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Tosca opera in three acts

Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Victorien Sardou, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34118 [CD. Service copy.]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LTCM 97 (F) [Production notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs (183 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 15, 1958
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 15, 1958.
Uniform Title
  • Tosca
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program).
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Tosca
Subjects
Note
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: 0:54:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:09:15 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 97 (F).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 15, 1958.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 97 (F).
Source (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
  • 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: Norman Dello Joio, Zinka Milanov and George London discuss Tosca ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Jay Harrison, Walter Ducloux, George Marek, Paul Jaretzki and Henry Simon ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34118
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Victorien Sardou, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Playing Time
005400 020915
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 15, 1958
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 15, 1958.
Performer
Antonietta Stella (Tosca) ; Richard Tucker (Cavaradossi) ; Leonard Warren (Scarpia) ; Salvatore Baccaloni (sacristan) ; Norman Scott (Angelotti) ; Paul Franke (Spoletta) ; George Cehanovsky (Sciarrone) ; George Keith (shepherd boy) ; Louis Sgarro (jailer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 15, 1958.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 22, no. 19 (Mar. 10, 1958).
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Dec., 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 97 (F).
Added Author
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908. Tosca.
Stella, Antonietta. Performer
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Baccaloni, Salvatore. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968 Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Keith, George. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008. Commentator
Milanov, Zinka, 1906- Commentator
London, George, 1920-1985. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Jaretzki, Paul. Commentator
Simon, Henry W. (Henry William), 1901-1970. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program).
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 34118 Service copy.
*LTCM 97 (F) Cassette copy; production notes on file. Request service copy in *LDC 34118.
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