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Manon

Author: Beverly SillsHenry PriceRichard FredricksSamuel RameyJulius RudelAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Bel Canto / Paramount Home Video, ©1988.
Series: Lincoln Center video.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : FrenchView all editions and formats
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The Chevalier des Grieux meets and seduces the young Manon when she is being escorted by her brother to a convent. Manon lives with des Grieux in Paris, but leaves him for a rich admirer. She is later arrested, charged with prostitution, and deported to Louisiana. Des Grieux accompanies her and during an escape attempt she dies in his arms.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly Sills; Henry Price; Richard Fredricks; Samuel Ramey; Julius Rudel; Henri Meilhac; Philippe Gille; Jules Massenet; New York City Opera.
OCLC Number: 23100985
Notes: Opera sung in French with English subtitles.
Dolby stereo.
VHS Hi-fi.
Cover title: Massenet's Manon.
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille.
Credits: Production devised and directed by Tito Capobianco.
Performer(s): Beverly Sills, soprano ; Henry Price, tenor ; Richard Fredricks, baritone ; Samuel Ramey, bass ; New York City Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Julius Rudel, conductor.
Event notes: Taped during a Live from Lincoln Center broadcast from the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, Oct. 18, 1977.
Description: 1 videocassette (152 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Lincoln Center video.
Other Titles: Massenet's Manon
Responsibility: libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille ; music by Jules Massenet.

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The Chevalier des Grieux meets and seduces the young Manon when she is being escorted by her brother to a convent. Manon lives with des Grieux in Paris, but leaves him for a rich admirer. She is later arrested, charged with prostitution, and deported to Louisiana. Des Grieux accompanies her and during an escape attempt she dies in his arms.

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