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The Resource Samson et Dalila, music by Camille Saint-Saëns ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire, (videorecording)

Samson et Dalila, music by Camille Saint-Saëns ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire, (videorecording)

Label
Samson et Dalila
Title
Samson et Dalila
Statement of responsibility
music by Camille Saint-Saëns ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
Summary
The action of the opera is based on the Book of Judges, Chapters 14-16. The Israelites enslaved by the Philistines in Gazza are roused to revolt by their leader Samson. the High Priest of Dagon enlists the support of Delilah, a Philistine woman once loved by Samson but deserted by him in the interest of his divine mission
Cataloging source
NYP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Elijah Moshinsky ; scenery and costumes, Sidney Nolan ; choreography, David Bintley ; television director, John Vernon
Date time place
Recorded live at Covent Garden, Oct. 6, 1981
PerformerNote
Shirley Verrett, mezzo-soprano ; Jon Vickers, tenor ; other soloists ; Royal Opera Chorus ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Colin Davis, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1835-1921
  • 1927-
  • 1927-2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Saint-Saëns, Camille
  • Lemaire, Ferdinand
  • Moshinsky, Elijah
  • Vernon, John
  • Verrett, Shirley
  • Vickers, Jon
  • Davis, Colin
  • Royal Opera House (London, England)
Runtime
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Samson et Dalila, music by Camille Saint-Saëns ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Sung in French, with English subtitles
  • PA-82-014
  • Title from container
  • Synopsis in English on container
  • Side [4] blank
  • Extended play, stereo; CX noise reduction system
  • "A Covent Garden video production"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20342290
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (118 min.) (LaserVision)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Note
MU: Discs mislabeled: c1981 San Francisco Opera Association. PA-90-296.
Other physical details
sound, color
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(WaOLN)1411548
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Samson et Dalila, music by Camille Saint-Saëns ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Sung in French, with English subtitles
  • PA-82-014
  • Title from container
  • Synopsis in English on container
  • Side [4] blank
  • Extended play, stereo; CX noise reduction system
  • "A Covent Garden video production"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20342290
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (118 min.) (LaserVision)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Note
MU: Discs mislabeled: c1981 San Francisco Opera Association. PA-90-296.
Other physical details
sound, color
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(WaOLN)1411548
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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