The Resource Carmen, Universal ; [presented by] the Metropolitan Opera ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy ; video director, Brian Large ; stage director, Paul Mills ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul], (videorecording)

Carmen, Universal ; [presented by] the Metropolitan Opera ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy ; video director, Brian Large ; stage director, Paul Mills ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul], (videorecording)

Label
Carmen
Title
Carmen
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; [presented by] the Metropolitan Opera ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy ; video director, Brian Large ; stage director, Paul Mills ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • fre
  • eng
  • ger
  • chi
  • fre
Summary
In 19th century Seville, Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don José, who abandons his career, his fiancée, and his dying mother for Carmen
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, William Akerlund ... [et al.] ; chorus choreographer, Elizabeth Keen ; act II choreographer, Maria Benitez ; DVD producer, Pauline Heister
Date time place
Produced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, Feb. 1987
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Sung in French with French, English, German, and Chinese subtitles
LC call number
M1500.B54
LC item number
C3 L4
PerformerNote
Agnes Baltsa (Carmen), Leona Mitchell (Micaëla), José Carreras (Don José), Samuel Ramey (Escamillo), Myra Merritt, Diane Kesling, Anthony Laciura, Bruce Hubbard, Vernon Hartman, Ara Berberian, Nico Castel, Charles Duval ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor ; Metropolitan Opera Ballet
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1831-1897
  • 1834-1908
  • 1943-
  • 1803-1870
  • 1838-1875
  • 1946-
  • 1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Large, Brian
  • Meilhac, Henri
  • Halévy, Ludovic
  • Baltsa, Agnes
  • Mitchell, Leona
  • Carreras, José
  • Ramey, Samuel
  • Levine, James
  • Mérimée, Prosper
  • Bizet, Georges
  • Mills, Paul
  • Paul, Samuel J
  • Merritt, Myra
  • Kesling, Diane
  • Laciura, Anthony
  • Hubbard, Bruce
  • Hartman, Vernon
  • Berberian, Ara
  • Castel, Nico
  • Duval, Charles
  • Keen, Elizabeth
  • Benitez, Maria
  • Gräwe, Karl Dietrich
  • Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Classics Group
Runtime
172
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Romanies
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Carmen, Universal ; [presented by] the Metropolitan Opera ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy ; video director, Brian Large ; stage director, Paul Mills ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Some credits from booklet
  • Program notes and synopsis by Karl Dietrich Gräwe in English, German and French (23 p. : ill.) inserted in container
  • Based on the story by Prosper Mérimée
  • Recorded in digital PCM stereo
  • "Picture format: 4:3"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm45952561
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007300091
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
440 073 000-9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45952561
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Carmen, Universal ; [presented by] the Metropolitan Opera ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy ; video director, Brian Large ; stage director, Paul Mills ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Some credits from booklet
  • Program notes and synopsis by Karl Dietrich Gräwe in English, German and French (23 p. : ill.) inserted in container
  • Based on the story by Prosper Mérimée
  • Recorded in digital PCM stereo
  • "Picture format: 4:3"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm45952561
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007300091
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
440 073 000-9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45952561
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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