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Boris Godunov : [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Boris Godunov : radio broadcast, 1975-01-25 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Modest Mussorgsky ; libretto by the composer.
Author
Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (235 min.) : stereo., Dolby processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 25, 1975
Uniform Title
  • Boris Godunov
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Boris Godunov
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:59:00 (opera) ; 56:00 (synopses and features).
  • Official cast list and production notes (6 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, Jan. 25, 1975.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Russian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky presents A musical and dramatic analysis of Boris Godunov ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Paul Hume, John Coveney and Alexander Kipnis, panelists ; Edward Downes, quizmaster) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1, scenes 1-3 -- side 4. Act 1, scenes 4-5 -- side 5. Act 2 -- side 6. Act 3 ; Colsing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 7 (F)
Author
Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881.
Title
Boris Godunov : radio broadcast, 1975-01-25 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Modest Mussorgsky ; libretto by the composer.
Playing Time
025900 005600
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 25, 1975
Performer
Martti Talvela (Boris Godunov) ; Robert Nagy (Prince Shuisky) ; Harry Theyard (Grigori) ; Paul Plishka (Pimen) ; Mignon Dunn (Marina) ; William Dooley (Rangoni) ; Andrea Velis (Simpleton) ; with other featured soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Thomas Schippers, conductor ; Peter Allen, 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. 12 (Jan. 25, l975).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 25, 1975.
Language
Sung in Russian.
Added Author
Talvela, Martti. Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Theyard, Harry. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Dunn, Mignon. Performer
Dooley, William. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Schippers, Thomas. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Kipnis, Alexander, 1891-1978. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
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 7 (F) (Production notes on file in listening room.)
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