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Simon Boccanegra : [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts

Title
Simon Boccanegra : radio broadcast, 1986-03-15 [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and Arrigo Boito.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 490 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (177 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 15, 1986]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:56:77 (synopses and features) ; 2:01:34 (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)
  • Ricard J. Clark (Paolo) ; Terry Cook (Pietro) ; Sherrill Milnes (Simon Boccanegra) ; Paul Plishka (Fiesco) ; Kiri Te Kanawa (Amelia) ; Vasile Moldoveanu (Gabriele Adorno) ; Janet Wagner (Amelia's lady in waiting) ; Robert Nagy (A captian) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Myung-Whun Chung, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 15, 1986.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 490 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (M. Owen Lee) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with M. Owen Lee, William Weaver and William Livingstone) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Prologue ; Act 1 through "Propizio ei giunge!" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Act 2 -- side 6. Act 3 ; Closing Remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 490 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Simon Boccanegra : radio broadcast, 1986-03-15 [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and Arrigo Boito.
Playing Time
005611 020134
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 15, 1986]
Cast
Ricard J. Clark (Paolo) ; Terry Cook (Pietro) ; Sherrill Milnes (Simon Boccanegra) ; Paul Plishka (Fiesco) ; Kiri Te Kanawa (Amelia) ; Vasile Moldoveanu (Gabriele Adorno) ; Janet Wagner (Amelia's lady in waiting) ; Robert Nagy (A captian) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Myung-Whun Chung, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in June 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. 13 (Mar. 15, 1986).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 15, 1986.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 490 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist
Clark, Richard J. Performer
Cook, Terry. Performer
Milnes, Sherrill. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Te Kanawa, Kiri. Performer
Moldoveanu, Vasile. Performer
Wagner, Janet. Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Chung, Myung-Whun, 1953- Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Livingstone, William. 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)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 490 (F) (Production notes in listening room.)
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