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Die Walküre music drama in three acts

Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : music drama in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34064 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs (233 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 2, 1957\570202\]
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in German.
  • Durations: 0:39:40 (synopses and features) ; 3:12:50 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 73 (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, Feb. 2, 1957.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono, Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 73 (F).
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and Synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky, Rose Bampton and Kurt Herbert Adler discuss Die Walküre ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Robert Lawrence, Alfred Frankenstein, Robert Bagar, Jay Harrison and Allen Hughes ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34064
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : music drama in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
003940 031250
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 2, 1957\570202\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 2, 1957\570202\]
Performer
Otto Edelmann (Wotan) ; Blanche Thebom (Fricka) ; Margaret Harshaw (Brünnhilde) ; Ramon Vinay (Siegmund) ; Marianne Schech (Sieglinde) ; Kurt Boehme (Hunding) ; Gloria Lind, Carlotta Ordassy, Heidi Krall, Sandra Warfield, Martha Lipton, Mariquita Moll, Rosalind Elias, Belen Amparan (Valkyries) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 21, no. 12 (Jan. 28, 1957).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 2, 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 (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono, Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 73 (F).
Added Author
Edelmann, Otto. Performer
Thebom, Blanche. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Vinay, Ramon. Performer
Schech, Marianne. Performer
Böhme, Kurt, 1908- Performer
Lind, Gloria. Performer
Ordassy, Carlotta. Performer
Krall, Heidi. Performer
Warfield, Sandra. Performer
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Moll, Mariquita. Performer
Elias, Rosalind. Performer
Amparan, Belen. Performer
Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Bampton, Rose. Commentator
Adler, Kurt Herbert. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Hughes, Allen. 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 34064 Service copy.
*LTCM 73 (F) Cassette copy (Production notes filed in listening room.) Request service copy in *LDC 34064.
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