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Antony and Cleopatra : [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Antony and Cleopatra : radio broadcast, 1966-09-16 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Samuel Barber ; the text of William Shakespeare adapted by Franco Zeffirelli.
Author
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 246Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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Description
4 sound cassettes (266 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-09-16 (Sept. 16, 1966)]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Star-spangled banner (Song)
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 2:13:50 (synopses and features) ; 2:12:00 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (8 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, Sep. 16, 1966.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
side 1. Introduction (Milton Cross) ; Guided tour of the new Met with Herman Krawitz and Robert Herman ; Greetings from Rudolph Bing and members of the cast ; National anthem ; Speech by John D. Rockefeller III -- side 2. Speech by Anthony Bliss ; Synopsis of act 1 (Cross) ; Mrs. August Belmont calls from Maine ; Edward Downes interviews celebrities -- side 3. Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Francis Robinson interviews Franco Zeffirelli -- side 4. Edward Downes interviews Rudolf Bing ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Announcement by Bing -- side 5. Act 1, scenes 1-5 -- side 6. act 1, scenes 6-7 -- side 7. Act 2 -- side 8. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 246 (F)
Author
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981.
Title
Antony and Cleopatra : radio broadcast, 1966-09-16 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Samuel Barber ; the text of William Shakespeare adapted by Franco Zeffirelli.
Playing Time
021350 021200
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-09-16 (Sept. 16, 1966)]
Performer
Leontyne Price (Cleopatra) ; Justino Díaz (Antony) ; Rosalind Elias (Carmian) ; Belén Amparán (Iras) ; Jess Thomas (Caesar) ; Mary Ellen Pracht (Octavia) ; Ezio Flagello (Enobarbus) ; John Macurdy (Agrippa) ; Andrea Velis (Mardian) ; Clifford Harvuot (Clown) ; Paul Franke (Messenger) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Soothsayer) ; Robert Nagy (Lepidus) ; Russell Christopher (Maecenas) ; Gene Boucher (Dolabella) ; Robert Goodloe (Thidias) ; Louis Sgarro (Decretas) ; Raymond Michalski (Alexas) ; Ron Bottcher (Scarus) ; Dan Marek (Captain) ; Gabor Carelli (Soldier of Caesar) ; Robert Schmorr (First guard) ; Edward Ghazal (Second guard) ; Norman Scott (Third guard) ; Norman Griffin (Demetrius) ; Lloyd Strang (Canidius) ; John Trehy (Soldier of Antony) ; Paul De Paola (First watchman) ; Luis Forero (Second watchman) ; Peter Sliker (Sentinel) ; Bruce Scott (Eros) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Schippers, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in May 1987, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (5 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 31, no. 2 (Sep. 2, 1966).
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Sep. 16, 1966.
Language
Sung in English.
Added Author
Zeffirelli, Franco. Adapter
Zeffirelli, Franco. Commentator
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Antony and Cleopatra.
Price, Leontyne. Performer
Díaz, Justino. Performer
Elias, Rosalind. Performer
Amparan, Belen. Performer
Thomas, Jess. Performer
Pracht, Mary Ellen. Performer
Flagello, Ezio. Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Michalski, Raymond. Performer
Bottcher, Ron. Performer
Marek, Dan. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Schmorr, Robert. Performer
Ghazal, Edward. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Griffin, Norman. Performer
Strang, Lloyd. Performer
Trehy, John. Performer
Paola, Paul de. Performer
Forero, Luis. Performer
Sliker, Peter. Performer
Scott, Bruce. Performer
Schippers, Thomas. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Krawitz, Herman E. Commentator
Herman, Robert, 1925- Commentator
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Commentator
Rockefeller, John D., III (John Davison), 1906-1978. Commentator
Bliss, Anthony A., 1913-1991. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Star-spangled banner (Song)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 246 (F) (Production notes on file.)
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