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The marriage of Figaro : a comic opera in 4 acts

Author: Dave HeatherHumphrey BurtonLorenzo Da PonteKnut SkramIleana CotrubasAll authors
Publisher: New York : Video Arts International, 1973.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : ItalianView all editions and formats
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The impending marriage of Figaro to Susanna is threatened by the scheming of Count Almaviva, who desires Susanna for himself, and Marcellina, who wants to marry Figaro herself. All problems are resolved with the help of Countess Almaviva, and the couple are able to marry.
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Genre/Form: Televised operas
Television adaptations
Cultural television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Heather; Humphrey Burton; Lorenzo Da Ponte; Knut Skram; Ileana Cotrubas; Marius Rintzler; Nucci Condò; Frederica Von Stade; Benjamin Luxon; Kiri Te Kanawa; John Fryatt; John Pritchard; John Bury; Peter Hall; Robert Ryan; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais; Glyndebourne Festival Chorus.; London Philharmonic Orchestra.; Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company.; Video Arts International.
OCLC Number: 31270371
Language Note: Sung in Italian, English subtitles.
Notes: Video Artists International: 69004.
Credits: Set designer, John Bury ; stage director, Peter Hall ; lighting designer, Robert Ryan.
Performer(s): Knut Skram (Figaro) ; Ileana Cotrubas (Susanna) ; Marius Rintzler (Dr. Bartolo) ; Nucci Condo (Marcellina) ; Frederica Von Stade (Cherubino) ; Benjamin Luxon (Count Almaviva) ; Kiri Te Kanawa (The Countess) ; John Fryatt (Don Basilio) ; The Glyndebourne Chorus ; London Philharmonic Orchestra ; conducted by John Pritchard.
Description: 2 videocassettes (168 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS Hi-fi.
Contents: pt. 1: Acts I-II --
pt. 2: Acts II-IV.
Responsibility: by W.A. Mozart ; text by da Ponte ; based on Beaumarchais' sequel to his Barber of Seville ; [produced by] Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company ; television production, Humphrey Burton ; television direction, Dave Heather.

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The impending marriage of Figaro to Susanna is threatened by the scheming of Count Almaviva, who desires Susanna for himself, and Marcellina, who wants to marry Figaro herself. All problems are resolved with the help of Countess Almaviva, and the couple are able to marry.

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