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Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny : [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny : radio broadcast, 1984-01-21 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Kurt Weill ; original text and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht.
Author
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (200 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 21, 1984]
Uniform Title
  • Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny. English
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny.
  • First intermission feature (Interview)
  • Mahogonny.
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:51:02 (synopses and features) ; 2:29:09 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Ragnar Ulfung (Fatty) ; Cornell MacNeil (Trinity Moses) ; Geraldine Decker (Leocadia Begbick) ; Patricia Craig (Jenny) ; Cynthia Barnett, Carla Cook, Joann Grillo, Isola Jones, Shirley Love, Sherry Zannoth (Six Girls of Mahagonny ; Richard Cassilly (Jimmy Mahoney) ; Arturo Sergi (Jacob Schmidt) ; Paul Plishka (Alaska Wolf Joe) ; Nico Castel (Announcer) ; Michael Best (Toby Higgins) ; Jeffrey Tate, conductor ; Peter Allen, announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 21, 1984.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 443 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; First Intermission (Richard Mohr, host, with Sherrill Milnes) ; Syniosis of act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Peter Bonelli, Paul Hume and Terrence McNally) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1 through "And I also once stood with my back to the wall" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Act 2 -- side 6. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 443 (F)
Author
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950.
Title
Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny : radio broadcast, 1984-01-21 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Kurt Weill ; original text and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht.
Playing Time
005102 022909
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 21, 1984]
Cast
Ragnar Ulfung (Fatty) ; Cornell MacNeil (Trinity Moses) ; Geraldine Decker (Leocadia Begbick) ; Patricia Craig (Jenny) ; Cynthia Barnett, Carla Cook, Joann Grillo, Isola Jones, Shirley Love, Sherry Zannoth (Six Girls of Mahagonny ; Richard Cassilly (Jimmy Mahoney) ; Arturo Sergi (Jacob Schmidt) ; Paul Plishka (Alaska Wolf Joe) ; Nico Castel (Announcer) ; Michael Best (Toby Higgins) ; Jeffrey Tate, conductor ; Peter Allen, announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Sept. 1990, from borrowed masters (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 48, no. 9 (Jan. 21, 1984).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 21, 1984.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 443 (F)
Language
Sung in English.
Added Author
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956. Librettist
Ulfung, Ragnar, 1927- Performer
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922- Performer
Decker, Geraldine. Performer
Craig, Patricia (Soprano) Performer
Barnett, Cynthia. Performer
Cook, Carla. Performer
Grillo, Joann. Performer
Jones, Isola. Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Zannoth, Sherry. Performer
Cassilly, Richard, 1927- Performer
Sergi, Arturo. Performer
Darrenkamp, John. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Castel, Nico. Performer
Best, Michael. Performer
Tate, Jeffery. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Dunn, Mignon. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Bonelli, Peter. Commentator
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
McNally, Terrence. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Milnes, Sherrill. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
First intermission feature (Interview)
Mahogonny.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 443 (F) (Production notes on file.)
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