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Les Troyens opera in three acts

Title
Les Troyens [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Hector Berlioz ; libretto by the composer, after Virgil.
Author
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 33905 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
6 sound discs (312 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 1, 1994]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
  • Met moments (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Durations: 0:59:48 (synopses and features) ; 4:13:22 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) filed under classmark: *LTCM 731 (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, Jan. 1, 1994.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 731 (F).
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1, part 1 -- CD 2. Act 1, part 2 -- CD 3. Act 2, part 1 -- CD 4. Act 2, part 2 -- CD 5. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 6. Opera news on the air: Albert Innaurato discusses "Les Troyens" ; Met Moments, 1973 roundtable (Edward Downes, host, with Plʹacido Domingo, Shirley Verrett and Franco Corena) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Thor Eckert Jr., host, with M. Owen Lee, William Livingstone and Antony Tommasini) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 33905
Author
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869. Composer. Librettist
Title
Les Troyens [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Hector Berlioz ; libretto by the composer, after Virgil.
Playing Time
005948 041322
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 1, 1994]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 1, 1994]
Performer
Kim Josephson (A Trojan soldier) ; Fran̨coise Pollet (Cassandra) ; Dwayne Croft (Coroebus) ; Jeffrey Wells (Priam, Ghost of Priam) ; Jane Shaulis (Hecuba, Ghost of Cassandra) ; John Horton Murray (Helenus) ; Jane White (Andromache) ; Ilya Ostrovski (Astyanax) ; Gary Lakes (Aeneas) ; Susan Graham (Ascanius) ; Julien Robbins (Panthus) ; Terry Cook (Ghost of Hector) ; Maria Ewing (Dido) ; Wendy White (Anna) ; Paul Plishka (Narbal) ; Donald Kaasch (Iopas) ; Yanni Yannissis (The god Mercury, First Trojan soldier) ; Paul Groves (Hylas) ; James Courtney (Second Trojan soldier) ; Christopher Schaldenbrand (Ghost of Coroebus) ; Deanne Lay, Marcus Bugler, Joseph Fritz (Builders) ; Rachel Schuette, Ricardo Costa, Christopher Stocker (Sailors) ; Linda Gelinas, Antoinette Peloso, Dean Dufford (Farmers) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, 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, Jan. 1, 1994.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Mar. 1995, from borrowed masters (5 tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Cassette copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 731 (F).
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Adaptation of (work): Virgil. Aeneis.
Josephson, Kim. Performer
Pollet, Françoise. Performer
Croft, Dwayne. Performer
Wells, Jeffrey. Performer
Shaulis, Jane. Performer
Murray, John Horton. Performer
White, Jane. Performer
Ostrovski, Ilya. Performer
Lakes, Gary. Performer
Graham, Susan (Singer) Performer
Robbins, Julien. Performer
Cook, Terry. Performer
Ewing, Maria. Performer
White, Wendy. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Kaasch, Donald. Performer
Yannissis, Yanni. Performer
Groves, Paul (Tenor), performer.
Courtney, James, 1946- Performer
Schaldenbrand, Christopher. Performer
Lay, Deanne. Performer
Bugler, Marcus. Performer
Fritz, Joseph. Performer
Schuette, Rachel. Performer
Costa, Ricardo L. Performer
Stocker, Christopher. Performer
Gelinas, Linda. Performer
Peloso, Antoinette. Performer
Dufford, Dean. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Innaurato, Albert, 1947-2017. Commentator
Eckert, Thor, Jr. Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Tommasini, Antony. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Commentator
Verrett, Shirley. Commentator
Corena, Franco. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
Met moments (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 33905 Service copy.
*LT-10-A 1584 Master tape. Request service copy in *LDC 33905
*LTCM 731 (F) Cassette copy; production notes on file. Request service copy in *LDC 33905.
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