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Le nozze di Figaro opera in four acts

Title
Le nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 30398 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 30398 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 30398 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 30398 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LDC 30398 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
5 sound discs (235 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 21, 1992]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Durations: 0:46:55 (synopses and features) ; 3:08:14 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 21, 1992.
Reproduction (note)
  • Preservation copy (4 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 612 (F)
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of act I (Peter Allen) ; Overture ; Act I -- CD 2. Act II -- CD 3. Act III -- CD 4. Act IV ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 5. Opera news on the air (Richard Mohr and Lotfi Mansouri) ; Synopsis of act II (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Alison Ames, Lotfi Mansouri and William Weaver) ; Synopsis of act III (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 612 (F)
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
Le nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte.
Playing Time
004655 030814
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 21, 1992]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 21, 1992]
Performer
Ferruccio Furlanetto (Figaro) ; Dawn Upshaw (Susanna) ; Kurt Moll (Don Bartolo) ; Judith Christin (Marcellina) ; Frederica von Stade (Cherubino) ; Thomas Hampson (Count Almaviva) ; Anthony Laciura (Don Basilio) ; Patricia Schuman (Countess Almaviva) ; James Courtney (Antonio) ; Bernard Fitch (Don Curzio) ; Heidi Grant Murphy (Barbarina) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 56, no. 13 (Mar. 14, 1992).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 21, 1992.
Original Version
Preservation copy re-recorded at NYPL in July, 1992, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Preservation copy (4 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 612 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Librettist
Furlanetto, Ferruccio. Performer
Upshaw, Dawn. Performer
Moll, Kurt, 1938- Performer
Christin, Judith. Performer
Von Stade, Frederica. Performer
Hampson, Thomas. Performer
Laciura, Anthony. Performer
Schuman, Patricia, 1954- Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer
Fitch, Bernard. Performer
Grant Murphy, Heidi. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Mansouri, Lotfi. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Ames, Alison, 1945- Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, commentator.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
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
*LTCM 612 (F) Preservation copy. (Production notes on file.) Use service copy in *LDC 30398.
*LDC 30398 Service copy.
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