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La traviata opera in four acts

Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by F.M. Piave.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34115 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound discs (198 min.) : digital, mono,; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 22, 1958\580222\]
Uniform Title
  • Traviata
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Traviata
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 1:15:50 (synopses and features) ; 2:02:25 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 94 (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, Feb. 22, 1958.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 94 (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 (Allen) -- CD 3. Opera news on the air: Norman Dello Joio, Virginia MacWatters, Nicolai Gedda and Frank Guarrera discuss deleted Traviata cuts ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Jay Harrison, Mary Ellis Peltz, Edward Downes, Luigi Lucioni and Harry G. Schumer ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Third intermission: Texaco's Roving Opera Reporter Clifton Fadiman interviews Artur Rubenstein ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34115
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by F.M. Piave.
Playing Time
011550 020225
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 22, 1958\580222\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 22, 1958\580222\]
Performer
Victoria de los Angeles (Violetta) ; Giuseppe Campora (Alfredo) ; Robert Merrill (Giorgio) ; Helen Vanni (Flora) ; George Cehanovsky (Marquis d'Obigny) ; Calvin Marsh (Baron Douphol) ; Louis Sgarro (Doctor Grenvil) ; Mildred Allen (Anninia) ; Robert Nagy (Giuseppe) ; Gabor Carelli (Gastone) ; Osie Hawkins (Gardener) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 22, no. 16 (Feb. 17, 1958).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 22, 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 94 (F).
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895. Dame aux camélias.
Angeles, Victoria de los. Performer
Campora, Giuseppe. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Vanni, Helen. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Allen, Mildred. Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008. Commentator
MacWatters, Virginia. Commentator
Gedda, Nicolai. Commentator
Guarrera, Frank. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900- Commentator
Schumer, Harry G. Commentator
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999. Commentator
Rubenstein, Artur, 1887- 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 34115 Service copy.
*LTCM 94 (F) Cassette copy; production notes on file. Request service copy in *LDC 34115.
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