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Aïda : an opera in four acts / by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto, Antonio Ghislanzoni.

Author/creator Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoWaldron, England : Opus Arte, ©2004.
Description1 streaming video (approximately 186 min.)
Supplemental Content Access restricted to subscribers
Other author/creatorGhislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893.
Other author/creatorGutiérrez, José Antonio.
Other author/creatorMestres Cabanes, José, 1898-1990.
Other author/creatorPalatchi, Stefano.
Other author/creatorFiorillo, Elisabetta.
Other author/creatorDessì, Daniela.
Other author/creatorArmiliato, Fabio.
Other author/creatorScandiuzzi, Roberto, 1958-
Other author/creatorPons, Juan.
Other author/creatorFadó, Josep.
Other author/creatorNebot, Ana.
Other author/creatorGómez Martínez, Miguel.
Other author/creatorCastells, Jordi.
Other author/creatorSquarciapino, Franca.
Other author/creatorOller, Ramón.
Other author/creatorFaura, Albert.
Other author/creatorGran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona, Spain)
Other author/creatorGran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona, Spain). Orquestra Simfònica.
Other author/creatorGran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona, Spain). Cor.
Other author/creatorOpus Arte (Firm)
Other author/creatorBBC Worldwide Ltd.
Uniform titleAïda
Series Opera in video. ^A1066296
Abstract Set in ancient Egypt, this opera tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard for a slave girl, Aïda. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aïda who dies with him.
General noteThis production recreates "the historic paper trompe- l'oeil sets painted between 1936-45 by Josep Mestres Cabanes, the last representative of the old Catalan school of scenography"--Original container.
General noteProgram notes by Isidre Bravo in English, French, and German (24 p. : col. ill.).
General noteExtra features: cast gallery; set gallery; illustrated synopsis; Josep Mestres Cabanes at the Liceu (documentary feature).
CreditsA Gran Teatre del Liceu, Opus Arte production ; in association with BBC Worldwide ; stage director, José Antonio Gutiérrez.
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Opera in video). Available via World Wide Web.
LanguageSung in Italian, documentary feature spoken in English; subtitles in Catalan, German, English, Spanish, and French.
UPC 809478000945
Publisher numberOA 0894 D Opus Arte

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