[London] : EMI Classics, 
2 videodiscs (177 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
631240918X :, Language:
Opera in two acts, based on Historical Records by Sima Qian (c.145-85 BCE) and the screenplay The legend of the bloody Zheng by Lu Wei
"A Metropolitan Opera high-definition production"--Container
Program notes and synopsis in English (9 p.) inserted in container
Bonus: The first emperor: in rehearsal at the Met; backstage at the Met with Beverly Sills and Plácido Domingo
Plácido Domingo (Emperor Qin) ; Elizabeth Futral (Princess Yueyang, daughter of the emperor) ; Michelle DeYoung (Shaman) ; Paul Groves (Gao Jianli, a musician) ; Hao Jiang Tian (General Wang) ; Wu Hsing-Kuo (Yin-Yang Master, official geomancer) ; Susan Mentzer (Mother of Yueyang) ; Haijing Fu (Chief Minister) ; Danrell Williams (Guard) ; Dou Dou Huang (principal dancer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Ballet ; Tan Dun, conductor ; Zhang Ziyi, host ; Beverly Sills, special interviewer
Recording: live from the Met, 13 January 2007
DVD-9; sound formats: LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; NTSC system: 16:9
Sung in English; subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish
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