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Tosca opera in three acts

Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Victorien Sardou, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 27347 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919.
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906.
  • Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908.
  • Courtney, James, 1946-
  • Capecchi, Renato.
  • Mauro, Ermanno.
  • Behrens, Hildegard.
  • MacNeil, Cornell, 1922-
  • Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994.
  • Christopher, Russell.
  • Utterback, Clark.
  • Booth, Philip, 1942-
  • Badea, Christian.
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-
  • Norman, Jessye.
  • Crawford, Bruce.
  • Kennir, James W.
  • Jellinek, George, 1919-
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Bonelli, Peter.
  • McNally, Terrence.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 5, 1987]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:00:16 (synopses and features) ; 2:03:06 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Performer (note)
  • James Courtney (Angelotti) ; Renato Capecchi (Sacristan) ; Ermanno Mauro (Cavaradossi) ; Hildegard Behrens (Tosca) ; Cornell MacNeil (Scarpia) ; Andrea Velis (Spoletta) ; Russell Christopher (Sciarrone) ; Clark Utterback (Shepherd) ; Philip Booth (Jailer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Christian Badea, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 5, 1987.
Reproduction (note)
  • Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 516 (F)
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Closing announcements (Allen) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air (George Jellinek) ; Synosis of Act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Peter Bonelli, Terrence McNally and George Jellinek) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 27347
OCLC
NYPG91-R987
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Victorien Sardou, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Playing Time
010016 020306
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 5, 1987]
Cast
James Courtney (Angelotti) ; Renato Capecchi (Sacristan) ; Ermanno Mauro (Cavaradossi) ; Hildegard Behrens (Tosca) ; Cornell MacNeil (Scarpia) ; Andrea Velis (Spoletta) ; Russell Christopher (Sciarrone) ; Clark Utterback (Shepherd) ; Philip Booth (Jailer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Christian Badea, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation copy re-recorded at NYPL in Sept. 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. 52, no. 6 (Dec. 5, 1987).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 5, 1987.
Reproduction
Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 516 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Connect to:
Request Access to Music Division Audio and Moving Image material
Added Author
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908. Tosca.
Courtney, James, 1946- performer
Capecchi, Renato. Performer
Mauro, Ermanno. Performer
Behrens, Hildegard. Performer
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922- Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Utterback, Clark. Performer
Booth, Philip, 1942- Performer
Badea, Christian. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Norman, Jessye. Commentator
Crawford, Bruce. Commentator
Kennir, James W. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Bonelli, Peter. Commentator
McNally, Terrence. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 27347 Service copy.
*LTCM 516 (F) Preservation copy. (Production notes on file.) Use service copy in *LDC 27347.
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