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Clari [videorecording] / music by Jacques Fromental Halévy ; libretto by Pietro Giannone.
Halévy, F., 1799-1862.
London : Decca, c2010.

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Additional Authors
  • Giannone, Pietro, 1676-1748.
  • Bartoli, Cecilia.
  • Osborn, John (Tenor)
  • Liebau, Eva.
  • Widmer, Oliver.
  • Scorsin, Giuseppe, 1961-
  • Chausson, Carlos.
  • Kaluza, Stefania.
  • Fischer, Adam.
  • Leiser, Moshe, 1956-
  • Caurier, Patrice.
  • Fenouillat, Christian.
  • Cavalca, Agostino.
  • Forey, Christophe.
  • Gebhardt, Martin.
  • Vollack, Beate, 1968-
  • Breisach, Felix.
  • Scintilla (Musical group) prf
  • Opernhaus Zürich. prf
  • Decca Music Group.
2 videodiscs (ca. 158 min.) : sd. , col.; 4 3/4 in.
Composed in 1828 for Maria Malibran, the story is an adaptation of Rudolphe Kreutzer's ballet-pantomime Clari of 1820 which tells of Clari's seduction and abandonment by the wealthy, worldly Duke. The original six performances took place between December 9, 1828 and January 5, 1829 and a subsequent performance with revisions was given in January, 1830.
Filmed operas.
  • Dramma per musica in 3 acts.
  • "First modern production"--label on container.
  • Booklet text in English, French, German, and Spanish (55 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.) in container.
  • Booklet contains track listings, synopsis, summary of the plot in colored pictures similar in format to a comic book, "a conversation with cecilia Bartoli," the history of the work, and a note on the production.
Credits (note)
  • Stage production, Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier ; set design, Christian Fenouillat; costume design, Agostino Cavalca; lighting design, Christophe Forey, Martin Gebhardt; choreography, Beate Vollack ; TV director, Felix Breisach.
Event (note)
  • Recorded in performance Aug.-Sept., 2008, Opernhaus Zürich.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; region code 0 (worldwide); NTSC; aspect ratio 16:9; anamorphic widescreen; soundtracks in LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 digital surround.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian, with subtitles in Italian, German, English, French and Spanish.
  • ocn698382079
  • 698382079
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries