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Tosca opera in three acts

Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Victorien Sardou, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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Additional Authors
  • Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919.
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906.
  • Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908.
  • Crespin, Régine.
  • Raimondi, Gianni.
  • Bacquier, Gabriel.
  • Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990.
  • Plishka, Paul, 1941-
  • Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994.
  • Christopher, Russell.
  • Boucher, Gene.
  • Puleo, Rob.
  • Mehta, Zubin.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Callas, Maria, 1923-1977.
  • Wood, Peggy, 1892-1978.
  • Randall, Tony.
  • Devereaux, John Drew.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound cassettes (174 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 13, 1968]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:58:10 (synopses and features) ; 1:56:00 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein listening room.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 13, 1968.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Edward Downes interviews Maria Callas, part 2) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Peggy Wood, John Drew Devereaux, and Tony Randall) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 ; Closing remarks.
Call Number
*LTCM 272 (F)
OCLC
NYPG87-R274
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Tosca [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Victorien Sardou, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Playing Time
005810 015600
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 13, 1968]
Performer
Régine Crespin (Floria Tosca) ; Gianni Raimondi (Mario Cavaradossi) ; Gabriel Bacquier (Baron Scarpia) ; Clifford Harvuot (Cesare Angelotti) ; Paul Plishka (Sacristan) ; Andrea Velis (Spoletta) ; Russell Christopher (Sciarrone) ; Gene Boucher (Jailer) ; Robert Puleo (Shepherd) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Zubin Mehta, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Oct. 1987, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 32, no. 11 (Jan. 13, 1968).
Event
Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 13, 1968.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908. Tosca.
Crespin, Régine. Performer
Raimondi, Gianni. Performer
Bacquier, Gabriel. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Puleo, Rob. Performer
Mehta, Zubin. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Callas, Maria, 1923-1977. Commentator
Wood, Peggy, 1892-1978. Commentator
Randall, Tony. Commentator
Devereaux, John Drew. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 272 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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