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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.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Svanholm, Set.
  • Traubel, Helen.
  • Schöffler, Paul, 1897-
  • Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013.
  • Pechner, Gerhard.
  • Ernster, Dezsö, 1898-1981.
  • Harshaw, Margaret.
  • Lenchner, Paula.
  • Amara, Lucine.
  • Madeira, Jean.
  • Glaz, Hertha, 1908-
  • Roggero, Margaret.
  • Darcy. Emery.
  • Hawkins, Osie.
  • Stiedry, Fritz.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Varnay, Astrid.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981.
  • Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965.
  • Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
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
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
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
OCLC
NYPG89-R216
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 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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