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Roméo et Juliette [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Roméo et Juliette [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré.
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 496 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (224 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 6, 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: 0:51:01 (synopses and features) ; 2:53:01 (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,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 6, 1986.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 496 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Richard Mohr, host, with Joan Sutherland) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Peter Bonelli, Terrence McNally and John Pfeiffer) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Overture ; Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 through "Depuis hier je cherche en vain mon maître" -- side 5. Act 2 concluded ; Act 3 through "Mon père! Tout m'accable!" -- side 6. Act 3 concluded ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 496 (F)
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Title
Roméo et Juliette [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré.
Playing Time
005101 025301
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 6, 1986]
Performer
Allan Glassman (Tybalt) ; David Bernard (Paris) ; Dimitri Kavrakos (Capulet) ; Cecilia Gasdia (Juliette) ; Brian Schexnayder (Mercutio) ; Alfredo Kraus (Roméo) ; Hillary Johnsson (Gertrude) ; Philip Booth (Gregorio) ; Paul Plishka (Friar Laurent) ; Hilda Harris (Stephano) ; Kirk Redmann (Benvolio) ; Andrew Wentzel (The Duke of Verona) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Plácido Domingo, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Aug. 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. 51, no. 6 (Dec. 6, 1986).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 6, 1986.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 496 (F)
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Glassman, Allan. Performer
Bernard, David. Performer
Kavrakos, Dimitri. Performer
Gasdia, Cecilia. Performer
Schexnayder, Brian. Performer
Kraus, Alfredo. Performer
Johnsson, Hillary. Performer
Booth, Philip, 1942- Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Harris, Hilda, 1930- Performer
Redmann, Kirk. Performer
Wentzel, Andrew. Performer
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Stevens, Risë, 1913-2013. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Sutherland, Joan, 1926-2010. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Bonelli, Peter. Commentator
McNally, Terrence. Commentator
Pfeiffer, John, 1920- 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 496 (F) (Production notes in listening room.)
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