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Carmen : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1960-02-06 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meilhac and Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (210 min.) : mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 6, 1960.
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 6, 1960
Uniform Title
  • Carmen
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Carmen
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:55:50 (synopses and features) ; 2:34:30 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) in Rodgers and Hammerstein listening room.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 6, 1960.
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky and ten Metropolitan singers illustrate operatic ensembles ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz: Edward Downes, Jay Harrison, Robert Lawrence, George Marek and Alberta Masiello ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Texaco's roving reporter: Clifton Fadiman interviews Yehudi Menuhin, pt.2 ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 through Seguidilla -- side 4. Act 1, finale ; Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 117 (F)
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1960-02-06 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meilhac and Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Playing Time
005550 023430
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 6, 1960
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 6, 1960.
Performer
Risë Stevens (Carmen) ; Richard Tucker (Don José) ; Lucine Amara (Micaela) ; Frank Guarrera (Escamillo) ; Teresa Stratas (Frasquita) ; Margaret Roggero (Mercédès) ; Norman Scott (Zuniga) ; Clifford Harvuot (Morales) ; Alessio De Paolis (Remandado) ; George Cehanovsky (Dancaire) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Jean Morel, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Mar. 1985, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.)
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 24, no. 14 (Feb. 6, 1960).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 6, 1960.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Carmen.
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Stevens, Risë, 1913- Performer
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Guarrera, Frank, 1923- Performer
Stratas, Teresa. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Morel, Jean, 1903-1975. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999, interviewer.
Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999. Performer
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 117 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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