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Carmen : opera in four acts

Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1973-03-10 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on Mérimée's story.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 35313 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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Description
4 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 10, 1973
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 10, 1973\730310\]
Uniform Title
  • Carmen
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Carmen
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in French.
  • New production with spoken dialogue, according to Bizet's original manuscript.
  • Durations: 2:50:09 (opera) ; 1:09:04 (synopses and features).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 28(F).
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 10, 1973.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes :
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky gives a musical and dramatic analysis of Carmen ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Alberta Masiello, Ivan Davis, Terry McEwen, John Ardoin, Edward Downes ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Third intermission: A mini-quiz with Edward Downes, Terry McEwen and Alberta Masiello ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 35313
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1973-03-10 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on Mérimée's story.
Playing Time
025009 010904
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 10, 1973
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 10, 1973\730310\]
Performer
Marilyn Horne (Carmen) ; James McCracken (Don José) ; Lucine Amara (Michaela) ; Donald Gramm (Zuniga) ; Tom Krause (Escamillo) ; Colette Boky (Frasquita) ; Shirley Love (Mercedes) ; Gene Boucher (Morales) ; Paul Franke (Lillas Pastia) ; Andrea Velis (Remendado) ; Russell Christopher (Dancaire) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Henry Lewis, conductor ; Milton Cross, brosdcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 37, no. 18 (Mar. 10, 1973).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 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 28(F).
Added Author
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Carmen.
Horne, Marilyn. Performer
McCracken, James, 1926- Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Gramm, Donald. Performer
Krause, Tom. Performer
Boky, Colette. Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Lewis, Henry, 1932-1996. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Davis, Ivan. Commentator
Ardoin, John. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- 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 Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 35313 Service copy.
*LTCM 28 (F) Cassette copy; request service copy in *LDC 35313.
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