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Götterdämmerung opera in a prologue and three acts

Title
Götterdämmerung [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts / libretto and music by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 31950 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31950 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31950 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31950 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31950 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31950 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
6 sound discs (347 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 22, 1989]
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Götterdämmerung
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Götterdämmerung
Subject
Note
  • Sung in German.
  • Durations: 1:11:01 (synopses and features) ; 4:36:24 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound (under classmark *LTCM 555 (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, Apr. 22, 1989.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (4 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 555 (F)
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act I, partt 1 -- CD 2. Act I, part 2 -- CD 3. Act II -- CD 4. Act III, part 1 -- CD 5. Act III, part 2 -- CD 6. Opera news on the air (M. Owen Lee) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Albert Innaurato, George Jellinek and M. Owen Lee) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) ; Closing remarks (Allen)
Call Number
*LTCM 555 (F)
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Composer. Librettist
Title
Götterdämmerung [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts / libretto and music by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
011101 043624
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 22, 1989]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 22, 1989]
Performer
Gweneth Bean (First Norn) ; Helga Dernesch (Second Norn) ; Marita Napier (Third Norn) ; Hildegard Behrens (Brünnhilde) ; Toni Krämer (Siegfried) ; Anthony Raffell (Gunther) ; Matti Salminen (Hagen) ; Kathryn Harries (Gutrune) ; Christa Ludwig (Waltraute) ; Ekkehard Wlaschiha (Alberich) ; Kaaren Erickson (Woglinde) ; Diane Kesling (Wellgunde) ; Meredith Parsons (Flosshilde) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 53, no. 14 (Apr. 1, 1989).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 22, 1989.
Original Version
Tapes re-recorded at NYPL in Dec. 1991, from borrowed masters (5 sound tape reels : 7 1/2, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Cassette copy (4 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 555 (F)
Added Author
Bean, Gweneth. Performer
Dernesch, Helga. Performer
Napier, Marita. Performer
Behrens, Hildegard. Performer
Krämer, Toni. Performer
Raffell, Anthony. Performer
Salminen, Matti. Performer
Harries, Kathryn. Performer
Ludwig, Christa. Performer
Wlaschiha, Ekkehard. Performer
Erickson, Kaaren. Performer
Kesling, Diane. Performer
Parsons, Meredith. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Vaness, Carol. Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Innaurato, Albert, 1947-2017. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 555 (F) Cassette copy. (Production notes in listening room.) Use service copy in *LDC 31950.
*LDC 31950 Service copy.
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