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Title Rigoletto [(DVD) videorecording] / the Metropolitan opera ; [music] by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave ; production, John Dexter ; television director, Kirk Browning.

Publication Info. Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, [2004]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  782.1 RIG    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; sound formats: DTS 5.1, Dolby digital 5.1, PCM stereo.; full screen (4:3); region code 0 (worldwide).
Note Opera in three acts.
Bonus features: interviews with Ilena Cotrubas, James Levine, Plácido Domingo, and Cornell MacNeil; picture gallery ("Rigoletto") at the Met.
Program notes by by Kenneth Chalmers in English with French translations and synopsis in English and French (18 pages : ports.) inserted in container.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Language Sung in Italian with subtitles in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, and Chinese; interviews in English.
Performer Plácido Domingo (Il Duca di Mantova) ; Cornell MacNeil (Rigoletto) ; Ileana Cotrubas (Gilda) ; Justino Díaz (Sparafucile) ; Isola Jones (Maddalena) ; Ariel Bybee (Giovanna) ; John Cheek (Il Conte di Monterone) ; supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor.
Credits Set and costume design, Tanya Moiseiwitsch ; lighting design, Gil Wechsler.
Event Live telecast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, Nov. 7, 1977.
Subject Operas -- Videodiscs.
Genre Opera films.
Added Author Domingo, Plácido, 1941- performer.
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922-2011, performer.
Cotrubas, Ileana, performer.
Díaz, Justino, performer.
Jones, Isola, performer.
Bybee, Ariel, performer.
Cheek, John, performer.
Levine, James, 1943- conductor.
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876, librettist.
Dexter, John, production personnel.
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008, director.
Moiseiwitsch, Tanya, 1914- designer.
Wechsler, Gil, designer.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Standard No. 044007309391
Music No. B0002696-09 Deutsche Grammophon
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