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Title Powder her face [videorecording] / composer, Thomas Adès ; libretto, Philip Hensher.

Imprint [London] : Digital Classics DVD, [2005].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B ADES PF A02DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (161 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Chamber opera in 7 acts.
Bonus documentary: Thomas Adès : music for the 21st century / produced and directed by Gerald Fox, 1999 (51 min.).
Program notes and libretto in English in container.
Credits Directed for stage by David Alden ; set design, Jennifer Lernke ; costume design, Gideon Davey.
Performer Mary Plazas (Duchess) ; Heather Buck (Maid) ; Daniel Norman (Electrician) ; Graeme Broadbent (Hotel manager) ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group ; Thomas Adès, conductor.
Event Originally produced for Channel 4 Television in 1999.
Summary Chamber opera written by Thomas Ades in 1995 to a joint commission from London's Almeida Opera and the Cheltenham Festival. Based on the life of Margaret, DUchess of Argyll.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation; stereo.
Language Sung in English.
Subject Adès, Thomas.
Genre/Form Television musicals
Documentary films
Added Author Adès, Thomas.
Hensher, Philip. Librettist.
Plazas, Mary, 1966- Performer.
Buck, Heather, soprano. Performer.
Norman, Daniel, Performer. 1970-
Broadbent, Graeme, 1962- Performer.
Alden, David.
Kernke, Jennifer.
Davey, Gideon.
Fox, Gerald.
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Performer.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Digital Classics (Firm)
ISBN 0769783503
Standard No. 5051083000666
Music No. DC10002 Digital Classics DVD

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