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CD88738 SEMELE ENO 1999 Video

CD88738 SEMELE ENO 1999 Video
CD88738 SEMELE ENO 1999 Video
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CD88738 SEMELE ENO 1999 Video

In preparation for next Friday; a cautionary tale about the dangers of hubris for a girl that fancies a fling with a god. Robert Carsen's production should be required watching. Source is a BBC2 broadcast (actually a simulcast but the sound is from the TV broadcast) in 1999. Transferred from VHS to DVD and thence converted to .avi. The quality has come out quite well. Chunks are on Youtube but this is the whole evening including Interval; about 3 hours.

Tech; 2.63GB; video, 480x360 ffdshow; audio, AC3Filter

Semele, Rosemary Joshua Jupiter/Apollo, John Mark Ainsley Juno, Susan Bickley Ino, Sarah Connolly Prince Athamas, Stephen Wallace Cadmus, Clive Bayley Iris, Janis Kelly Chorus and Orchestra of ENO Cond Harry Bicket

Interval; Charles Hazlewood on the subject of Semele, hubris and satire. Quite funny.

As a taster, and for those willing to forgo a nice 'Where're you walk..' and the many pleasures of a 'British' royal family at play, here is the highlight: Rosemary Joshua's 'Endless pleasure..' This is not an extract but is to a slightly higher resolution than the complete performance.

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