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Faust [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Faust [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 *LTCM 44 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
on 7 sides of 4 sound cassettes (220 min.) : stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 26, 1972
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 26, 1972.
Uniform Title
  • Faust
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Faust
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:41:50 (opera) ; 0:58:16 (synopses and features).
  • Production notes and official cast list (7 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, Feb. 26, 1972.
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air : the devil in opera (Ivan Davis gives a biography of Paganini) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz with Edward Downes, John Coveney, Ivan Davis, Terry McEwen, and William Walker ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 through the Song of the golden calf -- side 4. Act 1, conclusion ; Act 2 through the Jewel song -- side 5. Act 2, conclusion ; Act 3 through Qu'attendez-vous encore? -- side 6. Act 3, continued through the Walpurgis night -- side 7. Act 3, final scene.
Call Number
*LTCM 44 (F)
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Title
Faust [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré.
Playing Time
024150 005816
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 26, 1972
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 26, 1972.
Performer
Placido Domingo (Faust) ; Teresa Zylis-Gara (Marguerite) ; Giorgio Tozzi (Méphistophélès) ; Mario Sereni (Valentin) ; Frederica von Stade (Siébel) ; Batyah Godfrey (Marthe) ; Russell Christopher (Wagner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Martin Rich, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast ammouncer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Mar., 1984, from borrowed copies (5 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track and 4 track, stereo and mono. ; 10 in.) of the original recording.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 36, no. 14 (Feb. 26, 1972).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 26, 1972.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Faust.
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer
Zylis-Gara, Teresa. Performer
Tozzi, Giorgio. Performer
Sereni, Mario. Performer
Von Stade, Frederica. Performer
Godfrey Ben-David, Batyah. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Rich, Martin. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Davis, Ivan. Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, 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 Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 44 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
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