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Carmen : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1968-04-20 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meilhac and Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (229 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 20, 1968]
Uniform Title
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in French.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:11:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:37:45 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Broadcast performance from Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 20, 1968.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Biographies in music: Francis Robinson recalls John McCormack ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, quizmaster ; John Coveney, Boris Goldovsky, Richard Mohr, and David Stivender, panelists) -- side 2. Remainder of closing remarks (Downes) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Season farewell (Rudolf Bing) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Carmen. Prelude to Act 1 through Seguidilla -- side 4. Carmen. Act 1. Finale ; Entr'acte ; Act 2 -- side 5. Carmen. Entr'acte ; Act 3 -- side 6. Carmen. Entr'acte ; Act 4 (complete) followed by broadcast announcer's closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 286 (F)
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1968-04-20 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meilhac and Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Playing Time
011100 023745
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 20, 1968]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 20, 1968]
Performer
Grace Bumbry (Carmen) ; Richard Tucker (Don José) ; Mirella Freni (Micaëla) ; Justino Díaz (Escamillo) ; Lilian Sukis (Frasquita) ; Marcia Baldwin (Mercedes) ; Morley Meredith (Zuniga) ; Ron Bottcher (Morales) ; Charles Anthony (Remendado) ; Gene Boucher (Dancaire) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Alain Lombard, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Nov. 1987, from borrowed masters from the Metropolitan (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.)
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 32, no. 25 (Apr. 20, 1968).
Event
Broadcast performance from Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 20, 1968.
Added Author
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Carmen.
Bumbry, Grace, 1937- Performer
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Freni, Mirella, 1935-2020. Performer
Díaz, Justino. Performer
Sukis, Lilian. Performer
Baldwin, Marcia. Performer
Meredith, Morley. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Bottcher, Ron. Performer
Lombard, Alain. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Stivender, David. Commentator
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 286 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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