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Il barbiere di Siviglia : [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Il barbiere di Siviglia : radio broadcast, 1966-03-19 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, after the play by Beaumarchais.
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (196 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-03-19 (Mar. 19, 1966)]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Titles from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:55:30 (synopses and features) ; 2:20:00 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file in the Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 19, 1966.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 241 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky discusses Rosina with Reri Grist and Rosalind Elias) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with John Coveney, Walter Ducloux, Merle Hubbard and George Schick) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2, to "Chi è?" -- side 5. Act 2, conclusion ; Act 3, through "Il vecchiotto cerca moglie" -- side 6. Act 3, from Storm scene to conclusion ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 241 (F)
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Title
Il barbiere di Siviglia : radio broadcast, 1966-03-19 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, after the play by Beaumarchais.
Playing Time
005530 022000
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-03-19 (Mar. 19, 1966)]
Performer
Nicolae Herlea (Figaro) ; Reri Grist (Rosina) ; George Shirley (Almaviva) ; Fernando Corena (Dr. Bartolo) ; Cesare Siepi (Don Basilio) ; Gene Boucher (Fiorello) ; Gladys Kriese (Berta) ; Andrea Velis (Sergeant) ; Peter Sliker (Ambrogio) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Silvio Varviso, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Sep. 1986, from masters lent by the Metropolitan Opera (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 30, no. 20 (Mar. 19, 1966).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 19, 1966.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 241 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Sterbini, Cesare, 1784-1831. Librettist
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Barbier de Séville.
Herlea, Nicolae. Performer
Grist, Reri. Performer. Commentator
Shirley, George. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Kriese, Gladys. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Sliker, Peter. Performer
Varviso, Silvio. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Elias, Rosalind. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Hubbard, Merle. Commentator
Schick, George, 1908-1985. 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
*LTCM 241 (F) \(Production notes filed in listening room.)
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