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Samson et Dalila opera in three acts

Title
Samson et Dalila [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Camille Saint-Saëns ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire.
Author
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 28845 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Lemaire, Ferdinand.
  • Domingo, Plácido, 1941-
  • Devlin, Michael, 1942-
  • Fondary, Alain.
  • Baker, Mark (Tenor)
  • Cokorinos, Philip.
  • Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012.
  • Macurdy, John.
  • Verrett, Shirley.
  • Dutoit, Charles.
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-
  • Purdy, Christopher.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Ames, Alison, 1945-
  • Livingstone, William.
  • Jellinek, George, 1919-
  • Eckert, Thor, Jr.
  • Bonelli, Peter.
  • Innaurato, Albert, 1947-2017.
  • Truesdale, Joseph J., Mrs.
  • Moore, Grace, 1898-1947.
  • La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947.
  • Davis, Elmer.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound discs (185 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 17, 1990]
Uniform Title
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Record collectors' roundtable (Radio program)
  • Met moments (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:57:42 (synopses and features) ; 2:07:04 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Plácido Domingo (Samson) ; Michael Devlin (Abimelech) ; Alain Fondary (The High Priest) ; Mark Baker (First Philistine) ; Philip Cokorinos (Second Philistine) ; Charles Anthony (A Philistine messenger) ; John Macurdy (An Old Hebrew) ; Shirley Verrett (Dalila) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Charles Dutoit, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 17, 1990.
Reproduction (note)
  • Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 567 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 4. Record collectors' roundtable (George Jellinek, host, with Thor Eckert, Jr., Peter Bonelli and Albert Innaurato) ; Met moments (Mrs. Truesdale, Grace Moore, Fiorello La Guardia and Elmer Davis) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Christopher Purdy, host, with Edward Downes, Alison Ames and William Livingstone) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 28845
Author
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Composer
Title
Samson et Dalila [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Camille Saint-Saëns ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire.
Playing Time
005742 020704
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 17, 1990]
Cast
Plácido Domingo (Samson) ; Michael Devlin (Abimelech) ; Alain Fondary (The High Priest) ; Mark Baker (First Philistine) ; Philip Cokorinos (Second Philistine) ; Charles Anthony (A Philistine messenger) ; John Macurdy (An Old Hebrew) ; Shirley Verrett (Dalila) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Charles Dutoit, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Feb. 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. 54, no. 11 (Feb. 17, 1990).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 17, 1990.
Reproduction
Preservation copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) in: *LTCM 567 (F)
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Lemaire, Ferdinand. Librettist
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer
Devlin, Michael, 1942- Performer
Fondary, Alain. Performer
Baker, Mark (Tenor) Performer
Cokorinos, Philip. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Verrett, Shirley. Performer
Dutoit, Charles. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Purdy, Christopher. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Ames, Alison, 1945- Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Eckert, Thor, Jr. Commentator
Bonelli, Peter. Commentator
Innaurato, Albert, 1947-2017. Commentator
Truesdale, Joseph J., Mrs. Commentator
Moore, Grace, 1898-1947. Commentator
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947. Commentator
Davis, Elmer. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Record collectors' roundtable (Radio program)
Met moments (Radio program)
Gift of Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 28845 Service copy
*LTCM 567 (F) Preservation copy. (Production notes in listening room.) Use service copy in *LDC 28845
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