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Le nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Le nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 115 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (238 min.) : mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 23, 1960
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 23, 1960.
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Nozze di Figaro
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Marriage of Figaro.
  • Nozze di Figaro
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:08:55 (synopses and features) ; 2:49:15 (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 recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 23, 1960.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky, Heidi Krall, Teresa Stratas, Walter Cassel and Louis Sgarro discuss characterization in Le nozze di Figaro ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz: Edward Downes, Jay Harrison, Robert Lawrence, Walter Ducloux and John N. Burk ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Texaco's roving reporter: Clifton Fadiman interviews Yehudi Menuhin ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 115 (F)
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
Le nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Playing Time
010855 024915
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 23, 1960
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Jan. 23, 1960.
Performer
Cesare Siepi (Figaro) ; Elisabeth Soederstroem (Susanna) ; Lisa Dell Casa (Countess Almaviva) ; Kim Borg (Count Almaviva) ; Mildred Miller (Cherubino) ; Regina Resnik (Marcellina) ; Ezio Flagello (Bartolo) ; Charles Kullman (Basilio) ; Mildred Allen (Barbarina) ; Lawrence Davidson (Antonio) ; Gabor Carelli (Don Curzio) ; Teresa Stratas, Joan Wall (two peasant girls) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL, Feb., 1985, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.)
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 24, no. 12 (Jan. 23, 1960).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 23, 1960.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Librettist
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Mariage de Figaro.
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Söderström, Elisabeth, 1927- Performer
Della Casa, Lisa. Performer
Borg, Kim. Performer
Miller, Mildred, 1924- Performer
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Performer
Flagello, Ezio. Performer
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Allen, Mildred. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone) Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Stratas, Teresa.
Wall, Joan.
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Krall, Heidi. Commentator
Stratas, Teresa. Commentator
Cassel, Walter. Commentator
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Burk, John N. Commentator
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999, interviewer.
Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Marriage of Figaro.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 115 (F) (Production notes in listening room)
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