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Leos Janacek's Jenufa : [sound recording] : opera in three acts from Moravian peasant life

Title
Leos Janacek's Jenufa : radio broadcast, 1974-12-21 [sound recording] : opera in three acts from Moravian peasant life / libretto by the composer after the play by Gabriela Preissová ; English translation by Otakar Kraus and Edward Downes.
Author
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928.
Publication
Dec. 21, 1974.

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Description
on 5 sides of 3 sound cassettes (194 min.) : stereo., Dolby processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 21, 1974
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 21, 1974.
Uniform Title
  • Jenůfa
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Jenufa.
  • Jenůfa
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:05:00 (opera) ; 1:09:00 (synopses and features)
  • Official cast list and production notes (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein listening room.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 21, 1974.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Czech.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Musical and dramatic analysis of Jenufa (Boris Goldovsky) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Special holiday program: Metropolitan Opera Madrigal Singers (Paul Hume, host) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 2 (F)
Author
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928.
Title
Leos Janacek's Jenufa : radio broadcast, 1974-12-21 [sound recording] : opera in three acts from Moravian peasant life / libretto by the composer after the play by Gabriela Preissová ; English translation by Otakar Kraus and Edward Downes.
Imprint
Dec. 21, 1974.
Playing Time
020500 010900
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 21, 1974
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 21, 1974.
Performer
Teresa Kubiak (Jenufa) ; Jean Kraft (Grandmother Buryja) ; Jon Vickers (Laca) ; Astrid Varnay (Kostelnicka) ; William Lewis (Steva) ; John Reardon (Starek) ; Richard T. Gill (Judge) ; Carlotta Ordassy (Judge's wife) ; Alma Jean Smith (Karolka) ; Shirley Love (Maid) ; Loretta Di Franco (Maid) ; Betsy Norden (Jano) ; Lorraine Keane (Aunt) ; Metropolitan Opera chorus and orchestra, John Nelson, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Nov., 1982, from borrowed copies (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in.) of the original recording.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 39, no. 8 (Dec. 21, 1974).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 21, 1974.
Language
Sung in Czech.
Added Author
Preissová, Gabriela. Její pastorkyňa.
Kraus, Otakar. Translator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Translator
Kubiak, Teresa, 1937- Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Vickers, Jon. Performer
Varnay, Astrid. Performer
Yuscarán, Guillermo. Performer
Reardon, John, 1930-1988. Performer
Gill, Richard T. (Richard Thomas), 1927-2010. Performer
Ordassy, Carlotta. Performer
Smith, Alma Jean. Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Di Franco, Loretta. Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Keane, Lorraine. Performer
Nelson, John, 1941- Conductor
Cross, John, 1897- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Madrigal Singers. Performer
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Jenufa.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LTCM 2 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
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