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Author Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

Title Falstaff [videorecording] / libretto by Arrigo Boito taken from Shakespeare's The Merry wives of Windsor and several passages of Henry IV relating to the character of Falstaff.

Imprint [Germany] : Arthaus Musik, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B VERD FAL P83DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Commedia lirica in 3 acts.
Recorded in 1976 at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
Program notes and synopsis in English, German and French in container.
Credits Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, producer and designer; Dave Heather, television director.
Performer Donald Gramm (Sir John Falstaff) ; Benjamin Luxon (Ford) ; Max René Cosotti (Fenton) ; John Fryatt (Dr. Caius) ; Bernard Dickerson (Bardolfo) ; Ugo Trama (Pistola) ; Kay Griffel (Mrs. Alice Ford) Elizabeth Gale (Nanetta) ; Nucci Condo (Mrs. Quickly) ; Reni Penkova (Mrs. Page) ; Glyndebourne Chorus ; London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Sir John Pritchard, conductor.
System Details DVD-9; soundtrack in PCM stereo; aspect ratio 4:3.
Language Sung in Italian; subtitles in German, French, English and Spanish.
Added Author Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist.
Gramm, Donald. Performer.
Luxon, Benjamin. Performer.
Cosotti, Max René. Performer.
Fryatt, John. Performer.
Dickerson, Bernard. Performer.
Trama, Ugo. Performer.
Griffel, Kay. Performer.
Gale, Elizabeth, 1948- Performer.
Condò, Nucci. Performer.
Penkova, Reni. Performer.
Pritchard, John, 1921-1989. Conductor.
Ponnelle, Jean-Pierre, 1932-1988.
Heather, Dave. 1941-2005
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV.
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus. Performer.
London Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer.
Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
Note At head of title: Verdi's Falstaff
Added Title Falstaff
Standard No. 8072780108392
Music No. 101 083 Arthaus Musik

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