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Aïda : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1968-01-20 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by A. Ghislanzoni.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (240 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 20, 1968]
Uniform Title
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:18:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:31:50 (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. 20, 1968.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky discusses stage bands in opera, assisted by trumpeters Melvyn Broiles, Isidor Blank and Gene Kuntz, french hornists Clarendon van Norman, Arthur Sussman and Carmello Barranco, trombonists Gordon Pulis, John Clark and Louis Counihan and tubist Herbert Wekselblatt) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz, beginning (Edward Downes, host, with Alberto Masiello, Jan Behr and David Stivender) -- side 2. Opera quiz, conclusion ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Biographies in music (Francis Robinson recalls James Melton) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 273 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1968-01-20 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by A. Ghislanzoni.
Playing Time
011800 023150
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 20, 1968]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 20, 1968]
Performer
Gabriella Tucci (Aïda) ; James McCracken (Radames) ; Irene Dalis (Amneris) ; Sherrill Milnes (Amonasro) ; Bonaldo Giaiotti (Ramfis) ; Clarice Carson (Priestess) ; Robert Nagy (Messenger) ; Louis Sgarro (King of Egypt) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Schippers, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Oct. 1987, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 32, no. 12 (Jan. 20, 1968).
Event
Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 20, 1968.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Librettist
Tucci, Gabriella. Performer
McCracken, James, 1926- Performer
Dalis, Irene. Performer
Milnes, Sherrill. Performer
Giaiotti, Bonaldo. Performer
Carson, Clarice, 1929-2015. Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Schippers, Thomas. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Broiles, Mel. Commentator
Blank, Isidor. Commentator
Kuntz, Gene. Commentator
Van Norman, Clarendon. Commentator
Sussman, Arthur. Commentator
Barranco, Carmello. Commentator
Pulis, Gordon. Commentator
Clark, John, -1984. Commentator
Counihan, Louis. Commentator
Wekselblatt, Herbert. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Behr, Jan. Commentator
Stivender, David. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 273 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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