The Resource Tosca, Giacomo Puccini, (DVD)

Tosca, Giacomo Puccini, (DVD)

Label
Tosca
Title
Tosca
Statement of responsibility
Giacomo Puccini
Contributor
Subject
Language
ita
Summary
The story begins with Napoleon Bonaparte, political enemy of Scarpia advancing upon Rome. Cavaradossi a painter and Angelotti an escaped prisoner are political allies and see Napoleon as a hero. Angelotti has taken refuge in a chapel of a church in Rome in which Cavaradossi is painting a portrait of the Madonna. Cavaradossi has as his lover a famous singer Floria Tosca who attempts to enter the church and finds the door locked. She becomes jealous and demands to know why the door is locked. Angelotti and Cavaradossi engineer an escape plan for Angelotti. Various twists and turns develop involving these major players
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Kirk Browning; music director, James Levine; chorus master, David Stivender; executive producer, Michael Bronson; producer, Samuel J. Paul; production and set design, Franco Zeffirelli; costume design, Peter J. Hall; lighting design, Gil Wechsler; audio director, Jay David Saks
Date time place
Videorecording of performances taped March 20 and 27, 1985 at the Metropolitan Opera, New York
Language note
Sung in Italian; subtitles in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian & Spanish
LC call number
M1500.P97
LC item number
T6 2006
PerformerNote
Hildegard Behrens (Floria Tosca); Plácido Domingo (Mario Cavardossi); Cornell MacNeil (Il barone Scarpia); James Courtney (Cesare Angelotti); Italo Tajo (Il sagrestano); Anthony Laciura (Spoletta); Russell Christopher (Sciarrone); Richard Vernon (Un carceriere); Melissa Fogarty (Un pastore); Metropolitan Opera Chorus; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1858-1924
  • 1831-1908
  • 1857-1919
  • 1847-1906
  • 1941-
  • 1922-2011
  • 1953-2006
  • 1921-2008
  • 1943-
  • 1926-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Puccini, Giacomo
  • Sardou, Victorien
  • Illica, Luigi
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe
  • Behrens, Hildegard
  • Domingo, Placido
  • MacNeil, Cornell
  • Courtney, James
  • Tajo, Italo
  • Laciura, Anthony
  • Christopher, Russell
  • Vernon, Richard
  • Fogarty, Melissa
  • Sinopoli, Giuseppe
  • Browning, Kirk
  • Levine, James
  • Stivender, David
  • Bronson, Michael
  • Paul, Samuel J
  • Zeffirelli, Franco
  • Hall, Peter J.
  • Wechsler, Gil
  • Saks, Jay David
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
159
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Tosca, Giacomo Puccini, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa after Victorien Sardou's play
  • Title from disc label
  • Program notes, synopsis, and credits inserted in container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
rcl00056473
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (159 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007341001
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B0007101-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1666878
System details
DVD; NTSC
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Tosca, Giacomo Puccini, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa after Victorien Sardou's play
  • Title from disc label
  • Program notes, synopsis, and credits inserted in container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
rcl00056473
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (159 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007341001
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B0007101-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1666878
System details
DVD; NTSC
Video recording format
laserdisc

Subject

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