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Tosca opera in three acts

Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, after Victorien Sardou's play.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Publication
Mar. 23, 1957.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34069 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs (179 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 23, 1957
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 23, 1957.
Uniform Title
  • Tosca
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Tosca
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 0:56:09 (synopses and features) ; 2:03:20 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 79 (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. 23, 1957.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 79 (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, Quincy Howe and George London discuss politics in opera ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Robert Lawrence, Max de Schauensee, Mrs. Peltz, Sigmund Spaeth and Louis Biancolli ; Synopsis of Act 3.
Call Number
*LDC 34069
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, after Victorien Sardou's play.
Imprint
Mar. 23, 1957.
Playing Time
005609 020320
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 23, 1957
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 23, 1957.
Performer
Licia Albanese (Tosca) ; Daniele Barioni (Cavaradossi) ; Leonard Warren (Scarpia) ; Clifford Harvuot (Angelotti) ; Gerhard Pechner (Sacristan) ; Alessio De Paolis (Spoletta) ; George Cehanovsky (Sciarrone) ; Calvin Marsh (jailer) ; George Keith (shepherd) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 21, no. 19 (Mar. 18, 1957).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 23, 1957.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Aug., 1984, from borrowed copies (3 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 79 (F).
Added Author
Illica, Luigi, 1846-1919. Librettist
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908. Tosca.
Albanese, Licia. Performer
Daniele Barioni. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
Keith, George. Singer. Performer
Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Gutman, John. Commentator
Howe, Quincy, 1900- Commentator
London, George, 1920-1985. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Biancolli, Louis. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LDC 34069 Service copy.
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