The Resource Tosca, Giacomo Puccini

Tosca, Giacomo Puccini

Label
Tosca
Title
Tosca
Statement of responsibility
Giacomo Puccini
Contributor
Conductor
Costume designer
Director
Librettist
Lighting designer
Musical director
Performer
Producer
Set designer
Singer
Subject
Language
  • ita
  • ita
  • eng
  • ger
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • ita
Summary
The story begins with Napoleon Bonaparte, political enemy of Scarpia advancing upon Rome. Cavaradossi a painter and Angelotti an escaped prisoner are political allies and see Napoleon as a hero. Angelotti has taken refuge in a chapel of a church in Rome in which Cavaradossi is painting a portrait of the Madonna. Cavaradossi has as his lover a famous singer Floria Tosca who attempts to enter the church and finds the door locked. She becomes jealous and demands to know why the door is locked. Angelotti and Cavaradossi engineer an escape plan for Angelotti. Various twists and turns develop involving these major players
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Cataloging source
PUL
Characteristic
videorecording
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Live from the Met
Credits note
Director, Kirk Browning ; music director, James Levine ; chorus master, David Stivender ; executive producer, Michael Bronson ; producer, Samuel J. Paul ; production and set design, Franco Zeffirelli ; costume design, Peter J. Hall ; lighting design, Gil Wechsler ; audio director, Jay David Saks
Date time place
Videorecording of performances taped March 20 and 27, 1985 at the Metropolitan Opera, New York
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Language note
Sung in Italian; subtitles in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian & Spanish
LC call number
M1500
LC item number
.T6738 2006
PerformerNote
Hildegard Behrens (Floria Tosca) ; Plácido Domingo (Mario Cavardossi) ; Cornell MacNeil (Il barone Scarpia) ; James Courtney (Cesare Angelotti) ; Italo Tajo (Il sagrestano) ; Anthony Laciura (Spoletta) ; Russell Christopher (Sciarrone) ; Richard Vernon (Un carceriere) ; Melissa Fogarty (Un pastore) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor
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  • 1858-1924
  • 1831-1908
  • 1857-1919
  • 1847-1906
  • 1941-
  • 1922-2011
  • 1946-
  • 1953-2006
  • 1921-2008
  • 1943-
  • 1926-2010
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  • Puccini, Giacomo
  • Sardou, Victorien
  • Illica, Luigi
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe
  • Behrens, Hildegard
  • Domingo, Plácido
  • MacNeil, Cornell
  • Courtney, James
  • Tajo, Italo
  • Laciura, Anthony
  • Christopher, Russell
  • Vernon, Richard
  • Fogarty, Melissa
  • Sinopoli, Giuseppe
  • Browning, Kirk
  • Levine, James
  • Stivender, David
  • Bronson, Michael
  • Paul, Samuel J.
  • Zeffirelli, Franco
  • Hall, Peter J.
  • Wechsler, Gil
  • Saks, Jay David
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
159
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  • Operas
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Tosca, Giacomo Puccini
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa after Victorien Sardou's play
  • Title from disc label
  • Program notes by Richard Evidon, synopsis, and credits (12 pages : portraits) inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([18] p.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensinal moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 123 + 36 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007341001
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B0007101-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76954881
  • (OCoLC)ocm76954881
System details
DVD; NTSC, 4:3 aspect ratio, region O; PCM stereo sound, Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tosca, Giacomo Puccini
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa after Victorien Sardou's play
  • Title from disc label
  • Program notes by Richard Evidon, synopsis, and credits (12 pages : portraits) inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([18] p.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensinal moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 123 + 36 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007341001
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B0007101-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76954881
  • (OCoLC)ocm76954881
System details
DVD; NTSC, 4:3 aspect ratio, region O; PCM stereo sound, Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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