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Otello [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Otello [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 634 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (223 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 9, 1980]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Texaco's roving opera reporter (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:24:45 (synopses and features) ; 2:18:27 (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,
Performer (note)
  • John Darrenkamp (Montano) ; Frank Little (Cassio) ; Sherrill Milnes (Iago) ; Charles Anthony (Roderigo) ; Richard Cassilly [Act I], Edward Sooter [Acts II-III] (Otello) ; Teresa Zylis-Gara (Desdemona) ; Jean Kraft (Emila) ; Gene Boucher (A herald) ; James Morris (Lodovico) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 9, 1980.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 634 (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) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Alberta Masiello, Terrence McNally, Sigmund Leverie and Byron Belt) -- side 2. Opera quiz concluded ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) ; Texaco's roving opera reporter (William Weaver) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 634 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Otello [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito.
Playing Time
012445 021827
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 9, 1980]
Cast
John Darrenkamp (Montano) ; Frank Little (Cassio) ; Sherrill Milnes (Iago) ; Charles Anthony (Roderigo) ; Richard Cassilly [Act I], Edward Sooter [Acts II-III] (Otello) ; Teresa Zylis-Gara (Desdemona) ; Jean Kraft (Emila) ; Gene Boucher (A herald) ; James Morris (Lodovico) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, 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. 13 (Feb. 9, 1980).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 9, 1980.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 634 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist
Darrenkamp, John. Performer
Little, Francis E., 1936- Performer
Milnes, Sherrill. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Cassilly, Richard, 1927- Performer
Sooter, Edward. Performer
Zylis-Gara, Teresa. Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Morris, James, 1947- Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
McNally, Terrence. Commentator
Leverie, Sigmund. Commentator
Belt, Byron. 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)
Texaco's roving opera reporter (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 634 (F) (Production notes on file in listening room.)
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