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Arabella : [sound recording] : a lyrical comedy in three acts

Title
Arabella : radio broadcast, 1965-12-18 [sound recording] : a lyrical comedy in three acts / Richard Strauss ; English text by John Gutman, [based on] libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (217 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1965-12-18 (Dec. 18, 1965)]
Uniform Title
  • Arabella. English
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Arabella.
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:03:15 (synopses and features) ; 2:33:25 (opera).
  • With production notes and official cast list (6 p.)
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 18, 1965.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Robert Lawrence discusses the trumpet family with Isidor Blank, Melvyn Broiles, Harry Peers and Gene Kuntz ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, Walter Ducloux, Boris Goldovsky, Richard Mohr and Richard Woitach) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1, to "That creditors first present their cards?" -- side 4. Act 1 (continued) from "Mandryka!", to end ; Act 2, to "Pay our respects to very pretty lips" -- side 5. Act 2 (continued) from "Our Vienna men", to conclusion of act ; Act 3, to "No." -- Act 3 (continued) from "Let me congratulate you", to conclusion of act ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 228 (F)
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Title
Arabella : radio broadcast, 1965-12-18 [sound recording] : a lyrical comedy in three acts / Richard Strauss ; English text by John Gutman, [based on] libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Playing Time
010315 023325
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1965-12-18 (Dec. 18, 1965)]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1965-12-18 (Dec. 18, 1965)]
Performer
Lisa Della Casa (Arabella) ; Donald Gramm (Count Waldner) ; Anneliese Rothenberger (Zdenka) ; Blanche Thebom (Countess Adelaide) ; William Dooley (Mandryka) ; Barry Morell (Matteo) ; Jeanette Scovotti (Fiakermilli) ; Charles Anthony (Elemer) ; Robert Goodloe (Dominik) ; Norman Scott (Lamoral) ; Joseph Folmer (Welko) ; Lynn Owen (Fortuneteller) ; Charles Kuestner (Djura) ; Peter Sliker (Jankel) ; Erich Birlenbach (Waiter) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Georges Prêtre, conductor ; Milton Cross, program host.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Aug. 1986, from masters lent by the Metropolitan Opera (5 sound tape reels 71/2ips, 1 track mono. : 10 in.)
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 30, no. 7 (Dec. 18, 1965).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 18, 1965.
Language
Sung in English.
Added Author
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Librettist
Gutman, John. Translator
Della Casa, Lisa. Performer
Gramm, Donald. Performer
Rothenberger, Anneliese. Performer
Thebom, Blanche. Performer
Dooley, William. Performer
Morell, Barry. Performer
Scovotti, Jeanette. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Folmer, Joseph. Performer
Owen, Lynn. Performer
Kuestner, Charles. Performer
Sliker, Peter. Performer
Birlenbach, Erich. Performer
Prêtre, Georges. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Blank, Isidor. Commentator
Broiles, Mel. Commentator
Peers, Harry. Commentator
Kuntz, Gene. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Woitach, 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 228 (F) (Production notes in listening room.)
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