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Title Hippolyte et Aricie : a tragedy in five acts with a prologue / music by Jean-Philippe Rameau ; libretto by Simon-Joseph Pellegrin.

Publication Info. Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex : Opus Arte, [2014]

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 Talbott Media  DVD 961    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
 Talbott Media  DVD 961  Booklet    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 186 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 pages : color illustration ; 18 cm)
digital optical PCM stereo surround DTS 5.1
widescreen 16:9
video file DVD video all regions
System Details DVD-9 double layer; NTSC, all regions; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, LPCM stereo; aspect ratio 16:9.
Language Sung in French, with subtitles in English, French, German and Korean.
Performer Ed Lyon (Hippolytus) ; Christiane Karg (Aricia) ; Sarah Connolly (Phaedra) ; Stéphane Degout (Theseus) ; François Lis (Pluto/Jupiter/Neptune) ; Katherine Watson (Diana) ; Emmanuelle de Negri (head priestess/a huntress/song of the nightingale) ; Julie Pasturaud (Oenone) ; Aimery Lefèvre (Arcas) ; Loïc Félix (Tisiphone) ; Samuel Boden (Mercury) ; Ana Quintans (Cupid) ; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment ; Glyndebourne Chorus ; William Christie, conductor.
Credits Director, Jonathan Kent ; designer, Paul Brown ; lighting designer, Mark Henderson ; choreographer, Ashley Page ; video designer, Nina Dunn ; film director, François Roussillon.
Event Recorded in performance 2013 July Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes, Sussex, United Kingdom.
Note Extra feature: An opera to surprise and delight (15 min.); Cast gallery.
Program notes and synopsis in English, German and French (19 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.) in container.
Summary In this Glyndebourne first, this is aimed to flood the senses and bring to life Rameau's inventive take on Racine's great tragedy Phèdre.
Contents Also contains : An opera to surprise and delight (15 min.) ; Cast gallery.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Filmed performances.
Nonfiction films.
Filmed operas.
Filmed performances.
Nonfiction films.
Added Author Rameau, Jean-Philippe, 1683-1764, composer.
Pellegrin, M. l'abbé (Simon-Joseph), 1663-1745, librettist.
Lyon, Ed, performer.
Karg, Christiane, performer.
Connolly, Sarah, performer.
Degout, Stéphane, performer.
Lis, François, performer.
Watson, Katherine (Soprano), performer.
Negri, Emmanuelle de, performer.
Pasturaud, Julie, 1978- performer.
Lefèvre, Aimery, 1983- performer.
Félix, Loïc, performer.
Boden, Samuel, performer.
Quintans, Ana, 1975- performer.
Christie, William (William Lincoln), conductor.
Kent, Jonathan, stage director.
Brown, Paul, 1960- set designer, costume designer.
Henderson, Mark, lighting designer.
Page, Ashley, choreographer (expression)
Dunn, Nina, director of photography.
Roussillon, François, film director.
Container of (work): Rameau, Jean-Philippe, 1683-1764. Hippolyte et Aricie.
Opera adaptation of (work): Racine, Jean, 1639-1699. Phèdre.
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, performer.
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, performer.
Opus Arte (Firm), film distributor.
Standard No. 809478011439
Music No. OA 1143 D Opus Arte