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The Resource Falstaff : a lyric comedy in 3 acts, 1893, music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito, from the comedy The Merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare ; a coproduction ZDF/Arte, Glydebourne Enterprises Ltd, François Roussillon et associés, with the participation of Mezzo, TF1, (videorecording)

Falstaff : a lyric comedy in 3 acts, 1893, music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito, from the comedy The Merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare ; a coproduction ZDF/Arte, Glydebourne Enterprises Ltd, François Roussillon et associés, with the participation of Mezzo, TF1, (videorecording)

Label
Falstaff : a lyric comedy in 3 acts, 1893
Title
Falstaff
Title remainder
a lyric comedy in 3 acts, 1893
Statement of responsibility
music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito, from the comedy The Merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare ; a coproduction ZDF/Arte, Glydebourne Enterprises Ltd, François Roussillon et associés, with the participation of Mezzo, TF1
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • spa
  • ita
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
The comic misadventures of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff, adapted from his Merry wives of Windsor and Henry IV by Verdi and Boito
Cataloging source
CIN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Richard Jones; set and costume designer, Ultz; lighting designer, Mimi Jordan Sherin; directed for television by François Roussillon
Date time place
Recorded in performance June 2009, Glyndebourne Opera House
Language note
Sung in Italian, with English, French, German, Spanish and Italian subtitles
LC call number
M1500.V4
LC item number
F2 2010
PerformerNote
Christopher Purves (Falstaff) ; Tassis Christoyannis (Ford) ; Dina Kuznetsova (Alice Ford) ; Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Mistress Quickly) ; Adriana Kuc̆erová (Nanetta) ; Bülent Bezdüz (Fenton) ; Jennifer Holloway (Meg Page) ; Peter Hoare (Dr. Caius) ; Paolo Battaglia (Pistol) ; Alasdair Elliott (Bardolf) ; Glyndebourne Chorus ; London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1564-1616
  • 1842-1918
  • 1965-
  • 1968-
  • 1972-
  • 1953 June 7-
  • 1813-1901
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Boito, Arrigo
  • Purves, Christopher
  • Christoyannis, Tassis
  • Kuznetsova, Dina
  • Lemieux, Marie-Nicole
  • Kučerová, Adriana
  • Bezdüz, Bülent
  • Holloway, Jennifer
  • Hoare, Peter
  • Battaglia, Paolo
  • Elliott, Alasdair
  • Jurowski, Vladimir
  • Jones, Richard
  • Ultz
  • Sherin, Mimi Jordan
  • Roussillon, François
  • Verdi, Giuseppe
  • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
  • Association relative à la télévision européenne
  • Glyndebourne Enterprises
  • François Roussillon et associés
  • Mezzo (Television station : Paris, France)
  • Société nationale télévision française 1
  • Opus Arte (Firm)
Runtime
136
Technique
live action
Label
Falstaff : a lyric comedy in 3 acts, 1893, music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito, from the comedy The Merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare ; a coproduction ZDF/Arte, Glydebourne Enterprises Ltd, François Roussillon et associés, with the participation of Mezzo, TF1, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts
  • Title from opening screen credits
  • Program notes by Russ McDonald in English, with French and German translations (23 p. : ill) inserted in container
  • Extra features: illustrated synopsis, cast gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn610513504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478010210
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
OA 1021 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1261792
  • (OCoLC)610513504
System details
DVD-9; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; aspect ratio 16:9; all regions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Falstaff : a lyric comedy in 3 acts, 1893, music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito, from the comedy The Merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare ; a coproduction ZDF/Arte, Glydebourne Enterprises Ltd, François Roussillon et associés, with the participation of Mezzo, TF1, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts
  • Title from opening screen credits
  • Program notes by Russ McDonald in English, with French and German translations (23 p. : ill) inserted in container
  • Extra features: illustrated synopsis, cast gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn610513504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
809478010210
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
OA 1021 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1261792
  • (OCoLC)610513504
System details
DVD-9; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; aspect ratio 16:9; all regions
Video recording format
DVD

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