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The Bartered bride opera in three acts

Title
The Bartered bride [videorecording] : opera in three acts / a production of WNET and the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc. ; John Dexter, director ; Michael Bronson, executive producer ; Christopher Sarson, TV producer ; Kirk Browning, TV director ; music by Bedřich Smetana ; original Czech libretto by Karel Sabina ; English version by Tony Harrison.
Publication
New York : WNET, c1978.

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Additional Authors
  • Dexter, John, 1925-1990
  • Bronson, Michael.
  • Sarson, Christopher.
  • Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008
  • Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884.
  • Sabina, Karel, 1813-1877.
  • Harrison, Tony, 1937-
  • Svoboda, Josef, 1920-2002.
  • Skalicky, Jan.
  • Šmok, Pavel
  • Levine, James, 1943-2021.
  • Robinson, Francis, 1910-1980.
  • Gedda, Nicolai.
  • Stratas, Teresa.
  • Talvela, Martti.
  • Vickers, Jon.
  • Coss, Elizabeth.
  • Hammond-Stroud, Derek, 1926-
  • Kraft, Jean.
  • Cheek, John, 1948-
  • Crofoot, Alan.
  • Boky, Colette.
  • Dobriansky, Andrij.
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) pro
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) prf
  • Metropolitan Opera Guild. pro
Description
2 videocassettes (VHS) (199 min.) : sd., col., mono.; 1/2 in.
Summary
  • Tells the story of Smetana's opera about the bartered bride who finally married the young Bohemian she loved. Includes plot synopsis and biographical information on the composer.
  • Includes documentary program The Met goes to school, recorded at Seth Low Jr. High School, Brooklyn, N.Y., on popularization of Smetana's opera The Bartered bride among New York school students.
Uniform Title
  • Live from the Met.
  • Met goes to school (Television program)
Subject
Credits (note)
  • Josef Svoboda, set designer ; Jan Skalicky, costume designer ; Pavel Smok, choreographer ; intermission directed by Christopher Sarson ; Smetana biography by Francis Robinson and Gerald Fitzgerald.
Event (note)
  • Broadcast on WNET, New York, N.Y., Nov. 21, 1978, as part of Live from the Met series.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Call Number
*LVH 51
OCLC
614443582
Title
The Bartered bride [videorecording] : opera in three acts / a production of WNET and the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc. ; John Dexter, director ; Michael Bronson, executive producer ; Christopher Sarson, TV producer ; Kirk Browning, TV director ; music by Bedřich Smetana ; original Czech libretto by Karel Sabina ; English version by Tony Harrison.
Imprint
New York : WNET, c1978.
Credits
Josef Svoboda, set designer ; Jan Skalicky, costume designer ; Pavel Smok, choreographer ; intermission directed by Christopher Sarson ; Smetana biography by Francis Robinson and Gerald Fitzgerald.
Performer
Nicolai Gedda (Jenik) ; Teresa Stratas (Mařenka) ; Martti Talvela (Kecal) ; Jon Vickers (Vašek) ; Elizabeth Coss (Ludmila) ; Derek Hammond-Stroud (Krusina) ; Jean Kraft (Háta) ; John Cheek (Tobias) ; Alan Crofoot (Circus Barker) ; Colette Boky (Esmeralda) ; Andrij Dobriansky (Red Indian) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet ; James Levine, conductor ; introduction by Francis Robinson.
Event
Broadcast on WNET, New York, N.Y., Nov. 21, 1978, as part of Live from the Met series.
Language
Sung in English.
Added Author
Dexter, John, 1925-1990, director.
Bronson, Michael. Producer
Sarson, Christopher. Producer
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008, television director.
Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884. Prodaná nevěsta. English.
Sabina, Karel, 1813-1877. Librettist
Harrison, Tony, 1937- Translator
Svoboda, Josef, 1920-2002. Set designer
Skalicky, Jan. Costume designer
Šmok, Pavel, choreographer.
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Robinson, Francis, 1910-1980. Commentator
Gedda, Nicolai. Performer
Stratas, Teresa. Performer
Talvela, Martti. Performer
Vickers, Jon. Performer
Coss, Elizabeth. Performer
Hammond-Stroud, Derek, 1926- Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Cheek, John, 1948- Performer
Crofoot, Alan. Performer
Boky, Colette. Performer
Dobriansky, Andrij. Performer
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) Producer
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Metropolitan Opera Guild. Producer
Added Title
Live from the Met.
Met goes to school (Television program)
Research Call Number
*LVH 51
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