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Aïda : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1979-12-15 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (229 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 15, 1979]
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: 1:18:38 (synopses and features) ; 2:30:51 (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)
  • Luigi Roni (Ramfis) ; Giorgio Lamberti (Radames) ; Bianca Berini (Amneris) ; Calina Savova (Aïda) ; Julien Robbins (The King) ; Charles Anthony (A messenger) ; Elizabeth Coss (A priestess) ; Ingvar Wixell (Amonasro) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Conlon, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 15, 1979.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 626 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Alberta Masiello, Robert Jacobson and Terence McNally) -- side 2. Opera quiz concluded ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen) ; Third intermission feature (John Culshaw) ; 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 626 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1979-12-15 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Playing Time
011838 023051
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 15, 1979]
Cast
Luigi Roni (Ramfis) ; Giorgio Lamberti (Radames) ; Bianca Berini (Amneris) ; Calina Savova (Aïda) ; Julien Robbins (The King) ; Charles Anthony (A messenger) ; Elizabeth Coss (A priestess) ; Ingvar Wixell (Amonasro) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Conlon, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Sept. 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. 8 (Dec. 15, 1979).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 15, 1979.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 626 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Librettist
Roni, Luigi. Performer
Lamberti, Giorgio, 1938- Performer
Berini, Bianca. Performer
Savova, Calina. Performer
Robbins, Julien. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Coss, Elizabeth. Performer
Wixell, Ingvar. Performer
Conlon, James, 1950- Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
McNally, Terrence. Commentator
Jacobson, Robert M. Commentator
Culshaw, John. 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 626 (F) (Production notes in listening room.)
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