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Louis Riel [videorecording] : a music drama / by Harry Somers ; libretto, Mavor Moore in collaboration with Jacques Languirand, with their grateful acknowledgement to John Coulter's play Riel.

Corporate Author: Centrediscs (Sound recording label) Pierrot Concerts. Canadian Music Centre. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. English Television Network. Canadian Opera Company.
Other Authors: Major, Leon. drt | Moore, Mavor, 1919-2006. lbt | Languirand, Jacques. | Kraemer, Franz, 1914-1999. | Laufer, Murray, 1929- | Day, Marie. | Mess, Suzanne. | Ashworth, Tom. | Morrison, Mary, 1926- prf | Roslak, Roxolana. prf | Rideout, Patricia. | Turgeon, Bernard, 1932- prf | Rutherford, Donald, baritone. | Trépanier, Paul, 1939- | Rouleau, Joseph. | Feldbrill, Victor. cnd | Coulter, John, 1888-1980. Riel. | Somers, Harry, 1925-1999. Louis Riel.
Format: DVD
Language: English , French
Published: Toronto : Centrediscs, 2011
Series: Somers, Harry, 1925-1999. Works. 2001.
Language Notes: Libretto in English with French sections.
Publisher Number: Centrediscs CMCDVD 16711
Performer: Mary Morrison, Roxolana Roslak, sopranos ; Patricia Rideout, contralto ; Paul Trépanier, tenor ; Bernard Turgeon, Donald Rutherford, baritones ; Joseph Rouleau, bass ; supporting vocal soloists ; Canadian Opera Company ; Victor Feldbrill, conductor.
Item Description: Opera in 3 acts.
"Pierrot Concerts, Centrediscs and the Canadian Music Centre present the exclusive, non-broadcast distribution on DVD of the 1969 CBC-TV production of Louis Riel"--1st screen.
Special features include: interview with Harry Somers and Mavor Moore ; introductions by Mavor Moore.
Program notes in English with French translations, and libretto ([66] p. : ill. ; 13 x 15 cm.) inserted in DVD case.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (126 min., 26 sec.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (66 p.)
Playing Time: 02:06:26
Technical Details: DVD.
Production Credits: Director, Leon Major ; televison producer, Franz Kraemer ; settings designer, Murray Laufer ; original costumes designer, Marie Day ; costume supervisor for television, Suzanne Mess ; make-up, Patricia Harshaw ; hairstyling, Sheila Edwards ; lighting director, Tom Ashworth.
Access: Campus use - sales agreement.
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