Albert Herring

Title
Albert Herring [videorecording] / by Benjamin Britten ; produced by BBC Television by arrangement with Glyndebourne in association with the National Video Corporation ; directed for stage, television and videogram by Peter Hall.
Publication
Montvale, N.J. : Pioneer Artists, c1985.

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Description
2 videodiscs (148 min.) : Laser Vision, sd., col.; 12 in.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Video.
Note
  • Pioneer Artists: PA-88-222.
  • Libretto by Eric Crozier, adapted from Guy de Maupassant's "Le Rosier de Madame Husson".
  • Manual sequence; side [4] blank.
  • Plot synopsis and libretto ([20] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Credits (note)
  • John Gunter, designer ; David Hersey, lighting designer.
System Details (note)
  • VHS stereo. ; extended play ; digital sound.
Call Number
*LVD 4 (CF)
OCLC
  • 21997375
  • 21997375
Title
Albert Herring [videorecording] / by Benjamin Britten ; produced by BBC Television by arrangement with Glyndebourne in association with the National Video Corporation ; directed for stage, television and videogram by Peter Hall.
Imprint
Montvale, N.J. : Pioneer Artists, c1985.
Performer
John Graham-Hall (Albert Herring) ; Patricia Johnson (Lady Billows) ; Alan Opie (Sid) ; Felicity Palmer (Florence Pike) : Jean Rigby (Nancy) ; Patricia Kern (Mrs. Herring) ; supporting soloists ; Glyndebourne Chorus ; soloists of the London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Bernard Haitink, conductor.
Credits
John Gunter, designer ; David Hersey, lighting designer.
Summary
"Benjamin Britten's comic opera in three acts is a jocular parody on life in an East Suffolk market town at the turn of the century".
System Details
VHS stereo. ; extended play ; digital sound.
Added Author
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Albert Herring.
Hall, Peter, 1930-2017, director.
Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893. Rosier de Madame Husson.
Graham-Hall, John. Performer
Johnson, Patricia (Patricia Marion) Performer
Opie, Alan. Performer
Palmer, Felicity. Performer
Rigby, Jean. Performer
Kern, Patricia. Performer
Haitink, Bernard, 1929-2021. Conductor
Crozier, Eric. Librettist
Gunter, John, 1938-2016, set designer.
Hersey, David, lighting designer.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company. Performer
National Video Corporation.
London Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer
Pioneer Artists (Firm)
Research Call Number
*LVD 4 (CF) Plot synopsis and libretto on file.
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