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Samson et Dalila opera in three acts

Title
Samson et Dalila [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Camille Saint-Saëns ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire.
Author
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34121 [CD. Service copy.]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound discs (184 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Apr. 12, 1958\580412\]
Uniform Title
  • Samson et Dalila
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Samson et Dalila
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in French.
  • Durations: 0:57:55 (synopses and features) ; 2:06:15 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 100 (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, Apr. 12, 1958.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 100 (F).
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction (Milton Cross) ; Pre-curtain feature: Rudolf Bing reflects on the current season and discusses next season ; Synopsis of Act 1 (Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 ; Act 3 -- CD 3. Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky and Regina Resnik analyze Samson et Dalila ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Jay Harrison, Sigmund Spaeth, Walter Slezak, Louis Biancolli and Siegmund Levarie ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 34121
Author
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.
Title
Samson et Dalila [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Camille Saint-Saëns ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire.
Playing Time
005755 020615
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Apr. 12, 1958\580412\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Apr. 12, 1958\580412\]
Performer
Mario Del Monaco (Samson) ; Risë Stevens (Dalila) ; Martial Singher (High Priest) ; Norman Scott (Abimelech) ; Giorgio Tozzi (old hebrew) ; Gabor Carelli (first Philistine) ; Osie Hawkins (second Philistine) ; Robert Nagy (Philistine messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 22, no. 23 (Apr. 7, 1958).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 12, 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 100 (F).
Added Author
Lemaire, Ferdinand. Librettist
Del Monaco, Mario, 1915- Performer
Stevens, Risë, 1913- Performer
Singher, Martial. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968 Performer
Tozzi, Giorgio. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Slezak, Walter, 1902- Commentator
Biancolli, Louis. Commentator
Levarie, Siegmund, 1914- 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 34121 Service copy.
*LTCM 100 (F) Cassette copy; production notes on file. Request service copy in *LDC 34121.
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