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Das Rheingold opera in four scenes

Title
Das Rheingold [sound recording] : opera in four scenes / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 31947 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31947 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31947 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31947 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs (200 min.) : digital ; stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 1, 1989]
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Rheingold
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Rheingold
Subject
Note
  • Sung in German.
  • Durations: 0:39:40 (synopses and features) ; 2:36:18 (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 552 (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. 1, 1989.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 552 (F)
Contents
CD 1. Opera , Part 1 -- CD 2. Opera, Part 2 -- CD 3. Opera, Part 3 ; Closing remarks (Peter Allen) -- CD 4. Introduction (Allen) ; Opera news on the air (M. Owen Lee) ; Synopsis of the opera (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 552 (F)
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Das Rheingold [sound recording] : opera in four scenes / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
003940 023618
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 1, 1989]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 1, 1989]
Performer
Kaaren Erickson (Woglinde) ; Diane Kesling (Wellgunde) ; Meredith Parsons (Flosshilde) ; Ekkehard Wlaschiha (Alberich) ; Christa Ludwig (Fricka) ; Hans Sotin (Wotan) ; Ellen Shade (Freia) ; Jan-Hendrik Rootering (Fasolt) ; Matti Salminen (Fafner) ; Mark W. Baker (Froh) ; James Courtney (Donner) ; Siegfried Jerusalem (Loge) ; Horst Hiestermann (Mime) ; Birgitta Svendén (Erda) ; 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. 1, 1989.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL in Dec. 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 552 (F)
Added Author
Erickson, Kaaren. Performer
Kesling, Diane. Performer
Parsons, Meredith. Performer
Ludwig, Christa. Performer
Sotin, Hans. Performer
Shade, Ellen. Performer
Rootering, Jan-Hendrik, 1950- Performer
Salminen, Matti. Performer
Baker, Mark (Tenor) Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer
Jerusalem, Siegfried. Performer
Hiestermann, Horst. Performer
Svendén, Birgitta. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 552 (F) Cassette copy. (Production notes in listening room). Use service copy in *LDC 31947.
*LDC 31947 Service copy.
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