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Parsifal [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Parsifal [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32503 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound cassettes (295 min.) : mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 24, 1956\560324\]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Parsifal
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Parsifal
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in German.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 3:59:19 (opera) ; 0:55:49 (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. 24, 1956.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky, Rose Bampton and Anthony Quayle discuss Parsifal ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz: Robert Lawrence, Robert Bagar, Sigmund Spaeth, Max de Schauensee and Max Rudolf ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 to Wer schoss den Schwan? -- side 4. Act 1, continued to Nehmet hin mein Blut -- side 5. Act 1, conclusion ; Act 2 to wo ich viel ersah -- side 6. Act 2, conclusion -- side 7. Act 3 to Mittag: die Stund' ist da. -- side 8. Act 3, conclusion ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 64 (F)
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Parsifal [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
035919 005549
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 24, 1956\560324\]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 24, 1956\560324\]
Performer
Set Svanholm (Parsifal) ; Margaret Harshaw (Kundry ; Nicola Moscona (Titurel) ; Gerhard Pechner (Klingsor) ; Otto Edelman (Gurnemanz) ; Paul Schoeffler (Amfortas) ; Sandra Warfield (voice) ; Albert Da Costa (First Knight) ; Clifford Harvuot (Second Knight ) ; Vilma Georgiou (First Esquire, flower maiden) ; Rosalind Elias (Second Esquire) ; Maria Leonie, Herta Glaz, Heidi Krall, Margaret Roggero, Emilia Cudari (Flower Maidens) ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 20, no. 20 (Mar. 19, 1956).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 24, 1956.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Jun., 1984, from borrowed copies (5 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono. ; 10 in.) of the original recording.
Added Author
Svanholm, Set. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Edelmann, Otto. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Schöffler, Paul, 1897- Performer
Moscona, Nicola. Performer
Warfield, Sandra. Performer
Da Costa, Albert, 1927-1967. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Georgiou, Vilma. Performer
Elias, Rosalind. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Leone, Maria (Soprano) Performer
Glaz, Herta, 1908-2006. Performer
Krall, Heidi. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Cundari, Emilia. Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Bampton, Rose. Commentator
Quayle, Anthony, 1913-1989. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. Commentator
Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. 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 64 (F) Production notes on file.
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