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Werther [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Werther [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Jules Massenet ; libretto (after Goethe) by Edouard Blau, Georges Hartmann and Paul Milliet.
Author
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 45 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (195 min.) : stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 4, 1972
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 4, 1972.
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Werther
Alternative Title
Werther
Subject
Note
  • Sung in French.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:13:31 (opera) ; 1:01:30 (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, Mar. 4, 1972.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Brass players Melvin Broils, Clarendon Van Norman, Per Bervig, Herbert Wekselblatt, with Boris Goldovsky ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz: Edward Downes, Alfred Hubay, George Jellinek, Richard Mohr and William Weaver ; Synopses of acts 3 and 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 45 (F)
Author
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912.
Title
Werther [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Jules Massenet ; libretto (after Goethe) by Edouard Blau, Georges Hartmann and Paul Milliet.
Playing Time
021331 010130
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 4, 1972
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 4, 1972.
Performer
Franco Corelli (Werther) ; Dominic Cossa (Albert) ; Rosalind Elias (Charlotte) ; Donald Gramm (Justice of the Peace) ; Colette Boky (Sophie) ; Charles Anthony (Schmidt) ; Edna Lind (Kathchen) ; Richard Best (Johann) ; Luigi Marcella (Bruhlmann) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Jan Behr, conductor, Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Apr., 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. 15 (Mar. 4, 1972).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 4, 1972.
Added Author
Blau, Edouard, 1836-1906. Librettist
Hartmann, Georges, -1900. Librettist
Milliet, Paul, 1858- Librettist
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Leiden des jungen Werthers.
Corelli, Franco. Performer
Cossa, Dominic. Performer
Elias, Rosalind. Performer
Gramm, Donald. Performer
Boky, Colette. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Lind, Edna. Performer
Best, Richard, 1935- Performer
Marcella, Luigi. Performer
Behr, Jan. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Broiles, Mel. Commentator
Van Norman, Clarendon. Commentator
Brevig, Per. Commentator
Wekselblatt, Herbert. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Hubay, Alfred. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, 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 45 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
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