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Parsifal [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Parsifal [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 243 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound cassettes (298 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-04-02 (Apr. 2, 1966)]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Sung in German.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:54:50 (synopses and features) ; 4:03:00 (opera).
  • With production notes and official cast list (7 p.)
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 2, 1966.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Edward Downes discusses leitmotifs in Parsifal ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Downes, Mary Ellis Peltz, Hans Busch and Richard Mohr) ; Synopsis of act 3 -- side 3. Act 1, scene 1 (to "Unerhörtes Werk!") -- side 4. Act 1, scene 1 (conclusion) ; Act 1, scene 2 (to "Dir gesunde!") -- side 5. Act 1, scene 2 (conclusion) ; Act 2, scene 1 -- side 6. Act 2, scene 2 -- side 7. Act 3, scene 1 (to "Nicht so!") -- side 8. Act 3 (conclusion) ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 243 (F)
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Composer
Title
Parsifal [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
005450 040300
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-04-02 (Apr. 2, 1966)]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-04-02 (Apr. 2, 1966)]
Performer
Sándor Kónya (Parsifal) ; Régine Crespin (Kundry) ; Jerome Hines (Gurnemanz) ; Morley Meredith (Klingsor) ; Walter Cassel (Amfortas) ; Justino Díaz (Titurel) ; Ruza Pospinov (Vioce) ; Robert Nagy (First Knight) ; Robert Goodloe (Second Knight) ; Mary Ellen Pracht (First Esquire) ; Sirley Love (Second Knight) ; Charles Anthony (Third Esquire) ; Dan Marek (Fourth Esquire) ; Heidi Krall, Joy Clements, Lilian Sukis, Loretta Di Franco, Marcia Baldwin, Nedda Casei (Flower Maidens) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Georges Prêtre, conductor ; Milton Cross, program host.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Oct. 1986, from masters lent by the Metropolitan Opera (5 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.)
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 30, no. 22 (Apr. 2, 1966).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 2, 1966.
Added Author
Kónya, Sándor, 1923-2002. Performer
Crespin, Régine. Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Meredith, Morley. Performer
Cassel, Walter. Performer
Díaz, Justino. Performer
Baldani, Ruža, 1937- Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Pracht, Mary Ellen. Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Marek, Dan. Performer
Krall, Heidi. Performer
Clements, Joy. Performer
Sukis, Lilian. Performer
Di Franco, Loretta. Performer
Baldwin, Marcia. Performer
Casei, Nedda, 1935-2020. Performer
Prêtre, Georges. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Performer
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Busch, Hans, 1914- Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
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 243 (F) (Production notes in listening room.)
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