青春版《牡丹亭》 / 總製作人白先勇 ; 製作人蔡少華, 樊曼儂 ; 劇本整理, 白先勇, 華瑋, 張淑香, 辛意雲 ; 總導演汪世瑜.

Qing chun ban "Mu dan ting" / zong zhi zuo ren Bai Xianyong ; zhi zuo ren Cai Shaohua, Fan Mannong ; ju ben zheng li, Bai Xianyong, Hua Wei, Zhang Shuxiang, Xin Yiyun ; zong dao yan Wang Shiyu.

Format
Video/Projected medium
Language
Chinese
Published/​Created
  • Xianggang : Di zhi wen hua chu ban you xian gong si, ©2007.
  • 香港 : 迪志文化出版有限公司, ©2007.
Description
4 videodiscs (approximately 540 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([64] pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm)

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Form/​Genre
  • Operas
  • Cultural television programs
  • Drama
  • Filmed performances
Summary note
Tang Xianzu's "The Peony Pavilion" from the Ming dynasty is an epitome of Chinese opera. It tells the mystical story of Du Liniang dying for her love, and of her coming back to life. it is a song in praise of love and life, touching the hearts of every young generation for four hundred years. It is a show that can never be taken off stage. professor Kenneth Pai gave new life to this romantic story. He called for artistic talents from China's mainland, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, scripted the Young Lovers' Edition, and produced a brand new show. Yong performers, in the same age as the story's main characters, play the leading roles. The original 55 scenes are condensed to 27; while the essence and the entirety of the original opera are preserved, modern stagecraft and techniques as well as artistic elements are added. Includes new features attract a new generation of audience and introduce them to the experience of Chinese cultural art forms.
Notes
  • In container 22 x 16 x 4 cm.
  • Produced by the Public Television of Taiwan, a set of DVD was made of the 2004 opening performance of "The Peony Pavilion: Young Lovers' Edition" in Taipei. It was a valuable and historic recording. Besides a live recording of the three-night cycle, the set has included a special 50-minute track of production tidbits, scripters of the show describing their original concepts, and rehearsals of "The Peony Pavilion: Yong Lovers' Edition" over the past year.
  • 根據明朝湯顯祖同名劇本整編.
Creation/​Production credits
  • Art directors, Wang Shiyu, Zhang Jiqing ; music director, Zhou Youliang.
  • 藝術指導, 汪世瑜, 張繼青 ; 音樂總監, 周友良.
Time and place of event
  • Recorded in March 2007 at the Hangzhou Grand Theater.
  • 2007年3月於杭州大劇院錄製.
System details
DVD; widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1 or stereo.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s)
  • Shen Fengying, Yu Jiulin, Shen Guofang, Tao Hongzhen, Shen Zhiming, Qu Binbin, Chen Lingling.
  • 沈豐英, 俞玖林, 沈國芳, 陶紅珍, 沈志明, 屈斌斌, 陳玲玲.
Language(s)
In Mandarin with optional traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese or English subtitles.
Contents
  • Disc. 1. Qing chun ben "Mu dan ting" shang ben Part l -- disc. 2. Qing chun ben "Mu dan ting" zhong ben Part ll -- disc. 3. Qing chun ban "Mu dan ting" xia ben Part lll -- disc. 4. Qing chun ben "Mu dan ting" mu hou hua xuu = Behind the scenes.
  • Disc. 1. 青春版《牡丹亭》上本 Part l -- disc. 2. 青春版《牡丹亭》中本 Part ll -- disc. 3. 青春版《牡丹亭》下本 Part lll -- disc. 4. 青春版《牡丹亭》幕後花絮 = Behind the scenes.
Other title(s)
  • Mu dan ting
  • 牡丹亭
  • 牡丹一百
Chinese title on container
  • Mu dan yi bai
  • 牡丹一百
English title on container
  • Peony pavilion : young lover's edition
Also known as
  • Mudan ting
ISBN
  • 9789629841706
  • 9629841703
OCLC
190786589
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