera

Il barbiere di Siviglia : The barber of Seville, music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on the play by Beaumarchais ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera

Label
Il barbiere di Siviglia : The barber of Seville
Title
Il barbiere di Siviglia
Title remainder
The barber of Seville
Statement of responsibility
music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on the play by Beaumarchais ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera
Title variation
Barber of Seville
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • chi
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • spa
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
An elderly physician plans to marry his young ward, Rosina, to get her fortune. However, the young Count Almaviva falls in love with her and wants to marry her. The Count hides his identity in order to find out if the closely guarded Rosina loves him
Cataloging source
CIN
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1792-1868
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rossini, Gioacchino
Credits note
Stage production, John Cox ; set design, Robin Wagner ; costume design, Patricia Zipprodt ; lighting design, Gil Wechsler ; video director, Brian Large
Date time place
Recorded in performance at Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 1988
Language note
Sung in Italian, with optional subtitles in English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, or Spanish
LC call number
M1500.R64
LC item number
B32 2010
PerformerNote
Kathleen Battle (Rosina) ; Leo Nucci (Figaro) ; Rockwell Blake (Count Almaviva) ; Enzo Dara (Dr. Bartolo) ; Ferruccio Furlanetto (Don Basilio) ; Loretta Di Franco (Berta) ; David Hamilton (Fiorello) ; Edward Ghazal (Ambrogio) ; Charles Anthony (An officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Ralf Weikert, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1784-1831
  • 1957-
  • 1929-2012
  • 1935 March 12-
  • 1925-1999
  • 1933-
  • 1732-1799
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sterbini, Cesare
  • Battle, Kathleen
  • Nucci, Leo
  • Blake, Rockwell
  • Dara, Enzo
  • Furlanetto, Ferruccio
  • Di Franco, Loretta
  • Hamilton, David
  • Ghazal, Edward
  • Anthony, Charles
  • Weikert, Ralf
  • Cox, John
  • Zipprodt, Patricia
  • Wagner, Robin
  • Wechsler, Gil
  • Large, Brian
  • Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Runtime
160
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Il barbiere di Siviglia : The barber of Seville, music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on the play by Beaumarchais ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 2 acts
  • Program notes and synopsis (11 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.) in English 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (160 min.)
Isbn
9786313604388
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007340226
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
B0014223-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)639953757
  • (OCoLC)ocn639953757
System details
DVD-9; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, LPCM stereo.; aspect ratio 4:3; region code 0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Il barbiere di Siviglia : The barber of Seville, music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on the play by Beaumarchais ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 2 acts
  • Program notes and synopsis (11 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.) in English 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (160 min.)
Isbn
9786313604388
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007340226
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
B0014223-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)639953757
  • (OCoLC)ocn639953757
System details
DVD-9; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, LPCM stereo.; aspect ratio 4:3; region code 0
Video recording format
DVD

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