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Madama Butterfly opera in three acts in Italian

Title
Madama Butterfly [sound recording] : opera in three acts in Italian / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, founded on Madame Butterfly, novella by John Luther Long and play by David Belasco.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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Additional Authors
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906.
  • Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919.
  • Belasco, David, 1853-1931.
  • Long, John Luther, 1861-1927.
  • Scotto, Renata, 1934-2023.
  • Alexander, John, 1923-1990.
  • Grillo, Joann.
  • Dunlap, John Robert.
  • Schmorr, Robert.
  • Scott, Norman, 1921-1968.
  • Christopher, Russell.
  • Love, Shirley.
  • Boucher, Gene.
  • Stanz, William.
  • Schick, George, 1908-1985.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) prf
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
2 sound cassettes (170 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-01-01 (Jan. 1, 1966)]
Uniform Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Titles from Opera news.
  • Duration: 2:50:20.
  • With production notes and official cast list (5 p.)
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 1, 1966.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Act 1 -- side 2. Act 2, to Il cannone del porto! -- side 3. Act 2 (conclusion) -- side 4. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Milton Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 230 (F)
OCLC
NYPG87-R5
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Madama Butterfly [sound recording] : opera in three acts in Italian / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, founded on Madame Butterfly, novella by John Luther Long and play by David Belasco.
Playing Time
025020
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-01-01 (Jan. 1, 1966)]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-01-01 (Jan. 1, 1966)]
Performer
Renata Scotto (Cio-Cio-San) ; John Alexander (Pinkerton) ; Joann Grillo (Suzuki) ; John Robert Dunlap (Sharpless) ; Robert Schmorr (Goro) ; Norman Scott (Bonze) ; Russell Christopher (Yamadori) ; Shirley Love (Kate Pinkerton) ; Gene Boucher (Imperial Commissioner) ; William Stanz (Registrar) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; George Schick, conductor ; Milton Cross, program host.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Nov. 1986, from a borrowed copy (1 sound tape reel : 7 1/2 ips, 4 track, mono. ; 10 in.) of the original recording.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 30, no. 9 (Jan. 1, 1966).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 1, 1966.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Belasco, David, 1853-1931. Madame Butterfly.
Long, John Luther, 1861-1927. Madame Butterfly.
Scotto, Renata, 1934-2023. Performer
Alexander, John, 1923-1990. Performer
Grillo, Joann. Performer
Dunlap, John Robert. Performer
Schmorr, Robert. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Stanz, William. Performer
Schick, George, 1908-1985. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 230 (F) (Production notes in listening room.)
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