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Orfeo ed Euridice opera in three acts

Title
Orfeo ed Euridice [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Christoph Willibald von Gluck ; libretto by Raniero di Calzabigi.
Author
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34111 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound discs (218 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 18, 1958\580118\]
Uniform Title
  • Orfeo ed Euridice
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Orfeo ed Euridice
Subject
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 1:03:40 (synopses and features) ; 1:54:45 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 90 (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. 18, 1958.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 90 (F).
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 ; Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 3. Opera news on the air: John Gutman and Blanche Thebom discuss operatic Orfeos ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Jay Harrison, Nicola Moscona, Sigmund Spaeth, Walter Ducloux and George R. Marek ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34111
Author
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787.
Title
Orfeo ed Euridice [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Christoph Willibald von Gluck ; libretto by Raniero di Calzabigi.
Playing Time
015445 010340
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 18, 1958\580118\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 18, 1958\580118\]
Performer
Risë Stevens (Orfeo) ; Lucine Amara (Euridice) ; Emilia Cundari (Amore) ; Mildred Allen (First Ombra Felice) ; Helen Vanni (Second Ombra Felice) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Max Rudolf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 22, no. 11 (Jan. 13, 1958).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 18, 1958.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Nov., 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 90 (F).
Added Author
Calzabigi, Ranieri de, 1714-1795. Librettist
Stevens, Risë, 1913- Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Cundari, Emilia. Performer
Allen, Mildred. Performer
Vanni, Helen. Performer
Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Gutman, John. Commentator
Thebom, Blanche. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Moscona, Nicola. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter, 1913- Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. 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 34111 [Service copy]
*LTCM 90 (F) [Cassette copy] Production notes on file. Request service copy in *LDC 34111.
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