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Aïda : opera in four acts

Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1989-01-07 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 31956 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31956 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31956 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31956 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31956 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound discs (236 min.) : digital ; stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 7, 1989]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Third intermission feature (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Durations: 1:14:49 (synopses and features) ; 2:40:34 (opera).
  • Compact disc.
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound (filed under classmark : *LTCM 540 (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, Jan. 7, 1989.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 540 (F)
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act I -- CD 2. Act II -- CD 3. Act III -- CD 4. Act IV ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 5. Opera news on the air (M. Owen Lee) ; Synopsis of Act II (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with M. Owen Lee, Allison Aimes and Terrence McNally) ; Synopsis of Act III ; Third intermission feature (Richard Mohr, host, with Rose Bampton ; Synopsis of Act IV.
Call Number
*LDC 31956
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1989-01-07 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Playing Time
011449 024034
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 7, 1989]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 7, 1989]
Performer
Paul Plishka (Ramfis) ; Plácido Domingo (Radames) ; Stefania Toczyska (Amneris) ; Aprile Millo (Aida) ; Dimitri Kavrakos (The King) ; Charles Anthony (A messenger) ; Sarah Reese (A priestess) ; Sherrill Milnes (Amonasro) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 53, no. 8 (Jan. 7, 1989).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 7, 1989.
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 540 (F)
Added Author
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1804-1893. Librettist
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer
Toczyska, Stefania. Performer
Millo, Aprile. Performer
Kavrakos, Dimitri rf.
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Reese, Sarah Carolyn. Performer
Milnes, Sherrill. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Battle, Kathleen. Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Allison, Aimes. Commentator
McNally, Terrence. Commentator
Hubay, Alfred. Commentator
Bampton, Rose. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (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
*LDC 31956 Service copy.
*LTCM 540 (F) Cassette copy. Use service copy in *LDC 31956.
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