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La Gioconda [sound recording] : opera in four acts (five scenes)

Title
La Gioconda [sound recording] : opera in four acts (five scenes) / music by Amilcare Ponchielli ; libretto by Tobia Gorrio (Arrigo Boito), founded on "Angelo, tyrant of Padua", play by Victor Hugo.
Author
Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 279 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Barbusci, Nicola.
  • Bergonzi, Carlo.
  • Blayman, Herbert.
  • Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918.
  • Christopher, Russell.
  • Cleva, Fausto.
  • Cossotto, Fiorenza.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Ducloux, Walter.
  • Dunn, Mignon.
  • Elster, Reinhardt.
  • Giaiotti, Bonaldo.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-
  • MacNeil, Cornell, 1922-
  • Maxym, Stephen.
  • Mellow, William.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
  • Paola, Paul de.
  • Plishka, Paul, 1941-
  • Robinson, Francis, 1910-
  • Schmorr, Robert.
  • Silberstein, Jascha.
  • Tebaldi, Renata.
  • Weibel, William.
Description
3 sound cassettes (254 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 2, 1968]
Uniform Title
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Titles from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:27:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:47:00 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Renata Tebaldi (La Gioconda) ; Carlo Bergonzi (Enzo Grimaldo) ; Fiorenza Cossotto (Laura Adorno) ; Cornell MacNeil (Barnaba) ; Mignon Dunn (La Cieca) ; Bonaldo Giaiotti (Alvise Badoero) ; Russell Christopher (Zuane) ; Robert Schmorr (Isepo) ; Paul Plishka (Monk) ; Nicola Barbusci (Steersman) ; Paul De Paola, William Mellow (Two singers) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 2, 1968.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Robert Lawrence moderates a musicians' roundtable with Herbert Blayman, Stephen Maxym, Reinhardt Elster and Jascha Silberstein) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz, beginning (Edward Downes, host, with Walter Ducloux, Boris Goldovsky, Luigi Lucioni and William Weibel) -- side 2. Opera quiz, conclusion ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Biographies in music (Francis Robinson recalls Lilli Lehmann) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Prelude ; Act 1 through "O monumento!" -- side 4. Act 1, finale ; Act 2 through "L'amo come il fulgor" -- side 5. Act 2, finale ; Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 279 (F)
Author
Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886.
Title
La Gioconda [sound recording] : opera in four acts (five scenes) / music by Amilcare Ponchielli ; libretto by Tobia Gorrio (Arrigo Boito), founded on "Angelo, tyrant of Padua", play by Victor Hugo.
Playing Time
012700 024700
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 2, 1968]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 2, 1968]
Cast
Renata Tebaldi (La Gioconda) ; Carlo Bergonzi (Enzo Grimaldo) ; Fiorenza Cossotto (Laura Adorno) ; Cornell MacNeil (Barnaba) ; Mignon Dunn (La Cieca) ; Bonaldo Giaiotti (Alvise Badoero) ; Russell Christopher (Zuane) ; Robert Schmorr (Isepo) ; Paul Plishka (Monk) ; Nicola Barbusci (Steersman) ; Paul De Paola, William Mellow (Two singers) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Oct. 1987, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 32, no. 18 (Mar. 2, 1968).
Event
Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 2, 1968.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Angelo, tyran de Padoue.
Tebaldi, Renata. Performer
Bergonzi, Carlo. Performer
Cossotto, Fiorenza. Performer
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922- Performer
Dunn, Mignon. Performer
Giaiotti, Bonaldo. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Schmorr, Robert. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Barbusci, Nicola. Performer
Paola, Paul de. Performer
Mellow, William. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Blayman, Herbert. Commentator
Maxym, Stephen. Commentator
Elster, Reinhardt. Commentator
Silberstein, Jascha. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900- Commentator
Weibel, William. 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 Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 279 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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