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Pelléas et Mélisande opera in five acts

Title
Pelléas et Mélisande [sound recording] : opera in five acts / music by Claude Debussy, based on the play by Maurice Maeterlinck.
Author
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 27339 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949.
  • Dam, José van.
  • Von Stade, Frederica.
  • Taillon, Jocelyne.
  • Macurdy, John.
  • Ahlstedt, Douglas.
  • Cokorinos, Philip.
  • Dworchak, Harry.
  • Levine, James, 1943-2021.
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-
  • Te Kanawa, Kiri.
  • Habachy, Nimet.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Masiello, Alberta.
  • Livingstone, William.
  • Ames, Alison, 1945-
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
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 Jan. 30, 1988]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:51:56 (synopses and features) ; 2:54:34 (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)
  • José van Dam (Golaud) ; Frederica von Stade (Mélisande) ; Jocelyne Taillon (Geneviève) ; John Macurdy (King Arkel) ; Douglas Ahlstedt (Pelléas) ; Clark Utterback (Yniold) ; Philip Cokorinos (A Shepherd) ; Harry Dworchak (A Physician) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 30, 1988.
Reproduction (note)
  • Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 523 (F)
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1 ; Act 2 -- CD 2. Act 3 -- CD 3. Act 4 ; Act 5 -- CD 4. Opera news on the air (Nimet Habachy) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Alberta Masiello, William Livingstone and Alison Ames) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Allen) ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 27339
OCLC
NYPG91-R1025
Author
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918.
Title
Pelléas et Mélisande [sound recording] : opera in five acts / music by Claude Debussy, based on the play by Maurice Maeterlinck.
Playing Time
005156 025434
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 30, 1988]
Cast
José van Dam (Golaud) ; Frederica von Stade (Mélisande) ; Jocelyne Taillon (Geneviève) ; John Macurdy (King Arkel) ; Douglas Ahlstedt (Pelléas) ; Clark Utterback (Yniold) ; Philip Cokorinos (A Shepherd) ; Harry Dworchak (A Physician) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation copy re-recorded at NYPL in Oct. 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. 10 (Jan. 30, 1988).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 30, 1988.
Reproduction
Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 523 (F)
Language
Sung in French.
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Added Author
Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949. Pelléas et Mélisande.
Dam, José van. Performer
Von Stade, Frederica. Performer
Taillon, Jocelyne. Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Ahlstedt, Douglas. Performer
Cokorinos, Philip. Performer
Dworchak, Harry. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Te Kanawa, Kiri. Commentator
Habachy, Nimet. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Ames, Alison, 1945- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 27339 Service copy.
*LTCM 523 (F) Preservation copy. (Production notes on file.) Use service copy in *LDC 27339.
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