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Parsifal opera in three acts

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

Details

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Description
5 sound tape reels (301 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 12, 1952]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:00:42 (synopses and features) ; 4:00:45 (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, Apr. 12, 1952.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 368 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky ; introduced by Mrs. August Belmont) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Rudolf Bing's farewell for 1951-52 season -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Deems Taylor, George Marek, Walter Ducloux and Fritz Reiner) ; Synopsis of act 3 -- side 3. Prelude through "Durch mitleid wissend, der reine Thor" -- side 4. "Du könntest morden" through "Wein und Brot" -- side 5. Act 1 concluded ; Act 2 through "Ich sah das Kind" -- side 6. Act 2 concluded -- side 7. Act 3 through "Das ist Charfreitag's" -- side 8. Act 3 concluded.
Call Number
*LT-10 4917
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Parsifal [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
010042 040045
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 12, 1952]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 12, 1952]
Performer
Hans Hotter (Amfortas) ; Lubomir Vichegonov (Titurel) ; Jerome Hines (Gurnemanz) ; Hans Hopf (Parsifal) ; Gerhard Pechner (Klingsor) ; Margaret Harshaw (Kundry) ; Jean Madeira (A voice) ; Emery Darcy (First Knight of the Grail) ; Osie Hawkins (Second Knight of the Grail) ; Genevieve Warner (First esquire) ; Mildred Miller (Second esquire) ; Paul Franke (Third esquire) ; Gabor Carelli (Fourth esquire) ; Lucine Amara, Lois Hunt, Herta Glaz, Anne Bollinger, Paula Lenchner and Margaret Roggero (Flower maidens) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in July 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. 22 (Apr. 7, 1952).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 12, 1952.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 368 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Hotter, Hans. Performer
Vichegonov, Lubomir. Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Hopf, Hans. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Warner, Genevieve. Performer
Miller, Mildred, 1924- Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Hunt, Lois, 1925- Performer
Glaz, Hertha, 1908- Performer
Bollinger, Anne, 1919-1963. Performer
Lenchner, Paula. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Reiner, Fritz, 1888-1963. 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 4917 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 368 (F)
*LTCM 368 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4917.
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