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The Resource Boris Godunov, music and libretto by Modest Mussorgsky, after Pushkin ; the Royal Opera House production by Andrei Tarkovsky ; a Virgin Broadcasting/BBC TV/Royal Opera House co-production in association with the Decca Music Group Limited and St. Petersburg Television, (videorecording)

Boris Godunov, music and libretto by Modest Mussorgsky, after Pushkin ; the Royal Opera House production by Andrei Tarkovsky ; a Virgin Broadcasting/BBC TV/Royal Opera House co-production in association with the Decca Music Group Limited and St. Petersburg Television, (videorecording)

Label
Boris Godunov
Title
Boris Godunov
Statement of responsibility
music and libretto by Modest Mussorgsky, after Pushkin ; the Royal Opera House production by Andrei Tarkovsky ; a Virgin Broadcasting/BBC TV/Royal Opera House co-production in association with the Decca Music Group Limited and St. Petersburg Television
Contributor
Conductor
Director
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • rus
  • mul
  • rus
Summary
  • Set at the start of the 17th century, the story concerns the reign of Tsar Boris Godunov, who has murdered the Tsarevich Dmitri in order to obtain the succession, and the challenge made to him by the Pretender Dmitri. The opera is based on Pushkin's historical tragedy of the same name and Karamzin's History of the Russian state
  • The action takes place between 1598 and 1605. It concerns the reign of Tsar Boris Godunov who has murdered the Tsarevich Dmitri in order to obtain the succession, and the challenge made to it by the Pretender Dmitri
Member of
Cataloging source
AMH
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Stephen Lawless ; director for television, Humphrey Burton
Date time place
"The complete 1872 version, filmed at the Mariinsky Theatre in 1990."
Dewey number
791.4572
Language note
Sung in Russian; subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Chinese
LC call number
M1500.M8
LC item number
B63
PerformerNote
Robert Lloyd, Olga Borodina, Alexei Steblianko, Sergei Leiferkus ; supporting singers ; Orchestra and Chorus of the Kirov Opera ; Valery Gergiev, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-1986
  • 1931-
  • 1940-
  • 1946-
  • 1953-
  • 1839-1881
  • 1799-1837
  • 1766-1826
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tarkovskiĭ, Andreĭ Arsenʹevich
  • Lawless, Stephen
  • Burton, Humphrey
  • Lloyd-Jones, David
  • Lloyd, Robert
  • Borodina, Olga
  • Stebli︠a︡nko, Alekseĭ
  • Leĭferkus, Sergeĭ
  • Gergiev, Valeriĭ
  • Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich
  • Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich
  • Karamzin, Nikolaĭ Mikhaĭlovich
  • Royal Opera House (London, England)
  • Mariinskiĭ teatr (1991- )
  • Virgin Broadcasting
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Decca Record Company
  • Philips (Sound recording label)
Runtime
221
Series statement
Glory of Russian opera
Series volume
1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boris Fyodorovich Godunov
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Boris Godunov, music and libretto by Modest Mussorgsky, after Pushkin ; the Royal Opera House production by Andrei Tarkovsky ; a Virgin Broadcasting/BBC TV/Royal Opera House co-production in association with the Decca Music Group Limited and St. Petersburg Television, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 4 acts with a prologue
  • Based on Pushkin's historical tragedy of the same name and Karamzin's History of the Russian state
  • Performed in the ed. by David Lloyd-Jones, published by Oxford University Press
  • Issued in 2003 as part of the box set titled The glory of Russian opera
  • Program notes by Irina Brown and John Warrack, and synopsis in English (22 p.) laid in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Prologue -- Act 1 -- Act 2 ; Disc 2: Act 3 -- Act 4
Control code
50105302
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (221 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
4400750899
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 075 089-9
  • B0001312-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)50105302
System details
DVD; 5.1 surround sound, stereo.; all-regions NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Boris Godunov, music and libretto by Modest Mussorgsky, after Pushkin ; the Royal Opera House production by Andrei Tarkovsky ; a Virgin Broadcasting/BBC TV/Royal Opera House co-production in association with the Decca Music Group Limited and St. Petersburg Television, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 4 acts with a prologue
  • Based on Pushkin's historical tragedy of the same name and Karamzin's History of the Russian state
  • Performed in the ed. by David Lloyd-Jones, published by Oxford University Press
  • Issued in 2003 as part of the box set titled The glory of Russian opera
  • Program notes by Irina Brown and John Warrack, and synopsis in English (22 p.) laid in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Prologue -- Act 1 -- Act 2 ; Disc 2: Act 3 -- Act 4
Control code
50105302
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (221 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
4400750899
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 075 089-9
  • B0001312-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)50105302
System details
DVD; 5.1 surround sound, stereo.; all-regions NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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