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Title Peter Grimes [videorecording] / by Benjamin Britten ; producer, Elijah Moshinsky ; libretto by Montagu Slater ; produced by BBC TV in association with NVC Arts ; directed by John Vernon.
Published West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2003?], c1981.
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 Music & Media - Circulating Videos  M1500.B827 P58 2003    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera in a prologue and three acts; libretto by Montagu Slater, after the poem by George Crabbe.
Credits Designers, Timothy O'Brien, Tazeena Firth.
Note Produced by BBC Television in association with NVC Arts.
System Reqs DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; Dolby digital stereo ; full screen (4:3).
Performer Jon Vickers (Peter Grimes) ; Heather Harper (Ellen Orford) ; Norman Bailey (Captain Balstrode) ; supporting soloists ; Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Colin Davis, conductor.
Note Recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on June 30, 1981.
Summary In a small village in England, Peter Grimes is unable to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople.
Language Sung in English with optional subtitles in English, German and Spanish.
Subject Fishing villages -- Drama.
Outcasts -- Drama.
Genre Filmed operas.
Televised operas.
Concert films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Related Names Slater, Montagu, 1902-1956. Librettist.
Crabbe, George, 1754-1832.
Harper, Heather. Performer.
Vickers, Jon. Performer.
Bailey, Norman, 1933- Performer.
Davis, Colin, 1927-2013. Conductor.
Vernon, John, 1925- Director.
Moshinsky, Elijah. Producer.
O'Brien, Timothy, 1929- Designer.
Firth, Tazeena. Designer.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Peter Grimes.
Royal Opera House (London, England) Performer.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
NVC Arts (Firm)
Kultur International Films.
ISBN 0769722555
Standard # 032031225596
Publisher # D2255 Kultur
OCLC number 53966476