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Götterdämmerung music drama in a prologue and three acts

Title
Götterdämmerung [sound recording] : music drama in a prologue and three acts / Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34067 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
5 sound discs (270 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 2, 1957\570302\]
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Götterdämmerung
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Götterdämmerung
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in German.
  • Durations: 0:36:28 (synopses and features) ; 3:53:30 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 76 (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, Mar. 2, 1957.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 76 (F).
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and Synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1, part 1 -- CD 2. Act 1, part 2 -- CD 3. Act 2 -- CD 4. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 5. Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky, Marjorie Lawrence and Regina Resnik discuss Götterdämmerung ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Robert Lawrence, Robert Bagar, Jay Harrison and Max de Schauensee ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34067
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Götterdämmerung [sound recording] : music drama in a prologue and three acts / Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
003628 035330
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 2, 1957\570302\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 2, 1957\570302\]
Performer
Wolfgang Windgassen (Siegfried) ; Margaret Harshaw (Brünnhilde) ; Hermann Uhde (Gunther) ; Marianne Schech (Gutrune) ; Lawrence Davidson (Alberich) ; Kurt Boehme (Hagen) ; Jean Madeira (Waltraute) ; Heidi Krall (Woglinde) ; Rosalind Elias (Wellgunde) ; Sandra Warfield (Flosshilde) ; Belen Amparan (First Norn) ; Margaret Roggero (Second Norn) ; Gloria Lind (Third Norn) ; James McCracken, Osie Hawkins (Vassals) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 21, no. 16 (Feb. 25, 1957).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 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 76 (F).
Added Author
Windgassen, Wolfgang. Performer
Harshaw, Magaret. Performer
Uhde, Hermann, 1914-1965. Performer
Schech, Marianne. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence. Performer
Böhme, Kurt, 1908- Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Krall, Heidi. Performer
Elias, Rosalind. Performer
Warfield, Sandra. Performer
Amparan, Belen. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Lind, Gloria. Performer
McCracken, James, 1926- Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Lawrence, Marjorie. Commentator
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. 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 34067 Service copy.
*LTCM 76 (F) Cassette copy (Production notes on file.) Request service copy in *LDC 34067.
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