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Il barbiere di Siviglia : opera in two acts

Title
Il barbiere di Siviglia : radio broadcast, 1993-12-25 [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on the story by Beaumarchais.
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 33904 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioRestricted use *LTCM 730Offsite
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2 of 3AudioRestricted use *LTCM 730 2 of 3Offsite

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Additional Authors
  • Sterbini, Cesare, 1784-1831.
  • Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799.
  • Lopardo, Frank.
  • Schaldenbrand, Christopher.
  • Hampson, Thomas.
  • Dara, Enzo.
  • Brandes, Barry.
  • Swenson, Ruth Ann.
  • Rootering, Jan-Hendrik, 1950-
  • Shaulis, Jane.
  • Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012.
  • Rizzi, Carlo.
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-2016.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound discs (182 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 25, 1993]
Uniform Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Durations: 0:31:59 (synopses and features) ; 2:29:31 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 730 F).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 25, 1993.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 730 (F)
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1, part 1 -- CD 2. Act 1, part 2 ; Act 2, part 1 -- CD 3. Act 2, part 2 ; Closing remarks (Allen) ; "A Met Christmas", with host Edward Downes ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 33904
OCLC
NYPG95-R607
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Title
Il barbiere di Siviglia : radio broadcast, 1993-12-25 [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on the story by Beaumarchais.
Playing Time
003259 022931
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 25, 1993]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 25, 1993]
Performer
Frank Lopardo (Count Almaviva) ; Christopher Schaldenbrand (Fiorello) ; Thomas Hampson (Figaro) ; Enzo Dara (Dr. Bartolo) ; Barry Brandes (Ambrogio) ; Ruth Ann Swenson (Rosina) ; Jan-Hendrik Rootering (Don Basilio) ; Jane Shaulis (Berta) ; Charles Anthony (An Officer) ; Metropolitan Opera and Chorus ; Carlo Rizzi, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 58, no. 7 (Dec. 25, 1993).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 25, 1993.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Mar. 1995, from borrowed masters (2 sound discs : 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 730 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Connect to:
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Added Author
Sterbini, Cesare, 1784-1831. Librettist
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Barbier de Séville.
Lopardo, Frank. Performer
Schaldenbrand, Christopher. Performer
Hampson, Thomas. Performer
Dara, Enzo. Performer
Brandes, Barry. Performer
Swenson, Ruth Ann. Performer
Rootering, Jan-Hendrik, 1950- Performer
Shaulis, Jane. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Rizzi, Carlo. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 33904 Service copy.
*LT-10-A 1583 Master tape. Request service copy in *LDC 33904.
*LTCM 730 (F) Cassette copy; production notes on file. Request service copy in *LDC 33904.
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