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Author Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981.

Title Antony and Cleopatra [sound recording] / Samuel Barber.

Imprint New York, NY : New World Records, p1984.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B BARB AC B22CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (116 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 015600
Note Compact discs.
Opera in three acts, based on the text of William Shakespeare.
Libretto originally adapted from Shakespeare's play by Franco Zeffirelli and rev. by Gian Carlo Menotti; music rev. by the composer.
Historical notes on the opera by Richard Dyer, libretto, bibliography, and discography (39 p. ; 13 cm.) laid in container.
Performer Esther Hinds, soprano ; Jane Bunnell, mezzo-soprano ; Jeffrey Wells, Eric Halfvarson, bass-baritones ; other soloists ; Westminster Choir ; Spoleto Festival Orchestra ; Christian Badea, conductor.
Event Recorded June 1983 during performances at the Festival of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy.
Subject Antonius, Marcus, 83?-30 B.C. -- Drama.
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C. -- Drama.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Musical settings.
Added Author Zeffirelli, Franco.
Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007.
Hinds, Esther.
Bunnell, Jane.
Wells, Jeffrey.
Halfvarson, Eric.
Badea, Christian.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Antony and Cleopatra.
Westminster Choir.
Spoleto Festival Orchestra.
Standard No. 093228032229
Music No. NW322/23/24-2 New World Records
803222-2 New World Records
NWR803222 New World Records

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