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Carmen : opera in four acts

Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1988-12-17 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meihac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 31953 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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Description
4 sound discs (236 min.) : digital ; stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 17, 1988]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Prompter's 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: 1:02:50 (synopses and features) ; 2:53:06 (opera).
  • Compact disc.
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound (on file under classmark : *LTCM 537 (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, Dec. 17, 1988.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 537 (F)
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act I -- CD 2. Act II -- CD 3. Act III ; Act IV ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air (Nimet Habachy) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) ; Prompter's Roundtable (Christopher Purdy, host, with Joan Dornemann, Jane Klaviter and Susan Webb) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) ; Third intermission feature (Richard Mohr, host, with Risë Stevens) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 537 (F)
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1988-12-17 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meihac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the story by Prosper Mérimée.
Playing Time
010250 025306
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 17, 1988]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 17, 1988]
Performer
Erich Parce (Moralès) ; Mirella Freni (Micaëla) ; Veriano Luchetti (Don José) ; James Courtney (Zuniga) ; Marilyn Horne (Carmen) ; Myra Merritt (Frasquita) ; Diane Kesling (Mercédès) ; Nico Castel (Lillas Pastia) ; Samuel Ramey (Escamillo) ; Russell Christopher (Le Dancaïre) ; Anthony Laciura (Le Remendado) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Plácido Domingo, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 53, no. 6 (Dec. 10, 1988).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 17, 1988.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL in Dec. 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 537 (F)
Added Author
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Meihac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Carmen.
Parce, Erich. Performer
Freni, Mirella, 1935-2020. Performer
Luchetti, Veriano. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer.
Horne, Marilyn. Performer
Merritt, Myra. Performer
Kesling, Diane. Performer
Castel, Nico. Performer
Ramey, Samuel. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Laciura, Anthony. Performer
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Milnes, Sherrill. Commentator
Habachy, Nimet. Commentator
Purdy, Christopher. Commentator
Dornemann, Joan,d1938-. Commentator
Klaviter, Jane. Commentator
Webb, Susan (Susan S.) Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Stevens, Risë, 1913-2013. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Prompter's roundtable (Radio program)
Third intermission feature (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 537 (F) Cassette copy. (Production notes in listening room). Use service copy in *LDC 31953.
*LDC 31953 Service copy.
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