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Manon Lescaut opera in four acts

Title
Manon Lescaut [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Messrs. Praga, Oliva, Leoncavallo, Illica, Giacosa and Ricordi, after the novel by the Abbé Prévost.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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Additional Authors
  • Praga, Marco, 1862-1929.
  • Oliva, Domenico.
  • Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919.
  • Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919.
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906.
  • Ricordi, Giulio, 1840-1912.
  • Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763.
  • Kabaivanska, Raina.
  • Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975.
  • Walker, William, 1931-
  • Esparza, Elfego.
  • Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012.
  • Baldwin, Marcia.
  • Fercana, Mary.
  • Lansche, Ruth.
  • De Salvo, Dina.
  • Munson, Pamela.
  • Boucher, Gene.
  • Christopher, Russell.
  • Marek, Dan.
  • Goodloe, Robert.
  • Adler, Kurt, 1907-1977.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Gniewek, Raymond, 1931-
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • De Schauensee, Max.
  • Ducloux, Walter.
  • Hawkins, Osie.
  • Merkling, Frank.
  • Robinson, Francis, 1910-
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
on 5 sides of 3 sound cassettes (209 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-03-12 (Mar. 12, 1966)]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Titles from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:25:20 (synopses and features) ; 2:03:40 (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. 12, 1966.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 240 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Re-broadcast of Jan. 4, 1964, with Robert Lawrence and Raymond Gniewek) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, Max de Schauensee, Walter Ducloux, Osie Hawkins and Frank Merkling) -- Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Biographies in music (Francis Robinson recalls artists of the Metropolitan) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) ; Closing remarks -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 ; Act 4.
Call Number
*LTCM 240 (F)
OCLC
NYPG87-R15
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Manon Lescaut [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Messrs. Praga, Oliva, Leoncavallo, Illica, Giacosa and Ricordi, after the novel by the Abbé Prévost.
Playing Time
012520 020340
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-03-12 (Mar. 12, 1966)]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-03-12 (Mar. 12, 1966)]
Performer
Raina Kabaivanska (Manon) ; Richard Tucker (Des Grieux) ; William Walker (Lescaut) ; Elfego Esparza (Geronte) ; Charles Anthony (Edmondo) ; Marcia Baldwin (Singer) ; Mary Fercana, Ruth Lansche, Dina De Salvo, Pamela Munson (Madrigal musicians) ; Gene Boucher (Ship's captain) ; Russell Christopher (Innkeeper) ; Dan Marek (Lamplighter) ; Robert Goodloe (Sergeant of archers) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Kurt Adler, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Sep. 1986, from masters lent by the Metropolitan Opera (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 30, no. 19 (Mar. 12, 1966).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 12, 1966.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 240 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Praga, Marco, 1862-1929. Librettist
Oliva, Domenico. Librettist
Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Ricordi, Giulio, 1840-1912. Librettist
Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763. Manon Lescaut.
Kabaivanska, Raina. Performer
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Walker, William, 1931- Performer
Esparza, Elfego. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Baldwin, Marcia. Performer
Fercana, Mary. Performer
Lansche, Ruth. Performer
De Salvo, Dina. Performer
Munson, Pamela. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Marek, Dan. Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Adler, Kurt, 1907-1977. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Gniewek, Raymond, 1931- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Hawkins, Osie. Commentator
Merkling, Frank. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 240 (F) \(Production notes filed in listening room.)
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