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Samson et Dalila [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Samson et Dalila [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Camille Saint-Saëns ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire.
Author
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 38 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
on 5 sides of 3 sound cassettes (190 min.) : stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 8, 1972
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 8, 1972.
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Samson et Dalila
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Samson et Dalila
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:11:32 (opera) ; 0:58:44 (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. 8, 1972.
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and syonpsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Francis Robinson) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Taxaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, Walter Ducloux, Terry McEwen, George Movshon, Max de Schauensee) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 38 (F)
Author
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.
Title
Samson et Dalila [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Camille Saint-Saëns ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire.
Playing Time
021132 005844
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 8, 1972
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 8, 1972.
Performer
Grace Bumbry (Dalila) ; James McCracken (Samson) ; Gabriel Bacquier (High Priest) ; Paul Plishka (Abimelech) ; John Macurdy (old Hebrew) ; Robert Schmorr (First Philistine) ; Robert Goodloe (Second Philistine) ; Charles Anthony (Philistine messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Serge Baudo, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Mar., 1984, from borrowed copies (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in.) of the original recording.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 36, no. 7 (Jan. 8, 1972).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 8, 1972.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Lemaire, Ferdinand. Librettist
Bumbry, Grace, 1937- Performer
McCracken, James, 1926- Performer
Bacquier, Gabriel. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Schmorr, Robert. Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Baudo, Serge, 1927- Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Movshon, George. Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. 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 Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 38 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
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