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Boris Godunov : opera in three acts

Title
Boris Godunov : radio broadcast, 1991-01-19 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Modest Musorgskiĭ.
Author
Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881.

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Description
5 sound discs (237 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 19, 1991]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Met moments (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:54:34 (synopses and features) ; 3:03:17 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
  • Compact discs.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Andrij Dobriansky (Nikitich) ; James Courtney (Mitiukha) ; Lenus Carlson (Shchelkalov) ; Heinz Zednik (Prince Shuisky) ; Paul Plishka (Boris Godunov) ; Sergei Koptchak (Pimen) ; Vladimir Popov (Grigory) ; Mignon Dunn (Hostess of the Inn) ; Bernard Fitch (Missail) ; Nicola Ghiuselev (Varlaam) ; Richard Vernon (Police Officer) ; Betsy Norden (Xenia) ; Ted Huffman (Feodor) ; Sondra Kelly (Their nurse) ; John Horton Murray (Boyar) ; Stefania Toczyska (Marina) ; John Shirley-Quirk (Rangoni) ; Anthony Laciura (Simpleton) ; John Gilmore (Boyar Khrushchov) ; Michael Forest (Chernikovsky) ; Dwayne Croft (Lavitsky) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Christian Badea, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 19, 1991.
Reproduction (note)
  • Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 583 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Russian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1, scenes 1-3 -- CD 2. Act 1, scenes 4-5 -- CD 3. Act 2 -- CD 4. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 5. Opera news on the air (Richard Woitach) ; Met Moments (Norman dello Joio, host, with Thelma Votipka ; George Cehanovsky) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Bruce Burroughs, Iain Scott and Richard Woitach) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 29103
Author
Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881.
Title
Boris Godunov : radio broadcast, 1991-01-19 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Modest Musorgskiĭ.
Playing Time
005434 030317
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 19, 1991]
Cast
Andrij Dobriansky (Nikitich) ; James Courtney (Mitiukha) ; Lenus Carlson (Shchelkalov) ; Heinz Zednik (Prince Shuisky) ; Paul Plishka (Boris Godunov) ; Sergei Koptchak (Pimen) ; Vladimir Popov (Grigory) ; Mignon Dunn (Hostess of the Inn) ; Bernard Fitch (Missail) ; Nicola Ghiuselev (Varlaam) ; Richard Vernon (Police Officer) ; Betsy Norden (Xenia) ; Ted Huffman (Feodor) ; Sondra Kelly (Their nurse) ; John Horton Murray (Boyar) ; Stefania Toczyska (Marina) ; John Shirley-Quirk (Rangoni) ; Anthony Laciura (Simpleton) ; John Gilmore (Boyar Khrushchov) ; Michael Forest (Chernikovsky) ; Dwayne Croft (Lavitsky) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Christian Badea, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Apr. 1992, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 55, no. 9 (Jan. 19, 1991).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 19, 1991.
Reproduction
Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 583 (F)
Language
Sung in Russian.
Added Author
Dobriansky, Andrij. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer.
Carlson, Lenus. Performer
Zednik, Heinz. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Kopčák, Sergej. Performer
Popov, V. (Vladimir), 1947- Performer
Dunn, Mignon. Performer
Fitch, Bernard. Performer
G︠i︡uzelev, Nikola, 1936- Performer
Vernon, Richard, 1950- Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Huffman, Ted. Performer
Kelly, Sondra. Performer
Murray, John Horton. Performer
Toczyska, Stefania. Performer
Shirley-Quirk, John. Performer
Laciura, Anthony. Performer
Gilmore, John. Performer
Forest, Michael. Performer
Croft, Dwayne. Performer
Badea, Christian. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Milnes, Sherrill. Commentator
Woitach, Richard. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Burroughs, Bruce. Commentator
Scott, Iain. Commentator
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008. Commentator
Votipka, Thelma. Commentator
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Met moments (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 29103 Service copy.
*LTCM 583 (F) Preservation copy. (Production notes in listening room.) Use service copy in *LDC 29103.
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