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Le Nozze di Figaro opera in four acts

Title
Le Nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on the work by Beaumarchais.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 31955 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31955 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31955 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31955 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31955 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
5 sound discs (232 min.) : digital ; stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 31, 1988]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 0:48:36 (synopses and features) ; 3:05:12 (opera).
  • Compact disc.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound (filed under classmark : *LTCM 539 (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. 31, 1988.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (4 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 539 (F)
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act I (Peter Allen) ; Act I -- CD 2. Act II -- CD 3. Act III ; Synopsis of Act IV (Allen) -- CD 4. Act IV ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 5. Opera News on the air (Richard Mohr, host, with Sid Caesar) ; Synopsis of Act II (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with William Livingstone, Richard Woitach and Christopher Purdy) ; Synopsis of Act III (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 539 (F)
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
Le Nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on the work by Beaumarchais.
Playing Time
004836 030512
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 31, 1988]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 31, 1988]
Performer
John Cheek (Figaro) ; Hei-Kyung Hong (Susanna) ; Richard Van Allan (Don Bartolo) ; Loretta Di Franco (Marcellina) ; Anne Sofie von Otter (Cherubino) ; Thomas Hampson (Count Almaviva) ; Michel Sénéchal (Don Basilio) ; Roberta Alexander (Countess Almaviva) ; James Courtney (Antonio) ; Andrea Velis (Don Curzio) ; Harolyn Blackwell (Barbarina) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Mark Elder, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 53, no. 7 (Dec. 24, 1988).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 31, 1988.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL in Nov. 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 (4 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 539 (F)
Added Author
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Librettist
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Mariage de Figaro.
Cheek, John, 1948- Performer
Hong, Hei-Kyung. Performer
Van Allan, Richard. Performer
Di Franco, Loretta. Performer
Otter, Anne Sofie von. Performer
Hampson, Thomas. Performer
Sénéchal, Michel. Performer
Alexander, Roberta. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Blackwell, Harolyn. Performer
Elder, Mark, 1947- Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Horne, Marilyn. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Caesar, Sid, 1922-2014. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Woitach, Richard. Commentator
Purdy, Christopher. 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 539 (F) Cassette copy. (Production notes in listening room). Use service copy in *LDC 31955.
*LDC 31955 Service copy.
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