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Andrea Chénier : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Andrea Chénier : radio broadcast, 1960-03-26 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Umberto Giordano ; libretto by Luigi Illica.
Author
Giordano, Umberto, 1867-1948.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (221 min.) : mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 26, 1960
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 26, 1960.
Uniform Title
  • Andrea Chénier
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Andrea Chénier
Subject
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:33:30 (synopses and features) ; 2:07:25 (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, Mar. 26, 1960.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Norman Dello Joio, Robert Merrill and Jan Peerce discuss Andrea Chénier ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz, beginning: Edward Downes, Jay Harrison, Glen Sauls, Ignace Strasfogel and Terry McEwan -- side 2. Opera quiz, conclusion ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Lincoln Center report: John D. Rockefeller, Reginald Allen, Rudolf Bing, George Judd, Edward Freehafer, Dr. William Schumann and Robert Whitehead ; Mrs. Frederick K. Weyerhauser speaks about the Metropolitan auditions ; 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 122 (F)
Author
Giordano, Umberto, 1867-1948.
Title
Andrea Chénier : radio broadcast, 1960-03-26 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Umberto Giordano ; libretto by Luigi Illica.
Playing Time
013330 020725
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 26, 1960
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 26, 1960.
Performer
Richard Tucker (Chénier) ; Renata Tebaldi (Maddalena) ; Ettore Bastianini (Gérard) ; Margaret Roggero (Bersi) ; Martha Lipton (Countess di Coigny) ; George Cehanovsky (Fléville) ; Gabor Carelli (abbé) ; Ezio Flagello (Mathieu) ; Alessio De Paolis (l'incredibile) ; Frank Valentino (Roucher) ; Belen Amparan (Madelon) ; Osie Hawkins (Dumas) ; Norman Scott (Fouquier-Tinville) ; Calvin Marsh (Schmidt) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, 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. 21 (Mar. 26, 1960).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 26, 1960.
Added Author
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Tebaldi, Renata. Performer
Bastianini, Ettore. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Flagello, Ezio. Performer
Valentino, Frank. Performer
Amparan, Belen. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008. Commentator
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Commentator
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Sauls, Glen. Commentator
Strasfogel, Ignace. Commentator
McEwan, Terry. Commentator
Rockefeller, John D., III (John Davison), 1906-1978. Commentator
Allen, Reginald. Commentator
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Commentator
Judd, George. Commentator
Edward Freehafer. Commentator
Schuman, William, 1910-1992. Commentator
Whitehead, Robert, 1916-2002.
Weyerhauser, Vivian.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera broadcast (Radio program)
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 122 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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