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Le nozze di Figaro opera in three acts

Title
Le nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34110 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs (232 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 11, 1958\580111\]
Uniform Title
  • Nozze di Figaro
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Nozze di Figaro
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 1:04:35 (synopses and features) ; 2:46:55 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 89 (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, Jan. 11, 1958.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 89 (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 ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky speaks on Figaro ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Jay Harrison, Alfred Frankenstein, Max de Schauensee, Walter Slezak and Reginald Allen ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Third intermission: Clifton Fadiman and Herman E. Krawitz interview backstage personnel ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34110
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
Le nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Playing Time
010435 024655
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 11, 1958\580111\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 11, 1958\580111\]
Performer
Giorgio Tozzi (Figaro) ; Hilde Gueden (Susanna) ; George London (Count Almaviva) ; Lisa Della Casa (Countess Almaviva) ; Mildred Miller (Cherubino) ; Regina Resnik (Marcellina) ; Mildred Allen (Barbarina) ; Fernando Corena (Bartolo) ; Norman Kelley (Basilio) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Antonio) ; Gabor Carelli (Don Curzio) ; Madelaine Chambers, Helen Vanni (two peasant girls) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 22, no. 10 (Jan. 6, 1958).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 11, 1958.
Original Version
Cassette 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 89 (F).
Added Author
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Librettist
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Mariage de Figaro.
Tozzi, Giorgio. Performer
Güden, Hilde. Performer
London, George, 1920-1985. Performer
Della Casa, Lisa. Performer
Miller, Mildred, 1924- Performer
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Performer
Allen, Mildred. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Kelly, Norman. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Chambers, Madelaine. Performer
Vanni, Helen. Performer
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981. Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. Commentator
Slezak, Walter, 1902- Commentator
Allen, Reginald. 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 34110 [Service copy]
*LTCM 89 (F) [Cassette copy] Production notes on file.
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