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Idomeneo drama for music in three acts

Title
Idomeneo [sound recording] : drama for music in three acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Gianbattista Varesco.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 31942 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31942 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31942 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31942 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs (218 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 25, 1989]
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: 0:49:30 (synopses and features) ; 2:49:54 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound (under classmark: *LTCM 547 (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, Feb. 25, 1989.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 547 (F)
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act I -- CD 2. Synopsis of Act II (Peter Allen) ; Act II -- CD 3. Synopsis of Act III (Peter Allen) ; Act III ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air (Richard Mohr, host, with John Cheek and Carol Neblett) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Alberta Masiello, Charles Osborne and Paul Thomas).
Call Number
*LTCM 547 (F)
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
Idomeneo [sound recording] : drama for music in three acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Gianbattista Varesco.
Playing Time
004903 024954
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 25, 1989]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 25, 1989]
Performer
Marvis Martin (Ilia) ; Susan Quittmeyer (Idamante) ; Loretta Di Franco, Margaret Jane Wray (Women of Crete) ; Kirk Redmann, Howard Wilkinson (Trojan Soldiers) ; Kay Griffel (Elettra) ; William Lewis (Arbace) ; Siegfried Jerusalem (Idomeneo) ; Timothy Jenkins (High Priest) ; Terry Cook (Voice of Neptune) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; David Stivender, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 53, no. 11 (Feb. 18, 1989).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 25, 1989.
Original Version
Tapes re-recorded at NYPL in Nov. 1991, from borrowed masters (3 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 547 (F)
Added Author
Jerusalem, Siegfried. Performer
Varesco, Giambattista. Librettist
Martin, Marvis. Performer
Quittmeyer, Susan. Performer
Di Franco, Loretta. Performer
Wray, Margaret Jane. Performer
Redmann, Kirk. Performer
Wilkinson, Howard. Performer
Griffel, Kay. Performer
Yuscarán, Guillermo. Performer
Jenkins, Timothy, (Tenor) Performer
Cook, Terry. Performer
Stivender, David. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Cheek, John, 1948- Commentator
Neblett, Carol. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Osborne, Charles, 1927-2017. Commentator
Thomas, Paul. 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 547 (F) Cassette copy. Production notes on file. Use service copy in: *LDC 31942.
*LDC 31942 Service copy.
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