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Candide

Title
Candide [videorecording] / a Video Music Production in association with Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft mbH ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; adapted from Voltaire and the book by Hugh Wheeler ; staged and directed for video by Humphrey Burton.
Author
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.
Publication
Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon ; New York, NY : Manufactured and marketed by PolyGram Video, c1991.

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Moving imageUse in library *LVD 14 (F) Plot synopsis and notes on filePerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Voltaire, 1694-1778.
  • Wilbur, Richard, 1921-2017
  • Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987.
  • Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984
  • Latouche, John, 1914-1956
  • Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Hadley, Jerry
  • Anderson, June, 1952-
  • Green, Adolph
  • Ludwig, Christa
  • Gedda, Nicolai
  • Jones, Della
  • Ollmann, Kurt
  • Bayley, Clive
  • Jenkins, Neil
  • Benson, Lindsay
  • Suart, Richard
  • Treleaven, John, 1950-
  • Burton, Humphrey, 1931-
  • London Symphony Orchestra.
  • London Symphony Chorus.
  • Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
  • Video Music Productions.
  • PolyGram Video (Firm)
Description
2 videodiscs (147 min.) : sd., col.; 12 in.
Summary
Adaptation of Voltaire's fable about a young man whose simplicity and optimism drop him into one disaster after another.
Subject
Note
  • Concert performance.
  • Program notes and plot synopsis by John Wells in English with French translation (10 p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container.
  • "Final revised version, 1989"--Container.
Credits (note)
  • Lyrics by Leonard Bernstein, Lillian Hellman, John La Touche, Dorothy Parker, Stephen Sondheim, Richard Wilbur ; narrative written by Leonard Bernstein and John Wells.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Barbican Centre, London, 13 December 1989.
System Details (note)
  • Laser disc, Extended play CLV, digital sound, NTSC, CX encoded, stereo.
Call Number
*LVD 14 (F)
OCLC
NYPG96-F147
Author
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.
Title
Candide [videorecording] / a Video Music Production in association with Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft mbH ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; adapted from Voltaire and the book by Hugh Wheeler ; staged and directed for video by Humphrey Burton.
Imprint
Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon ; New York, NY : Manufactured and marketed by PolyGram Video, c1991.
Performer
Jerry Hadley (Candide) ; June Anderson (Cunegonde) ; Adoph Green (Dr. Pangloss, Martin) ; Christa Ludwig (Old lady) ; Nicolai Gedda (Governor, Vanderdendur, Ragotski) ; Della Jones (Paquette) ; Kurt Ollmann (Maximilian, Captain) ; Clive Bayley (Bear-Keeper, Inquisitor, Tsar Ivan ) ; Neil Jenkins (Cosmetic merchant, Inquisitor, Prince Charles Edward) ; Lindsay Benson (Doctor, Inquisitor, King Stanislaus) ; Richard Suart (Junkman, Inquisitor, King Hermann Augustus) ; John Treleaven (Alchemist, Inquisitor, Sultan Achmet, Crook) ; supporting soloists ; London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra ; Leonard Bernstein, conductor.
Credits
Lyrics by Leonard Bernstein, Lillian Hellman, John La Touche, Dorothy Parker, Stephen Sondheim, Richard Wilbur ; narrative written by Leonard Bernstein and John Wells.
Event
Videotaped at the Barbican Centre, London, 13 December 1989.
System Details
Laser disc, Extended play CLV, digital sound, NTSC, CX encoded, stereo.
Added Author
Voltaire, 1694-1778. Candide.
Wilbur, Richard, 1921-2017, lyricist.
Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987.
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984, lyricist.
Latouche, John, 1914-1956, lyricist.
Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967, lyricist.
Sondheim, Stephen, lyricist.
Hadley, Jerry, performer.
Anderson, June, 1952- performer.
Green, Adolph, performer.
Ludwig, Christa, performer.
Gedda, Nicolai, performer.
Jones, Della, performer.
Ollmann, Kurt, performer.
Bayley, Clive, performer.
Jenkins, Neil, performer.
Benson, Lindsay, performer.
Suart, Richard, performer.
Treleaven, John, 1950- performer.
Burton, Humphrey, 1931- Director
London Symphony Orchestra.
London Symphony Chorus.
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Video Music Productions.
PolyGram Video (Firm)
Publisher No.
072 523-1 Deutsche Grammophon
Research Call Number
*LVD 14 (F) Plot synopsis and notes on file.
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