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Aida : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Aida : radio broadcast, 1959-10-28 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by A. Ghislanzoni.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (224 min.) : mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Nov. 28, 1959
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Nov. 28, 1959.
Uniform Title
  • Aïda
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Aïda
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:18:15 (synopses and features) ; 2:25:30 (opera).
  • 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, Nov. 28, 1959.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction (Milton Cross) ; Season greeting (Rudolf Bing) ; Synopsis of act 1 (Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky and Meredith Willson discuss band music in Aida ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz: Edward Downes, Jay Harrison, Robert Lawrence, Walter Ducloux, and Walter Slezak ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Texaco's roving reporter: Clifton Fadiman interviews members of the first Metropolitan broadcast sponsored by Texaco: Elasabeth Rethberg, Licia Albanese, John Brownlee, Salvatore Baccaloni, Alessio De Paolis and Milton Cross -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 113 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Aida : radio broadcast, 1959-10-28 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by A. Ghislanzoni.
Playing Time
011815 022530
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Nov. 28, 1959
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Nov. 28, 1959.
Performer
Lucine Amara (Aida) ; Dimiter Uzunov (Radames) ; Nell Rankin (Amneris) ; Leonard Warren (Amonasro) ; Giorgio Tozzi (Ramfis) ; Heidi Krall (priestess) ; Louis Sgarro (King of Egypt) ; Robert Nagy (messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Feb., 1985, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.)
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 24, no. 4 (Nov. 28, 1959).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Nov. 28, 1959.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Librettist
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Uzunov, Dimiter. Performer
Rankin, Nell. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Tozzi, Giorgio. Performer
Krall, Heidi. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Willson, Meredith, 1902-1984. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Slezak, Walter, 1902-1983. Commentator
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999, interviewer.
Rethberg, Elisabeth, 1894- Commentator
Albanese, Licia. Commentator
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Commentator
Baccaloni, Salvatore, 1900-1969. Commentator
De Paolis, Alessio. 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 113 (F) (Production notes in listening room)
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