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Death in Venice : opera in two acts

Title
Death in Venice : radio broadcast, 1994-02-26 [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Myfanwy Piper after the novella by Thomas Mann.
Author
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Publication
Feb. 26, 1994.

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Additional Authors
  • Piper, Myfanwy.
  • Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955.
  • Rolfe Johnson, Anthony.
  • Allen, Thomas, 1944-
  • Gall, Jeffrey.
  • Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941-2018.
  • Edwards, Jeffrey.
  • Mendell, Sarah Elizabeth.
  • Skidmore Daines, Katherine.
  • Laurence, Suzanne.
  • Pankevich, Anton.
  • Byrne, Richard (Singer)
  • Cokorinos, Philip.
  • Groves, Paul (Tenor)
  • Mercer, Gregory.
  • Schaldenbrand, Christopher.
  • Valdes, Eduardo (Tenor)
  • Combs, Steven.
  • Fitch, Bernard.
  • Vernon, Richard, 1950-
  • Gonzales, Yvonne.
  • Peloso, Antoinette.
  • Dufford, Dean.
  • Stocker, Christopher.
  • Garvin, Bradley.
  • Reuter-Foss, Kitt.
  • De Young, Michelle.
  • Belliston, Seth.
  • Best, Michael.
  • Stevenson, Tony (Tenor)
  • Pessolano, Jonathan.
  • Collins, Buck.
  • Gormley, Clare.
  • Pulley, Emily Ann.
  • Litherland, Victoria.
  • Warren, Nina.
  • Fiorito, John.
  • D'Avella, Lauren Jean.
  • Bramaz, Didier.
  • Conner, Jeremy.
  • Köppel, Johann Daniel.
  • Cornetti, Marianne.
  • Hoffman, Wendy (Mezzo-soprano)
  • Forest, Michael.
  • Bybee, Ariel.
  • Hanna, Stephen.
  • Cincione, Theresa.
  • Di Franco, Loretta.
  • Bender, Howard (Baritone)
  • Piper, David (Singer)
  • Creech, Philip.
  • Jepson, Kristine.
  • Bishop, Elizabeth (Mezzo-soprano)
  • Skok, Heidi.
  • Anguish, Elizabeth.
  • Bush, Sandra.
  • Green, Constance.
  • Olson, Joyce.
  • Steiner, Patricia.
  • Alpert, Glenn.
  • Asch, David (Singer)
  • Crolius, Ross.
  • Pariso, Joseph.
  • Reese, Irwin.
  • Atherton, David, 1944-
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-
  • Burton, Humphrey, 1931-
  • Graham, Colin, 1931-
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Eckert, Thor, Jr.
  • McNally, Terrence.
  • Purdy, Christopher.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound discs (215 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 26, 1994
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 26, 1994.
Uniform Title
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Durations: 1:03:25 (synopses and features) ; 2:31:20 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 739 (F).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Performer (note)
  • Wendy Hoffman (Lace seller) ; Michael Forest (Glass maker) ; Ariel Bybee (Beggar woman) ; Stephen Hanna (Her son) ; Steven Combs (Restaurant waiter) ; Theresa Cincione (Newspaper seller) ; Loretta Di Franco (Flower seller) ; Howard Bender (Postcard seller) ; Bradley Garvin (Photographer) ; David Piper (Pickpocket) ; Philip Creech, Gregory Mercer, Eduardo Valdes and Richard Vernon (Gondoliers) ; Kristine Jepson, Elizabeth Bishop (Venetians) ; Richard Vernon (Priest in St. Mark's) ; Theresa Cincione, Yvonne Gonzales, Heidi Skok, Elizabeth Anguish, Sandra Bush, Constance Green, Joyce Olson, Patricia Steiner, Glenn Alpert, David Asch, Ross Crolius, Joseph Pariso and Irwin Reese (Tourists) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Ballet and Chorus ; David Atherton, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 26, 1994.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 739 (F)
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
CD 1. Act 1, Part 1 -- CD 2. Act 1, Part 2 -- CD 3. Act 2 ; Closing remarks (Peter Allen) -- CD 4. Introduction (Peter Allen) ; Pre-curtain feature: Humphrey Burton discusses Death in Venice with Colin Graham, David Atherton, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, and Thomas Allen; Linda Hall, pianist ; Synopsis of Act 1 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Thor Eckert Jr., Terrence McNally and Christopher Purdy) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 33913
OCLC
NYPG95-R627
Author
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Title
Death in Venice : radio broadcast, 1994-02-26 [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Myfanwy Piper after the novella by Thomas Mann.
Imprint
Feb. 26, 1994.
Playing Time
010325 023120
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 26, 1994
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 26, 1994.
Performer
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Gustav von Aschenbach) ; Thomas Allen (The Traveller, The Elderly Fop, The Old Gondolier, The Hotel Manager, The Barber, The Leader of the Players and The Voice of Dionysus) ; Jeffrey Gall (The Voice of Apollo) ; Karin von Aroldingen (The Lady of the Pearls) ; Jeffrey Edwards (Tadzio) ; Sarah Elizabeth Mendell and Katherine Skidmore Daines (Tadzio's sisters) ; Suzanne Laurence (Governess) ; Anton Pankevich (Jachiu) ; Richard Byrne, Philip Cokorinos, Paul Groves, Gregory Mercer, Christopher Schaldenbrand and Eduardo Valdes (Young men on the boat to Venice) ; Steven Combs (Ship's steward/Hotel waiter) ; Bernard Fitch (Hotel Porter) ; Richard Vernon (Lido Boatman) ; Clare Gormley (Stawberry seller) ; Yvonne Gonzales, Paul Groves (Street singers) ; Antoinette Peloso (Street dancer) ; Dean Dufford, Christopher Stocker (Beach attendants, Acrobats) ; Bradley Garvin (English clerk in the travel bureau) ; Kitt Reuter-Foss (French mother) ; Clare Gormley (Her daughter) ; Michelle De Young (German mother) ; Philip Cokorinos (German father) ; Seth Belliston (Their son) ; Michael Best, Tony Stevenson (Americans) ; Richard Byrne (Jachiu's father) ; Jonathan Pessolano, Buck Collins (Polish brothers) ; Emily Ann Pulley (Danish lady) ; Victoria Litherland (English lady) ; Nina Warren (Russian mother) ; John Fiorito (Russian father) ; Lauren Jean D'Avella, Didier Bramaz, Jeremy Conner and Daniel Koppel (Their children) ; Marianne Cornetti (Their nanny) ; Christopher Schaldenbrand (Guide in Venice).
Wendy Hoffman (Lace seller) ; Michael Forest (Glass maker) ; Ariel Bybee (Beggar woman) ; Stephen Hanna (Her son) ; Steven Combs (Restaurant waiter) ; Theresa Cincione (Newspaper seller) ; Loretta Di Franco (Flower seller) ; Howard Bender (Postcard seller) ; Bradley Garvin (Photographer) ; David Piper (Pickpocket) ; Philip Creech, Gregory Mercer, Eduardo Valdes and Richard Vernon (Gondoliers) ; Kristine Jepson, Elizabeth Bishop (Venetians) ; Richard Vernon (Priest in St. Mark's) ; Theresa Cincione, Yvonne Gonzales, Heidi Skok, Elizabeth Anguish, Sandra Bush, Constance Green, Joyce Olson, Patricia Steiner, Glenn Alpert, David Asch, Ross Crolius, Joseph Pariso and Irwin Reese (Tourists) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Ballet and Chorus ; David Atherton, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 58, no. 11 (Feb. 19, 1994).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 26, 1994.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Mar. 1995, from borrowed masters (4 tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 739 (F)
Language
Sung in English.
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Added Author
Piper, Myfanwy. Librettist
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. Tod in Venedig.
Rolfe Johnson, Anthony. Performer
Allen, Thomas, 1944- Performer
Gall, Jeffrey. Performer
Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941-2018. Performer
Edwards, Jeffrey. Performer
Mendell, Sarah Elizabeth. Performer
Skidmore Daines, Katherine. Performer
Laurence, Suzanne. Performer
Pankevich, Anton. Performer
Byrne, Richard (Singer) Performer
Cokorinos, Philip. Performer
Groves, Paul (Tenor) Performer
Mercer, Gregory. Performer
Schaldenbrand, Christopher. Performer
Valdes, Eduardo (Tenor) Performer
Combs, Steven. Performer
Fitch, Bernard. Performer
Vernon, Richard, 1950- Performer
Gonzales, Yvonne. Performer
Peloso, Antoinette. Performer
Dufford, Dean. Performer
Stocker, Christopher. Performer
Garvin, Bradley. Performer
Reuter-Foss, Kitt. Performer
De Young, Michelle. Performer
Belliston, Seth. Performer
Best, Michael. Performer
Stevenson, Tony (Tenor) Performer
Pessolano, Jonathan. Performer
Collins, Buck. Performer
Gormley, Clare. Performer
Pulley, Emily Ann. Performer
Litherland, Victoria. Performer
Warren, Nina. Performer
Fiorito, John. Performer
D'Avella, Lauren Jean. Performer
Bramaz, Didier. Performer
Conner, Jeremy. Performer
Köppel, Johann Daniel. Performer
Cornetti, Marianne. Performer
Hoffman, Wendy (Mezzo-soprano) Performer
Forest, Michael. Performer
Bybee, Ariel. Performer
Hanna, Stephen. Performer
Cincione, Theresa. Performer
Di Franco, Loretta. Performer
Bender, Howard (Baritone) Performer
Piper, David (Singer) Performer
Creech, Philip. Performer
Jepson, Kristine. Performer
Bishop, Elizabeth (Mezzo-soprano) Performer
Skok, Heidi. Performer
Anguish, Elizabeth. Performer
Bush, Sandra. Performer
Green, Constance. Performer
Olson, Joyce. Performer
Steiner, Patricia. Performer
Alpert, Glenn. Performer
Asch, David (Singer) Performer
Crolius, Ross. Performer
Pariso, Joseph. Performer
Reese, Irwin. Performer
Atherton, David, 1944- Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Burton, Humphrey, 1931- Commentator
Graham, Colin, 1931- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Eckert, Thor, Jr. Commentator
McNally, Terrence. Commentator
Purdy, Christopher. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 33913 Service copy.
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