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Carmen : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1972-01-01 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meilhac and Halévy.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (231 min.) : stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 1, 1972.
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 1, 1972
Uniform Title
  • Carmen
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Carmen
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:34:08 (opera) ; 1:16:49 (synopses and features).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein listening room.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 1, 1972.
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Singer's roundtable with Cyril Ritchard, Birgit Nolsson, Ezio Flagello, Jess Thomas and William Walker ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, Mary Ellis Peltz, Walter Ducloux, Richard Mohr) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Francis Robinson recalls Marjorie Lawrence ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 through Seguidilla -- side 4. Act 1, conclusion ; Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 37 (F)
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1972-01-01 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meilhac and Halévy.
Playing Time
023408 011649
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 1, 1972
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 1, 1972.
Performer
Ruza Baldini (Carmen) ; Richard Tucker (Don José) ; Lucine Amara (Micaela) ; Robert Merrill (Escamillo) ; Judith DePaul (Frasquita) ; Shirley Love (Mercedes) ; James Morris (Zuniga) ; Raymond Gibbs (Morales) ; Gene Boucher (Dancaire) ; Paul Franke (Remendado) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Gabor Ötvös, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Mar., 1984, from borrowed copies (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in.) of the original recording.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 36, no. 6 (Dec. 25, Jan. 1, 1971, 1972).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 1, 1972.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Baldani, Ruza. Performer
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
De Paul, Judith. Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Morris, James, 1947- Performer
Gibbs, Raymond. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Ötvös, Gabor. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Ritchard, Cyril, 1897-1977. Commentator
Nilsson, Birgit. Commentator
Fragello, Ezio. Commentator
Thomas, Jess. Commentator
Walker, William, 1931- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- 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)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 37 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
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