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Le Nozze di Figaro opera in four acts

Title
Le Nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.

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Additional Authors
  • Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838.
  • Raimondi, Ruggero.
  • Battle, Kathleen.
  • Korn, Artur.
  • Taillon, Jocelyne.
  • Von Stade, Frederica.
  • Allen, Thomas, 1944-
  • Sénéchal, Michel.
  • Vaness, Carol.
  • Courtney, James, 1946-
  • Laciura, Anthony.
  • Upshaw, Dawn.
  • Levine, James, 1943-2021.
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-
  • MacNeil, Cornell, 1922-
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Hubay, Alfred.
  • Jellinek, George, 1919-
  • Purdy, Christopher.
  • Tuggle, Robert.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound cassettes (258 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 14, 1985]
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)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:59:44 (synopses and features) ; 3:18:32 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Performer (note)
  • Ruggero Raimondi (Figaro) ; Kathleen Battle (Susanna) ; Artur Korn (Don Bartolo) ; Jocelyne Taillon (Marcellina) ; Frederica von Stade (Cherubino) ; Thomas Allen (Count Almaviva) ; Michel Sénéchal (Don Basilio) ; Carol Vaness (Countess Almaviva) ; James Courtney (Antonio) ; Anthony Laciura (Don Curzio) ; Dawn Upshaw (Barbarina) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 14, 1985.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 477 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Albert Hubay, George Jellinek and Christopher Purdy) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) -- side 2. Biographies in music (Robert Tuggle) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Allen) -- side 3. Sinfonia ; Act 1 through "Non so più, cosa son, cosa faccio" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Act 2 through "Aprite presto aprite" -- side 6. Act 2 concluded -- side 7. Act 3 -- side 8. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 477 (F)
OCLC
NYPG91-R384
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
Le Nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte.
Playing Time
005944 031832
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 14, 1985]
Cast
Ruggero Raimondi (Figaro) ; Kathleen Battle (Susanna) ; Artur Korn (Don Bartolo) ; Jocelyne Taillon (Marcellina) ; Frederica von Stade (Cherubino) ; Thomas Allen (Count Almaviva) ; Michel Sénéchal (Don Basilio) ; Carol Vaness (Countess Almaviva) ; James Courtney (Antonio) ; Anthony Laciura (Don Curzio) ; Dawn Upshaw (Barbarina) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in May 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. 50, no. 6 (Dec. 7, 1985).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 14, 1985.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 477 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Librettist
Raimondi, Ruggero. Performer
Battle, Kathleen. Performer
Korn, Artur. Performer
Taillon, Jocelyne. Performer
Von Stade, Frederica. Performer
Allen, Thomas, 1944- Performer
Sénéchal, Michel. Performer
Vaness, Carol. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer
Laciura, Anthony. Performer
Upshaw, Dawn. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Hubay, Alfred. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Purdy, Christopher. Commentator
Tuggle, Robert. 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)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 477 (F) (Production notes in listening room.)
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