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Gioacchino Rossini's The siege of Corinth [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Gioacchino Rossini's The siege of Corinth [sound recording] : opera in three acts / libretto by Luigi Balocchi and Alexandre Soumet.
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.

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AudioUse in libraryPreservation*LTCM 12 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
on 7 sides of 4 sound cassettes (201 min.) : stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 19, 1975
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Siège de Corinthe. Italian
Alternative Title
Siège de Corinthe.
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:24:00 (opera) ; 0:57:00 (synopses and features).
  • Official cast list and production notes (7 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein listening room.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Beverly Sills (Pamira) ; Justino Díaz (Maometto) ; Shirley Verrett (Neocle) ; Harry Theyard (Cleomene) ; Betsy Norden (Ismene) ; Richard T. Gill (Jero) ; Richard Best (Omar) ; Arthur Thompson (Adrasto) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Schippers, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 19, 1975
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air: Richard Woitach and David Stivender present a musical and dramatic analysis of The siege of Corinth ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Intermission feature: Season closing remarks (Schuyler Chapin) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1 to La morte che imploro de ponga ristoro a tento dolor -- side 4. Act 1, conclusion -- side 5. Act 2 -- side 6. Act 3 to Ci rivedremo in ciel -- side 7. Act 3, conclusion ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 12 (F)
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Title
Gioacchino Rossini's The siege of Corinth [sound recording] : opera in three acts / libretto by Luigi Balocchi and Alexandre Soumet.
Playing Time
022400 005700
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 19, 1975
Cast
Beverly Sills (Pamira) ; Justino Díaz (Maometto) ; Shirley Verrett (Neocle) ; Harry Theyard (Cleomene) ; Betsy Norden (Ismene) ; Richard T. Gill (Jero) ; Richard Best (Omar) ; Arthur Thompson (Adrasto) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; 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 recordidng.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 39, no. 21 (April 19, 1975).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 19, 1975
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Balocchi, Luigi, 1766-1832. Librettist
Soumet, Alexandre, 1786-1845. Librettist
Sills, Beverly. Performer
Díaz, Justino. Performer
Verrett, Shirley. Performer
Theyard, Harry. Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Gill, Richard T. (Richard Thomas), 1927-2010. Performer
Best, Richard, 1935- Performer
Thompson, Arthur, 1942-2004. Performer
Schippers, Thomas. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Woitach, Richard. Commentator
Stivender, David. Commentator
Chapin, Schuyler. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Siège de Corinthe.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LTCM 12 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
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