Research Catalog

Benjamin Britten's Death in Venice : [sound recording] : opera in two acts

Title
Benjamin Britten's Death in Venice : radio broadcast, 1974-12-14 [sound recording] : opera in two acts / words by Myfanwy Piper after the story by Thomas Mann.
Author
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Publication
Dec. 14, 1974.

Items in the Library & Off-site


About 1 Item.
Still Loading More items...

StatusFormatAccessCall NumberItem Location
AudioUse in library *LTCM 1 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

Details

Additional Authors
Description
3 sound cassettes (205 min.) : stereo., Dolby processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 14, 1974
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 14, 1974.
Uniform Title
  • Death in Venice
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Death in Venice
  • Death in Venice.
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in English.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:42:00 (opera) ; 1:10:00 (synopses and features).
  • Official cast list and production notes (4 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. 14, 1974.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Pre-curtain feature: An analysis of Death in Venice, part 1 (Edward Downes ; Peter Pears ; Steuart Bedford) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 2 (Milton Cross) ; Intermission feature: An analysis of Death in Venice, part 2 -- side 3. Act 1, scenes 1-5 -- side 4. Act 1, scenes 6-7 -- side 5. Act 2, scenes 8-13 -- side 6. Act 2, scenes 14-17 -- Closing remarks (Milton Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 1 (F)
Author
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Title
Benjamin Britten's Death in Venice : radio broadcast, 1974-12-14 [sound recording] : opera in two acts / words by Myfanwy Piper after the story by Thomas Mann.
Imprint
Dec. 14, 1974.
Playing Time
024200 011000
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 14, 1974
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 14, 1974.
Performer
Peter Pears, tenor ; John Shirley-Quirk, bass-baritone ; with other featured solists ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Steuart Bedford, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Oct., 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. 7 (Dec. 14, 1974).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 14, 1974.
Added Author
Piper, Myfanwy. Librettist
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. Tod in Venedig.
Pears, Peter, 1910-1986. Performer
Shirley-Quirk, John. Performer
Bedford, Steuart. Conductor
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Death in Venice.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LTCM 1 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
View in Legacy Catalog