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Title Armida [videorecording] / music by Gioachino Rossini ; libretto by Giovanni Schmidt ; based on the epic poem Gerusalemme liberata by Torquato Tasso.

Imprint London, England : Decca, ©2011.


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Description 2 videodiscs (171 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (26 pages : illustrations).
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Series The Metropolitan Opera HD live
Metropolitan Opera HD live.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation; sound formats in DTS 5.1 surround, LPCM stereo.
Language Sung in Italian, with English, French, German, Spanish, and Chinese subtitles.
Performer Renée Fleming (Armida) ; Lawrence Brownlee (Rinaldo) ; John Osborn (Goffredo) ; Barry Banks (Gernando and Carlo) ; Kobie van Rensburg (Ubaldo) ; Yeghishe Manucharyan (Eustazio) ; Peter Volpe (Idraote) ; Keith Miller (Astarotte) ; David Chan, violin solo ; Rafael Figueroa, cello solo ; the Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Riccardo Frizza, conductor.
Credits Production, Mary Zimmerman ; set and costume design, Richard Hudson ; lighting design, Brian MacDevitt ; choreographer, Graciela Daniele ; director, Gary Halvorson ; host, Deborah Voigt ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Victoria Warivonchik ; writers, Matt Dobkin, Ellen Keel ; editors, Gary Bradley, Laura Young.
Note Opera in 3 acts.
"A Metropolitan Opera high-definition production"--Container insert.
Event Broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, May 1, 2010.
Note Program notes and synopsis in English (26 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) in container.
Special features include: backstage at the Met with Deborah Voigt (12 min.).
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Added Author Schmidt, Giovanni, approximately 1775- Librettist.
Voigt, Deborah. Interviewer.
Frizza, Riccardo, 1971- Conductor.
Fleming, Renée. Performer. Interviewee.
Brownlee, Lawrence. Performer. Interviewee.
Osborn, John (Tenor) Performer.
Banks, Barry. Performer.
Van Rensburg, Kobie. Performer.
Manucharyan, Yeghishe. Performer.
Volpe, Peter. Performer.
Miller, Keith (Bass-baritone) Performer.
Zimmerman, Mary.
Hudson, Richard, 1954-
MacDevitt, Brian.
Daniele, Graciela, 1939-
Halvorson, Gary.
Briccetti, Louisa.
Warivonchik, Victoria.
Dobkin, Matt.
Keel, Ellen.
Bradley, Gary.
Young, Laura.
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Armida.
Tasso, Torquato, 1544-1595. Gerusalemme liberata.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer.
Standard No. 044007434161
Music No. B0015226-09 Decca
074 3416 Decca
074 3417 Decca
074 3418 Decca

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