The Resource Billy Budd : an opera, by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier ; adapted from the story by Herman Melville ; directed for the stage by Tim Albery ; directed for television by Barrie Gavin ; [a BBC-TV/RM Arts co-production], (videorecording)

Billy Budd : an opera, by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier ; adapted from the story by Herman Melville ; directed for the stage by Tim Albery ; directed for television by Barrie Gavin ; [a BBC-TV/RM Arts co-production], (videorecording)

Label
Billy Budd : an opera
Title
Billy Budd
Title remainder
an opera
Statement of responsibility
by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier ; adapted from the story by Herman Melville ; directed for the stage by Tim Albery ; directed for television by Barrie Gavin ; [a BBC-TV/RM Arts co-production]
Title variation
Benjamin Britten's Billy Budd
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Dramatizes the moral dilemma of Captain Vere when, in accordance with Admiralty regulations, he must demand the court martial to sentence to death by hanging the innocent seaman who was provoked to strike and kill the villanous master-at-arms
Cataloging source
SNN
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
813.309
Language note
Sung in English with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Thomas Allen, baritone ; Philip Langridge, tenor ; Richard Van Allan, bass ; English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; David Atherton, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1913-1976
  • 1879-1970
  • 1944-
  • 1939-2010
  • 1944-
  • 1819-1891
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Crozier, Eric
  • Forster, E. M.
  • Allen, Thomas
  • Langridge, Philip
  • Van Allan, Richard
  • Atherton, David
  • Melville, Herman
  • English National Opera
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
Runtime
157
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Billy Budd : an opera, by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier ; adapted from the story by Herman Melville ; directed for the stage by Tim Albery ; directed for television by Barrie Gavin ; [a BBC-TV/RM Arts co-production], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Ed. recorded: Boosey & Hawkes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (157 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381579222
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ID5792RADVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm47358436
System details
DVD, Dolby 2.0 stereo or 5.1 surround
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Billy Budd : an opera, by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier ; adapted from the story by Herman Melville ; directed for the stage by Tim Albery ; directed for television by Barrie Gavin ; [a BBC-TV/RM Arts co-production], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Ed. recorded: Boosey & Hawkes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (157 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381579222
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ID5792RADVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm47358436
System details
DVD, Dolby 2.0 stereo or 5.1 surround
Video recording format
laserdisc

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