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The Resource L'elisir d'amore, Metropolitan Opera Association ; A Metropolitan Opera Television Production ; music, Gaetano Donizetti ; libretto, Felice Romani ; Production, John Copley ; video director, Brian Large ; executive producer, Peter Gelb

L'elisir d'amore, Metropolitan Opera Association ; A Metropolitan Opera Television Production ; music, Gaetano Donizetti ; libretto, Felice Romani ; Production, John Copley ; video director, Brian Large ; executive producer, Peter Gelb

Label
L'elisir d'amore
Title
L'elisir d'amore
Statement of responsibility
Metropolitan Opera Association ; A Metropolitan Opera Television Production ; music, Gaetano Donizetti ; libretto, Felice Romani ; Production, John Copley ; video director, Brian Large ; executive producer, Peter Gelb
Title variation
  • Elixir of Love
  • Der Liebestrank
  • L'elixir d'amour
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • ita
  • eng
  • ger
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • ita
Summary
Shy peasant Nemorino falls in love with Adina from a distance but comes to believe that she is in love with Belcore. Listening to Adina tell the story of Tristan and Iseult, he becomes convinced that by taking a magic love potion he will gain Adina's love. Following a series of misteps, Nemorino enlists in the army so that he can earn enough money to buy more of the so called love potion. Adina, aware of Nemorino's love buys his enlistment contract and professes her love for him
Cataloging source
SXP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set and costume design, Beni Montresor
Date time place
Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera, New York, on Nov. 16, 1991
Language note
In Italian; optional subtitles in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese
LC call number
M1500.D66
LC item number
E4 2005
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/libretto
YX5ECIggLbM
PerformerNote
Kathleen Battle (Adina), Enzo Dara (Il dottore Dulcamara), Luciano Pavarotti (Nemorino), Korliss Uecker (Giannetta), Juan Pons (Belcore), Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; conductor, James Levine ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus ; chorus master, Raymond Hughes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1797-1848
  • 1788-1865
  • 1933-
  • 1943-
  • 1797-1848
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Donizetti, Gaetano
  • Romani, Felice
  • Battle, Kathleen
  • Pavarotti, Luciano
  • Pons, Juan
  • Dara, Enzo
  • Copley, John
  • Levine, James
  • Hughes, Raymond
  • Donizetti, Gaetano
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Television (Firm)
  • Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
  • Universal Music Group
Runtime
128
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Donizetti, Gaetano
  • Operas
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
L'elisir d'amore, Metropolitan Opera Association ; A Metropolitan Opera Television Production ; music, Gaetano Donizetti ; libretto, Felice Romani ; Production, John Copley ; video director, Brian Large ; executive producer, Peter Gelb
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In-container guide includes synopsis and introduction in English
  • Special features: Trailer -- photo gallery
  • Originally produced in 1992
Accompanying material
guide (12 pages)
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
1 videodisc (128 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007340219
Other physical details
color, digital, stereo
Publisher number
B0004050-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61194177
  • (OCoLC)ocm61194177
System details
DVD, Dolby digital ; region 0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
L'elisir d'amore, Metropolitan Opera Association ; A Metropolitan Opera Television Production ; music, Gaetano Donizetti ; libretto, Felice Romani ; Production, John Copley ; video director, Brian Large ; executive producer, Peter Gelb
Publication
Note
  • In-container guide includes synopsis and introduction in English
  • Special features: Trailer -- photo gallery
  • Originally produced in 1992
Accompanying material
guide (12 pages)
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
1 videodisc (128 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007340219
Other physical details
color, digital, stereo
Publisher number
B0004050-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61194177
  • (OCoLC)ocm61194177
System details
DVD, Dolby digital ; region 0
Video recording format
DVD

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