- a RAI-RTSI-Polivideo coproduction in association with National Video Corporation ; [music] by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni ; production staged by Giancarlo Sbragia ; designed by Vittorio Rossi ; directed for television by Brian Large.
- Montvale, N.J. : Pioneer Artists, c1981.
- Physical description
- 2 videodiscs (154 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in. + 1 libretto.
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- Guadagno, Anton.
- Chiara, Maria.
- Cossotto, Fiorenza.
- Martinucci, Nicola.
- Scandola, Giuseppe.
- Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893.
- Arena di Verona. Chorus.
- Arena di Verona. Orchestra.
- Arena di Verona. Corps de ballet.
- Polivideo (Firm)
- Radiotelevisione italiana.
- Radiotelevisione della Svizzera italiana.
- National Video Corporation.
- The action takes place in ancient Egypt, and tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard, for a slave girl, Aida. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia, who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aida, who dies with him.
- Publication date
- CLV format (with chapter scan), extended play, stereo.
- Sung in Italian.
- A libretto (in English and Italian) inserted in container.
- Production Credits
- Conductor, Anton Guadagno; chorus master, Corrando Mirandula; choreographer, Robert Fascilla.
- Maria Chiara (Aida), Nicola Martinucci (Radames), Fiorenza Cossotto (Amneris), Giuseppe Scandola (Amonasro), chorus, orchestra and corps de ballet of the Arena di Verona.
- Videodisc release of the production performed and recorded live at the Arena di Verona in Italy, July 31, 1981.
- Related Work
- Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Aïda.