The Resource Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, John Adams ; libretto by Peter Sellars drawn from original sources

Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, John Adams ; libretto by Peter Sellars drawn from original sources

Label
Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts
Title
Doctor Atomic
Title remainder
opera in two acts
Statement of responsibility
John Adams ; libretto by Peter Sellars drawn from original sources
Title variation
Dr. Atomic
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Instrumentalist
Librettist
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this first recording of John Adams's 2005 opera, the composer leads the BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with a cast led by Gerald Finley, who originated the role of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Longtime Adams collaborator Peter Sellars created the libretto, drawing from original sources to explore the final hours leading up to the first atomic bomb explosion at the Alamagordo test site in New Mexico in July 1945
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
NAXOS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adams, John
Date of event
2017 April 18-25
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in English
Music parts
not applicable
Other event information
Recorded
PerformerNote
Gerald Finley (Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer) ; Julia Bullock (Kitty Oppenheimer) ; Brindley Sherratt (Edward Teller) ; Andrew Staples (Robert Wilson) ; Jennifer Johnston (Pasqualita) ; Aubrey Allicock (General Leslie Groves) ; Marcus Farnsworth (Frank Hubbard) ; Samuel Sakker (Captain James Nolan) ; BBC Singers ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; John Adams, conductor
Place of event
  • BBC Maida Vale Studios
  • Barbican Centre, London
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sellars, Peter
  • Finley, Gerald
  • Bullock, Julia
  • Sherratt, Brindley
  • Staples, Andrew
  • Johnston, Jennifer
  • Allicock, Aubrey
  • Farnsworth, Marcus
  • Sakker, Samuel
  • BBC Singers
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Manhattan Project (U.S.)
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Operas
  • Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, John Adams ; libretto by Peter Sellars drawn from original sources
Link
http://UOklahoma.NaxosMusicLibrary.com/catalogue/item.asp?cid=075597930238
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
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
Other control number
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Publisher number
075597930238
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)1081334592
  • (OCoLC)on1081334592
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Doctor Atomic : opera in two acts, John Adams ; libretto by Peter Sellars drawn from original sources
Link
http://UOklahoma.NaxosMusicLibrary.com/catalogue/item.asp?cid=075597930238
Publication
Copyright
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
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
Other control number
  • USNO11800001
  • USNO11800002
  • USNO11800003
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  • USNO11800042
  • USNO11800043
  • USNO11800044
  • USNO11800045
  • USNO11800046
  • USNO11800047
  • USNO11800048
Publisher number
075597930238
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)1081334592
  • (OCoLC)on1081334592
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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