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La bohème : opera in four acts

Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1957-03-30 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Publication
Mar. 30, 1957.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34071 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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Description
3 sound discs (192 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 30, 1957
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 30, 1957.
Uniform Title
  • Bohème
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Bohème
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 1:17:55 (synopses and features) ; 1:53:40 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 80 (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. 30, 1957.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed available in: *LTCM 80 (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: Maurice Valency, Licia Albanese and Martial Singher discuss Paris in opera ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Robert Lawrence, Robert Bagar, Quaintance Eaton, Jay Harrison and Gregory Ratoff ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Third intermission: Clifton Fadiman interviews David Pardoll ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34071
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1957-03-30 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Imprint
Mar. 30, 1957.
Playing Time
011755 015340
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 30, 1957
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 30, 1957.
Performer
Richard Tucker (Rodolfo) ; Ettore Bastianini (Marcello) ; George Cehanovsky (Schaunard) ; Cesare Siepi (Colline) ; Dorothy Kirsten (Mimi) ; Laurel Hurley (Musetta) ; Lawrence Davidson (Benoit) ; Charles Anthony (Parpignol and a customs officer) ; Alessio De Paolis (Alcindoro) ; Calvin Marsh (sergeant) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Tobor Kozma, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 21, no. 20 (Mar. 25, 1957).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 30, 1957.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Sep., 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 80 (F).
Added Author
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Murger, Henri, 1822-1861. Scènes de la vie de Bohème.
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Bastianini, Ettore. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Kirsten, Dorothy, 1910-1992. Performer
Hurley, Laurel. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
Kozma, Tibor. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Valency, Maurice, 1903-1996. Commentator
Albanese, Licia. Commentator
Singher, Martial. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Eaton, Quaintance. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Ratoff, Gregory. Commentator
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999, interviewer.
Pardoll, David. 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 34071 Service copy.
*LTCM 80
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