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La traviata opera in four acts

Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, founded on La dame aux camélias, novel and play by Alexandre Dumas, fils.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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Additional Authors
  • Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876.
  • Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895.
  • Moffo, Anna.
  • Morell, Barry.
  • Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004.
  • Baldwin, Marcia.
  • Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012.
  • Bottcher, Ron.
  • Boucher, Gene.
  • Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985.
  • Di Franco, Loretta.
  • Marcella, Luigi.
  • Sliker, Peter.
  • Prêtre, Georges.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879-
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Horowitz, Wanda Toscanini.
  • Rethberg, Elisabeth, 1894-
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • Bampton, Rose.
  • Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975.
  • Albanese, Licia.
  • Milanov, Zinka.
  • Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984.
  • Tourel, Jennie.
  • Martinelli, Giovanni, 1885-1969.
  • Swarthout, Gladys, 1904-
  • Moscona, Nicola.
  • Lehmann, Lotte.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound cassettes (207 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1967-03-25 (Mar. 25, 1967)]
Uniform Title
  • Traviata
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Traviata
Subjects
Note
  • Titles from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:21:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:05:30 (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, Mar. 25, 1967.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction (Milton Cross) ; Mrs. Belmont on Toscanini ; Synopsis of act 1 (Cross) ; Edward Downes interviews Wanda Toscanini Horowitz ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Downes recalls Toscanini with Elisabeth Rethberg, George Cehanovsky and Rose Bampton -- side 2. Downes continues with Robert Merrill, Richard Tucker and Licia Albanese ; Synopsis of act 3 ; Downes concludes recalling Toscanini with Zinka Milanov, Jan Peerce, Jennie Tourel, Giovanni Martinelli, Gladys Swarthout, Nicola Moscona and Lotte Lehmann ; 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 263 (F)
OCLC
NYPG87-R170
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, founded on La dame aux camélias, novel and play by Alexandre Dumas, fils.
Playing Time
012100 020530
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1967-03-25 (Mar. 25, 1967)]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1967-03-25 (Mar. 25, 1967)]
Performer
Anna Moffo (Violetta) ; Barry Morell (Alfredo) ; Robert Merrill (Giorgio Germont) ; Marcia Baldwin (Flora Bervoix) ; Charles Anthony (Gastone) ; Ron Bottcher (Baron Douphol) ; Gene Boucher (Marquis d'Obigny) ; Louis Sgarro (Doctor Grenvil) ; Loretta Di Franco (Annina) ; Lou Marcella (Giuseppe) ; Peter Sliker (Gardener) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Georges Prêtre, 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. 22 (Mar. 25, 1967).
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 25, 1967.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895. Dame aux camélias.
Moffo, Anna. Performer
Morell, Barry. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004. Commentator
Baldwin, Marcia. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Bottcher, Ron. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Di Franco, Loretta. Performer
Marcella, Luigi. Performer
Sliker, Peter. Performer
Prêtre, Georges. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Horowitz, Wanda Toscanini. Commentator
Rethberg, Elisabeth, 1894- Commentator
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Commentator
Bampton, Rose. Commentator
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Commentator
Albanese, Licia. Commentator
Milanov, Zinka. Commentator
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984. Commentator
Tourel, Jennie. Commentator
Martinelli, Giovanni, 1885-1969. Commentator
Swarthout, Gladys, 1904- Commentator
Moscona, Nicola. Commentator
Lehmann, Lotte. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 263 (F) Production notes on file.
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