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Mourning becomes Electra opera in three acts

Title
Mourning becomes Electra [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Marvin David Levy ; libretto by Henry Butler, based on the play by Eugene O'Neill.
Author
Levy, Marvin David.

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Additional Authors
  • Butler, Henry.
  • O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.
  • Lear, Evelyn.
  • Collier, Marie.
  • Milnes, Sherrill.
  • Reardon, John, 1930-1988.
  • Macurdy, John.
  • Bottcher, Ron.
  • Sukis, Lilian.
  • Michalski, Raymond.
  • Mehta, Zubin.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Levy, Marvin David.
  • Masiello, Alberta.
  • Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981.
  • De Schauensee, Max.
  • McEwen, Terry.
  • Merkling, Frank.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound cassettes (232 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1967-04-01 (Apr. 1, 1967)]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:08:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:43:40 (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, Apr. 1, 1967.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Edward Downes discusses "Mourning becomes Electra" with Marvin David Levy, Evelyn Lear and John Reardon (Alberta Masiello at the piano) ; Synopsis of act 2, scene 3 (scenes 1 and 2 lacking) with Cross -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, hosgt, with Mary Ellis Peltz, Max de Schauensee, Terry McEwen and Frank Merkling) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 to "Are you ill?" -- side 4. Act 1, conclusion ; Act 2 to "Then which of us has died tonight?" -- side 5. Act 2, conclusion ; Act 3 to "Do not cry, Lavinia" -- side 6. Act 3, conclusion ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 264 (F)
OCLC
NYPG87-R171
Author
Levy, Marvin David.
Title
Mourning becomes Electra [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Marvin David Levy ; libretto by Henry Butler, based on the play by Eugene O'Neill.
Playing Time
010800 024340
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1967-04-01 (Apr. 1, 1967)]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1967-04-01 (Apr. 1, 1967)]
Performer
Evelyn Lear (Lavinia Mannon) ; Marie Collier (Christine Mannon) ; Sherrill Milnes (Adam Brant) ; John Reardon (Orin Mannon) ; John Macurdy (General Ezra Mannon) ; Ron Bottcher (Peter Niles) ; Lilian Sukis (Helen Niles) ; Raymond Michalski (Jed) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Zubin Mehta, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Mar. 1987, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 31, no. 23 (Apr. 1, 1967).
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 1, 1967.
Language
Sung in English.
Added Author
Butler, Henry. Librettist
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Mourning becomes Electra.
Lear, Evelyn. Performer. Commentator
Collier, Marie. Performer
Milnes, Sherrill. Performer
Reardon, John, 1930-1988. Performer
Reardon, John, 1930-1988. Commentator
Macurdy, John. Performer
Bottcher, Ron. Performer
Sukis, Lilian. Performer
Michalski, Raymond. Performer
Mehta, Zubin. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Levy, Marvin David. Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Performer
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Merkling, Frank. 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 264 (F) \(Production notes filed in listening room.)
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