The Resource L'africaine, RM Arts ; music by Giacomo Meyerbeer ; libretto by Eugene Scribe

L'africaine, RM Arts ; music by Giacomo Meyerbeer ; libretto by Eugene Scribe

Label
L'africaine
Title
L'africaine
Statement of responsibility
RM Arts ; music by Giacomo Meyerbeer ; libretto by Eugene Scribe
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
Summary
Vasco da Gama returns to a Portugal seething with political intrigue and hypocrisy to reclaim his love and to mount a new expedition in search of a passage to Africa. The tale is complicated by unrequited love, jealousy and hatred and comes full circle on an unexplored island off the coast of Africa
Cataloging source
SNN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Dircted by Lotfi Mansouri; produced by David Horn; television director Brian Large
Date time place
Produced at the San Francisco Opera, 1988
Language note
Sung in French with English subtitles
LC call number
M1500.M49
LC item number
A37 2001
PerformerNote
Plácido Domingo (Vasco da Gama), Shirley Verrett (Sélika), Ruth Ann Swenson (Inès), Justino Díaz (Nélusko), Michael Devlin (Don Pedro), Philip Skinner (Don Diego) ; other soloists ; San Francisco Opera Chorus, Ballet and Orchestra ; Maurizio Arena, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1791-1861
  • 1941-
  • 1942-
  • 1935-
  • 1791-1864
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scribe, Eugène
  • Domingo, Plácido
  • Verrett, Shirley
  • Swenson, Ruth Ann
  • Díaz, Justino
  • Devlin, Michael
  • Skinner, Philip
  • Arena, Maurizio
  • Mansouri, Lotfi
  • Horn, David
  • Large, Brian
  • Meyerbeer, Giacomo
  • San Francisco Opera
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
  • RM Arts (Firm)
  • Bayerischer Rundfunk
  • Österreichischer Rundfunk
Runtime
191
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gama, Vasco da
  • Gama, Vasco da
  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Opera
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
L'africaine, RM Arts ; music by Giacomo Meyerbeer ; libretto by Eugene Scribe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in three acts
  • Synopsis (7 p.) laid in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (191 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381927221
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ID9277RADVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48650142
  • (OCoLC)ocm48650142
System details
DVD format; Dolby digital surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
L'africaine, RM Arts ; music by Giacomo Meyerbeer ; libretto by Eugene Scribe
Publication
Note
  • Opera in three acts
  • Synopsis (7 p.) laid in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (191 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381927221
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ID9277RADVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48650142
  • (OCoLC)ocm48650142
System details
DVD format; Dolby digital surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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