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Title Les contes d'Hoffmann [videorecording] = (The tales of Hoffmann) / [music] by Jacques Offenbach ; from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

Imprint West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2003], c1981.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B OFFE CH P40DVD    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    782.14 CON    Available
Description 1 videodisc (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera fantastique in three acts, a prologue, an epilogue.
Title from opening screen credits.
Libretto by Barbier and Carre based on the stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann.
Produced by BBC Television in association with NVC Arts.
Credits Producer, John Schlesinger ; video director, Brian Large ; scenery, William Dudley ; costumes, Maria Bjornson ; movement, Eleanor Fazan.
Performer Placido Domingo (Hoffmann) ; Luciana Serra (Olympia) ; Agnes Baltsa (Giulietta) ; Ileana Cotrubas (Antonia) ; Geraint Evans (Copṕélius) ; Siegmund Nimsgern (Dappertutto) ; Nicola Ghiuselev (Miracle) ; Robert Lloyd (Spalanzani) ; supporting soloists ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Royal Opera Chorus ; conductor, Georges Pretre.
Event Recorded at the Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, London, January 1981.
Summary The poet Hoffmann tells the tales of his three past loves and how each affair was thwarted by the evil influence of his rival.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Sung in French, optional English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Japanese subtitles.
Subject Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822 -- Drama.
Operas.
Genre/Form Televised operas.
Added Author Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901.
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872.
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer.
Serra, Luciana. Performer.
Baltsa, Agnes. Performer.
Cotrubas, Ileana. Performer.
Evans, Geraint, 1922-1992. Performer.
Nimsgern, Siegmund, 1940- Performer.
Gi︠u︡zelev, Nikola, 1936-2014. Performer.
Lloyd, Robert, 1940- Performer.
Prêtre, Georges. Conductor.
Schlesinger, John, 1926-2003.
Large, Brian.
Dudley, William, 1947-
Björnson, Maria.
Fazan, Eleanor, 1930-
Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822.
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Contes d'Hoffmann.
Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra.
Royal Opera House (London, England). Chorus.
Kultur International Films.
NVC Arts (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Added Title Tales of Hoffmann
ISBN 0769776205
9780769776200
Standard No. 032031204096
Music No. D2040 Kultur

 
    
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