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Author Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.

Title Idomeneo [(DVD) videorecording] / by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Gianbattista Varesco ; The Metropolitan Opera.

Publication Info. Hamburg, Germany : Deutsche Grammophon, [2006]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  782.1 IDO    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (182 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, Dolby digital 5.1, PCM stereo; aspect ratio 4:3.
Language Sung in Italian; subtitles in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese.
Performer Luciano Pavarotti (Idomeneo) ; Frederica von Stade (Idamante) ; Ileana Cotrubas (Ilia) ; Hildegard Behrens (Elettra) ; John Alexander (Arbace) ; Timothy Jenkins (Gran Sacerdote di Nettuno) ; Richard J. Clark (La voce) ; supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor.
Credits Production, set and costumes design, Jean-Pierre Ponnelle; lighting design, Gil Wechsler; director, Brian Large.
Event Recorded in performance Nov. 6, 1982.
Note Program notes and synopsis in English in container.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Summary During a storm at sea, Idomeneo, King of Crete, vows to the god Neptune that, if he survives, he will sacrifice the first human he meets on shore, which turns out to be his son, Idamante.
Subject Idomeneus (Greek mythology) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Operas -- Videodiscs.
Operas -- Performances -- Videodiscs.
Added Author Varesco, Giambattista, librettist.
Pavarotti, Luciano, performer.
Von Stade, Frederica, performer.
Cotrubas, Ileana, performer.
Behrens, Hildegard, performer.
Alexander, John, 1923-1990, performer.
Jenkins, Timothy (Tenor), performer.
Clark, Richard J., 1943- performer.
Levine, James, 1943- conductor.
Ponnelle, Jean-Pierre, 1932-1988.
Wechsler, Gil.
Large, Brian.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), performer.
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Standard No. 044007342343
Music No. B0006175-09 Deutsche Grammophon
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