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Title Falstaff [videorecording] : a lyric comedy in 3 acts, 1893 / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito, from the comedy The Merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare ; a coproduction ZDF/Arte, Glydebourne Enterprises Ltd, François Roussillon et associés, with the participation of Mezzo, TF1.

Imprint Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex : Opus Arte, c2010.

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Description 1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera in 3 acts.
Language Sung in Italian, with English, French, German, Spanish and Italian subtitles.
Note Title from opening screen credits.
Performer Christopher Purves (Falstaff) ; Tassis Christoyannis (Ford) ; Dina Kuznetsova (Alice Ford) ; Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Mistress Quickly) ; Adriana Kuc̆erová (Nannetta) ; Bülent Bezdüz (Fenton) ; Jennifer Holloway (Meg Page) ; Peter Hoare (Dr. Caius) ; Paolo Battaglia (Pistol) ; Alasdair Elliott (Bardolf) ; Glyndebourne Chorus ; London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Vladimir Jurowski, conductor.
Credits Director, Richard Jones; set and costume designer, Ultz; lighting designer, Mimi Jordan Sherin; directed for television by François Roussillon.
Event Recorded in performance June 2009, Glyndebourne Opera House.
System Details DVD-9; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; aspect ratio 16:9; all regions.
Note Program notes by Russ McDonald in English, with French and German translations (23 p. : ill) inserted in container.
Summary The comic misadventures of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff, adapted from his Merry wives of Windsor and Henry IV by Verdi and Boito.
Note Extra features: illustrated synopsis, cast gallery.
Genre/Form Operas.
Filmed operas.
Added Author Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor.
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist.
Purves, Christopher. Performer.
Christoyannis, Tassis. Performer.
Kuznetsova, Dina. Performer.
Lemieux, Marie-Nicole. Performer.
Kučerová, Adriana. Performer.
Bezdüz, Bülent. Performer.
Holloway, Jennifer (Mezzo-soprano) Performer.
Hoare, Peter, 1965- Performer.
Battaglia, Paolo, 1968- Performer.
Elliott, Alasdair. Performer.
Jurowski, Vladimir, 1972- Conductor.
Jones, Richard, 1953 June 7-
Sherin, Mimi Jordan.
Roussillon, François.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Falstaff.
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus. Performer.
London Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.
Arte (Firm)
Glyndebourne Enterprises.
François Roussillon et associés.
Mezzo (Television station : Paris, France)
Société nationale télévision française 1.
Opus Arte (Firm)
Standard No. 809478010210
Music No. OA 1021 D Opus Arte