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Aida / the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni ; [stage] production, Sonja Frisell.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication InfoHamburg : Deutsche Grammophon ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Universal Music & Video, ©2000, 1991.
Description1 videodisc (158 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (23 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorGhislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893 librettist.
Other author/creatorFrisell, Sonja, producer.
Other author/creatorLarge, Brian, director.
Other author/creatorQuaranta, Gianni, set designer.
Other author/creatorGriffin, Rodney, choreographer.
Other author/creatorMillo, Aprile, singer.
Other author/creatorZajick, Dolora singer.
Other author/creatorDomingo, Plácido, 1941- singer.
Other author/creatorMilnes, Sherrill, singer.
Other author/creatorBurchuladze, Paata, singer.
Other author/creatorKavrakos, Dimitri singer.
Other author/creatorWray, Margaret Jane singer.
Other author/creatorBaker, Mark W., 1946- performer.
Other author/creatorLevine, James, 1943- conductor.
Included WorkVerdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Aïda.
Other author/creatorMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus performer.
Other author/creatorMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra performer.
Other author/creatorMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Ballet, performer.
Other author/creatorMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Other author/creatorDeutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Abstract An Egyptian soldier falls in love with his Ethiopian captive.
General noteGuide includes synopsis written by Gabriele Cervone, translated into English, German and French.
Access restrictionRestricted to private home use.
CreditsVideo director, Brian Large ; set designer, Gianni Quaranta ; conductor, James Levine ; chorus master, David Stivender ; choreographer, Rodney Griffin.
Performer Aprile Millo (Aida) ; Dolora Zajick (Amneris) ; Plácido Domingo (Radames) ; Sherrill Milnes (Amonasro) ; Paata Burchuladze (Ramfis) ; Dimitri Kavrakos (the King) ; Margaret Jane Wray (a priestess) ; Mark W. Baker (a messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; Metropolitan Opera Chorus; Metropolitan Opera Ballet ; conductor, James Levine.
Date/time/place of a event noteProduced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, Oct. 1988.
Technical detailsDVD; NTSC, Region 0 (worldwide); full screen (4:3) presentation; PCM Stereo.
LanguageSung in Italian ; optional subtitles in English, German, French, Italian, or Chinese; Chinese and English DVD menus.
Awards noteWinner, Outstanding Classical Program in the Performing Arts, 1989-90 Emmy Awards.
Genre/formTelevised operas.
Genre/formNonfiction television programs.
Genre/formFilmed operas.
Genre/formTelevision adaptations.
Genre/formItalian language television programs.
Genre/formNonfiction films.
UPC 044007300190
Publisher number440 073 001-9 Deutsche Grammophon

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