The Marriage of Figaro

United Kingdom, 1948

Film
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Episode of Series “The Enlightenment”.
Consists of three scenes from Beaumarchais’ play “The Marriage of Figaro” and the same scenes from Mozart’s opera. The following scenes are performed - Act V. Part of Figaro’s monologue and part of Figaro’s aria. Act III. The duet between the Count and Susanna. Act II. Part of the scene in which Susanna is discovered in the Countess’s dressing room.(the beginning of the finale of Act II of the opera).

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production company

Open University

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1948

Appears in

The Enlightenment

Group of items

The Enlightenment

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32395

Language

English

Subject categories

Drama

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Opera - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Opera - Instruction and study

Music & Performing Arts → Opera companies - Italy

Music & Performing Arts → Operas

Music & Performing Arts → Operas - Excerpts

Performance

Performance → Opera - Performance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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