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Das Rheingold opera in four scenes from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen

Title
Das Rheingold [sound recording] : opera in four scenes from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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Description
3 sound tape reels (177 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 27, 1951]
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Rheingold
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Rheingold
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:33:32 (synopses and features) ; 2:24:06 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 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, Jan. 27, 1951.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 380 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Das Rheingold (Cross) ; Mrs. Alvin W. Barkley ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky) ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- side 2 [blank] -- side 3. Prelude through "Lichtsohn, du leicht, gefügter!" -- side 4. "Und ver'kehrt nenn'st du den Kauf?" through "Schau' du Schelm!" -- side 5. "Mich Ärmsten, ach! through "Bin ich nun frei?" -- side 6. Rheingold concluded.
Call Number
*LT-10 4929
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Das Rheingold [sound recording] : opera in four scenes from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
3332 22406
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 27, 1951]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 27, 1951]
Performer
Hans Hotter (Wotan) ; Clifford Harvuot (Donner) ; Brian Sullivan (Froh) ; Set Svanholm (Loge) ; Lawrence Davidson (Alberich) ; Leslie Chabay (Mime) ; Jerome Hines (Fasolt) ; Dezsö Ernster (Fafner) ; Margaret Harshaw (Fricka) ; Jarmila Novotná (Freia) ; Karin Branzell (Erda) ; Erna Berger (Woglinde) ; Lucine Amara (Wellgunde) ; Herta Glaz (Flosshilde) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Sept. 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (7 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 15, no. 14 (Jan. 22, 1951).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 27, 1951.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 380 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Hotter, Hans. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Sullivan, Brian, 1919-1969. Performer
Svanholm, Set. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone) Performer
Chabay, Leslie, 1907- Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Ernster, Dezsö, 1898-1981. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994. Performer
Branzell, Karin, 1891-1974. Performer
Berger, Erna, 1900- Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Glaz, Hertha, 1908- Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Barkley, Alvin, Mrs. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 4929 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 380 (F)
*LTCM 380 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4929.
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