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Aida / Teatro alla Scala ; music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
[Italy] : RM Arts GmbH., Ente Autonomo Teatro alla Scala : Radiotelevisione Italiana ; Montvale, N.J. : [distributed by] Pioneer Artists, 1995, ℗1985.

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Additional Authors
  • Ronconi, Luca, 1933-2015.
  • Chiara, Maria
  • Pavarotti, Luciano
  • Dimitrova, Gena Macheva, 1941-2005
  • Burchuladze, Paata
  • Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893
  • Ghiaurov, Nicolai, 1929-2004
  • Maazel, Lorin, 1930-2014
  • Teatro alla Scala. Coro, performer.
  • Teatro alla Scala. Orchestra, performer.
  • RM Arts (Firm)
  • Radiotelevisione italiana.
  • Pioneer Artists (Firm)
2 videodiscs (160 min.) : sound, color; 12 in.
The action takes place in ancient Egypt, and tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard, for a slave girl, Aida. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia, who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aida, who dies with him.
  • Sung in Italian.
  • An RM Arts production in association with Radiotelevisione Italiana.
Credits (note)
  • Producer, Luca Ronconi ; conductor, Lorin Maazel ; chorus master, Giulio Bertola ; directed for videogram and television by Derek Bailey.
Performer (note)
  • Maria Chiara, Luciano Pavarotti, Ghena Dimitrova, Paata Burchuladze, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan.
System Details (note)
  • Laser disc, extended play CLV.
  • ocm35849775
  • SCSB-3533005
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries