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The Resource Madama Butterfly : Japanese tragedy, by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica ; music by Giacomo Puccini ; staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle ; a production of UNITEL Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH & Co

Madama Butterfly : Japanese tragedy, by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica ; music by Giacomo Puccini ; staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle ; a production of UNITEL Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH & Co

Label
Madama Butterfly : Japanese tragedy
Title
Madama Butterfly
Title remainder
Japanese tragedy
Statement of responsibility
by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica ; music by Giacomo Puccini ; staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle ; a production of UNITEL Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH & Co
Contributor
Conductor
Designer
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Librettist
Performer
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • ita
  • eng
  • ger
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
A heart-rending story about a sweet-natured Japanese girl and the caddish American lieutenant who marries then deserts her
Cataloging source
IXA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Wolfgang Treu ; camera, Hartmut Zingel ; film editor, Gela-Marina Runne ; set and costume design, Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Date time place
Filmed Nov. and Dec. 1974 at Union Film, Berlin; sound recorded Jan. and Sept. 1974, Sofiensaal, Vienna
Language note
Sung in Italian, with optional subtitles in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, or Chinese
LC call number
M1500.P9
LC item number
M2 2005
PerformerNote
Mirella Freni (Cic-Cio-San (Butterfly)) ; Plácido Domingo (B.F. Pinkterton) ; Christa Ludwig (Suzuki) ; Robert Kerns (Sharpless) ; Michel Sénéchal (Goro) ; Giorgio Stendoro (Prince Yamadori) ; Marius Rintzler (Il bonzo) ; Elke Schary (Kate Pinkerton) ; supporting soloists ; Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor ; Wiener Philharmoniker ; Herbert von Karajan, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1847-1906
  • 1857-1919
  • 1932-1988
  • 1935-
  • 1941-
  • 1933-1989
  • 1951-
  • 1853-1931
  • 1861-1927
  • 1858-1924
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe
  • Illica, Luigi
  • Ponnelle, Jean-Pierre
  • Freni, Mirella
  • Domingo, Plácido
  • Ludwig, Christa
  • Kerns, Robert
  • Sénéchal, Michel
  • Stendoro, Giorgio
  • Rintzler, Marius
  • Schary, Elke
  • Karajan, Herbert von
  • Treu, Wolfgang
  • Zingel, Hartmut
  • Runne, Marina
  • Belasco, David
  • Long, John Luther
  • Puccini, Giacomo
  • Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH
  • Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Runtime
145
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Madama Butterfly : Japanese tragedy, by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica ; music by Giacomo Puccini ; staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle ; a production of UNITEL Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH & Co
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 2 acts
  • Program notes and plot synopsis by Kenneth Chalmers in English (11 p. : ill.) inserted in container
  • Special features: trailer, catalogue
Accompanying material
1 booklet (13 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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (145 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007340370
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • B0004282-09
  • 0004282-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60932032
  • (OCoLC)ocm60932032
System details
DVD, region code 0 (worldwide); picture format: NTSC, 4:3; sound: PCM stereo., DTS 5.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Madama Butterfly : Japanese tragedy, by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica ; music by Giacomo Puccini ; staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle ; a production of UNITEL Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH & Co
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 2 acts
  • Program notes and plot synopsis by Kenneth Chalmers in English (11 p. : ill.) inserted in container
  • Special features: trailer, catalogue
Accompanying material
1 booklet (13 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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (145 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007340370
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • B0004282-09
  • 0004282-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60932032
  • (OCoLC)ocm60932032
System details
DVD, region code 0 (worldwide); picture format: NTSC, 4:3; sound: PCM stereo., DTS 5.0
Video recording format
DVD

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