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Aida : opera in four acts

Title
Aida : radio broadcast, 1953-01-24 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by A. Ghislanzoni.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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Additional Authors
  • Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893.
  • Vichegonov, Lubomir.
  • Thebom, Blanche.
  • Milanov, Zinka.
  • Del Monaco, Mario, 1915-
  • London, George, 1920-1985.
  • Hines, Jerome, 1921-
  • Hayward, Thomas, 1921-
  • Amara, Lucine.
  • Cleva, Fausto.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Weinstock, Herbert, 1905-1971.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981.
  • Bagar, Robert C.
  • Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-
  • Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Herbert Weinstock Memorial Fund.
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
5 sound tape reels (209 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 24, 1953]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:08:07 (synopses and features) ; 2:21:31 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 24, 1953.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 337 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, with Douglas Moore and Herbert Weinstock) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Mary Ellis Peltz, Robert Bagar and Luigi Lucioni) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Opera quiz part 2 ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4.
Call Number
*LT-10 4887
OCLC
NYPG89-R60
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Aida : radio broadcast, 1953-01-24 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by A. Ghislanzoni.
Playing Time
010807 022131
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 24, 1953]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 24, 1953]
Performer
Lubomir Vichegonov (The King) ; Blanche Thebom (Amneris) ; Zinka Milanov (Aida) ; Mario Del Monaco (Radames) ; George London (Amonasro) ; Jerome Hines (Ramfis) ; Thomas Hayward (Messenger) ; Lucine Amara (Priestess) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tapes recorded at NYPL in Jan. 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (8 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 17, no. 12 (Jan. 19, 1953).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 24, 1953.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 337 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Librettist
Vichegonov, Lubomir. Performer
Thebom, Blanche. Performer
Milanov, Zinka. Performer
Del Monaco, Mario, 1915- Performer
London, George, 1920-1985. Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Hayward, Thomas, 1921- Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Weinstock, Herbert, 1905-1971. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900- Commentator
Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Herbert Weinstock Memorial Fund.
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 4887 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 337 (F)
*LTCM 337 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4887.
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