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Faust : opera in three acts

Title
Faust : radio broadcast, 1972-12-30 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré.
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Publication
Dec. 30, 1972.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 35304 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LTCM 18 (F) [Cassette]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LTCM 18 (F) [Notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
5 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 30, 1972
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 30, 1972.
Uniform Title
  • Faust
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Faust
Subject
Note
  • Sung in French.
  • Durations: 3:05:45 (opera) ; 0:49:08 (synopses and features).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Production notes and official cast list (7 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 18(F).
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 30, 1972.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (4 sound cassettes :
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2, part 1 -- CD 3. Act 2, part 2 -- CD 4. Act 3 -- CD 5. Opera news on the air: The Metropolitan Opera Madrigal Singers (Christine Weidinger, Richard Best, Gene Boucher, Nico Castel and Robert Schmorr; Paul Hume, host) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Edward Downes, Andrew Porter, Tony Randall, Max de Schauensee and William Weaver ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 35304
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Title
Faust : radio broadcast, 1972-12-30 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré.
Imprint
Dec. 30, 1972.
Playing Time
030545 004908
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 30, 1972
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 30, 1972.
Performer
Nicolai Gedda (Faust) ; John Macurdy (Méphistophélès) ; Colette Boky (Marguerite) ; Judith Forst (Siébel) ; Matteo Manuguerra (Valentin) ; Louis Sgarro (Wagner) ; Shirley Love (Marthe) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Roberto Benzi, conductor ; Milton Cross broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 37, no. 8 (Dec. 23, 1972).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 30, 1972.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Jan., 1984, from borrowed copies (4 sound tapes reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in.) of the original recording.
Reproduction
Cassette copy (4 sound cassettes : stereo., Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 18(F).
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Faust.
Gedda, Nicolai. Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Boky, Colette. Performer
Forst, Judith. Performer
Manuguerra, Matteo. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Benzi, Roberto, 1937- Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Weidinger, Christine. Performer
Best, Richard, 1935- Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Castel, Nico. Performer
Schmorr, Robert. Performer
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
Porter, Andrew, 1928-2015. Commentator
Randall, Tony. Commentator
de Schauensee, Max. Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, commentator.
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Madrigal Singers. 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 35304 Service copy.
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