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Lohengrin opera in three acts

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

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Description
4 sound tape reels (243 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 11, 1953]
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: 0:48:28 (synopses and features) ; 3:14:16 (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,
Performer (note)
  • Dezso Ernster (King Henry) ; Brian Sullivan (Lohengrin) ; Eleanor Steber (Elsa) ; Sigurd Bjoerling (Telramund) ; Margaret Harshaw (Ortrud) ; Arthur Budney (King's herald) ; Paul Franke, Gabor Carelli, Algerd Brazis and Norman Scott (Nobles) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 11, 1953.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 348 (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 Ada Holding Miller and A.J. Fletcher) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Mary Ellis Peltz, George Marek and Sigmund Spaeth) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Prelude of act 1 through "The Challenge" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Introduction through Act 2 scene 2 -- side 6. Act 2 concluded -- side 7. Introduction through Act 3 scene 2 -- side 8. Act 3 concluded.
Call Number
*LT-10 4898
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Lohengrin [sound recording] : opera in three acts / libretto and music by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
004828 031416
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 11, 1953]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 11, 1953]
Cast
Dezso Ernster (King Henry) ; Brian Sullivan (Lohengrin) ; Eleanor Steber (Elsa) ; Sigurd Bjoerling (Telramund) ; Margaret Harshaw (Ortrud) ; Arthur Budney (King's herald) ; Paul Franke, Gabor Carelli, Algerd Brazis and Norman Scott (Nobles) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tapes recorded at NYPL in Apr. 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (9 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 17, no. 23 (Apr. 6, 1953).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 11, 1953.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 348 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Ernster, Dezsö, 1898-1981. Performer
Sullivan, Brian, 1919-1969. Performer
Steber, Eleanor. Performer
Björling, Sigurd. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Budney, Arthur. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Brazis, Algerd. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Holding-Miller, Ada. Commentator
Fletcher, A. J. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
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 4898 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 348 (F)
*LTCM 348 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4898.
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