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Tosca opera in three acts

Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Victorien Sardou, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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Additional Authors
  • Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919.
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906.
  • Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908.
  • Tebaldi, Renata.
  • Kónya, Sándor, 1923-2002.
  • MacNeil, Cornell, 1922-
  • Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990.
  • Corena, Fernando.
  • Schmorr, Robert.
  • Boucher, Gene.
  • Karlsrud, Edmond.
  • Kalfayan, Kris.
  • Molinari-Pradelli, Francesco.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Nilsson, Birgit.
  • Sutherland, Joan, 1926-2010.
  • Masiello, Alberta.
  • Slezak, Walter, 1902-
  • McEwen, Terry.
  • Kander, John.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound cassettes (178 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 10, 1970]
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: 1:03:00 (synopses and features) ; 1:54:20 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein listening room.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 10, 1970.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: "The right and wrong way to sing" with Edward Downes, Birgit Nilsson and Joan Sutherland ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz, with quizmaster Edward Downes and panelists Alberta Masiello, Walter Slezak, Terry McEwen, and John Kander ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 314 (F)
OCLC
NYPG88-R181
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Victorien Sardou, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Playing Time
010300 015520
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 10, 1970]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 10, 1970]
Performer
Renata Tebaldi (Floria Tosca) ; Sándor Kónya (Mario Cavaradossi) ; Cornell MacNeil (Baron Scarpia) ; Clifford Harvuot (Cesare Angelotti) ; Fernando Corena (Sacristan) ; Robert Schmorr (Spoletta) ; Gene Boucher (Sciarrone) ; Edmond Karlsrud (Jailer) ; Kris Kalfayan (Shepherd) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in June 1988, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 34, no. 11 (Jan. 10, 1970).
Event
Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 10, 1970.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908. Tosca.
Tebaldi, Renata. Performer
Kónya, Sándor, 1923-2002. Performer
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922- Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Schmorr, Robert. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Karlsrud, Edmond. Performer
Kalfayan, Kris. Performer
Molinari-Pradelli, Francesco. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Nilsson, Birgit. Commentator
Sutherland, Joan, 1926-2010. Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Slezak, Walter, 1902- Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Kander, John. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 314 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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