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Fidelio [sound recording] : opera in two acts

Title
Fidelio [sound recording] : opera in two acts / Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Josef Sonnleithner and Georg Friedrich Treitschke.
Author
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 46 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
on 5 sides of 3 sound cassettes (187 min.) : stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 11, 1972
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 11, 1972.
Uniform Title
  • Fidelio (1806)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Fidelio (1806)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:28:54 (opera) ; 0:38:20 (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. 11, 1972.
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Singers' roundtable (Edward Downes, Régine Crespin, Marilyn Hone, Geraint Evans, and James McCracken) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Blank -- side 3. Act 1 through Jetzt, Alter, hat es Eile! -- side 4. Act 1, conclusion -- side 5. Act 2 through O namenlose Freude -- side 6.Leonore Overture No.3 ; Act 2, conclusion ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 46 (F)
Author
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Title
Fidelio [sound recording] : opera in two acts / Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Josef Sonnleithner and Georg Friedrich Treitschke.
Playing Time
022854 003820
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 11, 1972
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 11, 1972.
Performer
Anja Silja (Leonore) ; Helge Brilioth (Florestan) ; William Dooley (Don Pizzaro) ; Paul Plishka (Don Fernando) ; John Macurdy (Rocco) ; Judith Blegen (Marzelline) ; Leo Goeke (Jacquino) ; Nico Castel (First Prisoner) ; Russell Christopher (Second Prisoner) ; Harold Sternberg (Captain of the Guard) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Hans Wallat, 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. 16 (Mar. 11, 1972).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 11, 1972.
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Sonnleithner, Joseph Ferdinand, 1766-1835. Librettist
Treitschke, Georg Friedrich, 1776-1842. Librettist
Silja, Anja. Performer
Brilioth, Helge. Performer
Dooley, William. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Blegen, Judith. Performer
Castel, Nico. Performer
Goeke, Leo. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Sternberg, Harold. Performer
Wallat, Hans. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Crespin, Régine. Commentator
Horne, Marilyn. Commentator
Evans, Geraint, Sir. Commentator
McCracken, James, 1926- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 46 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
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