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Tannhäuser opera in three acts

Title
Tannhäuser [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
4 sound tape reels (230 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 9, 1954]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Operas
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:50:55 (synopses and features) ; 2:58:52 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 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. 9, 1954.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 393 (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 Blanche Thebom) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Mary Ellis Peltz, Sigmund Spaeth and Howard Taubman) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 through "Frau Holda kam aus dem Berg hervor" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded ; Act 2 through "Gepriesen March: Freudig Begrüssen" -- side 5. Act 2 concluded ; Act 3 through "Introduction" -- side 6. Act 3 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 4941
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Tannhäuser [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
005055 025852
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 9, 1954]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 9, 1954]
Performer
Jerome Hines (Landgraf) ; Ramon Vinay (Tannhäuser) ; George London (Wolfram) ; Brian Sullivan (Walther) ; Clifford Harvuot (Biterolf) ; Paul Franke (Heinrich) ; Norman Scott (Reinmar) ; Margaret Harshaw (Elisabeth) ; Astrid Varnay (Venus) ; Roberta Peters (A young shepherd) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; George Szell, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Jan. 1990, from aluminum-based acetates (8 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 18, no. 9 (Jan. 4, 1954).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 9, 1954.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 393 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Vinay, Ramon. Performer
London, George, 1920-1985. Performer
Sullivan, Brian, 1919-1969. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Varnay, Astrid. Performer
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017. Performer
Szell, George, 1897-1970. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Thebom, Blanche. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Taubman, Hyman Howard, 1907- 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 4941 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 393 (F)
*LTCM 393 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4941.
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