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The last savage opera in three acts

Title
The last savage [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti ; English translation by George Mead.
Author
Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007.

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Description
on 5 sides of 3 sound cassettes (195 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 8, 1964
Uniform Title
  • Ultimo selvaggio. English
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ultimo selvaggio.
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:06:80 (synopses and features) 2:09:10 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file in the Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 8, 1964.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Edward Downes interviews Gian Carlo Menotti) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Mary Ellis Peltz, John Coveney, Max de Schauensee and Walter Ducloux) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 to "...give a hurrah" -- side 4. Act 1, conclusion ; Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 195
OCLC
NYPG86-R9
Author
Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007.
Title
The last savage [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti ; English translation by George Mead.
Playing Time
010600 020910
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of \Feb. 8, 1964
Performer
George London (Abdul) ; Roberta Peters (Kitty) ; Nicolai Gedda (Kodanda) ; Teresa Stratas (Sardula) ; Ezio Flagello (Maharajah) ; Lili Chookasian (Maharanee) ; Morley Meredith (Mr. Scattergood) ; Paul Franke (Learned man, English tailor) ; Andrea Velis (Learned man, American tailor) ; Norman Scott (American tailor) ; Robert Patterson (Catholic priest) ; Calvin Marsh (Protestant pastor) ; Erbert Aldridge (Rabbi) ; William Dembaugh (Orthodox priest) ; Clifford Harvuot (Philosopher) ; Gerhard Pechner (Doctor) ; Lou Marcella (Painter) ; Gabor Carelli (Poet) ; William Walker (Composer) ; Janis Martin (Singer) ; Arthur Graham (Scientist) ; Carlotta Ordassy (Businesswoman) ; Dorothy Shawn (Woman) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Schippers, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast annoucer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Nov. 1985 from borrowed masters (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v.28, no. 13 (Feb. 8, 1964).
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 8, 1964.
Language
Sung in English.
Local Note
Additional tape copy in card catalog: *LT-10 242-243.
Added Author
Mead, George. Translator
London, George, 1920-1985. Performer
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017. Performer
Gedda, Nicolai. Performer
Stratas, Teresa. Performer
Flagello, Ezio. Performer
Chookasian, Lili. Performer
Meredith, Morley. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Patterson, Robert (Baritone) Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
Aldridge, Erbert. Performer
Dembaugh, William. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Marcella, Luigi. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Walker, William, 1931- Performer
Martin, Janis. Performer
Graham, Arthur. Performer
Ordassy, Carlotta. Performer
Shawn, Dorothy. Performer
Schippers, Thomas. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007. Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 195
*LT-10 242--243
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