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Francesca da Rimini [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Francesca da Rimini [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Riccardo Zandonai ; libretto by Tito Ricordi.
Author
Zandonai, Riccardo, 1883-1944.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 487 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (226 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 22, 1986]
Uniform Title
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:17:17 (synopses and features) ; 2:29:01 (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)
  • Bruce Hubbard (Simonetto) ; Betsy Norden (Garsenda) ; Natalia Rom (Biancofiore) ; Lucille Beer (Altichiara) ; Claudia Catania (Adonella) ; Isola Jones (Smaragdi) ; Vernon Hartman (Ostasio) ; Anthony Laciura (Ser Toldo) ; Renata Scotto (Francesca) ; Nicole Lorange (Samaritana) ; Ermanno Mauro (Paolo) ; John Darrenkamp (Berlingerio) ; Johm Gilmore (An archer) ; Cornell MacNeil (Gianciotto) ; William Lewis (Malatestino) ; Kun Yul Yoo (A prisoner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Nello Santi, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 22, 1986.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 487 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; SInger's round table (Richard Mohr, host, with Douglas Ahlstedt, Brent Ellis and Sherrill Milnes) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with (Peter Bonelli, Terrence McNally and John Pfeiffer) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) ; Biographies in music (Robert Tuggle) ; 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 487 (F)
Author
Zandonai, Riccardo, 1883-1944.
Title
Francesca da Rimini [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Riccardo Zandonai ; libretto by Tito Ricordi.
Playing Time
011717 022901
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 22, 1986]
Cast
Bruce Hubbard (Simonetto) ; Betsy Norden (Garsenda) ; Natalia Rom (Biancofiore) ; Lucille Beer (Altichiara) ; Claudia Catania (Adonella) ; Isola Jones (Smaragdi) ; Vernon Hartman (Ostasio) ; Anthony Laciura (Ser Toldo) ; Renata Scotto (Francesca) ; Nicole Lorange (Samaritana) ; Ermanno Mauro (Paolo) ; John Darrenkamp (Berlingerio) ; Johm Gilmore (An archer) ; Cornell MacNeil (Gianciotto) ; William Lewis (Malatestino) ; Kun Yul Yoo (A prisoner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Nello Santi, 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. 11 (Feb. 22, 1986).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 22, 1986.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 487 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Ricordi, Tito. Librettist
Hubbard, Bruce. Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Rom, Natalia. Performer
Beer, Lucille. Performer
Catania, Claudia. Performer
Jones, Isola. Performer
Hartman, Vernon. Performer
Laciura, Anthony. Performer
Scotto, Renata, 1934- Commentator
Lorange, Nicole. Performer
Mauro, Ermanno. Performer
Darrenkamp, John. Performer
Gilmore, John. Performer
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922- Performer
Yuscarán, Guillermo. Performer
Yoo, Kun Yul. Performer
Santi, Nello. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Troyanos, Tatiana. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Bonelli, Peter. Commentator
McNally, Terrence. Commentator
Pfeiffer, John, 1920- Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Ahlstedt, Douglas. Commentator
Ellis, Brent. Commentator
Milnes, Sherrill. Performer
Tuggle, Robert. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 487 (F) (Production notes in listening room.)
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