The Resource Carmen, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée ; stage director, Paul Mills ; video director, Brian Large ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul], (videorecording)

Carmen, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée ; stage director, Paul Mills ; video director, Brian Large ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul], (videorecording)

Label
Carmen
Title
Carmen
Statement of responsibility
the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée ; stage director, Paul Mills ; video director, Brian Large ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul]
Contributor
Choreographer
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Singer
Writer of accompanying material
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
In 19th century Seville, Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don José, who abandons his career, his fiancée, and his dying mother for Carmen
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set and costume designer, John Bury; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler ; camera, William Akerlund [and others] ; chorus choreographer, Elizabeth Keen ; act II choreographer, Maria Benitez ; DVD producer, Pauline Heister
Date time place
Produced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, Feb. 1987
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Sung in French with optional French, English, German, and Chinese subtitles; Chinese and English DVD menus
PerformerNote
Agnes Baltsa (Carmen), Leona Mitchell (Micaëla), José Carreras (Don José), Samuel Ramey (Escamillo), Myra Merritt (Frasquita), Diane Kesling (Mercédès), Anthony Laciura (Remendado), Bruce Hubbard (Dancaïre), Vernon Hartman (Moralès), Ara Berberian (Zuniga), Nico Castel (Lillas Pastia), Charles Duval (mountain guide) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus, Orchestra and Ballet ; James Levine, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1831-1897
  • 1834-1908
  • 1946-
  • 1943-
  • 1937-
  • 1803-1870
  • 1838-1875
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Meilhac, Henri
  • Halévy, Ludovic
  • Mills, Paul
  • Large, Brian
  • Paul, Samuel J
  • Baltsa, Agnes
  • Mitchell, Leona
  • Carreras, José
  • Ramey, Samuel
  • Merritt, Myra
  • Kesling, Diane
  • Laciura, Anthony
  • Hubbard, Bruce
  • Hartman, Vernon
  • Berberian, Ara
  • Castel, Nico
  • Duval, Charles
  • Levine, James
  • Keen, Elizabeth
  • Benítez, María
  • Gräwe, Karl Dietrich
  • Mérimée, Prosper
  • Bizet, Georges
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
  • Universal Classics Group
Runtime
172
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Romanies
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Carmen, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée ; stage director, Paul Mills ; video director, Brian Large ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul], (videorecording)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in four acts
  • Some credits from booklet
  • Program notes and synopsis by Karl Dietrich Gräwe in English, German, and French inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (23 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm)
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
ocm45952561
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 044007300091
  • 4400730009
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
440 073 000-9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45952561
System details
DVD; NTSC; region code 0; aspect ratio 4:3; PCM stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Carmen, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée ; stage director, Paul Mills ; video director, Brian Large ; [producer, Samuel J. Paul], (videorecording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Opera in four acts
  • Some credits from booklet
  • Program notes and synopsis by Karl Dietrich Gräwe in English, German, and French inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (23 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm)
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
ocm45952561
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 044007300091
  • 4400730009
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
440 073 000-9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45952561
System details
DVD; NTSC; region code 0; aspect ratio 4:3; PCM stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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