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Tristan und Isolde music drama in three acts

Title
Tristan und Isolde [sound recording] : music drama in three acts / music and words by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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Description
4 sound tape reels (235 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 19, 1955]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:39:44 (synopses and features) ; 3:15:39 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 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, Mar. 19, 1955.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 423 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Norman dello Joio, host, with Kirsten Flagstad and Edwin McArthur) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Max Rudolf, Robert Bagar and Charles Kullman) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Prelude ; Act 1 through "Auf! Ihr Frauen!" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Act 2 through "Rette dich, Tristan!" -- side 6. Act 2 concluded -- side 7. Act 3 through Scene 2 -- side 8. Act 3 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 6089
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Tristan und Isolde [sound recording] : music drama in three acts / music and words by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
03944 019539
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 19, 1955]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 19, 1955]
Performer
Set Svanholm (Tristan) ; Astrid Varnay (Isolde) ; Jerome Hines (King Marke) ; Josef Metternich (Kurvenal) ; Blanche Thebom (Brangaene) ; James McCracken (Melot) ; Calvin Marsh (Steersman) ; Paul Franke (A shepherd) ; Albert Da Costa (A sailor's voice) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Rudolf Kempe, conductor ; Milton Cross, broaadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Feb. 1990, 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. 19, no. 19 (Mar. 14, 1955).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 19, 1955.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 423 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Svanholm, Set. Performer
Varnay, Astrid. Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Metternich, Josef. Performer
Thebom, Blanche. Performer
McCracken, James, 1926- Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Da Costa, Albert, 1927-1967. Performer
Kempe, Rudolf, 1910-1976. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008. Commentator
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962. Commentator
McArthur, Edwin. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 6089 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 423 (F)
*LTCM 423 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 6089.
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