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La bohème : opera in four acts

Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1973-01-20 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1973.

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Description
3 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 20, 1973
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 20, 1973.
Uniform Title
  • Bohème
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Bohème
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 2:56:52 (opera) ; 1:18:35 (synopses and features).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 21(F).
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 20, 1973.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo., Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 21(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 (Cross) -- CD 3. Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky discusses the orchestra as stage director ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Edward Downes questions John Coveney, Robert Lawrence, Terry McEwen and William Weaver ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; A musical and dramatic analysis of Boris Goldovsky, pt.1; Edward Downes, host : Synopsis of Act 4.
Call Number
*LDC 35307
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1973-01-20 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1973.
Playing Time
025652 011835
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 20, 1973
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 20, 1973.
Performer
Pilar Lorengar (Mimi) ; Richard Tucker (Rodolfo) ; William Walker (Marcello) ; Colette Boky (Musetta) ; Paul Plishka (Colline) ; Robert Goodloe (Schaunard) ; Andrij Dobriansky (Benoit) ; William Mellow (Parpignol) ; Nico Castel (Alcindoro) ; Frank Coffey (Customhouse Sergeant) ; Herman Marcus (Customhouse Officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Henry Lewis, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 37, no. 11 (Jan. 20, 1973).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 20, 1973.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Nov., 1983, from borrowed copies (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo. : 10n in.) of the original recording.
Reproduction
Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo., Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 21(F).
Added Author
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Murger, Henri, 1822-1861. Scènes de la vie de Bohème.
Lorengar, Pilar. Performer
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Walker, William, 1931- Performer
Boky, Colette. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Dobriansky, Andrij. Performer
Mellow, William. Performer
Castel, Nico. Performer
Coffey, Frank. (Singer) Performer
Marcus, Herman. Performer
Lewis, Henry, 1932-1996. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, 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.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 35307 Service copy.
*LTCM 21 (F) Cassette copy; request service copy in *LDC 35307.
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