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Otello opera in four acts

Title
Otello [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito, after the play by Shakespeare.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 27335 [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 Feb. 27, 1988]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:18:51 (synopses and features) ; 2:24:34 (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)
  • David Hamilton (Montano) ; Allan Glassman (Cassio) ; Justino Diaz (Iago) ; Andrea Belis (Roderigo) ; Plácido Domingo (Otello) ; Kiri Te Kanawa (Desdemona) ; Ariel Bybee (Emilia) ; Erich Parce (A herald) ; Paul Plishka (Lodovico) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 27, 1988.
Reproduction (note)
  • Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 527 (F)
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Acts 1 & 2 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1 ; Act 2 -- CD 2. Synopsis of Act 3 ; Act 3 -- CD 3. Synopsis of Act 4 ; Act 4 ; Closing announcements (Allen) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air (M. Owen Lee) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with George Jellinek, M. Owen Lee and Alfred Hubay) ; Biographies in music (Richard Mohr and John Pfeiffer).
Call Number
*LDC 27335
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Otello [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito, after the play by Shakespeare.
Playing Time
011851 022434
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 27, 1988]
Cast
David Hamilton (Montano) ; Allan Glassman (Cassio) ; Justino Diaz (Iago) ; Andrea Belis (Roderigo) ; Plácido Domingo (Otello) ; Kiri Te Kanawa (Desdemona) ; Ariel Bybee (Emilia) ; Erich Parce (A herald) ; Paul Plishka (Lodovico) ; 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 (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 52, no. 12 (Feb. 27, 1988).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 27, 1988.
Reproduction
Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 527 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello.
Hamilton, David, 1957- Performer
Glassman, Allan. Performer
Díaz, Justino. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer
Te Kanawa, Kiri. Performer
Bybee, Ariel. Performer
Parce, Erich. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Hubay, Alfred. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Pfeiffer, John, 1920- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 27335 Service copy.
*LTCM 527 (F) Preservation copy. (Production notes on file.) Use service copy in *LDC 27335.
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