Billy Budd an opera

Title
Billy Budd [videorecording] : an opera / [music] by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier ; adapted from the story by Herman Melville ; a BBC TV/RM Arts co-production.
Author
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Publication
[Chicago] : Home Vision, c1988.

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Description
1 videocassette (2 hrs., 37 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Video.
Note
  • Opera in two acts; sung in English.
  • Program notes on container cover; synopsis, list of cast and credits (7 p.) inserted in container.
Credits (note)
  • Camera supervisors, Ian Gibb, Robin Sutherland ; directed for television by Barrie Gavin.
Performer (note)
  • Thomas Allen (Billy Budd) ; Philip Langridge (Captain Vere) ; Richard Van Allan (John Claggart) ; Neil Howlett (Mr. Redburn) ; Phillip Guy-Bromley (Mr. Flint) ; Clive Bayley (Mr. Ratcliffe) ; Edward Byles (Red Whiskers) ; Mark Richardson (Donald) ; John Connell (Dansker) ; Barry Banks (Novice) ; Howard Milner (Squeak) ; Christopher Booth-Jones (Novice's friend) ; Malcolm Rivers (Bosun) ; Anthony Cunningham (First mate) ; Christopher Ross (Second mate) ; Richard Reaville (Arthur Jones, Maintop) ; Oscar Ces (Cabin boy) ; Chorus and Orchestra of the English National Opera ; David Atherton, conductor ; directed for the stage by Tim Albery.
System Details (note)
  • VHS Hi-fi, stereo.
Call Number
*LVH 836 (F)
OCLC
  • 20980500
  • 20980500
Author
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Title
Billy Budd [videorecording] : an opera / [music] by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier ; adapted from the story by Herman Melville ; a BBC TV/RM Arts co-production.
Imprint
[Chicago] : Home Vision, c1988.
Cast
Thomas Allen (Billy Budd) ; Philip Langridge (Captain Vere) ; Richard Van Allan (John Claggart) ; Neil Howlett (Mr. Redburn) ; Phillip Guy-Bromley (Mr. Flint) ; Clive Bayley (Mr. Ratcliffe) ; Edward Byles (Red Whiskers) ; Mark Richardson (Donald) ; John Connell (Dansker) ; Barry Banks (Novice) ; Howard Milner (Squeak) ; Christopher Booth-Jones (Novice's friend) ; Malcolm Rivers (Bosun) ; Anthony Cunningham (First mate) ; Christopher Ross (Second mate) ; Richard Reaville (Arthur Jones, Maintop) ; Oscar Ces (Cabin boy) ; Chorus and Orchestra of the English National Opera ; David Atherton, conductor ; directed for the stage by Tim Albery.
Credits
Camera supervisors, Ian Gibb, Robin Sutherland ; directed for television by Barrie Gavin.
Summary
Billy Budd, a young seaman, is persecuted malevolently by his master-at-arms, John Claggart. Unjustly accused of mutiny, Billy accidentally strikes Claggart dead, and the tormented Captain Vere has no option but to hang him.
System Details
VHS Hi-fi, stereo.
Added Author
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Billy Budd.
Allen, Thomas, 1944- performer.
Langridge, Philip, 1939-2010, performer.
Van Allan, Richard, performer.
Howlett, Neil, performer.
Guy-Bromley, Phillip, performer.
Bayley, Clive, performer.
Byles, Edward, performer.
Richardson, Mark, 1966- performer.
Connell, John, 1956- performer.
Banks, Barry, performer.
Milner, Howard, performer.
Booth-Jones, Christopher, performer.
Rivers, Malcolm, performer.
Cunningham, Anthony, performer.
Ross, Christopher, performer.
Reaville, Richard, performer.
Ces, Oscar, performer.
Atherton, David, 1944- Conductor
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. Librettist
Crozier, Eric. Librettist
Albery, Tim.
Gavin, Barrie.
English National Opera. Performer
Home Vision (Firm)
RM Arts (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Publisher No.
BIL 01 Home Vision
Research Call Number
*LVH 836 (F) Program notes, synopsis and cast list on file.
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