The Resource An introduction to Monteverdi, Orfeo, written by Thomson Smillie

An introduction to Monteverdi, Orfeo, written by Thomson Smillie

Label
An introduction to Monteverdi, Orfeo
Title
An introduction to Monteverdi, Orfeo
Statement of responsibility
written by Thomson Smillie
Title variation
  • Monteverdi, Orfeo
  • Orfeo
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Monteverdi's Orfeo, first performed in 1607, generates a special excitement because it is the first unquestioned masterpiece of opera. Notable for its precise orchestration and powerful drama it was a groundbreaking work. It concerns the legend of Orpheus, the demi-god whose music had the power to conquer the forces of Hell and to bring his wife back, briefly, to life. The extracts used in this introduction are from Naxos's full recording; it uses authentic period instruments, which serve to evoke the early Baroque period of the opera's composition
Member of
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
NAXOS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smillie, Thomson
Form of composition
unknown
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
MT100.M75
LC item number
O64 2008ab
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by David Timson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Timson, David
  • Naxos (Sound recording label)
Series statement
Opera Explained
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monteverdi, Claudio
  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
An introduction to Monteverdi, Orfeo, written by Thomson Smillie
Link
http://uoklahoma.naxosmusiclibrary.com/catalogue/item.asp?cid=8.558174
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction to? MONTEVERDI Orfeo
  • Claudio Monteverdi
  • (David Timson, reader)
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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Naxos Digital Services Ltd
Other control number
  • HKI190426601
  • HKI190426602
  • HKI190426603
  • HKI190426604
  • HKI190426605
  • HKI190426606
  • HKI190426607
  • HKI190426608
  • HKI190426609
  • HKI190426610
  • HKI190426611
  • HKI190426612
  • HKI190426613
Publisher number
8.558174
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)811331511
  • (OCoLC)ocn811331511
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
An introduction to Monteverdi, Orfeo, written by Thomson Smillie
Link
http://uoklahoma.naxosmusiclibrary.com/catalogue/item.asp?cid=8.558174
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction to? MONTEVERDI Orfeo
  • Claudio Monteverdi
  • (David Timson, reader)
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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Naxos Digital Services Ltd
Other control number
  • HKI190426601
  • HKI190426602
  • HKI190426603
  • HKI190426604
  • HKI190426605
  • HKI190426606
  • HKI190426607
  • HKI190426608
  • HKI190426609
  • HKI190426610
  • HKI190426611
  • HKI190426612
  • HKI190426613
Publisher number
8.558174
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)811331511
  • (OCoLC)ocn811331511
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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