Opera in Video

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Opera in Video contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon.


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User tools and features

  • Playlists can be created and shared.
  • Instructors can create their own video clips for use in teaching.
  • Selected content can be sent to a mobile device.
  • Permalinks are provided for embedding on other sites.

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Updating frequency



Databases created by Alexander Street using videos from many sources.

Type of coverage

Streaming video.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Some of the titles included are held by the Media Library and may be found through a search of QuickSearch.

Producer/content provider


Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Alexander Street Press

Core Subject(s)