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Turandot opera in three acts (five scenes) in Italian

Title
Turandot [sound recording] : opera in three acts (five scenes) in Italian / Giacomo Puccini, completed by Franco Alfano ; libretto by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni, after Gozzi and Schiller.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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Additional Authors
  • Alfano, Franco, 1875-1954.
  • Adami, Giuseppe, 1878-1946.
  • Simoni, Renato, 1875-1952.
  • Gozzi, Carlo, 1720-1806.
  • Nilsson, Birgit.
  • Corelli, Franco.
  • Moffo, Anna.
  • Giaiotti, Bonaldo.
  • Guarrera, Frank, 1923-
  • Nagy, Robert, 1929-
  • De Paolis, Alessio.
  • Marsh, Calvin.
  • Ferraro, Edilio.
  • Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • De Schauensee, Max.
  • Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Big Walter.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
on 5 sides of 3 sound cassettes (184 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1961-03-04 (Mar. 4, 1961)]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Titles from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:04:55 (synopses and features) ; 1:59:05 (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. 4, 1961.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky analyzes Turandot ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, Max de Schauensee, Sigmund Spaeth, Robert Lawrence, Walter Price) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 139 (F)
OCLC
NYPG85-R339
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Turandot [sound recording] : opera in three acts (five scenes) in Italian / Giacomo Puccini, completed by Franco Alfano ; libretto by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni, after Gozzi and Schiller.
Playing Time
010455 015905
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1961-03-04 (Mar. 4, 1961)]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1961-03-04 (Mar. 4, 1961)]
Performer
Birgit Nilsson (Turandot) ; Franco Corelli (Calaf) ; Anna Moffo (Liu) ; Bonaldo Giaiotti (Timur) ; Frank Guarrera (Ping) ; Robert Nagy (Pang) ; Charles Anthony (Pong) ; Alessio De Paolis (Emperor Altoum) ; Calvin Marsh (Mandarin) ; Edilio Ferraro (Prince of Persia) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Leopold Stokowski, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, May, 1985, from borrowed masters (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 25, no. 17 (Mar. 4, 1961).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 4, 1961.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Alfano, Franco, 1875-1954. Composer
Adami, Giuseppe, 1878-1946. Librettist
Simoni, Renato, 1875-1952. Librettist
Gozzi, Carlo, 1720-1806. Turandot.
Nilsson, Birgit. Performer
Corelli, Franco. Performer
Moffo, Anna. Performer
Giaiotti, Bonaldo. Performer
Guarrera, Frank, 1923- Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
Ferraro, Edilio. Performer
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Big Walter. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 139 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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