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La Traviata opera in three acts

Title
La Traviata [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 27344 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 26, 1987]
Uniform Title
  • Traviata
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Traviata
Subject
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:56:12 (synopses and features) ; 2:20:06 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Violetta) ; Herbert Eckhoff (Baron Douphol) ; Diane Kesling (Flora) ; James Courtney (The Marquis d'Obigny) ; Stanford Olsen (Gastone) ; Terry Cook (Doctor Grenville) ; Neil Rosenshein (Alfredo) ; Margaret Jane Wray (Annina) ; John Hanriot (Giuseppe) ; Sherrill Milnes (Giorgio Germont) ; Mitchell Sendrowitz (A messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Fulton, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 26, 1987.
Reproduction (note)
  • Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 535 (F)
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Closing announcements (Allen) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air (Richard Mohr) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with George Jellinek, William Livingstone, David Reuben) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 27344
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
La Traviata [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Playing Time
005612 022006
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 26, 1987]
Cast
Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Violetta) ; Herbert Eckhoff (Baron Douphol) ; Diane Kesling (Flora) ; James Courtney (The Marquis d'Obigny) ; Stanford Olsen (Gastone) ; Terry Cook (Doctor Grenville) ; Neil Rosenshein (Alfredo) ; Margaret Jane Wray (Annina) ; John Hanriot (Giuseppe) ; Sherrill Milnes (Giorgio Germont) ; Mitchell Sendrowitz (A messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Fulton, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation copy re-recorded at NYPL in Sept. 1991, 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. 52, no. 7 (Dec. 19, 1987).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 26, 1987.
Reproduction
Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 535 (F)
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895. Dame aux camélias.
Tomowa-Sintow, Anna, 1941- Performer
Eckhoff, Herbert. Performer
Kesling, Diane. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer
Olsen, Stanford. Performer
Cook, Terry. Performer
Rosenshein, Neil. Performer
Wray, Margaret Jane. Performer
Hanriot, John. Performer
Milnes, Sherrill. Performer
Sendrowitz, Mitchell. Performer
Fulton, Thomas. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Morris, James, 1947- Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Reuben, David. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 27344 Service copy.
*LTCM 535 (F) Preservation copy. (Production notes on file.) Use service copy in *LDC 27344.
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