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Charles Gounod's Roméo et Juliette : [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Charles Gounod's Roméo et Juliette : radio broadcast, 1974-12-07 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré.
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Publication
Dec. 7, 1974.

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AudioUse in libraryPreservation*LTCM 4 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (224 min.) : stereo., Dolby B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 7, 1974
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 7, 1974.
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Roméo et Juliette
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Roméo et Juliette
Subject
Note
  • Sung in French.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:50:00 (opera) ; 54:00 (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. 7, 1974.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Season welcome (Schuyler Chapin) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (John Coveney ; Terry McEwen ; Richard Mohr ; Edward Downes, quizmaster) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2, scenes 1-2 -- side 5. Act 2, scene 3 ; Act 3, scene 1 (beginning) -- side 6. Act 3, scene 1 (conclusion)-scene 2 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 4 (F)
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Title
Charles Gounod's Roméo et Juliette : radio broadcast, 1974-12-07 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré.
Imprint
Dec. 7, 1974.
Playing Time
025000 005400
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 7, 1974
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 7, 1974.
Performer
Franco Corelli (Roméo) ; Judith Blegen (Juliette) ; Charles Anthony (Tybalt) ; Gene Boucher (Paris) ; Maurizio Mazzieri (Capulet) ; Lenus Carlson (Mercutio) ; Shirley Love (Gertrude) ; Richard Best (Gregorio) ; Richard T. Gill (Friar Laurent) ; Cynthia Munzer (Stephano) ; Douglas Ahlstedt (Benvolio) ; Edmond Karlsrud (Duke of Verona) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Henry Lewis, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Nov. 1982, from borrowed copies (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in.) of the original recording.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 39, no. 6 (Dec. 7, l974).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 7, 1974.
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet.
Corelli, Franco. Performer
Blegen, Judith. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Mazzieri, Maurizio. Performer
Carlson, Lenus. Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Best, Richard, 1935- Performer
Gill, Richard T. (Richard Thomas), 1927-2010. Performer
Munzer, Cynthia. Performer
Ahlstedt, Douglas. Performer
Karlsrud, Edmond. Performer
Lewis, Henry, 1937- Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Chapin, Schuyler. Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Roméo et Juliette
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LTCM 4 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
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