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Author Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

Title La Bohème / music by Giocamo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica.

Published [Place of publication not identified] : Deutsche Grammophon, [1988]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  782.1 PUCC MJ26    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videocassette (VHS) (104 minutes) : sound, colour ; 1/2 in. + 1 booklet (23 pages ; 19 cm)
Notes Title from container.
Opera in four acts.
"072 105-3 GH"--Container.
Dolby system, stereo.
Colour recording system: PAL.
Filmed in 1967 (?) at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan.
Credits Designer, director, Franco Zeffirelli; video director, Wilhelm Semmelroth.
Performers Mirella Freni (Mimi), Adriana Martino (Musetta), Gianni Raimondi (Rodolfo), Rolando Panerai (Marcello), Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala, Herbert von Karajan, conductor.
Summary La Bohème is set in the students' quarter of Paris, where gaiety and pathos rub elbows. The opera is seen to laugh as well as weep. It achieves balances between the gay and the pathetic, the realistic and the impressionistic, due to its solid theatrical foundations.
Other author Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906.
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919.
Zeffirelli, Franco.
Semmelroth, Wilhelm.
Freni, Mirella, 1935-
Raimondi, Gianni.
Martino, Adriana.
Panerai, Rolando.
Karajan, Herbert von.
Teatro alla Scala. Orchestra.
Teatro alla Scala. Coro.
Subject Operas.
ISBN 4400721053