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Author Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Uniform Title Aïda
Title Aïda [electronic resource] : an opera in four acts / by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto, Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Published Waldron, England : Opus Arte, c2004.
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Description 1 streaming video (ca. 186 min.)
Note This production recreates "the historic paper trompe- l'oeil sets painted between 1936-45 by Josep Mestres Cabanes, the last representative of the old Catalan school of scenography"--Original container.
Program notes by Isidre Bravo in English, French, and German (24 p. : col. ill.).
Extra features: cast gallery; set gallery; illustrated synopsis; Josep Mestres Cabanes at the Liceu (documentary feature).
Credits A Gran Teatre del Liceu, Opus Arte production ; in association with BBC Worldwide ; stage director, José Antonio Gutiérrez.
Summary Set in ancient Egypt, this opera tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard for a slave girl, Aïda. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aïda who dies with him.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Opera in video). Available via World Wide Web.
Language Sung in Italian, documentary feature spoken in English; subtitles in Catalan, German, English, Spanish, and French.
Subject Operas.
Genre Internet videos.
Related Names Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893.
Gutiérrez, José Antonio.
Mestres Cabanes, José, 1898-1990.
Palatchi, Stefano.
Fiorillo, Elisabetta.
Dessì, Daniela.
Armiliato, Fabio.
Scandiuzzi, Roberto, 1958-
Pons, Juan.
Fadó, Josep.
Nebot, Ana.
Gómez Martínez, Miguel.
Castells, Jordi.
Squarciapino, Franca.
Oller, Ramón.
Faura, Albert.
Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona, Spain)
Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona, Spain). Orquestra Simfònica.
Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona, Spain). Cor.
Opus Arte (Firm)
BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Related Titles Opera in video.
Collection Title Alexander Street Press
Standard # 809478000945
Publisher # OA 0894 D Opus Arte