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Title Falstaff [videorecording] : opera in three acts / Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito ; directed by Herbert Graf.

Imprint Pleasantville, NY : VAI, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B VERD FAL S33DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 118 min.) : sd., B&w. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide ([6] fold. p. : port. ; 19 cm.).
Cast Giuseppe Taddei (Sir John Falstaff), Scipione Colombo (Ford), Luigi Alva (Fenton), Mario Carlin (Dr. Calus), Renato Ercolani (Bardolfo), Franco Calabrese (Pistola), Rosanna Cartei (Mrs. Alice Ford), Anna Moffo (Nannetta), Fedora Barbieri (Mrs. Quickly), Anna Maria Canali (Mrs. Meg Pace).
Performer Orchestra and Chorus of Radiotelevisione Italiana Milano, Tullio Serafin.
Event Originally telecaast May 9, 1956.
Summary The comic misadventures of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff, adapted from his Merry wives of Windsor and Henry IV by Verdi and Boito.
System Details DVD, all regions, full screen (4:3) presentation.
Language Sung in Italian with optional subtitles in English, French, or German.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Musical settings.
Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Music videos
Added Author Taddei, Giuseppe.
Colombo, Scipio.
Alva, Luigi.
Carlin, Mario.
Ercolani, Renato.
Calabrese, Franco.
Carteri, Rosanna.
Moffo, Anna.
Barbieri, Fedora.
Canali, Anna Maria.
Serafin, Tullio, 1878-1968.
Graf, Herbert, 1903 or 1904-1973.
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Falstaff.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor.
Radiotelevisione italiana. Coro di Milano.
Radiotelevisione italiana. Orchestra sinfonica di Milano.
Standard No. 089948433392
Music No. 4333 VAI Video

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