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La bohème : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1961-03-11 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La vie de bohème" by Henri Murger.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (191 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 11, 1961
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:18:45 (synopses and features) ; 1:52:05 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein listening room.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Victoria de los Angeles (Mimi) ; Barry Morell (Rodolfo) ; Lorenzo Testi (Marcello) ; Heidi Krall (Musetta) ; William Wildermann (Colline) ; Roald Reitan (Schaunard) ; Fernando Corena (Benoit) ; Hal Roberts (Parpignol) ; Norman Kelley (Alcindoro) ; LLoyd Strang (Customhouse Sergeant) ; John Frydel (Customhouse Officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; George Schick, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 11, 1961.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Edward Downes hosts an instrumentalists' roundtable with Felix Eyle, John Di Janni, Roger Smith and Richard Horowitz ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, Jay Harrison, Walter Ducloux, Paul Jaretzki and Harry Schumer) ; Synopsis of act 3 ; Biographies in music: Francis Robinson presents a portrait of Rosa Ponselle ; 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 140 (F)
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1961-03-11 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La vie de bohème" by Henri Murger.
Playing Time
011845 015205
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Mar. 11, 1961
Cast
Victoria de los Angeles (Mimi) ; Barry Morell (Rodolfo) ; Lorenzo Testi (Marcello) ; Heidi Krall (Musetta) ; William Wildermann (Colline) ; Roald Reitan (Schaunard) ; Fernando Corena (Benoit) ; Hal Roberts (Parpignol) ; Norman Kelley (Alcindoro) ; LLoyd Strang (Customhouse Sergeant) ; John Frydel (Customhouse Officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; George Schick, 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. 18 (Mar. 11, 1961).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 11, 1961.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Murger, Henri, 1822-1861. Scènes de la vie de Bohème.
Angeles, Victoria de los. Performer
Morell, Barry. Performer
Testi, Lorenzo. Performer
Krall, Heidi. Performer
Wildermann, William, 1919- Performer
Reitan, Roald. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Weiss, Rob. Performer
Kelley, Norman. Performer
Strang, Lloyd. Performer
Frydel, John. Performer
Schick, George, 1908-1985. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Eyle, Felix. Commentator
Di Janni, John A.
Smith, Roger. Commentator
Horowitz, Richard, 1924- Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Jaretzki, Paul. Commentator
Schumer, Harry G., 1893-1971. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
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 140 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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