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Un ballo in maschera : opera in three acts

Title
Un ballo in maschera : radio broadcast, 1980-03-01 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Somma.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 52754Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
1 of 3AudioRestricted use *LTCM 637 1 of 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
2 of 3AudioRestricted use *LTCM 637 2 of 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
3 of 3AudioRestricted use *LTCM 637 3 of 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (204 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 1, 1980]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Richard McGuinn collection of music noncommercial recordings.
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:58:25 (synopses and features) ; 2:25:43 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
With (note)
  • On reel with: Billy Budd (service copy in *LDC 52765)
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • William Wildermann (Samuel) ; Julien Robbins (Tom) ; Roberta Peters (Oscar) ; Luciano Pavarotti (Riccardo) ; Leo Nucci (Renato) ; Charles Anthony (A judge) ; Patricia Payne (Ulrica) ; John Darrenkamp (Silvano) ; Paul Franke (A servant of Amelia) ; Katia Ricciarelli (Amelia) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Giuseppe Patanè, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 1, 1980.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 637 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (John Culshaw) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Byron Belt, Sigmund Leverie and Richard Mohr) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Prelude ; Act 1 through "E scherzo od e follia" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded ; Act 2 through scene 1 -- side 5. Act 2 concluded -- side 6. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 52754
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Un ballo in maschera : radio broadcast, 1980-03-01 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Somma.
Playing Time
005825 022543
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 1, 1980]
Cast
William Wildermann (Samuel) ; Julien Robbins (Tom) ; Roberta Peters (Oscar) ; Luciano Pavarotti (Riccardo) ; Leo Nucci (Renato) ; Charles Anthony (A judge) ; Patricia Payne (Ulrica) ; John Darrenkamp (Silvano) ; Paul Franke (A servant of Amelia) ; Katia Ricciarelli (Amelia) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Giuseppe Patanè, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Oct. 1992, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 44, no. 14 (Feb. 23, 1980).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 1, 1980.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 637 (F)
Local Note
Additional service copy (3 audio discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival reel from "Richard McGuinn collection of music noncommercial recordings" in *LDC 52754.
Archival original: (1 audiotape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips., 4 track stereo ; 10 in.) in *LT-10 6002.
With:
On reel with: Billy Budd (service copy in *LDC 52765)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Somma, Antonio, 1809-1864. Librettist
Wildermann, William, 1919- Performer
Robbins, Julien. Performer
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017. Performer
Pavarotti, Luciano. Performer
Nucci, Leo. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Payne, Patricia. Performer
Darrenkamp, John. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Ricciarelli, Katia. Performer
Patanè, Giuseppe, 1932- Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Belt, Byron. Commentator
Leverie, Sigmund. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Richard McGuinn collection of music noncommercial recordings.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 52754
*LTCM 637 (F)
*LT-10 6002
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