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Boris Godunov : opera in four acts

Title
Boris Godunov : radio broadcast, 1959-03-21 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / M.P. Mussorgsky, based on Pushkin ; English text by John Gutman ; orchestra score revised and newly edited by Karol Rathaus.
Author
Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881.

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Description
4 sound discs (232 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 21, 1959
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 21, 1959.
Uniform Title
  • Boris Godunov. English
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Boris Godunov.
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in English.
  • Durations: 1:07:30 (synopses and features) ; 2:44:05 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 109 (F).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 21, 1959.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 109 (F).
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Act 3 -- CD 3. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Boris Goldovsky reminisces about Boris Godunov ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz: Edward Downes, John Rosenfield ; George Shick, Harry K. Schumer and Jay Harrison ; Synopsis of Act 4.
Call Number
*LDC 34031
Author
Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881.
Title
Boris Godunov : radio broadcast, 1959-03-21 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / M.P. Mussorgsky, based on Pushkin ; English text by John Gutman ; orchestra score revised and newly edited by Karol Rathaus.
Playing Time
010730 024405
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 21, 1959
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 21, 1959.
Performer
Ceare Siepi (Boris) ; Margaret Roggero (Fyodor) ; Emilia Cundari (Xenia) ; Giorgio Tozzi (Pimen) ; Giulio Gari (Grigori, later the false Dimitri) ; Mignon Dunn (Xenia's nurse) ; Charles Kullman (Shuiski) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Varlaam) ; Charles Anthony (Missail) ; Nell Rankin (Marina) ; Clifford Harvuot (Rangoni) ; Helen Vanni (Innkeeper) ; Paul Franke (Simpleton) ; Lawrence Davidson (Nikitich) ; Thomas Powell (Mityukh) ; Thelma Votipka (Woman) ; Calvin Marsh (Shchelkalov) ; Osie Hawkins (Officer of the frontier guard) ; Robert Nagy (Boyar) ; Hal Roberts (Khrushchov) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 23, no. 20 (Mar. 16, 1959).
Event
Originally recorded in the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 21, 1959.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL, Jan., 1985, from borrowed masters (5 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.)
Reproduction
Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 109 (F).
Added Author
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837.
Rathaus, Karol, 1895-1954.
Gutman, John. Translator
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Cundari, Emilia. Performer
Tozzi, Giorgio. Performer
Gari, Giulio. Performer
Dunn, Mignon. Performer
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Rankin, Nell. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Vanni, Helen. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence. Performer
Powell, Thomas. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Nahy, Robert. Performer
Weiss, Rob. Performer
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Conductor
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Schick, George. Commentator
Rosenfield, John. Commentator
Schumer, Harry G. Commentator
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 34031 Service copy.
*LTCM 109 (F) Cassette copy; production notes on file. Request service copy in *LDC 34031.
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