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Goetterdaemmerung music-drama in a prologue and three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen

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

Details

Additional Authors
Description
5 sound tape reels (268 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 17, 1951]
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
  • Götterdämmerung
Subject
Operas
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:33:52 (synopses and features) ; 3:54:23 (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. 17, 1951.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 383 (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 (Deems Taylor, host, with Robert Lawrence, George Marek and Vladimir Rosing) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Prelude ; Act 1 through "Heil! Siegfried theurer Held!" -- side 4. "Wer ist Gibich's Sohn?" through "Ha! weisst du, was er mis ist?" -- side 5. Act 1 concluded ; Prelude ; Act 2 through "Heil dir, Gunther" -- side 6. Act 2 concluded -- side 7. Prelude ; Act 3 through "Mime heiss ein Mürrischer zwerg" -- side 8. Act 3 concluded ; Blanche Thebom and George A. Sloan ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 4932
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Goetterdaemmerung [sound recording] : music-drama in a prologue and three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
003352 035423
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 17, 1951]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 17, 1951]
Performer
Set Svanholm (Siegfried) ; Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde) ; Herbert Janssen (Gunther) ; Regina Resnik (Gutrune) ; Gerhard Pechner (Alberich) ; Dezsö Ernster (Hagen) ; Margaret Harshaw (Waltraute) ; Erna Berger (Woglinde) ; Lucine Amara (Wellgunde) ; Hertz Glaz (Flosshilde) ; Jean Madeira (First Norn) ; Martha Lipton (Second Norn) ; Margaret Harshaw (Third Norn) ; Emery Darcy, Clifford Harvuot (Two vassals) ; 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 (10 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 15, no. 17 (Feb. 12, 1951).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 17, 1951.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 383 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Svanholm, Set. Performer
Traubel, Helen. Performer
Janssen, Herbert. Performer
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Ernster, Dezsö, 1898-1981. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Berger, Erna, 1900- Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Glaz, Hertha, 1908- Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Thebom, Blanche. Commentator
Sloan, George A. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Varnay, Astrid. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Rosing, Vladimir, 1890-1963. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Götterdämmerung
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 4932 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 383 (F)
*LTCM 383 (F) Cassette service copy. Production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4932.
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