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Norma [sound recording] ; opera in four acts

Title
Norma [sound recording] ; opera in four acts / Vincenzo Bellini ; libretto by Felice Romani.
Author
Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835.

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AudioUse in libraryAvailable*LDC 35320 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs (220 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 17, 1973\730217\]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Norma
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Norma
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 2:36:01 (opera) ; 0:53:43 (synopses and features).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file under classmark: *LTCM 26(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, Feb. 17, 1973.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo., Dolby-B processed) available in *LTCM 26(F).
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Lloyd Moss) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 ; Act 3 -- CD 3. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Moss) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air: Re-broadcast of Rosa Ponselle discussing the opera Norma with Boris Goldovsky (1954) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Moss) ; Intermission feature: Schyler G. Chapin previews the Metropolitan's Opera at the Forum, with guests ; Synopsis of act 4 (Moss).
Call Number
*LDC 35320
Author
Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835.
Title
Norma [sound recording] ; opera in four acts / Vincenzo Bellini ; libretto by Felice Romani.
Playing Time
023601 005343
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 17, 1973\730217\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 17, 1973\730217\]
Performer
Montserrat Caballé (Norma) ; Fiorenzo Cosotto (Adalgisa) ; Carlo Cossutta (Pollione) ; Giorgio Tozzi (Oroveso) ; Carlotta Ordassy (Clotilda) ; Charles Anthony (Flavio) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Carlo Felice Cillario, conductor ; Lloyd Moss, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 37, no. 15 (Feb. 17, 1973).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 17, 1973.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Dec. 1983, from borrowed copies (3 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 26(F).
Added Author
Romani, Felice, 1788-1865. Librettist
Caballé, Montserrat. Performer
Cossotto, Fiorenza. Performer
Cossutta, Carlo. Performer
Tozzi, Giorgio. Performer
Ordassy, Carlotta. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Cillario, Carlo Felice. Conductor
Moss, Lloyd. Commentator
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Chapin, Schuyler. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
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 35320 Service copy.
*LTCM 26 (F) Cassette copy; use service copy in *LDC 35320.
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