The Resource Amahl and the night visitors : historic 1955 telecast, by Gian Carlo Menotti ; Showcase Productions, Inc. ; G. Schirmer, Inc. ; producer, Samuel Chotzinoff ; produced for DVD by Allan Altman ; director, Kirk Browning, (videorecording)

Amahl and the night visitors : historic 1955 telecast, by Gian Carlo Menotti ; Showcase Productions, Inc. ; G. Schirmer, Inc. ; producer, Samuel Chotzinoff ; produced for DVD by Allan Altman ; director, Kirk Browning, (videorecording)

Label
Amahl and the night visitors : historic 1955 telecast
Title
Amahl and the night visitors
Title remainder
historic 1955 telecast
Statement of responsibility
by Gian Carlo Menotti ; Showcase Productions, Inc. ; G. Schirmer, Inc. ; producer, Samuel Chotzinoff ; produced for DVD by Allan Altman ; director, Kirk Browning
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Menotti's opera which relates how a disabled young shepherd comes to accompany the three kings on their way to pay homage to the newborn Jesus
Member of
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
NBC Opera Theatre.
Credits note
Conductor, Thomas Schippers ; members of the Symphony of the Air; choreographer, John Butler ; music and libretto, Gian Carlo Menotti ; music and artistic director, Peter Herman Adler ; designer, Eugene Berman
Date time place
Live telecast, originally broadcast on December 25, 1955 on NBC Opera Theatre
Dewey number
792.5/42
Language note
Sung in English with optional English, French, German, Italian or Spanish subtitles - opera only
PerformerNote
Bill McIver (Amahl), Rosemary Kuhlmann (Mother), Andrew McKinley (King Kaspar), David Aiken (King Melchior), Leon Lishner (King Balthazar), Francis Monachino (Page), John Butler, Glen Tetley, Carmen Gutierrez (dancing shepherds)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1913-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McIver, Bill
  • Kuhlmann, Rosemary
  • McKinley, Andrew
  • Aiken, David
  • Lishner, Leon
  • Video Artists International
  • Showcase Productions
  • Symphony of the Air
Runtime
46
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesus Christ
  • Menotti, Gian Carlo
  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Christmas music
  • Menotti, Gian Carlo
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Amahl and the night visitors : historic 1955 telecast, by Gian Carlo Menotti ; Showcase Productions, Inc. ; G. Schirmer, Inc. ; producer, Samuel Chotzinoff ; produced for DVD by Allan Altman ; director, Kirk Browning, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: An exclusive 2007 interview with Rosemary Kuhlmann, who created the role of the Mother in the premiere of Amahl (28 min.); Christmas carols sung by the Columbus Boychoir, from the original 1955 telecast (6 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 46 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
089948440093
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
4400
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (DLC)lbu00093726
  • av00199947
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 0 ; 4:3 full screen presentation ; Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Amahl and the night visitors : historic 1955 telecast, by Gian Carlo Menotti ; Showcase Productions, Inc. ; G. Schirmer, Inc. ; producer, Samuel Chotzinoff ; produced for DVD by Allan Altman ; director, Kirk Browning, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: An exclusive 2007 interview with Rosemary Kuhlmann, who created the role of the Mother in the premiere of Amahl (28 min.); Christmas carols sung by the Columbus Boychoir, from the original 1955 telecast (6 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 46 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
089948440093
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
4400
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (DLC)lbu00093726
  • av00199947
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 0 ; 4:3 full screen presentation ; Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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