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The Resource Powder her face, composer, Thomas Adès ; libretto, Philip Hensher, (videorecording)

Powder her face, composer, Thomas Adès ; libretto, Philip Hensher, (videorecording)

Label
Powder her face
Title
Powder her face
Statement of responsibility
composer, Thomas Adès ; libretto, Philip Hensher
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chamber opera written by Thomas Ades in 1995 to a joint commission from London's Almeida Opera and the Cheltenham Festival. Based on the life of Margaret, Duchess of Argyll
Cataloging source
CIN
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adès, Thomas
Credits note
Directed for stage by David Alden
Date time place
Originally produced for Channel 4 Television in 1999
Dewey number
782.1/078
Language note
Sung in English
LC call number
M1500.A34
LC item number
P69 2005
PerformerNote
Mary Plazas (Duchess) ; Heather Buck (Maid) ; Daniel Norman (Electrician) ; Graeme Broadbent (Hotel manager) ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group ; Thomas Adès, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1970-
  • 1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hensher, Philip
  • Plazas, Mary
  • Buck, Heather
  • Norman, Daniel
  • Broadbent, Graeme
  • Alden, David
  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
Runtime
161
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adès, Thomas
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Powder her face, composer, Thomas Adès ; libretto, Philip Hensher, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Chamber opera in 7 acts
  • Bonus documentary: Thomas Adès : music for the 21st century / produced and directed by Gerald Fox, 1999 (51 min.)
  • Program notes and libretto in English in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 (161 min.)
Isbn
5051083000666
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031800496
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DC10002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1586763
  • (OCoLC)71292979
  • (OCoLC)71292979
System details
DVD, all regions, widescreen 16:9 presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Powder her face, composer, Thomas Adès ; libretto, Philip Hensher, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Chamber opera in 7 acts
  • Bonus documentary: Thomas Adès : music for the 21st century / produced and directed by Gerald Fox, 1999 (51 min.)
  • Program notes and libretto in English in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 (161 min.)
Isbn
5051083000666
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031800496
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DC10002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1586763
  • (OCoLC)71292979
  • (OCoLC)71292979
System details
DVD, all regions, widescreen 16:9 presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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