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Arabella : lyrical comedy in three acts

Title
Arabella : radio broadcast, 1957-02-09 [sound recording] : lyrical comedy in three acts / Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; English text by John Gutman.
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34065 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs (214 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 9, 1957\570209\]
Uniform Title
  • Arabella. English
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Arabella.
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in English.
  • Durations: 0:57:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:37:20 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 74 (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. 9, 1957.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 74 (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: John Gutman, Heidi Krall, Walter Cassel and Ralph Herbert discuss Arabella ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Robert Lawrence, Mrs. John DeWitt Peltz, Alfred Frankenstein, George Marek and Reginald Allen ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34065
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Title
Arabella : radio broadcast, 1957-02-09 [sound recording] : lyrical comedy in three acts / Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; English text by John Gutman.
Playing Time
005700 023720
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 9, 1957\570209\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 9, 1957\570209\]
Performer
Lisa Della Casa (Arabella) ; Hilde Gueden (Zdenka) ; George London (Mandryka) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Count Waldner) ; Martha Lipton (Adelaide) ; Jon Crain (Matteo) ; Gabor Carelli (Count Elemer) ; Clifford Harvuot (Count Dominik) ; Lawrence Davidson (Count Lamoral) ; Laurel Hurley (Fiakermilli) ; Thelma Votipka (fortune teller) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 21, no. 13 (Feb. 4, 1957).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 9, 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) available in *LTCM 74 (F).
Added Author
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Librettist
Gutman, John. Translator
Della Casa, Lisa. Performer
Güden, Hilde. Performer
London, George, 1920-1985. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Crain, Jon. Singer. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence. Performer
Hurley, Laurel. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Gutman, John. Commentator
Krall, Heidi. Commentator
Cassel, Walter. Commentator
Herbert, Ralph. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Allen, Reginald. 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 34065 Service copy.
*LTCM 74 (F) Cassette copy (Production notes on file.) Request service copy in *LDC 34065.
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