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Götterdämmerung music drama in a prologue and three acts

Title
Götterdämmerung [sound recording] : music drama in a prologue and three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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Description
5 sound tape reels (272 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 5, 1952]
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Götterdämmerung
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Götterdämmerung
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:35:00 (synopses and features) ; 3:57:07 (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, Jan. 5, 1952.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 354 (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 Astrid Varnay) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Mary Ellis Peltz, Sigmund Spaeth and Deems Taylor) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Prelude and act 1 through "Heil! Siegfried theurer Held!" -- side 4. "Blühenden Lebens" through "Verrath! Wer drang zu mir?" -- side 5. Act 1 concluded ; Act 2 through "Heil dir, Gunther" -- side 6. Act 2 concluded -- side 7. Act 3 through "Mime heiss ein Mürrischer zwerg" -- side 8. Act 3 concluded ; Broadcast concluded.
Call Number
*LT-10 4903
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Götterdämmerung [sound recording] : music drama in a prologue and three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
03500 35707
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 5, 1952]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 5, 1952]
Performer
Set Svanholm (Siegfried) ; Helen Traubel (Bruennhilde) ; Paul Schoeffler (Gunther) ; Regina Resnik (Gutrune) ; Gerhard Pechner (Alberich) ; Dezsö Ernster (Hagen) ; Margaret Harshaw (Waltraute and Third Norn) ; Paula Lenchner (Woglinde) ; Lucine Amara (Wellgunde) ; Herta Glaz (Flosshilde) ; Jean Madeira (First Norn) ; Margaret Roggero (Second Norn) ; Emery Darcy and Osie Hawkins (Two vassals) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in May, 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (10 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 16, no. 9 (Dec. 31, 1951).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 5, 1952.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 354 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Svanholm, Set. Performer
Traubel, Helen. Performer
Schöffler, Paul, 1897- Performer
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Ernster, Dezsö, 1898-1981. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Lenchner, Paula. Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Glaz, Hertha, 1908- Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Darcy. Emery. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Varnay, Astrid. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. 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 4903 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 354 (F)
*LTCM 354 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4903.
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