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The Resource The first emperor, The Metropolitan Opera presents ; production by Zhang Yimou ; directed by Brian Large ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York ; executive producers, Peter Gelb, Tan Dun

The first emperor, The Metropolitan Opera presents ; production by Zhang Yimou ; directed by Brian Large ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York ; executive producers, Peter Gelb, Tan Dun

Label
The first emperor
Title
The first emperor
Statement of responsibility
The Metropolitan Opera presents ; production by Zhang Yimou ; directed by Brian Large ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York ; executive producers, Peter Gelb, Tan Dun
Title variation
  • Tan Dun
  • Tan Dun
Title variation remainder
  • Ge ju Qin Shihuang = Tan Dun : the First Emperor
  • the First Emperor
Contributor
Conductor
Director
Host
Librettist
Production personnel
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"An epic story of love, power, and betrayal. The story centers on the emperor Qin - the first emperor of China - a controversial and brutal ruler best known for unifying the country, building the Great Wall, and creating a vast army of terracotta soldiers to guard his tomb"--Program notes
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
HUA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Composed and conducted by Tan Dun ; libretto by Ha Jin and Tan Dun
Date time place
Live from the Met, 13 January 2007
Dewey number
782.1bT16 f5
Language note
Sung in English with optional traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese and English subtitles
PerformerNote
Plácido Domingo, Elizabeth Futral, Paul Groves, Wu Hsing-kuo, Michelle DeYoung, Hao Jiang Tian, Susanne Mentzer, Haijing Fu ; host, Zhang Ziyi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1953-
  • 1954-
  • 1979-
  • 1957-
  • 1956-
  • ca. 145-ca. 86 B.C
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zhang, Yimou
  • Large, Brian
  • Domingo, Plácido
  • Futral, Elizabeth
  • Groves, Paul
  • Wu, Xingguo
  • DeYoung, Michelle
  • Tian, Hao Jiang
  • Mentzer, Susanne
  • Fu, Haijing
  • Zhang, Ziyi
  • Tan, Dun
  • Jin, Ha
  • Sima, Qian
  • Lu, Wei
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • EMI (Firm)
  • Jin pai da feng yin yue wen hua gu fen you xian gong si
Runtime
177
Series statement
Metropolitan Opera HD live
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Qin shi huang
  • Operas
  • Composers
  • DVD-Video discs
Technique
live action
Label
The first emperor, The Metropolitan Opera presents ; production by Zhang Yimou ; directed by Brian Large ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York ; executive producers, Peter Gelb, Tan Dun
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • World premiere ; commissioned and produced by the Metropolitan Opera and co-produced with Los Angeles Opera, premiered at The Metropolitan Opera House on December 21, 2006
  • Based on historical records by Sima Qian (c. 145-85 BCE) and the screenplay The Legend of the Bloody Zheng by Lu Wei
  • Includes program notes (10 p. ; 18 cm.) inserted in container
  • Special features: Tan Dun's The first emperor: in rehearsal at the Met; Backstage at the Met: Beverly Sills interviews Plācido Domingo
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act I. Shadow -- act II. Anthem
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (177 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn317583709
  • (OCoLC)317583709
System details
  • NTSC
  • DVD; LPCM stereo; DTS surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The first emperor, The Metropolitan Opera presents ; production by Zhang Yimou ; directed by Brian Large ; a Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York ; executive producers, Peter Gelb, Tan Dun
Publication
Note
  • World premiere ; commissioned and produced by the Metropolitan Opera and co-produced with Los Angeles Opera, premiered at The Metropolitan Opera House on December 21, 2006
  • Based on historical records by Sima Qian (c. 145-85 BCE) and the screenplay The Legend of the Bloody Zheng by Lu Wei
  • Includes program notes (10 p. ; 18 cm.) inserted in container
  • Special features: Tan Dun's The first emperor: in rehearsal at the Met; Backstage at the Met: Beverly Sills interviews Plācido Domingo
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act I. Shadow -- act II. Anthem
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (177 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn317583709
  • (OCoLC)317583709
System details
  • NTSC
  • DVD; LPCM stereo; DTS surround
Video recording format
DVD

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