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The rape of Lucretia

Format: DVD 2005
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) M1500.B827 R3 2005x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
Call Number  (DVD) M1500.B827 R3 2005x
Set in ancient Rome, The Rape of Lucretia tells of the virtuous Lucretia and her downfall at the hands of Tarquinius. A potent fusion of Greek drama and English opera, Benjamin Britten's beautiful score highlights the opera's powerful themes emphasizing the ongoing struggle between love and lust, fidelity and passion, evil and redemption. Performed by the English National Opera Orchestra. Featuring Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Kathryn Harries, Jean Rigby and Russell Smythe.
Additional Information
Subjects Lucretia -- Drama.
Televised performances.
Publisher West Long Branch, NJ :Kultur,2005
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Viol de Lucrèce.
Rape of Lucretia.
Contributors Duncan, Ronald, 1914-1982, librettist.
Pope, Cathryn, performer.
Harries, Kathryn, performer.
Owens, Anne-Marie, performer.
Rigby, Jean, performer.
Rolfe Johnson, Anthony, performer.
Opie, Alan, performer.
Smythe, Russell, performer.
Van Allan, Richard, performer.
Friend, Lionel, conductor.
Vick, Graham, 1953- stage director.
Walker, Janet, producer.
Simpson, Michael, television director.
Craig, Russell, designer.
King, Howard (Howard T.), lighting designer.
Obey, André, 1892-1975. Viol de Lucrèce.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Rape of Lucretia.
English National Opera. Orchestra, performer.
Limehouse Pictures, Ltd., production company.
RM Arts (Firm), production company.
Channel Four (Great Britain), production company.
Kultur International Films.
Participants/Performers Cathryn Pope, Kathryn Harries, sopranos; Anne-Marie Owens, mezzo-soprano; Jean Rigby, alto; Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor; Alan Opie, baritone; Russell Smythe, Richard Van Allan, basses; English National Opera Orchestra; Lionel Friend, conductor.
Other Contributors Stage director, Graham Vick; producer, Janet Walker; director, Michael Simpson; designer, Russell Craig; lighting director, Howard King.
Language English
System Details DVD; region 1; full screen 4:3; Dolby 2.0.
Description 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 min.
ISBN 0769778348
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