The Resource Owen Wingrave : a television opera, by Benjamin Britten ; a BBC production from the Maltings Snape

Owen Wingrave : a television opera, by Benjamin Britten ; a BBC production from the Maltings Snape

Label
Owen Wingrave : a television opera
Title
Owen Wingrave
Title remainder
a television opera
Statement of responsibility
by Benjamin Britten ; a BBC production from the Maltings Snape
Contributor
Commentator
Conductor
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Librettist
Lighting designer
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Based on a story by Henry James, Britten's Owen Wingrave was commissioned by he BBC as a television opera ... Reflecting Britten's own deeply-held pacifist beliefs, the opera's central character is a young man from an impeccable military background, whose rejection of violence and war leads him into a family conflict with a bitter and tragic conclusion"--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
YUS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Brian Large & Colin Graham ; stage design, David Myerscough-Jones ; costumes, Charles Knode ; lighting, Hubert Cartwright
Date time place
First broadcast by BBC Two from The Maltings, Snape, on May 16, 1971
Language note
Sung & narrated in English with optional subtitles in English, French, German & Spanish
LC call number
M1500.B86
LC item number
O9 2009
PerformerNote
Benjamin Luxon (Owen Wingrave), John Shirley-Quirk (Mr. Coyle), Nigel Douglas (Lechmere), Sylvia Fisher (Miss Wingrave), Heather Harper (Mrs. Coyle), Jennifer Vyvyan (Mrs. Julian), Janet Baker (Kate Julian), Peter Pears (Sir Philip & narrator) ; Wandsworth School Boys' Choir ; English Chamber Orchestra ; the composer, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-2007
  • 1910-1996
  • 1925-1974
  • 1910-1986
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
  • 1843-1916
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Piper, Myfanwy
  • Large, Brian
  • Graham, Colin
  • Myerscough-Jones, David
  • Knode, Charles
  • Cartwright, Hubert
  • Amis, John
  • Luxon, Benjamin
  • Shirley-Quirk, John
  • Douglas, Nigel
  • Fisher, Sylvia
  • Harper, Heather
  • Vyvyan, Jennifer
  • Baker, Janet
  • Pears, Peter
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Culshaw, John
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • James, Henry
  • Wandsworth School
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Decca Record Company
Runtime
109
Series statement
The Britten-Pears collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • James, Henry
  • Operas
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Owen Wingrave : a television opera, by Benjamin Britten ; a BBC production from the Maltings Snape
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera for television in 2 acts
  • Libretto by Myfanwy Piper, based on the short story by Henry James
  • Program notes by Philip Reed & synopsis by Sue Baxter in English, French & German inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Also includes: Extracts from "Music Now" ("Music on Two") from May 9, 1971 : John Amis speaking about the opera and talking with Graham, Piper, Pears & Large, & John Culshaw speaking with Britten (15:38)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007433300
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
074 3330
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)320052851
  • (OCoLC)ocn320052851
System details
DVD; soundtracks in LPCM mono, enhanced Dolby mono; aspect ratio 4:3
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Owen Wingrave : a television opera, by Benjamin Britten ; a BBC production from the Maltings Snape
Publication
Note
  • Opera for television in 2 acts
  • Libretto by Myfanwy Piper, based on the short story by Henry James
  • Program notes by Philip Reed & synopsis by Sue Baxter in English, French & German inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Also includes: Extracts from "Music Now" ("Music on Two") from May 9, 1971 : John Amis speaking about the opera and talking with Graham, Piper, Pears & Large, & John Culshaw speaking with Britten (15:38)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007433300
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
074 3330
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)320052851
  • (OCoLC)ocn320052851
System details
DVD; soundtracks in LPCM mono, enhanced Dolby mono; aspect ratio 4:3
Video recording format
DVD

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