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La forza del destino : opera in three acts

Title
La forza del destino : radio broadcast, 1958-01-25 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by F.M. Piave.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Publication
Jan. 25, 1958.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34112 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LTCM 91 [Notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs (221 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 25, 1958
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 25, 1958.
Uniform Title
  • Forza del destino
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Forza del destino
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 1:00:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:41:00 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 91 (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. 25, 1958.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 91 (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: Boris Goldovsky, Mildred Miller and Giovanni Martinelli discuss La forza del destino ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Jay Harrison, Edward Downes, Walter Ducloux and Francis Robinson ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34112
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
La forza del destino : radio broadcast, 1958-01-25 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by F.M. Piave.
Imprint
Jan. 25, 1958.
Playing Time
010000 024100
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 25, 1958
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 25, 1958.
Performer
Zinka Milanov (Leonora) ; Faviano Labo (Don Alvaro) ; Mario Sereni (Don Carlo) ; Fernando Corena (Fra Melitone) ; Cesare Siepi (Padre Guardiano) ; Margaret Roggero (Preziosilla) ; Paul Franke (Trabucco) ; Louis Sgarro (Marquis of Calatrava) ; Madelaine Chambers (Curra) ; George Cehanovsky (surgeon) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Steidry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 22, no. 12 (Jan. 20, 1958).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 25, 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 91 (F).
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Milanov, Zinka, 1906- Performer
Labò, Flaviano. Performer
Sereni, Mario. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Chambers, Madelaine. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Miller, Mildred, 1924- Commentator
Martinelli, Giovanni, 1885-1969. Commentator
Jay Harrison. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter, 1913- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LDC 34112 Service copy.
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