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Il trovatore: by Giuseppe Verdi.

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Author Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901
Title Il trovatore [DVD] / by Giuseppe Verdi.
Publisher/Date Opera Australia ; Image Entertainment,
Pagination etc. 1 videodisc (142 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents note Opera in 4 acts.
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano and Leone Emanuele Bardare, based on: El trovador / Antonio Garcâia Gutiâerrez.
Originally produced for television in 1983.
"Distributed Worldwide by RM Associates"--Closing credits.
Creation Note Director, Elijah Moshinsky ; set designer, Sydney Nolan; costume designer, Luciana Arrighi
Produced by the Australian Opera in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ; Riccardo Pellizzeri, director
Performer note Performed by Joan Sutherland, Lauris Elms, Kenneth Collins, Jonathan Summers, Donald Shanks, Cynthia Johnston, Robin Donald ; the Australian Opera and Chorus ; the Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra ; Richard Bonynge, conductor.
Event Note Recorded live at the Sydney Opera House.
Summary Note Verdi's powerful opera tells a tale of civil war and treachery. A nation and a family are torn apart as two men - adversaries in love and war - are driven to betrayal and murder by desire for the same woman.
Language note Sung in Italian; with optional English subtitles.
Subject -- Film and video adaptations.
Added Author Cammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852
Bonynge, Richard
Summers, Jonathan
Collins, Kenneth
Bardare, Leone Emanuele
Elms, Lauris
Sutherland, Joan, 1926-
Moshinksy, Elijah
Garcâia Gutiâerrez, Antonio, 1813-1884 Trovador.
Corporate Author Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Opera
Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Shelf Location DVD 782.1 VER
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