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The Resource Carmen : opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts, [music by] Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée

Carmen : opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts, [music by] Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée

Label
Carmen : opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts
Title
Carmen
Title remainder
opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts
Statement of responsibility
[music by] Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
  • spa
  • chi
  • fre
Summary
Carmen, a beautiful sultry gypsy, woos the corporal Don José. Their relationship leads to his rejection of his former love, mutiny against his superior, and joining a gang of smugglers. His jealousy when she turns from him to the bullfighter Escamillo leads him to murder Carmen
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1838-1875
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bizet, Georges
Credits note
Director, Gary Holvorson ; host, Renée Fleming ; production, Richard Eyre ; set & costume designer, Rob Howell ; lighting designer, Peter Mumford ; choreographer, Christopher Wheeldon
Date time place
Filmed live in HD transmission at the Metropolitan Opera on Jan. 16, 2010
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Sung in French; French, German, English, Spanish or Chinese subtitles
LC call number
M1500.B59
LC item number
C37 2010
PerformerNote
Elīna Garanča (Carmen) ; Roberto Alagna (Don José) ; Barbara Frittoli (Michaëla) ; Teddy Tohu Rhodes (Escamillo) ; supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet ; Yannick Nézet-Séquin, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1976-
  • 1834-1908
  • 1831-1897
  • 1803-1870
  • 1946-
  • 1975-
  • 1966-
  • 1838-1875
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alagna, Roberto
  • Eyre, Richard
  • Fleming, Renée
  • Frittoli, Barbara
  • Garanča, Elīna
  • Halévy, Ludovic
  • Halvorson, Gary
  • Howell, Rob
  • Meilhac, Henri
  • Mérimée, Prosper
  • Mumford, Peter
  • Nézet-Séguin, Yannick
  • Rhodes, Teddy Tahu
  • Wheeldon, Christopher
  • Bizet, Georges
  • Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Universal Music Group
Runtime
167
Series statement
Metropolitan Opera HD live
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Operas
  • Romanies
  • Operas
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Carmen : opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts, [music by] Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Carmen exists in an independent universe where her existence is defined by her desire for men and their desire for her, always on her terms. And she burns up whomever she desires."--Booklet
  • Bonus material (in English): Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna backstage with Renée Fleming. Backstage at the Met with host Renée Fleming: Yannick Nézet-Séquin ; Barbara Frittoli and Teddy Tahu Rhodes ; Christopher Wheeldon
  • Program notes and synopsis in English (20 p. : ill.) inserted in container
  • Title from booklet
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (167 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007345818
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B0014311-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)665177103
  • (OCoLC)ocn665177103
  • (Sirsi) o665177103
  • 708662
  • 708662
  • 1695904
  • 1695904
System details
DVD; picture format NTSC, 16:9; sound formats: PCM stereo., DTS 5.1; region code 0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Carmen : opéra en quatre actes = [opera] in four acts, [music by] Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée
Publication
Note
  • "Carmen exists in an independent universe where her existence is defined by her desire for men and their desire for her, always on her terms. And she burns up whomever she desires."--Booklet
  • Bonus material (in English): Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna backstage with Renée Fleming. Backstage at the Met with host Renée Fleming: Yannick Nézet-Séquin ; Barbara Frittoli and Teddy Tahu Rhodes ; Christopher Wheeldon
  • Program notes and synopsis in English (20 p. : ill.) inserted in container
  • Title from booklet
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (167 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007345818
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B0014311-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)665177103
  • (OCoLC)ocn665177103
  • (Sirsi) o665177103
  • 708662
  • 708662
  • 1695904
  • 1695904
System details
DVD; picture format NTSC, 16:9; sound formats: PCM stereo., DTS 5.1; region code 0
Video recording format
DVD

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