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The CIVIL warS : a tree is best measured when it is down. Act V, Rome section [videorecording]

Title
The CIVIL warS : a tree is best measured when it is down. Act V, Rome section [videorecording] / Brooklyn Academy of Music, Harvey Lichtenstein, president and executive producer, Joseph V. Melillo, director, Next Wave Festival, Michael O'Rand, general manager, Abigail Franklin, director, broadcast programs [presents] ; an opera by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson ; music by Philip Glass ; text by Maita di Niscemi and Robert Wilson ; design, direction by Robert Wilson ; [video prod. company] Character Generators/Video.
Publication
Brooklyn, c1986.

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Description
3 videocassettes (109 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 3/4 in. (U-matic)
Alternative Title
  • CIVIL warS. Italian section
  • Robert Wilson's The CIVIL warS
Subjects
Genre/Form
Opera – Performance.
Note
  • Additional credit information from program.
  • Performed during the 1986 Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Credits (note)
  • Conducted by Bruce Ferden ; choreography by Ulysses Dove ; scenic design, Tom Kamm and Robert Wilson ; costume design, Christophe de Ménil ; lighting design, Beverly Emmons and Robert Wilson ; audio score, Hans Peter Kuhn ; sound design, Tom Sorce ; the Brooklyn Philharmonic Concert Chorale of New York ; choral master, assistant conductor, Constantine A. Kitsopoulos.
Performer (note)
  • Claudia Cummings, Ruby Hinds, Paul Spencer Adkins, Harlan Foss, Bruce Kramer, Paul Collins, Jennifer Rohn, Vernon Landix Scott, Cristina Perera, Daedra Kaehler, Nancy Sakamoto, Stacey Denham, Christine Clark, Mark Ruhala, Joel Kirby, Steve Bromer, Yvonne Frazier, Elvira Green, Grace Hinds, Charlae Olaker, Vincent de Cordova, Alburt Rhodes, Jerrod Sanders, Ivan Thomas, Wilton Anderson, Jose Kunhardt, Lenny Greco, Peter Roel, Joe Bowie, Robert Costello, David Fox, Jeffrey Hettinger, Jason P. Jones, James Ellis Martin, Tom Shomo, James Michael Vogel.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 18, 1997.
Biography (note)
  • The CIVIL warS was conceived as a world-wide theater piece to be presented in conjunction with the Olympic games in Los Angeles in 1984.
Language (note)
  • Performed in Latin, Italian, and English.
Contents
Tape 1. Prologue, Scene A (44 min.) -- Tape 2. Scene B. (26 min.) -- Tape 3. Scene C. (39 min.)
Call Number
NCOV 602
Title
The CIVIL warS : a tree is best measured when it is down. Act V, Rome section [videorecording] / Brooklyn Academy of Music, Harvey Lichtenstein, president and executive producer, Joseph V. Melillo, director, Next Wave Festival, Michael O'Rand, general manager, Abigail Franklin, director, broadcast programs [presents] ; an opera by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson ; music by Philip Glass ; text by Maita di Niscemi and Robert Wilson ; design, direction by Robert Wilson ; [video prod. company] Character Generators/Video.
Imprint
Brooklyn, c1986.
Access
Permission required.
Credits
Conducted by Bruce Ferden ; choreography by Ulysses Dove ; scenic design, Tom Kamm and Robert Wilson ; costume design, Christophe de Ménil ; lighting design, Beverly Emmons and Robert Wilson ; audio score, Hans Peter Kuhn ; sound design, Tom Sorce ; the Brooklyn Philharmonic Concert Chorale of New York ; choral master, assistant conductor, Constantine A. Kitsopoulos.
Cast
Claudia Cummings, Ruby Hinds, Paul Spencer Adkins, Harlan Foss, Bruce Kramer, Paul Collins, Jennifer Rohn, Vernon Landix Scott, Cristina Perera, Daedra Kaehler, Nancy Sakamoto, Stacey Denham, Christine Clark, Mark Ruhala, Joel Kirby, Steve Bromer, Yvonne Frazier, Elvira Green, Grace Hinds, Charlae Olaker, Vincent de Cordova, Alburt Rhodes, Jerrod Sanders, Ivan Thomas, Wilton Anderson, Jose Kunhardt, Lenny Greco, Peter Roel, Joe Bowie, Robert Costello, David Fox, Jeffrey Hettinger, Jason P. Jones, James Ellis Martin, Tom Shomo, James Michael Vogel.
Event
Videotaped at the Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 18, 1997.
Biography
The CIVIL warS was conceived as a world-wide theater piece to be presented in conjunction with the Olympic games in Los Angeles in 1984.
Language
Performed in Latin, Italian, and English.
Local Subject
Theater -- Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Added Author
Lichtenstein, Harvey, producer.
Melillo, Joseph V., producer.
O'Rand, Michael, producer.
Franklin, Abigail, producer.
Wilson, Robert, 1941- set designer.
Wilson, Robert, 1941- director.
Glass, Philip. Civil wars. Rome section.
Di Niscemi, Maita, text.
Ferden, Bruce, conductor.
Dove, Ulysses, choreographer.
Kamm, Tom, set designer.
Ménil, Christophe de, costume designer.
Emmons, Beverly, lighting designer.
Kuhn, Hans Peter, 1952- sound designer.
Sorce, Tom, sound designer.
Kitsopoulos, Constantine, conductor.
Cummings, Claudia, performer.
Hinds, Ruby, performer.
Adkins, Paul Spencer, performer.
Foss, Harlan, performer.
Kramer, Bruce, performer.
Collins, Paul, performer.
Rohn, Jennifer, performer.
Scott, Vernon, performer.
Perera, Cristina, performer.
Kaehler, Daedra, performer.
Sakamoto, Nancy, performer.
Denham, Stacey, performer.
Clark, Christine, performer.
Ruhala, Mark, performer.
Kirby, Joel, performer.
Bromer, Steven, performer.
Frazier, Yvonne, performer.
Green, Elvira, performer.
Hinds, Grace, performer.
Olaker, Charlae, performer.
De Cordova, Vincent, performer.
Rhodes, Alburtt, performer.
Sanders, Jerrod, performer.
Thomas, Ivan, performer.
Anderson, Wilton, performer.
Kunhardt, Jose, performer.
Greco, Lenny, performer.
Roël, Peter, performer.
Bowie, Joe, performer.
Costello, Robert, performer.
Fox, David, performer.
Hettinger, Jeffrey, performer.
Jones, Jason, performer.
Martin, James Ellis, performer.
Shomo, Tom, performer.
Vogel, James Michael, performer.
Brooklyn Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, performer.
Concert Chorale of New York, performer.
Character Generators/Video.
Brooklyn Academy of Music, producer.
Added Title
Robert Wilson's The CIVIL warS
CIVIL warS. Italian section
Research Call Number
NCOV 602
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