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Title Death in Venice [videorecording] / the Glynedebourne Touring Opera production ; by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Myfanwy Piper after the novella by Thomas Mann ; a BBC TV production in association with RM Arts ; stage directors, Stephen Lawless, Martha Clarke ; directed for video by Robin Lough.

Imprint West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, [2000?]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B BRIT DV J44DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced in 1990.
Cast Robert Tear, Alan Opie, Michael Chance ; Glyndebourne Chorus ; London Sinfonietta, conductor, Graeme Jenkins.
Summary Britten's final opera describes the grandeur and shabbiness of Venice in the grip of disease. It portrays the moral and physical degeneration of Aschenbach, the writer whose obsessive and self-devouring pursuit of beauty in the form of the boy Tadzio leads him to humiliation and death.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Music videos
Added Author Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Death in Venice.
Lough, Robin.
Piper, Myfanwy.
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. Tod in Venedig.
Tear, Robert.
Opie, Alan.
Chance, Michael.
Jenkins, Graeme, 1958-
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus.
London Sinfonietta.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
RM Arts (Firm)
ISBN 0769700446
Standard No. 032031004498
Music No. D0044 Kultur

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