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Jenůfa : [sound recording] : opera in three acts from southern Moravian peasant life

Title
Jenůfa : radio broadcast, 1986-01-11 [sound recording] : opera in three acts from southern Moravian peasant life / libretto and music by Leoš Janʹaček ; English translation from the Czech by Yveta Synek Graff and Robert T. Jones.
Author
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 481 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (195 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 11, 1986]
Uniform Title
  • Jenůfa. English
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Jenůfa.
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:00:28 (synopses and features) ; 2:15:19 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Robert Alexander (Jenůfa) ; Lili Chookasian (Grandmother Buryja) ; Timothy Jenkins (Laca) ; Betsy Norden (Jano) ; James Courtney (Foreman) ; Mignon Dunn (Kostelnička) ; William Lewis (Števa) ; Dawn Upshaw (Barena) ; Batyah Godfrey Ben-David (Old Shepherdess) ; Spiro Malas (Mayor) ; Jean Kraft (Mayor's Wife) ; Ariel Bybee (Karolka) ; Lucille Beer (Aunt) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Vaclav Neumann, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 11, 1986.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 481 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Christopher Purdy, John Pfeiffer and Susan Gould) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 through Scene 8 -- side 5. Act 2 concluded ; Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 481 (F)
Author
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928.
Title
Jenůfa : radio broadcast, 1986-01-11 [sound recording] : opera in three acts from southern Moravian peasant life / libretto and music by Leoš Janʹaček ; English translation from the Czech by Yveta Synek Graff and Robert T. Jones.
Playing Time
010028 021519
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 11, 1986]
Cast
Robert Alexander (Jenůfa) ; Lili Chookasian (Grandmother Buryja) ; Timothy Jenkins (Laca) ; Betsy Norden (Jano) ; James Courtney (Foreman) ; Mignon Dunn (Kostelnička) ; William Lewis (Števa) ; Dawn Upshaw (Barena) ; Batyah Godfrey Ben-David (Old Shepherdess) ; Spiro Malas (Mayor) ; Jean Kraft (Mayor's Wife) ; Ariel Bybee (Karolka) ; Lucille Beer (Aunt) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Vaclav Neumann, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in May 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. 50, no. 8 (Jan. 4, 1986).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 11, 1986.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 481 (F)
Language
Sung in English.
Added Author
Graff, Yveta Synek. Translator
Jones, Robert T. Translator
Alexander, Roberta. Performer
Chookasian, Lili. Performer
Fisher, E. Burke. Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer
Dunn, Mignon. Performer
Yuscarán, Guillermo. Performer
Upshaw, Dawn. Performer
Godfrey Ben-David, Batyah. Performer
Malas, Spiro. Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Bybee, Ariel. Performer
Beer, Lucille. Performer
Neumann, Václav, 1920- Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Tavela, Martti. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Purdy, Christopher. Commentator
Pfeiffer, John, 1920- Commentator
Gould, Susan. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 481 (F) (Production notes in listening room.)
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