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Luciano Pavarotti : a life in seven arias / a BBC production in association with Thirteen/WNET New York ; produced and directed by David Thompson.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication Info London : Decca, [2008]
Copyright Notice ©2008
Description1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorPavarotti, Luciano, performer, interviewee.
Other author/creatorDomingo, Plácido, 1941- interviewee.
Other author/creatorCarreras, José, interviewee.
Other author/creatorSutherland, Joan, 1926-2010 interviewee.
Other author/creatorCaballé, Montserrat interviewee.
Other author/creatorFlórez, Juan Diego, 1973- interviewee.
Other author/creatorThompson, David, 1950 July 18- producer, director.
Other author/creatorFarer, Ronnie, narrator.
Included WorkPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Bohème. Che gelida manina.
Included WorkDonizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Fille du régiment. Pour mon âme.
Included WorkFranck, César, 1822-1890. Panis angelicus.
Included WorkVerdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto. Questa o quella per me pari sono.
Included WorkPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Turandot. Nessun dorma.
Included WorkPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca. E lucevan le stelle.
Included WorkVerdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Messa da Requiem. Dies irae. Ingemisco.
Other author/creatorBritish Broadcasting Corporation.
Other author/creatorWNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Other author/creatorDecca Records (Firm)
Portion of title Life in seven arias
Contents La bohème. Che gelida manino / Giacomo Puccini -- La fille du régiment. Pour mon âme / Gaetano Donizetti -- Panis Angelicus / César Franck -- Rigoletto. Questa o quella / Giuseppe Verdi -- Turandot. Nessun dorma ; Tosca. E lucevan le stelle / Puccini -- Requiem. Ingemisco / Verdi.
Abstract This unique documentary looks back at the life of the legendary Luciano Pavarotti, with many of opera's greatest stars, including Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Joan Sutherland, Montserrat Caballé́ and Juan Diego Flórez, paying personal tribute to the great man and his music. Pavarotti sings no less than seven of his most celebrated arias, defining an astonishing career that spanned four decades and took the world by storm.
General noteDirector's note in English and vocal texts with English translations in container.
CreditsProduced and directed by David Thompson.
Performer Luciano Pavarotti, tenor ; commentary by Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Joan Sutherland, Montserrat Caballé, and Juan Diego Flórez; narrator, Ronnie Farer.
Date/time/place of a event noteA BBC production in association with Thirteen/WNET, New York; originally produced in 2007.
Technical detailsDVD; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; aspect ratio 16:9.
LanguageNarrated in English; sung in Italian, French and Latin, with subtitles in English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese.
Genre/formDocumentary films.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formNonfiction films.
Genre/formDocumentary films.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formNonfiction films.
UPC 044007433140
UPC 044007433157
Publisher numberB0011953-09 Decca
Publisher numberB0012048-09 Decca

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