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Title Aida [videorecording] / the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni ; [stage] production, Sonja Frisell.

Imprint Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Universal Music & Video, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B VERD AID L01DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (158 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (23 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Note Guide includes synopsis written by Gabriele Cervone, translated into English, German and French.
Credits Video director, Brian Large ; set designer, Gianni Quaranta ; conductor, James Levine ; chorus master, David Stivender ; choreographer, Rodney Griffin.
Performer Aprile Millo (Aida), Dolora Zajick (Amneris), Plácido Domingo (Radames), Sherrill Milnes (Amonasro), Paata Burchuladze (Ramfis), Dimitri Kavrakos (the King), Margaret Jane Wray (a priestess), Mark W. Baker (a messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus ; Metropolitan Opera Ballet ; conductor, James Levine.
Event Produced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, Oct. 1988.
Summary An Egyptian soldier falls in love with his Ethiopian captive.
System Details DVD, all regions, full screen (4:3) presentation ; PCM stereo.
Language Sung in Italian, optional subtitles in English, German, French, Italian, or Chinese ; Chinese and English DVD menus.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Televised operas.
Filmed operas.
Television adaptations.
Added Author Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Librettist.
Frisell, Sonja. Producer.
Large, Brian. Director.
Millo, Aprile. voc
Zajick, Dolora. voc
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- voc
Milnes, Sherrill. voc
Burchuladze, Paata. voc
Kavrakos, Dimitri. voc
Wray, Margaret Jane. voc
Baker, Mark W., 1946- Performer.
Levine, James, 1943- Conductor.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Aïda.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus. Performer.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra. Performer.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Ballet. Performer.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Standard No. 044007300190
Music No. 440 073 001-9 Deutsche Grammophon

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