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Siegfried music-drama in three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen

Title
Siegfried [sound recording] : music-drama in three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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Description
4 sound tape reels (238 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 10, 1951]
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Siegfried
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Siegfried
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:32:34 (synopses and features) ; 3:25:52 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 10, 1951.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 382 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, with Florence Easton) ; Synopses of acts 2 and 3 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Deems Taylor, host, with Mary Ellis Peltz, Sigmund Spaeth and Robert Bagar) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Act 1 through "Heil dir, Weiser Schmied!" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Act 2 through Forest Murmurs -- side 6. Act 2 concluded -- side 7. Act 3 through "Selige Öde auf soniger Höh!" -- side 8. Act 3 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 4931
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Siegfried [sound recording] : music-drama in three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
3234 32552
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 10, 1951]
Performer
Ferdinand Frantz (The Wanderer) ; Set Svanholm (Siegfried) ; Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde) ; Karin Branzell (Erda) ; Peter Klein (Mime) ; Gerhard Pechner (Alberich) ; Dezsö Ernster (Fafner) ; Erna Berger (Voice of the Forest bird) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Oct. 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (9 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 15, no. 16 (Feb. 5, 1951).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 10, 1951.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 382 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Frantz, Ferdinand. Performer
Svanholm, Set. prfprf
Traubel, Helen. Performer
Branzell, Karin, 1891-1974. Performer
Klein, Peter, 1907-1992. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Ernster, Dezsö, 1898-1981. Performer
Berger, Erna, 1900- Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Easton, Florence, mm.
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 4931 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 382 (F)
*LTCM 382 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4931.
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