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Title Tosca [videorecording] / by Giacomo Pucchini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppi Giacosa ; produced for television, in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, by the Australian Opera ; producer, John Copley ; rehearsed by Andrew Sinclair ; produced and directed by Peter Butler.

Publication Info. Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur International Films [distributor], [1990]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Freeport PL DVD - FPLY-13  DVD 782.1 TOS    AVAILABLE
 Highland CC Audio Visual - HCCY-13  DVD 2323    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series Opera series
Opera series (Kultur International Films)
System Details DVD.
Note Sung in Italian, with English subtitles.
Based on a play by Sardou.
"Esso night at the opera"--Credits.
"Opera Australia"--Container.
Event Recorded live in 1986 at the Sydney Opera House.
Cast Eva Marton (Tosca), Lamberto Furlan (Mario), John Shaw (Baron Scarpia) ; Australian Opera Chorus, chorus master, Gordon Kember ; Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra ; conductor, Alberto Erede, concert master Gordon Bennett.
Summary The cruel and lustful chief of the secret police uses the jealousy of the famed singer Tosca to make her betray her lover who has hidden an escaped political prisoner. To save her lover Tosca agrees to give herself to the chief but learns too late that he has tricked her when her lover is executed.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Marton, Eva.
Furlan, Lamberto.
Shaw, John, 1924-2003.
Butler, Peter.
Erede, Alberto.
Kember, Gordon.
Copley, John.
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca.
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Tosca.
Australian Opera.
Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra (Australia)
Australian Opera. Chorus.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Kultur International Films.
ISBN 0769712134 : $29.95
Standard No. 032031121393
Music No. D1213 Kultur

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