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Otello [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Otello [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boïto.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 50 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (237 min.) : stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Apr. 8, 1972
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Otello
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Otello
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:26:51 (opera) ; 1:30:06 (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, Apr. 8, 1972.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Edward Downes interviews Franco Zeffirelli ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, John Coveney, George Jellinek, Terry McEwen, and Richard Mohr) -- side 2. Opera quiz, conclusion ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Boris Goldovsky interviews Metropolitan Opera Orchestra string players Raymond Gniewek, Gene Campione, John A. Di Janni, Jascha Silberstein, and George André ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 50 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Otello [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boïto.
Playing Time
022651 013006
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Apr. 8, 1972
Performer
James McCracken (Otello) ; Sherrill Milnes (Iago) ; Teresa Zylis-Gara (Desdemona) ; Enrico Di Giuseppe (Cassio) ; Shirley Love (Emilia) ; Andrea Velis (Roderigo) ; Paul Plishka (Lodovico) ; Robert Goodloe (Montano) ; Raymond Gibbs (herald) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Karl Böhm, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Feb., 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. 20 (Apr. 8, 1972).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 8, 1972.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist
McCracken, James, 1926- Performer
Milnes, Sherrill. Performer
Zylis-Gara, Teresa. Performer
Di Giuseppe, Enrico, 1938- Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Gibbs, Raymond. Performer
Böhm, Karl, 1894-1981. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Zeffirelli, Franco. Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Goldovosky, Boris. Commentator
Gniewek, Raymond, 1931- Commentator
Campione, Gene. Commentator
Di Janni, John A. Commentator
Silberstein, Jascha. Commentator
André, George. 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 50 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
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