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Madama Butterfly [sound recording] : opera in three acts in Italian

Title
Madama Butterfly [sound recording] : opera in three acts in Italian/ Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, after the work by John Luther Long and David Belasco.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 125 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (197 min.) : mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Apr. 16, 1960
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Apr. 16, 1960.
Uniform Title
  • Madama Butterfly. Selections
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Madama Butterfly.
Subject
Note
  • Title and series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:53:30 (synopses and features) ; 2:23:45 (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, Apr. 16, 1960.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Edward Downes, Mary Ellis Peltz, Jay Harrison, Robert Lawrence and Paul Jaretzki ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Seasonal farewell: Rudolf Bing ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 to Or son contenta -- side 4. Act 1 conclusion ; Act 2, to Il canone del porto! -- side 5. Act 2 conclusion -- side 6. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 125 (F)
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Madama Butterfly [sound recording] : opera in three acts in Italian/ Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, after the work by John Luther Long and David Belasco.
Playing Time
005330 022345
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Apr. 16, 1960
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Apr. 16, 1960.
Performer
Dorothy Kirsten (Cio-Cio-San) ; Eugenio Fernandi (Pinkerton) ; Margaret Roggero (Suzuki) ; Mario Sereni (Sharpless) ; Charles Kullman (Goro) ; Osie Hawkins (Bonze) ; George Cehanovsky (Yamadori) ; Roald Reitan (Imperial Commissioner) ; Kurt Kessler (Registrar) ; Joan Wall (Kate Pinkerton) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Dimitri Mitropoulos, 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. 24 (Apr. 16, 1960).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 16, 1960.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Belasco, David, 1853-1931. Madame Butterfly.
Kirsten, Dorothy, 1910-1992. Commentator
Fernandi, Eugenio. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Sereni, Mario. Performer
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Reitan, Roald. Performer
Kessler, Kurt. Performer
Wall, Joan. Performer
Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Jaretzki, Paul. Commentator
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 125 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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