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The Resource The perfect American : an opera, [music by] Philip Glass ; libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer ; a co-production of EuroArts Music International, Idéale Audience, Teatro Real de Madrid, Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln, and NHK

The perfect American : an opera, [music by] Philip Glass ; libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer ; a co-production of EuroArts Music International, Idéale Audience, Teatro Real de Madrid, Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln, and NHK

Label
The perfect American : an opera
Title
The perfect American
Title remainder
an opera
Statement of responsibility
[music by] Philip Glass ; libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer ; a co-production of EuroArts Music International, Idéale Audience, Teatro Real de Madrid, Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln, and NHK
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Production company
Singer
Stage director
Television director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • spa
  • jpn
  • kor
  • eng
Summary
The last days of the American icon Walt Disney form a powerful and poignant subject for Philip Glass's latest opera
Cataloging source
TDF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Stage director, Phelim McDermott ; TV director, János Darvas ; sets and costumes, Dan Potra ; lighting design, Jon Clark ; choreography, Ben Wright
Date time place
Recorded at the Teatro Real, Madrid, January 2013
Language note
Sung in English; subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Korean
LC call number
M1500.G549
LC item number
P4 2013
PerformerNote
Christopher Purves (Walt Disney) ; David Pittsinger (Roy Disney) ; Donald Kaasch (Dantine) ; Janis Kelly (Hazel George) ; Marie McLaughlin (Lillian Disney) ; Sarah Tynan (Sharon) ; Nazan Fikret (Diane) ; Rosie Lomas (Lucy/Josh) ; Zachary James (Abraham Lincoln/A funerary worker) ; John Easterlin (Andy Warhol) ; Juan Noval-Moro (Chuck/A doctor) ; Beatriz de Gálvez (A secretary) ; Noelia Buñuel (Nurse) ; Coro y Orquesta del Teatro Real (Coro Intermezzo, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid) ; Andrés Máspero, chorus master ; the Improbable Skills Ensemble ; Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1954-
  • 1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Glass, Philip
  • Wurlitzer, Rudolph
  • Davies, Dennis Russell
  • McDermott, Phelim
  • Darvas, János
  • Purves, Christopher
  • Pittsinger, David
  • Kaasch, Donald
  • Kelly, Janis
  • McLaughlin, Marie
  • Tynan, Sarah
  • Fikret, Nazan
  • Lomas, Rosie
  • James, Zachary
  • Easterlin, John
  • Jungk, Peter Stephan
  • Glass, Philip
  • Idéale Audience International
  • EuroArts Music International GmbH
  • Westdeutscher Rundfunk
  • Teatro Real (Madrid, Spain)
  • Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai
  • Improbable Skills Ensemble
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disney, Walt
  • Disney, Walt
  • Operas
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
The perfect American : an opera, [music by] Philip Glass ; libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer ; a co-production of EuroArts Music International, Idéale Audience, Teatro Real de Madrid, Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln, and NHK
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • World premiere co-production of the Teatro Real, Madrid and English National Opera, London
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, French and German (23 pages : portraits ; 18 cm.) inserted in container
  • Extra feature: cast gallery
Accompanying material
1 booklet (23 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • performed music
Content type code
  • tdi
  • prm
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
8094780111706
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478011170
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OA 1117 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862151449
  • (OCoLC)ocn862151449
System details
DVD-9; audio formats: LPCM 2.0, dts digital surround; picture format: 16:9 anamorphic; NTSC; double layer disc; all regions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The perfect American : an opera, [music by] Philip Glass ; libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer ; a co-production of EuroArts Music International, Idéale Audience, Teatro Real de Madrid, Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln, and NHK
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • World premiere co-production of the Teatro Real, Madrid and English National Opera, London
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, French and German (23 pages : portraits ; 18 cm.) inserted in container
  • Extra feature: cast gallery
Accompanying material
1 booklet (23 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • performed music
Content type code
  • tdi
  • prm
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
8094780111706
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478011170
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OA 1117 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862151449
  • (OCoLC)ocn862151449
System details
DVD-9; audio formats: LPCM 2.0, dts digital surround; picture format: 16:9 anamorphic; NTSC; double layer disc; all regions
Video recording format
DVD

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