Aida / Teatro alla Scala ; music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni

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Subjects: Operas
Filmed operas
Formats: Video Recording, Laserdisc
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: Italian, Summary is in English, Accompanying material in English, English
Audience: Adult
Published: Montvale, N.J. : [Distributed by] Pioneer Artists, 1986, p1985
LC Classification: M
Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in
Added Titles: Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 Aïda
Additional Authors: Ronconi, Luca, 1933-
Chiara, Maria
Pavarotti, Luciano
Dimitrova, Gena Macheva, 1941-2005
Burchuladze, Paata
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893
Ghiaurov, Nicolai, 1929-2004
Maazel, Lorin, 1930-
Teatro alla Scala. Coro
Teatro alla Scala. Orchestra
RM Arts (Firm)
Radiotelevisione italiana
Pioneer Artists (Firm)
Notes: LaserVision, extended play, CX encoded
Sung in Italian ; English subtitles
A performance of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Aida" in four acts
Recorded live at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan
An RM Arts production in association with Radiotelevisione Italiana
Credits: Producer, Luca Ronconi ; conductor, Lorin Maazel ; set designer, Mauro Pagano ; costume designer Vera Marzot ; chorus master, Giulio Bertola ; directed for videogram and television by Derek Bailey
Cast: Maria Chiara, Luciano Pavarotti, Ghena Dimitrova, Paata Burchuladze, Nicolai Ghiaurov, chorus and orchestra of La Scala, Milan
Brief notes on container
Booklet with synopsis in English, libretto in Italian and English laid in container
Summary: The action takes place in ancient Egypt, and tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard, for a slave girl, Aida. 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 Aida, who dies with him
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 22714200