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L'elisir d'amore / Metropolitan Opera Association ; A Metropolitan Opera Television Production ; music, Gaetano Donizetti ; libretto, Felice Romani ; Production, John Copley ; video director, Brian Large ; executive producer, Peter Gelb.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication InfoHamburg : Deutsche Grammophon ; New York, NY : Distributed by Universal Music and Video Distribution, ©2005, 1992.
Description1 videodisc (128 min) : color, digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in. + guide (12 pages)
Included WorkDonizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Elisir d'amore.
Included WorkRomani, Felice, 1788-1865 librettist.
Included WorkBattle, Kathleen, performer.
Included WorkPavarotti, Luciano performer.
Included WorkPons, Juan performer.
Included WorkDara, Enzo, performer.
Included WorkUecker, Korliss, performer.
Included WorkCopley, John, 1933- producer.
Included WorkMontresor, Beni set designer, costume designer.
Included WorkLarge, Brian, director.
Included WorkGelb, Peter, producer.
Included WorkLevine, James, 1943- conductor.
Other author/creatorMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Other author/creatorMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra.
Other author/creatorMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus.
Other author/creatorMetropolitan Opera Television (Firm)
Other author/creatorDeutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Other author/creatorUniversal Music Group.
Parallel title Elixir of Love
Parallel title Der Liebestrank
Parallel title L'elixir d'amour
Abstract Shy peasant Nemorino falls in love with Adina from a distance but comes to believe that she is in love with Belcore. Listening to Adina tell the story of Tristan and Iseult, he becomes convinced that by taking a magic love potion he will gain Adina's love. Following a series of missteps, Nemorino enlists in the army so that he can earn enough money to buy more of the so called love potion. Adina, aware of Nemorino's love buys his enlistment contract and professes her love for him.
General noteIn-container guide includes synopsis and introduction in English.
General noteSpecial features: Trailer -- photo gallery.
General noteOriginally produced in 1992.
Access restrictionRestricted to private home use.
CreditsSet and costume design, Beni Montresor ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; conductor, James Levine ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus ; chorus master, Raymond Hughes.
Cast Kathleen Battle (Adina), Enzo Dara (Il dottore Dulcamara), Luciano Pavarotti (Nemorino), Korliss Uecker (Giannetta), Juan Pons (Belcore)
Technical detailsDVD ; NTSC, Region 0 ; PCM Stereo or Dolby digital 5.1 or dts 5.1 audio.
LanguageIn Italian ; optional subtitles in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese.
Genre/formTelevised operas.
Genre/formTelevised performances.
Genre/formTelevision musicals.
Genre/formTelevision adaptations.
Genre/formNonfiction films.
UPC 044007340219
Publisher numberB0004050-09 Deutsche Grammophon

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