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Die Walküre opera in three acts

Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 31948 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31948 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31948 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31948 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31948 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 31948 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
6 sound discs (308 min.) : digital ; stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 8, 1989]
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
Subject
Note
  • Sung in German.
  • Durations: 1:01:37 (synopses and features) ; 4:06:37 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound (filed under classmark : *LTCM 553 (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. 8, 1989.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (4 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 553 (F)
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act I -- CD 2. Act II, part 1 -- CD 3. Act II, part 2 -- CD 4. Act III, part 1 -- CD 5. Act III, part 2 ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 6. Opera news on the air (M. Owen Lee) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Speight Jenkins, William Weaver and M. Owen Lee) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 553 (F)
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
010137 040637
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 8, 1989]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 8, 1989]
Performer
Gary Lakes (Siegfried) ; Jessye Norman (Sieglinde) ; Kurt Moll (Hunding) ; James Morris (Wotan) ; Hildegard Behrens (Brünnhilde) ; Christa Ludwig (Fricka) ; Pyramid Sellers (Gerhilde) ; Katarina Ikonomu (Helwige) ; Joyce Castle (Waltraute) ; Sondra Kelly (Schwertleite) ; Martha Thigpen (Ortlinde) ; Diane Kesling (Siegrune) ; Wendy Hillhouse (Grimgerde) ; Jacalyn Bower (Rossweisse) ; 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. 8, 1989.
Original Version
Tapes re-recorded at NYPL in Dec. 1991, from borrowed masters (5 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 553 (F)
Added Author
Lakes, Gary. Performer
Norman, Jessye. Performer
Moll, Kurt, 1938- Performer
Morris, James, 1947- Performer
Behrens, Hildegard. Performer
Ludwig, Christa. Performer
Sellers, Pyramid. Performer
Ikonomou, Katerina. Performer
Castle, Joyce. Performer
Kelly, Sondra. Performer
Thigpen, Martha. Performer
Kesling, Diane. Performer
Hillhouse, Wendy. Performer
Bower, Jacalyn. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Vaness, Carol. Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Jenkins, Speight. Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, 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 553 (F) Cassette copy (Production notes in listening room). Use service copy in *LDC 31948.
*LDC 31948 Service copy.
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