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Rigoletto opera in four acts

Title
Rigoletto [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by F.M. Piave.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34060 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound discs (195 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 5, 1957\570105\]
Uniform Title
  • Rigoletto
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Rigoletto
Subject
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 2:03:12 (opera) ; 1:11:18 (synopses and features).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 69 (F).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 5, 1957.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) avaliable in: *LTCM 69 (F).
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 ; Act 2 -- CD 2. Act 3 ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 3. Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky and twelve Met singers illustrate operatic ensembles ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Robert Lawrence, John Rosenfield ; Robert Bagar, Jay Harrison and Max Rudolf ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Third intermission: Clifton Fadiman, Julius Burger, Otello Ceroni and Victor Trucco discuss the art of prompting ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34060
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Rigoletto [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by F.M. Piave.
Playing Time
020312 011118
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 5, 1957\570105\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 5, 1957\570105\]
Performer
Jan Peerce (Duke) ; Robert Merrill (Rigoletto) ; Hilde Gueden (Gilda) ; Giorgio Tozzi (Sparafucile) ; Margaret Roggero (Maddalena) ; Thelma Votipka (Giovanna) ; Louis Sgarro (Monterone) ; Clifford Harvuot (Marullo) ; Gabor Carelli (Borsa) ; George Cehanovsky (Count Ceprano) ; Madelaine Chambers (Countess Ceprano) ; Helen Vanni (page) ; Calvin Marsh (Chief Guard) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 21, no. 8 (Dec. 31, 1956).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 5, 1957.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Aug., 1984, from borrowed copies (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.) of the original recording.
Reproduction
Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) avaliable in: *LTCM 69 (F).
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Chambers, Madelaine. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985.
Tozzi, Giorgio. Performer
Güden, Hilde. Performer
Thelma Votipka. Performer
Vanni, Helen. Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Rosenfield, John. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. Commentator
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999. Commentator
Burger, Julius. Commentator
Ceroni, Otello. Commentator
Trucco, Victor. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 34060 Service copy.
*LTCM 69 (F) Cassette copy; production notes on file. Request service copy in *LDC 34060.
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