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Lulu opera in three acts

Title
Lulu [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and text by Alban Berg, after the tragedies Erdgeist and Büchse der Pandora by Frank Wedekind ; Act 3 edited and orchestrated by Friedrich Cerha.
Author
Berg, Alban, 1885-1935.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 27333 [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 Apr. 2, 1988]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:53:19 (synopses and features) ; 3:02:25 (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)
  • Catherine Malfitano (Lulu) ; Tatiana Troyanos (Countess Geschwitz) ; Ronald Hamilton (Alwa) ; Barry McCauley (The Painter, The Negro) ; Franz Mazura (Dr Schön, Jack the Ripper) ; Lenus Carlson (The Animal Tamer, The Acrobat) ; Andrew Foldi (Schigolch) ; Diane Kesling (The Wardrobe Mistress, The Schoolboy, The Page) ; Robert Nagy (The Prince, The Manservant, The Marquis) ; Ara Berberian (The Theatre Manager, The Banker) ; Betsy Norden (Fifteen-year-old-Girl) ; Batyah Godfrey Ben-David (Her Mother) ; Margaret Jane Wray (Designer) ; John Darrenkamp (Journalist) ; Richard Vernon (Servant) ; Peter Sliker (The Physician, The Professor) ; Abraham Marcus (Clown) ; Gray Drane (Police Commissioner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 2, 1988.
Reproduction (note)
  • Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 532 (F)
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
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 (Boris Goldovsky) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (William Livingstone, host, with Alison Ames, Edward Downes, William Weaver) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 27333
Author
Berg, Alban, 1885-1935.
Title
Lulu [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and text by Alban Berg, after the tragedies Erdgeist and Büchse der Pandora by Frank Wedekind ; Act 3 edited and orchestrated by Friedrich Cerha.
Playing Time
005319 030225
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 2, 1988]
Cast
Catherine Malfitano (Lulu) ; Tatiana Troyanos (Countess Geschwitz) ; Ronald Hamilton (Alwa) ; Barry McCauley (The Painter, The Negro) ; Franz Mazura (Dr Schön, Jack the Ripper) ; Lenus Carlson (The Animal Tamer, The Acrobat) ; Andrew Foldi (Schigolch) ; Diane Kesling (The Wardrobe Mistress, The Schoolboy, The Page) ; Robert Nagy (The Prince, The Manservant, The Marquis) ; Ara Berberian (The Theatre Manager, The Banker) ; Betsy Norden (Fifteen-year-old-Girl) ; Batyah Godfrey Ben-David (Her Mother) ; Margaret Jane Wray (Designer) ; John Darrenkamp (Journalist) ; Richard Vernon (Servant) ; Peter Sliker (The Physician, The Professor) ; Abraham Marcus (Clown) ; Gray Drane (Police Commissioner) ; 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. 14 (Mar. 26, 1988).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 2, 1988.
Reproduction
Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 532 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Wedekind, Frank, 1864-1918. Erdgeist.
Wedekind, Frank, 1864-1918. Büchse der Pandora.
Cerha, Friedrich. Arranger
Malfitano, Catherine. Performer
Troyanos, Tatiana. Performer
Hamilton, Ronald. Performer
McCauley, Barry. Performer
Mazura, Franz. Performer
Carlson, Lenus. Performer
Foldi, Andrew, 1920- Performer
Kesling, Diane. Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Berberian, Ara. Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Godfrey Ben-David, Batyah. Performer
Wray, Margaret Jane. Performer
Darrenkamp, John. Performer
Vernon, Richard, 1950- Performer
Sliker, Peter. Performer
Marcus, Abe. Performer
Drane, Gary. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Stevens, Risë, 1913-2013. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Ames, Alison, 1945- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, 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 27333 Service copy.
*LTCM 532 (F) Preservation copy. (Production notes on file.) Use service copy in *LDC 27333.
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