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The Resource The marriage of Figaro : a comic opera in 4 acts, by W.A. Mozart ; text by Da Ponte ; based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville ; the Glyndebourne Festival production ; produced by Peter Hall ; television production, Humphrey Burton ; television direction, Dave Heather ; Southern Colour Production

The marriage of Figaro : a comic opera in 4 acts, by W.A. Mozart ; text by Da Ponte ; based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville ; the Glyndebourne Festival production ; produced by Peter Hall ; television production, Humphrey Burton ; television direction, Dave Heather ; Southern Colour Production

Label
The marriage of Figaro : a comic opera in 4 acts
Title
The marriage of Figaro
Title remainder
a comic opera in 4 acts
Statement of responsibility
by W.A. Mozart ; text by Da Ponte ; based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville ; the Glyndebourne Festival production ; produced by Peter Hall ; television production, Humphrey Burton ; television direction, Dave Heather ; Southern Colour Production
Title variation
Nozze di Figaro
Contributor
Conductor
Designer
Director
Librettist
Lighting designer
Performer
Producer
Production personnel
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • ita
  • ger
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
Tells the tale of the servant Figaro, who is about to marry the maid Susanna. Unfortunately Count Almaviva has been keeping an eye on Susanna for himself and tries to prevent this marriage with the help of Bortolo, the doctor, but is continually thwarted
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Designed by John Bury ; lighting, Robert Bryan, Hedley Versey
Date time place
Recorded live from the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, 1973
Language note
Sung in Italian; optional subtitles in Italian, German, French, English, and Spanish
LC call number
M1500.M84
LC item number
N69 2004
PerformerNote
Knut Skram (Figaro) ; Ileana Cotrubas (Susanna) ; Kiri Te Kanawa (Countess) ; Benjamin Luxon (Count Almaviva) ; Frederica Von Stade (Cherubino) ; Marius Rintzler (Dr. Bartolo) ; Nucci Condo (Marcellina) ; John Fryatt (Don Basilio) ; with supporting soloists ; the Glyndebourne Chorus ; London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Martin Isepp, harpsichord continuo ; John Pritchard, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1749-1838
  • 1930-2017
  • 1931-
  • 1941-2005
  • 1937-
  • 1921-1989
  • 1925-2000
  • 1934-
  • 1732-1799
  • 1756-1791
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Da Ponte, Lorenzo
  • Hall, Peter
  • Burton, Humphrey
  • Heather, Dave
  • Skram, Knut
  • Cotrubas, Ileana
  • Te Kanawa, Kiri
  • Luxon, Benjamin
  • Von Stade, Frederica
  • Rintzler, Marius
  • Condò, Nucci
  • Fryatt, John
  • Isepp, Martin
  • Pritchard, John
  • Bury, John
  • Bryan, Robert
  • Versey, Hedley
  • Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  • Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company
  • Southern Television (Firm)
  • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
Runtime
185
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Italian Language Films
  • Operas
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
The marriage of Figaro : a comic opera in 4 acts, by W.A. Mozart ; text by Da Ponte ; based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville ; the Glyndebourne Festival production ; produced by Peter Hall ; television production, Humphrey Burton ; television direction, Dave Heather ; Southern Colour Production
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Program notes by Babette Hesse, in English, French, and German (19 p. : ports.) inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (19 pages ; 18 cm) of program notes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 (185 min.)
Governing access note
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
807280108996
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
101 089
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56719670
  • (OCoLC)ocm56719670
System details
DVD 9; region 0; NTSC; picture format: 4:3; PCM stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The marriage of Figaro : a comic opera in 4 acts, by W.A. Mozart ; text by Da Ponte ; based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville ; the Glyndebourne Festival production ; produced by Peter Hall ; television production, Humphrey Burton ; television direction, Dave Heather ; Southern Colour Production
Publication
Note
Program notes by Babette Hesse, in English, French, and German (19 p. : ports.) inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (19 pages ; 18 cm) of program notes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 (185 min.)
Governing access note
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
807280108996
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
101 089
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56719670
  • (OCoLC)ocm56719670
System details
DVD 9; region 0; NTSC; picture format: 4:3; PCM stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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