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Roméo et Juliette opera in three acts

Title
Roméo et Juliette [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré.
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 35316 [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. 31, 1973
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 31, 1973.
Uniform Title
  • Roméo et Juliette
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Roméo et Juliette
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in French.
  • Durations: 2:36:59 (opera) ; 1:10:29 (synopses and features).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 30(F).
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 31, 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 ; Post-curtain feature: Metropolitan Opera National Council Regional Audition winners (Martina Arroyo interviews Douglas Allstedt and Cynthia Munzer) ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air: Cyril Ritchard interviews Alice Tully ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Martin Bernheimer, John Coveney, George Jellinek, Terry McEwen ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 35316
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Title
Roméo et Juliette [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré.
Playing Time
023659 011029
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 31, 1973
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 31, 1973.
Performer
Franco Corelli (Roméo) ; Colette Boky (Juliette) ; Judith Forst (Stephano) ; Dominic Cossa (Mercutio) ; John Macurdy (Friar Laurence) ; Shirley Love (Gertrude) ; Clifford Harvuot (Capulet) ; Robert Schmorr (Benvolio) ; Gene Boucher (Paris) ; Charles Anthony (Tybalt) ; Richard Best (Gregorio) ; Edmond Karlsrud (Duke of Verona) ; Martin Rich, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 36, no. 21 (Mar. 31, 1973).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 31, 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 30(F).
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Corelli, Franco. Performer
Boky, Colette. Performer
Forst, Judith. Performer
Cossa, Dominic. Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Schmorr, Robert. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Best, Richard, 1935- Performer
Karlsrud, Edmond. Performer
Rich, Martin., nd.
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Tully Alice. Commentator
Ritchard, Cyril. Commentator
Bernheimer, Martin. Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Allstedt, Douglas. Commentator
Munzer, Cynthia. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LDC 35316 Service copy.
*LTCM 30 (F) Cassette copy; request service copy in *LDC 35316.
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