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La bohème : opera in four acts

Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1992-01-11 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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1 Use in library *LDC 30388 [CD. Service copy] 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
2 Use in library *LDC 30388 [CD. Service copy] 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
3 Use in library *LDC 30388 [CD. Service copy] 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
1 of 3 Restricted use *LTCM 602 1 of 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
2 of 3 Restricted use *LTCM 602 2 of 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
3 of 3 Restricted use *LTCM 602 3 of 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound discs (177 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 11, 1992]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Durations: 0:55:47 (synopses and features) ; 2:01:46 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Kim Josephson (Marcello) ; Franco Farina (Rodolfo) ; Paul Plishka (Coline) ; Vernon Hartman (Schaunard) ; Renato Capecchi (Benoit, Alcindoro) ; Veronica Villarroel (Mimi) ; John Hanriot (Parpignol) ; Barbara Daniels (Musetta) ; Herman Marcus (Customhouse Sergeant) ; Paul De Paola (Customhouse Officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Michelangelo Veltri, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 11, 1992.
Reproduction (note)
  • Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 602 (F)
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1 ; Synopsis of act 2 ; Act 2 -- CD 2. Act 3 ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 3. Opera news on the air (Bridget Paolucci discusses Puccini and nostalgia, with Kemal Khan, pianist) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Bruce Burroughs, Stuart Hamilton and Patrick J. Smith) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 30388
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1992-01-11 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 11, 1992]
Cast
Kim Josephson (Marcello) ; Franco Farina (Rodolfo) ; Paul Plishka (Coline) ; Vernon Hartman (Schaunard) ; Renato Capecchi (Benoit, Alcindoro) ; Veronica Villarroel (Mimi) ; John Hanriot (Parpignol) ; Barbara Daniels (Musetta) ; Herman Marcus (Customhouse Sergeant) ; Paul De Paola (Customhouse Officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Michelangelo Veltri, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation copy re-recorded at NYPL in June, 1992, from borrowed masters (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 56, no. 8 (Jan. 4, 1992).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 11, 1992.
Reproduction
Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 602 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Josephson, Kim. Performer
Farina, Franco (Singer) Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Hartman, Vernon. Performer
Capecchi, Renato. Performer
Villarroel, Verónica. Performer
Hanriot, John. Performer
Daniels, Barbara, 1946- Performer
Marcus, Herman. Performer
Paola, Paul de. Performer
Veltri, Michelangelo, 1940- Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Paolucci, Bridget. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Burroughs, Bruce. Commentator
Hamilton, Stuart. Commentator
Smith, Patrick J., 1932- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 30388 Service copy.
*LTCM 602 (F) Preservation copy. (Production notes on file.) Use service copy in *LTCM 602.
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