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Title Pique dame [videorecording] / Tchaikovsky.

Imprint Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment : RM Arts, c1999.


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 GDL Brand Library DVD    B TCHA PD D27DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Videodisc of the opera Pikova︠a︡ia dama, by Tchaikovsky, which was based on the novel by Alexander Pushkin. Libretto by Modest Tchaikovsky.
Credits Designer, Richard Hudson ; assistant director, Anthony Fabian ; choreographer, Ron Howell.
Cast Yuri Marusin, Herman ; Nancy Gustafson, Lisa ; Felicity Palmer, the Countess ; Sergei Leiferkus, Count Tomsky ; Dimitri Kharitonov, Prince Yeletsky ; the Glyndebourne Chorus ; David Angus, chorus master ; London Philharmonic ; Andrew Davis, conductor.
Summary Herman becomes obsessed with the beautiful Lisa, who is engaged to Prince Yeletsky. He learns that Lisa's grandmother, the Countess, knows a gaming secret and uses Lisa's confidence to arrange a confrontation with this old woman. Herman frightens the Countess to death, and she later exacts a terrible revenge on him, returning as the Queen of Spades.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Language Sung in Russian ; English subtitles.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Pikovai︠a︡ dama.
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837. Pikovai︠a︡ dama.
Chaĭkovskiĭ, Modest, 1850-1916.
Vick, Graham, 1953-
Maniura, Peter.
Marks, Stephany.
Marusin, I︠U︡riĭ. 1947-
Gustafson, Nancy.
Palmer, Felicity.
Leĭferkus, Sergeĭ, 1946-
Kharitonov, Dimitri.
Angus, David.
Davis, Andrew, 1944-
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus.
London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
RM Arts (Firm)
Music No. 014381578027
ID5780RADVD Image Entertainment

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