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Title L'Italiana in Algeri [videorecording] / Gioacchino Rossini.

Imprint [Munich?] : Arthaus Musik : Kinowelt Home Entertainment, [2001?], c1987.

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 Talbott Media  DVD 80    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
 Talbott Media  DVD 80  Booklet    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 videodisc (148 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD format.
Note PCM stereo.; NTSC; no region code; picture format, 4:3.
Comic opera in 2 acts.
Language Sung in Italian with optional English, French, or Japanese subtitles; DVD menu in English, French, Japanese, or Spanish.
Note Libretto by Angelo Anelli.
Performer Günther von Kannen (Mustafà); Nuccia Focile (Elvira); Susan McLean (Zulima); Rudolf A. Hartmann (Ali); Robert Gambill (Lindoro); Doris Soffel (Isabella); Enric Serra (Taddeo); Bulgarian Male Chorus, Sofia; Radio-Symphony-Orchestra Stuttgart; Ralf Weikert, conductor.
Credits A production of the Südfunk Stuttgart; director for television and video, Claus Viller; stage director, Michael Hampe.
Event "This recording is a touring production given in the Rococo Theater, Schwetzingen by the Zurich Opera at the 1987 Schwetzingen Festival."--Notes, p. 24.
Note Program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German (41 p.) in container.
Summary "At the centre of this hugely ironic opera ... stands the character Isabella, who uses her womanly guile to entrance no fewer than three men. As the mood swings from comic to serious, Rossini gives her free reign to explore the many facets of her femininity.... But this Italian girl in Algiers is at all times fully aware of the narrow path she treads between coquettish diversion and true love."--Notes, p. 23-24.
Genre/Form Operas.
Added Author Anelli, Angelo, 1761-1820. Librettist.
Kannen, Günter von, 1940- Performer.
Focile, Nuccia. Performer.
McLean, Susan. Performer.
Hartmann, Rudolf, 1937 January 19- Performer.
Gambill, Robert. Performer.
Soffel, Doris. Performer.
Serra, Enric. Performer.
Weikert, Ralf. Conductor.
Viller, Claus. Director.
Hampe, Michael, 1935- Director.
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Italiana in Algeri.
Mŭzhku kameren khor "Sofii͡a." Performer.
Süddeutscher Rundfunk. Sinfonie-Orchester. Performer.
Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Kinowelt Home Entertainment GmbH.
Süddeutscher Rundfunk.
Schwetzinger Festspiele.
Music No. 100 121 Arthaus Musik