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Der Rosenkavalier opera in three acts

Title
Der Rosenkavalier [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
4 sound tape reels (238 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 28, 1953]
Uniform Title
  • Rosenkavalier (Opera)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Rosenkavalier (Opera)
Subject
Operas
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:59:26 (synopses and features) ; 2:58:32 (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)
  • Astrid Varnay (Princess von Werdenberg) ; Endre Koréh (Baron Ochs) ; Risë Stevens (Octavian) ; John Brownlee (Von Faninal) ; Nadine Conner (Sophie) ; Thelma Votipka (Marianne) ; Alessio De Paolis (Valzacchi) ; Herta Glaz (Annina) ; Osie Hawkins (Police commissary) ; Emery Darcy (Princess' major domo) ; Paul Franke (Von Faninal's major domo, Innkeeper) ; Gerhard Pechner (Notary) ; Thomas Hayward (Tenor) ; Laura Castellano, Paula Lenchner and Margaret Roggero (Three orphans) ; Genevieve Warner (Milliner) ; Adelino Palomanos (Hairdresser) ; Rudolf Mayreder (Leopold) ; Gabor Carelli (Animal vendor) ; Gloria Lyons (Blackamoor) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Reiner, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 28, 1953.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 342 (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 Jarmila Novotna) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Mary Ellis Peltz, Robert Bagar and Sigmund Spaeth) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 and closing (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 through "Mein lieber Hypolŷte" -- side 4. "Da geht er hin" through "Oh sei er gut, Quinquin" -- side 5. "Ein erster Tag" through "Ecco!" -- side 6. "Da lieg' ich" through "Ohne mich" -- side 7. Intrduction through "Mit dieser Stund' vorbei" -- side 8. "Ist halt vorbei" through "Ist ein Traum".
Call Number
*LT-10 4892
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Title
Der Rosenkavalier [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Playing Time
005926 025832
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 28, 1953]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 28, 1953]
Cast
Astrid Varnay (Princess von Werdenberg) ; Endre Koréh (Baron Ochs) ; Risë Stevens (Octavian) ; John Brownlee (Von Faninal) ; Nadine Conner (Sophie) ; Thelma Votipka (Marianne) ; Alessio De Paolis (Valzacchi) ; Herta Glaz (Annina) ; Osie Hawkins (Police commissary) ; Emery Darcy (Princess' major domo) ; Paul Franke (Von Faninal's major domo, Innkeeper) ; Gerhard Pechner (Notary) ; Thomas Hayward (Tenor) ; Laura Castellano, Paula Lenchner and Margaret Roggero (Three orphans) ; Genevieve Warner (Milliner) ; Adelino Palomanos (Hairdresser) ; Rudolf Mayreder (Leopold) ; Gabor Carelli (Animal vendor) ; Gloria Lyons (Blackamoor) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Reiner, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tapes recorded at NYPL in Jan. 1989, 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. 17, no. 17 (Feb. 23, 1953).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 28, 1953.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 342 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Librettist
Varnay, Astrid. Performer
Koréh, Endre, 1906-1960. Performer
Stevens, Risë, 1913- Performer
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Performer
Conner, Nadine. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Glaz, Hertha, 1908- Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Hayward, Thomas, 1921- Performer
Castellano, Laura. Performer
Lenchner, Paula. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Warner, Genevieve. Performer
Palomanos, Adelino. Performer
Mayreder, Rudolf. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Lyons, Gloria. Performer
Reiner, Fritz, 1888-1963. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. 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 4892 Master copy. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 342 (F)
*LTCM 342 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4892.
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