The Resource An introduction to-- Verdi, Aida, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)

An introduction to-- Verdi, Aida, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)

Label
An introduction to-- Verdi, Aida
Title
An introduction to-- Verdi, Aida
Statement of responsibility
written by Thomson Smillie
Title variation
  • Verdi, Aida
  • Aida
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
This series introduces, in words and music, the plot and background of the major operas. Here Smillie discusses Verdi's history and the political background surrounding Aida followed by an analysis of the opera broken down into sections
Member of
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
NAXOS
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Smillie, Thomson
Dewey number
782.1
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Narration in English. Musical segments sung in Italian
LC call number
ML410.V4
LC item number
S55 2001ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by David Timson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1813-1901
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Timson, David
  • Verdi, Giuseppe
Series statement
Opera explained
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  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Verdi, Giuseppe
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
An introduction to-- Verdi, Aida, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes brief excerpts from the opera as recorded by Maria Dragoni and Kristjan Johannsson with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland on Naxos 8.660033-34
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction (3:50) -- Verdi's three periods in a sixty-year span (1:38) -- The political background (2:19) -- Aida, the beginnings (3:36) -- The prelude and Act I (16:48) -- Act II (6:07) -- The grand march (9:38) -- Act III (6:37) -- Act IV (4:52) -- The death scene (7:44)
Control code
814246145
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other control number
  • HKI190002401
  • HKI190002402
  • HKI190002403
  • HKI190002404
  • HKI190002405
  • HKI190002406
  • HKI190002407
  • HKI190002408
  • HKI190002409
  • HKI190002410
Publisher number
8.558009
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)814246145
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
An introduction to-- Verdi, Aida, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes brief excerpts from the opera as recorded by Maria Dragoni and Kristjan Johannsson with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland on Naxos 8.660033-34
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction (3:50) -- Verdi's three periods in a sixty-year span (1:38) -- The political background (2:19) -- Aida, the beginnings (3:36) -- The prelude and Act I (16:48) -- Act II (6:07) -- The grand march (9:38) -- Act III (6:37) -- Act IV (4:52) -- The death scene (7:44)
Control code
814246145
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other control number
  • HKI190002401
  • HKI190002402
  • HKI190002403
  • HKI190002404
  • HKI190002405
  • HKI190002406
  • HKI190002407
  • HKI190002408
  • HKI190002409
  • HKI190002410
Publisher number
8.558009
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)814246145
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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