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Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts ...

Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts ... / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, founded on La Tosca, play by Victorien Sardou.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 225 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
on 5 sides of 3 sound cassettes (181 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 17, 1965]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Titles from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:00:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:00:50 (opera).
  • With production notes and official cast list (6 p.).
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 17, 1965.
Language (note)
  • Sung in italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, Alberta Masiello, John Coveney, Jay Harrison and Terry McEwen) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Opera news on the air: Season farewell (Rudolf Bing) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 225 (F)
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts ... / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, founded on La Tosca, play by Victorien Sardou.
Playing Time
010000 020050
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 17, 1965]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 17, 1965]
Performer
Régine Crespin (Tosca) ; Sándor Kónya (Cavaradossi) ; Robert Merrill (Scarpia) ; Ezio Flagello (sacristan) ; Norman Scott (Angelotti) ; Paul Franke (Spoletta) ; Russell Christopher (Sciarrone) ; Stuart Fischer (shepherd) ; Robert Goodloe (Jailer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Mar. 1986, from borrowed masters (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 29, no. 23 (Apr. 17, 1965).
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 17, 1965.
Language
Sung in italian.
Added Author
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908. Tosca.
Crespin, Régine. Performer
Kónya, Sándor, 1923-2002. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Flagello, Ezio. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Fischer, Stuart. Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 225 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)
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