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The Resource Great expectations, by Charles Dickens, (sound recording)

Great expectations, by Charles Dickens, (sound recording)

Label
Great expectations
Title
Great expectations
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Dickens
Title variation
Great expectations
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This story traces the coming-of-age of a young orphan, Pip, from a boy of shallow aspirations into a man of self-possession. Raised by a humble blacksmith, Pip is recruited by the wealthy Miss Havisham to be a companion to her ward, the cold but beautiful Estella. There, Pip learns to despise his rough origins as Estella torments him about his low prospects. When Pip is informed that an unknown benefactor expects to make him his heir, he sets off to London to realize his "great expectations." But true gentleman stature, he will find, is a matter of character, not fortune
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
BLACP
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1812-1870
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Dickens, Charles
Dewey number
823/.8
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR4560
LC item number
.A1 2011e
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Simon Prebble
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Prebble, Simon.
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  • Young men
  • Orphans
  • Benefactors
  • England
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Great expectations, by Charles Dickens, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 audio discs (approximately 18 hr., 30 min.)
File format
one file format
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455122912
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Level of compression
lossy
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
Set includes: 2 compact discs.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
ZM6593
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • optical disk
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn743194247
  • (OCoLC)743194247
System details
  • Compact discs, MP3 format
  • System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Great expectations, by Charles Dickens, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 audio discs (approximately 18 hr., 30 min.)
File format
one file format
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455122912
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Level of compression
lossy
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
Set includes: 2 compact discs.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
ZM6593
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • optical disk
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn743194247
  • (OCoLC)743194247
System details
  • Compact discs, MP3 format
  • System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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