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Manon Lescaut [sound recording] : lyric drama in four acts

Title
Manon Lescaut [sound recording] : lyric drama in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini, based on the novel by Abbé Prévost.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 641 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (211 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 29, 1980]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Third intermission feature (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:18:34 (synopses and features) ; 2:13:11 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Philip Creech (Edmondo) ; Plácido Domingo (Des Grieux) ; Pablo Elvíra (Lescaut) ; Mario Bertolino (An innkeeper) ; Renato Capecchi (Geronte) ; Renata Scotto (Manon Lescaut) ; Isola Jones (A musician) ; Suzanne Der Derian, Susan Ball, Joyce Olson and Janet Wagner (Madrigal singers) ; Andrea Velis (Dancing master) ; Julien Robbins (A sergeant) ; John Carpenter (A lamplighter) ; Russell Christopher (A sea captain) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 29, 1980.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 641 (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 Byron Belt, William Livingstone and Richard Mohr) -- side 2. Quiz concluded ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) ; Third intermission feature (Boris Goldovsky) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Allen) -- side 3. Prelude ; Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 641 (F)
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Manon Lescaut [sound recording] : lyric drama in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini, based on the novel by Abbé Prévost.
Playing Time
011834 021311
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 29, 1980]
Cast
Philip Creech (Edmondo) ; Plácido Domingo (Des Grieux) ; Pablo Elvíra (Lescaut) ; Mario Bertolino (An innkeeper) ; Renato Capecchi (Geronte) ; Renata Scotto (Manon Lescaut) ; Isola Jones (A musician) ; Suzanne Der Derian, Susan Ball, Joyce Olson and Janet Wagner (Madrigal singers) ; Andrea Velis (Dancing master) ; Julien Robbins (A sergeant) ; John Carpenter (A lamplighter) ; Russell Christopher (A sea captain) ; 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. 17 (Mar. 29, 1980).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 29, 1980.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 641 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763. Manon Lescaut.
Creech, Philip. Performer
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer
Elvira, Pablo, 1937-2000. Performer
Bertolino, Mario (Singer) Performer
Capecchi, Renato. Performer
Scotto, Renata, 1934- Performer
Jones, Isola. Performer
Der Derian, Suzanne. Performer
Ball, Susan (Singer) Performer
Olson, Joyce. Performer
Wagner, Janet. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Robbins, Julien. Performer
Carpenter, John (Singer) Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Belt, Byron. Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Third intermission feature (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 641 (F) (Production notes on file in listening room.)
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