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Distant harmony Pavarotti in China

Title
Distant harmony [videorecording] : Pavarotti in China / produced by John Goberman, Dewitt Sage, Daniel Wigutow ; directed by Dewitt Sage.
Publication
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Pacific Arts Video, c1988.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (85 min.) : sd., col; 1/2 in.
Alternative Title
Pavarotti in China.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Video.
Note
  • In Italian, English, and Chinese (sometimes with English translation).
  • Pacific Arts Video: PAV 703.
Event (note)
  • Filmed in China in June 1986.
Contents
Rigoletto. Questa o quella ; La donnà é mobile / Verdi -- L'Arlesiana. Il lamento di Federico / Cilèa -- Pagliacci. Vesti la giubba / Leoncavallo -- La Bohème. Selections / Puccini -- O sole mio / Di Capua -- Torna a Surriento / Curtis -- Turandot. Nessun dorma / Puccini.
Call Number
*LVH 445 (F)
Title
Distant harmony [videorecording] : Pavarotti in China / produced by John Goberman, Dewitt Sage, Daniel Wigutow ; directed by Dewitt Sage.
Imprint
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Pacific Arts Video, c1988.
Performer
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor ; Kallen Esperian, Madelyn Renee, sopranos ; members of the Genoa Opera Company ; Emerson Buckley, Leone Magiera, conductors.
Event
Filmed in China in June 1986.
Summary
Chronicles Pavarotti's visit to the People's Republic of China in June 1986. Shows him giving a vocal masterclass, performing in a Chinese opera, and enjoying children performing on both Chinese folk instruments and Western musical instruments. Includes various scenes of Peking and its environs showing the inhabitants engaged in a variety of activities. Presents excerpts from a fully staged and costumed performance of Puccini's opera, La Bohème. Concludes with excerpts from a concert of opera arias sung by Pavarotti in the Great Hall of the People in Peking.
Added Author
Pavarotti, Luciano. Performer
Esperian, Kallen. Performer
Renee, Madelyn. Performer
Buckley, Emerson, 1916-1989. Conductor
Magiera, Leone. Conductor
Sage, Dewitt. Director
Goberman, John.
Wigutow, Daniel.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto. Questa o quella per me pari sono.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto. Donna è mobile.
Cilèa, Francesco, 1866-1950. Arlesiana. È la solita storia.
Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. Vesti la giubba.
Di Capua, Eduardo, 1864-1917. O sole mio.
De Curtis, Ernesto, 1875-1937. Torna a Surriento; arranged.
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Bohème. Selections.
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Turandot. Nessun dorma.
Pacific Arts Video.
Pacific Arts Video (Firm)
Added Title
Pavarotti in China.
Research Call Number
*LVH 445 (F)
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