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Andrea Chènier : opera in four acts

Title
Andrea Chènier : radio broadcast, 1957-12-28 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Umberto Giordano ; libretto by Luigi Illica.
Author
Giordano, Umberto, 1867-1948.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34108 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound discs (309 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 28, 1957
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Dec. 28, 1957\571228\]
Uniform Title
  • Andrea Chénier
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Andrea Chénier
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 1:24:12 (synopses and features) ; 2:04:30 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 88 (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. 28, 1957.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 88 (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 and Martial Singher discuss Andrea Chénier ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Jay Harrison, Walter Ducloux, Walter Slezak and Donald Steinfurst ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Third intermission: Clifton Fadiman interviews Herman E. Krawitz ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34108
Author
Giordano, Umberto, 1867-1948.
Title
Andrea Chènier : radio broadcast, 1957-12-28 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Umberto Giordano ; libretto by Luigi Illica.
Playing Time
012412 020430
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 28, 1957
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Dec. 28, 1957\571228\]
Performer
Richard Tucker (Chènier) ; Zinka Milanov (Maddalena) ; Leonard Warren (Gérard) ; Charles Anthony (L'Incredibile) ; Martha Lipton (Countess di Coigny) ; Rosalind Elias (Bersi) ; George Cehanovsky (Fléville) ; Gabor Carelli (Abbé) ; Frank Valentino (Roucher) ; Fernando Corena (Mathieu) ; Louis Sgarro (Major-domo) ; Belen Amparan (Madelon) ; Osie Hawkins (Dumas) ; Norman Scott (Fouquier-Tinville) ; Calvin Marsh (Schmidt) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 22, no. 8 (Dec. 23, 1957).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 28, 1957.
Original Version
Preservation tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Nov., 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 88 (F).
Added Author
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Milanov, Zinka, 1906- Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Elias, Rosalind. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Valentino, Frank. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Amparan Belen. Performer
Osie Hawkins. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Singher, Martial. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Slezak, Walter, 1902-1983. Commentator
Steinfurst, Donald. Commentator
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999, interviewer.
Krawitz, Herman E. 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 34108 [Service copy][
*LTCM 88 (F) [Cassette copy] Production notes on file. Request service copy in *LDC 34108.
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