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Un ballo in maschera : opera in three acts

Title
Un ballo in maschera : radio broadcast, 1959-02-28 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Somma after the play by Scribe.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32513 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
1 of 3AudioRestricted use *LTCM 106 1 of 3Offsite
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Additional Authors
  • Somma, Antonio, 1809-1864.
  • Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861.
  • Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984.
  • Stella, Antonietta.
  • Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004
  • Hurley, Laurel.
  • Moscona, Nicola.
  • Scott, Norman, 1921-1968.
  • Madeira, Jean.
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • Olvis, William.
  • Nagy, Robert, 1929-
  • Schippers, Thomas.
  • Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008.
  • Rudel, Julius.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Harrison, Jay.
  • Ducloux, Walter, 1913-
  • Behr, Jan.
  • Simon, Henry W. (William Henry), 1901-1970.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, NY) prf
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound cassettes (200 min.) : mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1959-02-28 (Feb. 28, 1959)]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Title and series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:10:10 (synopses and features) ; 2:09:30 (opera).
  • Includes production notes with official cast list (5 p.)
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 28, 1959.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Norman Dello Joio and Julius Rudel analyze Un ballo in maschera ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz: Edward Downes, Jay Harrison, Walter Ducloux, Jan Behr and Henry Simon ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side. Act 1 through E scherzo od è follia -- side 4. Act 1, finale ; Act 2 -- side 6. Act 3, scene 1 -- side 6. Act 3, conclusion ; Closing remarks (Cross)
Call Number
*LDC 32513
OCLC
NYPG85-R27
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Un ballo in maschera : radio broadcast, 1959-02-28 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Somma after the play by Scribe.
Playing Time
011010 020930
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1959-02-28 (Feb. 28, 1959)]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1959-02-28 (Feb. 28, 1959)]
Performer
Jan Peerce (Riccardo) ; Antonietta Stella (Amelia) ; Robert Merrill (Renato) ; Laurel Hurley (Oscar) ; Nicola Moscona (Saumele) ; Norman Scott (Tommaso) ; Jean Madeira (Ulrica) ; George Cehanovsky (Silvano) ; William Olvis (Judge) ; Robert Nagy (Amelia's servant) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Schippers, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 23, no. 17 (Feb. 23, 1959).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 28, 1959.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Jan., 1985, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.)
Local Note
Service CD (1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archive original.
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Added Author
Somma, Antonio, 1809-1864. Librettist
Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Gustave III.
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984. Performer
Stella, Antonietta. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Hurley, Laurel. Performer
Moscona, Nicola. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Olvis, William. Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Schippers, Thomas. Conductor
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008. Commentator
Rudel, Julius. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter, 1913- Commentator
Behr, Jan. Commentator
Simon, Henry W. (William Henry), 1901-1970. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, NY) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32513
*LTCM 106 (F) Production notes on file.
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