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Il trovatore opera in four acts

Title
Il trovatore [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Salvatore Cammarano.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 35314 [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 the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 17, 1973\730317\]
Uniform Title
  • Trovatore
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Trovatore
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 2:18:28 (opera) ; 1:25:30 (synopses and features).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 29(F).
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 17, 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 ; Act 3 -- CD 3. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air: William Weaver discusses Il trovatore as a ballad opera ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: George Jellinek, Richard Mohr, Tony Randall, Edward Downes ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Singers' roundtable: Leonie Rysanek, Ezio Flagello, Paul Hume ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 35314
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Il trovatore [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Salvatore Cammarano.
Playing Time
021828 012530
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 17, 1973\730317\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 17, 1973\730317\]
Performer
Montserrat Caballʹe (Leonora) ; Placido Domingo (Manrico) ; Fiorenza Cossotto (Azucena) ; Robert Merrill (Count di Luna) ; Jean Kraft (Inez) ; Ivo Vinco (Ferrando) ; Nico Castel (Ruiz) ; Edward Ghazal (gypsy) ; Fawayne Murphy (messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Carlo Felice Cillario, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 37, no. 19 (Mar. 17, 1973).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 17, 1973.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Jan, 1984, 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 29(F).
Added Author
Cammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Librettist
Caballé, Montserrat. Performer
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer
Cossotto, Fiorenza. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Vinco, Ivo. Performer
Castel, Nico. Performer
Ghazal, Edward. Performer
Murphy, Fawayne. Performer
Cillario, Carlo Felice. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, commentator.
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Randall, Tony. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Rysanek, Leonie. Commentator
Flagello, Ezio. Commentator
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 35314 Service copy.
*LTCM 29 (F) Cassette copy; request service copy in *LDC 35314.
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