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Il trovatore opera in four acts

Title
Il trovatore [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Salvatore Cammarano.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34068 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound discs (191 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 16, 1957\570316\]
Uniform Title
  • Trovatore
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Trovatore
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 0:59:21 (synopses and features) ; 2:11:57 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 78 (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. 16, 1957.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 78 (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, Lucine Amara and Giorgio Tozzi discuss Il trovatore ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Robert Lawrence, Walter Ducloux, Robert Bagar and Walter Slezak ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Texaco's Roving Opera Reporter Clifton Fadiman speaks with Rudolf Bing about opera finances ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34068
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Il trovatore [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Salvatore Cammarano.
Playing Time
005921 021157
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 16, 1957\570316\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 16, 1957\570316\]
Performer
Antonietta Stella (Leonora) ; Kurt Baum (Manrico) ; Robert Merrill (Count di Luna) ; Jean Madeira (Azucena) ; Helen Vanni (Inez) ; Nicola Moscona (Ferrando) ; Charles Anthony (Ruiz) ; Calvin Marsh (gypsy) ; James McCracken (messenger)
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 21, no. 18 (Mar.11, 1957).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 16, 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 78 (F).
Added Author
Cammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Librettist
Stella, Antonietta. Performer
Baum, Kurt. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Vanni, Helen. Performer
Moscona, Nicola. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
McCracken, James, 1926- Performer
Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Amara, Lucine. Commentator
Tozzi, Giorgio. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Ducloux, Walter, 1913- Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Slezak, Walter, 1902- Commentator
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999, interviewer.
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. 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 34068 Service copy.
*LTCM 78 (F) Cassette copy; production notes on file. Request service copy in *LDC 34068.
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