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La forza del destino : [sound recording] : opera in 3 acts

Title
La forza del destino : radio broadcast, 1975-03-22 [sound recording] : opera in 3 acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 9 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound cassettes (240 min.) : stereo., Dolby B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 22, 1975
Uniform Title
  • Forza del destino
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Forza del destino
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 3:00:00 (opera) ; 1:00:00 (synopses and features).
  • Production notes and official cast list (7 p.) on file in Rodgers and Hammerstein listening room.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Lucine Amara (Leonora) ; Jon Vickers (Don Alvaro) ; Cornell MacNeil (Don Carlo) ; James Morris (Marquis of Calatrava) ; Cynthia Munzer (Curra) ; Andrij Dobriansky (The Alcade) ; Paul Franke (Trabucco) ; Joann Grillo (Preziosilla) ; Gabriel Bacquier (Fra Melitone) ; Bonaldo Giaiotti (Padre Guardino) ; Arthur Thompson (Surgeon) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 22, 1975.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky discusses the character of musical keys in La forza del destino ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Siegmund Levarie ; Tony Randall ; Walter Slezak ; William Weaver ; Edward Downes, quizmaster) ; Synopsis of act 3 -- side 3. Act 1, scenes 1-2 -- side 4. Act 1, scene 3 -- side 5. Act 2, beginning -- side 6. Act 2, from: Rataplan -- side 7. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 9 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
La forza del destino : radio broadcast, 1975-03-22 [sound recording] : opera in 3 acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Playing Time
030000 010000
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 22, 1975
Cast
Lucine Amara (Leonora) ; Jon Vickers (Don Alvaro) ; Cornell MacNeil (Don Carlo) ; James Morris (Marquis of Calatrava) ; Cynthia Munzer (Curra) ; Andrij Dobriansky (The Alcade) ; Paul Franke (Trabucco) ; Joann Grillo (Preziosilla) ; Gabriel Bacquier (Fra Melitone) ; Bonaldo Giaiotti (Padre Guardino) ; Arthur Thompson (Surgeon) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Oct. 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. 18 (Mar. 22, 1975).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 22, 1975.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Vickers, Jon. Performer
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922- Performer
Morris, James, 1947- Performer
Munzer, Cynthia. Performer
Dobriansky, Andrij. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Grillo, Joann. Performer
Bacquier, Gabriel. Performer
Giaiotti, Bonaldo. Performer
Thompson, Arthur, 1942-2004. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Levarie, Siegmund, 1914- Commentator
Randall, Tony. Commentator
Slezak, Walter, 1902- Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, 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 9 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
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