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The Resource The rape of Lucretia, by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Ronald Duncan ; stage director, Graham Vick ; director, Michael Simpson ; producer, Janet Walker ; English National Opera ; a Limehouse production in association with RM Arts for Channel Four Television, (videorecording)

The rape of Lucretia, by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Ronald Duncan ; stage director, Graham Vick ; director, Michael Simpson ; producer, Janet Walker ; English National Opera ; a Limehouse production in association with RM Arts for Channel Four Television, (videorecording)

Label
The rape of Lucretia
Title
The rape of Lucretia
Statement of responsibility
by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Ronald Duncan ; stage director, Graham Vick ; director, Michael Simpson ; producer, Janet Walker ; English National Opera ; a Limehouse production in association with RM Arts for Channel Four Television
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Set in ancient Rome, The rape of Lucretia tells of the virtuous Lucretia and her downfall at the hands of Tarquinius. A potent fusion of Greek drama and English opera, Benjamin Britten's beautiful score highlights the opera's powerful themes emphasizing the ongoing struggle between love and lust, fidelity and passion, evil and redemption"--Container
Cataloging source
VRU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cameras, Martin Hawkins ; editor, Peter Cartwright
Date time place
Recorded in 1987
PerformerNote
Jean Rigby (Lucretia), Richard Van Allan (Collatinus), Alan Opie (Junius), Russell Smythe (Tarquinius), Cathryn Pope (Lucia), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (male chorus), Kathryn Harries (female chorus), Anne-Marie Owens (Bianca) ; English National Opera Orchestra ; conductor, Lionel Friend
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-1982
  • 1953-
  • 1913-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Duncan, Ronald
  • Vick, Graham
  • Rigby, Jean
  • Van Allan, Richard
  • Opie, Alan
  • Smythe, Russell
  • Pope, Cathryn
  • Rolfe Johnson, Anthony
  • Harries, Kathryn
  • Owens, Anne-Marie
  • Friend, Lionel
  • Simpson, Michael
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • English National Opera
  • English National Opera
  • Limehouse Pictures, Ltd
  • RM Arts (Firm)
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • Kultur International Films
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lucretia
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
The rape of Lucretia, by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Ronald Duncan ; stage director, Graham Vick ; director, Michael Simpson ; producer, Janet Walker ; English National Opera ; a Limehouse production in association with RM Arts for Channel Four Television, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
60688788
Dimensions
4 3/4 min.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780769778341
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
032031292994
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
D2929
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60688788
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; NTSC ; full screen ; Dolby 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The rape of Lucretia, by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Ronald Duncan ; stage director, Graham Vick ; director, Michael Simpson ; producer, Janet Walker ; English National Opera ; a Limehouse production in association with RM Arts for Channel Four Television, (videorecording)
Publication
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
Control code
60688788
Dimensions
4 3/4 min.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780769778341
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
032031292994
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
D2929
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60688788
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; NTSC ; full screen ; Dolby 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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