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Carmen : opera in four acts

Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1987-03-21 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32750 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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Additional Authors
Description
4 sound discs (239 min.) : digital ; stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 21, 1987]
Uniform Title
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
  • Third intermission feature (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Sung in French.
  • Durations: 1:08:07 (synopses and features) ; 2:50:51 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound (filed under classmark: *LTCM 511 (F)).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 21, 1987.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 511 (F)
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act I (Peter Allen) ; Act I -- CD 2. Act II -- CD 3. Act III ; Act IV ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 4. Singer's round table (Richard Mohr, host, with Martina Arroyo) ; Synopsis of Act II (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with George Jellinek, M. Owen Lee and Charles Osbourne) ; Synopsis of Act III (Allen) ; Third intermission feature (Alfred Hubay) ; Synopsis of Act IV (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 511 (F)
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1987-03-21 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy.
Playing Time
010807 025051
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 21, 1987]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 21, 1987]
Performer
Vernon Hartman (Moralès) ; Ileana Cortrubas (Micaëla) ; José Carreras (Don José) ; James Courtney (Zuniga) ; Agnes Baltsa (Carmen) ; Dawn Upshaw (Frasquita) ; Ariel Bybee (Mercédès) ; Nico Castel (Lillas Pastia) ; Samuel Ramey (Escamillo) ; David Hamilton (Le Dancaïre) ; Anthony Laciura (Le Remendado) ; Charles Duval (A Mountain Guide) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 51, no. 13 (Mar. 14, 1987).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 21, 1987.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL in July 1991, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 511 (F)
Added Author
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Hartman, Vernon. Performer
Cotrubas, Ileana. Performer
Carreras, José. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer.
Baltsa, Agnes. Performer
Upshaw, Dawn. Performer
Bybee, Ariel. Performer
Castel, Nico. Performer
Ramey, Samuel. Performer
Hamilton, David, 1957- Performer
Laciura, Anthony. Performer
Duval, Charles. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Mitchell, Leona. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
Osbourne, Charles. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Arroyo, Martina. Commentator
Hubay, Alfred. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
Third intermission feature (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 511 (F) Cassette copy. (Production notes in listening room.) Use service copy in *LDC 32750.
*LDC 32750 Service copy.
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