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Il barbiere di Siviglia : opera in three acts

Title
Il barbiere di Siviglia : radio broadcast, 1957-12-21 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34107 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
1 of 3AudioRestricted use *LTCM 87 1 of 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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Description
4 sound discs (200 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Dec. 21, 1957\571221\]
Uniform Title
  • Barbiere di Siviglia
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Barbiere di Siviglia
Subject
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 0:54:05 (synopses and features) ; 2:25:55 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 87 (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, Dec. 21, 1957.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 87 (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: Norman Dello Joio, Arnold Gamson and Laurel Hurley discuss seldom heard Rossini operas ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Jay Harrison, Mary Ellis Peltz, Sigmund Spaeth, Lorenzo Alvary and Alfred Frankenstein ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34107
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Title
Il barbiere di Siviglia : radio broadcast, 1957-12-21 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Playing Time
005405 022555
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Dec. 21, 1957\571221\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Dec. 21, 1957\571221\]
Performer
Frank Guarrera (Figaro) ; Cesare Valletti (Count Almaviva) ; Roberta Peters (Rosina) ; Fernando Corena (Dr. Bartolo) ; Jerome Hines (Don Basilio) ; George Cehanovsky (Fiorello) ; Margaret Roggero (Berta) ; Alessio De Paolis (sergeant) ; Rudolf Mayreder (Ambrogio) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Max Rudolf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 22, no. 7 (Dec. 16, 1957).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 21, 1957.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Oct., 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 87 (F).
Added Author
Sterbini, Cesare, 1784-1831. Librettist
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Le barbier de Séville.
Guarrera, Frank. Performer
Cesare Valletti. Performer
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Mayreder,Rudolf. Performer
Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. Performer
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008. Commentator
Gamson, Arnold. Commentator
Hurley, Laurel. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981. Commentator
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- 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 34107 Service copy.
*LTCM 87 (F) Cassette copy; production notes on file. Request service copy in *LDC 34107.
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