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Title Il trovatore / [a Metropolitan Opera Television production] ; music by Giuseppe Verdi ; production, Fabrizio Melano ; video director, Brian Large.

Publication Info. Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon : Manufactured by PolyGram, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department Lower Level  DVD 792.5 TROVATORE    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult DVDs  DVD 792.5 TRO    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  DVD 782.1 TROVATORE    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, PCM stereo, 4:3 picture format.
Note Opera.
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano ; based on El trovador by Antonio García Gutiérrez.
Performer Eva Marton (Leonora) ; Dolora Zajick (Azucena) ; Luciano Pavarotti (Manrico) ; Sherrill Milnes (Il Conte di Luna) ; Jaffrey Wells (Ferrando) ; Loretta di Franco (Ines) ; Mark Baker (Ruiz) ; The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus ; James Levine, conductor.
Event Produced October 15th, 1988 at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
Note Originally broadcast by PBS on December 21, 1988 in the Live from the Met series.
Synopsis in English by Roger Parker with French and German translations (23 p. : ill. ;19 cm.) laid in container.
Summary Leonora loves a knight who serenades her as a troubadoor. The knight is in an army fighting a civil war agaist the Count, who also loves Leonora. The knight thinks he's the son of the gypsy woman who raised him & whose mother was killed by the Count, but he's actually the Count's brother. When the rivalry between the two men becomes violent, tragedy occurs.
Credits Camera, William Akerlund ... [et al.].
Language Sung in Italian with Italian, English, German, French or Chinese subtitles; DVD menu in English and Chinese.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Cammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Librettist.
Melano, Fabrizio. Production personnel.
Large, Brian. Director.
Marton, Eva. voc
Zajick, Dolora. voc
Pavarotti, Luciano. voc
Milnes, Sherrill. voc
Wells, Jeffrey. voc
Di Franco, Loretta. voc
Baker, Mark (Tenor) voc
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Trovatore.
García Gutiérrez, Antonio, 1813-1884. Trovador. Bibliographic antecedent.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Production personnel. Performer.
Metropolitan Opera Television (Firm) Producer.
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm) Publisher.
Added Title Live from the Met.
Standard No. 044007300299
Music No. 440 073 002-9 Deutsche Grammophon
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