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Rigoletto opera in four acts

Title
Rigoletto [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 35310 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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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] February 10, 1973
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \February 10, 1973\730210\]
Uniform Title
  • Rigoletto
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Rigoletto
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 2:07:42 (opera) ; 1:21:04 (synopses and features).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 24(F).
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 10, 1973.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes :
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Lloyd Moss) ; Act 1 ; Act 2 -- CD 2. Act 3 ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Moss) -- CD 3. Opera news on the air : Singers'roundtable: James McCracken talks with Pilar Lorengar, John Alexander and Thomas Stewart ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Moss) ; Texaco's opera quiz : Record collectors' roundtable: Paul Hume questions Alfred Hubay, George Jellinek and Max de Schauensee ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Moss) ; Third intermission: A musical and dramatic analysis of Boris Goldovsky, pt.2 (Edward Downes, host) ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Moss).
Call Number
*LDC 35310
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Rigoletto [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by F.M. Piave.
Playing Time
020742 012104
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] February 10, 1973
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \February 10, 1973\730210\]
Performer
Luciano Pavarotti (Duke of Mantua) ; Ingvar Wixell (Rigoletto) ; Reri Grist (Gilda) ; John Macurdy (Sparafucile) ; Joann Grillo (Maddalena) ; Batya Godfrey (Giovanna) ; Nico Castel (Borsa) ; Betsy Norden (Countess Ceprano) ; Louis Sgarro (Count Ceprano) ; Clifford Harvuot (Marullo) ; James Morris (Monterone) ; Nadyne Brewer (page) ; Domenico Simeone (Chief Guard) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Lloyd Moss, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 37, no. 14 (Feb. 10, 1973).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 10, 1973.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Jan., 1984, from borrowed copies (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) of the original recording.
Reproduction
Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo., Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 24(F).
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Pavarotti, Luciano. Performer
Wixell, Ingvar, 1931- Performer
Grist, Reri. Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Grillo, Joann. Performer
Godfrey Ben-David, Batyah. Performer
Castel, Nico. Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Morris, James, 1947- Performer
Brewer, Nadyne. Performer
Simeone, Domenico. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Moss, Lloyd. Commentator
Lorengar, Pilar. Commentator
Alexander, John, 1923-1990. Commentator
Stewart, Thomas, 1926- Commentator
McCracken, James, 1926- Commentator
Hubay, Alfred. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. Commentator
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 35310 Service copy.
*LTCM 24 (F) Cassette copy; request service copy in *LDC 35310.
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