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Parsifal stage-consecrating play in three acts

Title
Parsifal [sound recording] : stage-consecrating play in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 29104 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
6 sound discs (323 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 6, 1991]
Uniform Title
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
  • Met moments (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:51:25 (synopses and features) ; 4:32:29 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
  • Compact discs.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Robert Lloyd (Gurnemanz) ; Terry Cook (Second Knight of the Grail) ; Wendy Hoffman (Second Esquire) ; Heidi Grant (First Esquire) ; Jessye Norman (Kundry) ; Ekkehard Wlaschiha (Amfortas) ; John Horton Murray (Third Esquire) ; Richard Fracker (Fourth Esquire) ; Plácido Domingo (Parsifal) ; Paul Plishka (Titurel) ; Gweneth Bean (A Voice) ; Aage Haugland (Klingsor) ; Barbara Kilduff, Kaaren Erickson, Patricia McCaffrey, Joyce Guyer, Eva Zseller and Sondra Kelly (Flower Maidens) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, braodcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 6, 1991.
Reproduction (note)
  • Preservation copy (4 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 594 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1, part 1 -- CD 2. Act 1, part 2 -- CD 3. Act 2 -- CD 4. Act 3, part 1 -- CD 5. Act 3, part 2 ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 6. Singer's roundtable (Richard Mohr, host, with Licia Albanese and Jerome Hines) ; Met Moments (Francis Robinson, host, with Walter Slezak) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Terrence McNally, Don Franzen and Iain Scott) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 29104
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Parsifal [sound recording] : stage-consecrating play in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
005125 043229
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 6, 1991]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 6, 1991]
Cast
Robert Lloyd (Gurnemanz) ; Terry Cook (Second Knight of the Grail) ; Wendy Hoffman (Second Esquire) ; Heidi Grant (First Esquire) ; Jessye Norman (Kundry) ; Ekkehard Wlaschiha (Amfortas) ; John Horton Murray (Third Esquire) ; Richard Fracker (Fourth Esquire) ; Plácido Domingo (Parsifal) ; Paul Plishka (Titurel) ; Gweneth Bean (A Voice) ; Aage Haugland (Klingsor) ; Barbara Kilduff, Kaaren Erickson, Patricia McCaffrey, Joyce Guyer, Eva Zseller and Sondra Kelly (Flower Maidens) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, braodcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in May 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. 14 (Mar. 30, 1991).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 6, 1991.
Reproduction
Preservation copy (4 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 594 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Lloyd, Robert, 1940- Performer
Cook, Terry. Performer
Hoffman, Wendy (Mezzo-soprano) Performer
Grant Murphy, Heidi. Performer
Baker, Mark (Tenor) Performer
Norman, Jessye. Performer
Wlaschiha, Ekkehard. Performer
Murray, John Horton. Performer
Fracker, Richard. Performer
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Bean, Gweneth. Performer
Haugland, Aage, 1944- Performer
Kilduff, Barbara. Performer
Erickson, Kaaren. Performer
McCaffrey, Patricia. Performer
Guyer, Joyce. Performer
Zseller, Eva. Performer
Kelly, Sondra. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
McNally, Terrence. Commentator
Franzen, Don. Commentator
Scott, Iain. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Albanese, Licia. Commentator
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Slezak, Walter, 1902- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
Met moments (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 29104 Service copy.
*LTCM 594 (F) Preservation copy. (Production notes in listening room.) Use service copy in *LDC 29104.
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