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Aida : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Aida : radio broadcast, 1986-03-29 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (228 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 29, 1986]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Third intermission feature (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:09:53 (synopses and features) ; 2:39:04 (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)
  • Dimitri Kavrakos (Ramfis) l Luciano Pavarotti (Radames) ; Fiorenza Cossotto (Amneris) ; Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Aida) ; Terry Cook (The King) ; Robert Nagy (A messenger) ; Hillary Johnsson (A priestess) ; Matteo Manuguerra (Amonasro) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 29, 1986.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 492 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Nemet Habachy) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with M. Owen Lee, John Pfeiffer and William Weaver) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) ; Third intermission feature (Richard Mohr, host, with Zinka Milanov) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 492 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Aida : radio broadcast, 1986-03-29 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Playing Time
010953 023904
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 29, 1986]
Cast
Dimitri Kavrakos (Ramfis) l Luciano Pavarotti (Radames) ; Fiorenza Cossotto (Amneris) ; Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Aida) ; Terry Cook (The King) ; Robert Nagy (A messenger) ; Hillary Johnsson (A priestess) ; Matteo Manuguerra (Amonasro) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in June 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. 14 (Mar. 29, 1986).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 29, 1986.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 492 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Librettist
Kavrakos, Dimitri. Performer
Pavarotti, Luciano. Performer
Cossotto, Fiorenza. Performer
Tomowa-Sintow, Anna, 1941- Performer
Cook, Terry. Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Johnsson, Hillary. Performer
Manuguerra, Matteo. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Horne, Marilyn. Commentator
Habachy, Nimet. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
Pfeiffer, John, 1920- Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, commentator.
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Milanov, Zinka. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Third intermission feature (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 492 (F) (Production notes in listening room.)
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