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The Resource Dido & Aeneas, music by Henry Purcell ; [libretto, Nahum Tate] ; Rhombus Media ; produced with the participation of Telefilm Canada, Ontario Film Development Corporation ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete ; conceived & choreographed by Mark Morris ; produced by Daniel Iron, (videorecording)

Dido & Aeneas, music by Henry Purcell ; [libretto, Nahum Tate] ; Rhombus Media ; produced with the participation of Telefilm Canada, Ontario Film Development Corporation ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete ; conceived & choreographed by Mark Morris ; produced by Daniel Iron, (videorecording)

Label
Dido & Aeneas
Title
Dido & Aeneas
Statement of responsibility
music by Henry Purcell ; [libretto, Nahum Tate] ; Rhombus Media ; produced with the participation of Telefilm Canada, Ontario Film Development Corporation ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete ; conceived & choreographed by Mark Morris ; produced by Daniel Iron
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Mark Morris' modern dance is set to Henry Purcell's opera about Dido, the queen of Carthage and her doomed relationship with the Trojan prince Aeneas
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
792.5/42
Language note
Sung in English with optional English subtitles
LC call number
M1500
LC item number
.D53 2000
PerformerNote
Jennifer Lane, mezzo-soprano; Ann Monoyios, Shari Saunders, Meredith Hall, sopranos; Russell Braun, baritone; Benjamin Sutterfield; Mark Morris Dance Group; Tafelmusik Orchestra & Chamber Choir
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1659-1695
  • 1956-
  • 1954-
  • 1949-
  • 1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Purcell, Henry
  • Morris, Mark
  • Willis Sweete, Barbara
  • Lane, Jennifer.
  • Monoyios, Ann
  • Braun, Russell
  • Saunders, Shari
  • Hall, Meredith
  • Sutterfield, Benjamin
  • Mark Morris Dance Group
  • Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
  • Tafelmusik Chamber Choir
Runtime
56
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aeneas
  • Dido (Legendary character)
  • Operas
  • Modern dance
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Dido & Aeneas, music by Henry Purcell ; [libretto, Nahum Tate] ; Rhombus Media ; produced with the participation of Telefilm Canada, Ontario Film Development Corporation ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete ; conceived & choreographed by Mark Morris ; produced by Daniel Iron, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in three acts
  • Originally produced in 1995
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (56 min.)
Isbn
9781552596005
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381874129
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • ID8741CLDVD
  • CD0313026
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • pms00514192
  • (pmsc)00380108X
System details
DVD, PCM stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Dido & Aeneas, music by Henry Purcell ; [libretto, Nahum Tate] ; Rhombus Media ; produced with the participation of Telefilm Canada, Ontario Film Development Corporation ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete ; conceived & choreographed by Mark Morris ; produced by Daniel Iron, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Opera in three acts
  • Originally produced in 1995
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (56 min.)
Isbn
9781552596005
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381874129
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • ID8741CLDVD
  • CD0313026
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • pms00514192
  • (pmsc)00380108X
System details
DVD, PCM stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc

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