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Lucia di Lammermoor opera in three acts

Title
Lucia di Lammermoor [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music Gaetano Donizetti ; libretto by Salvatore Cammarano, based on Walter Scott's novel "The Bride of Lammermoor".
Author
Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Cammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852.
  • Scott, Walter, 1771-1832.
  • Pons, Lily, 1898-1976.
  • Valentino, Frank.
  • Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984.
  • Votipka, Thelma.
  • Scott, Norman, 1921-1968.
  • Hayward, Thomas, 1921-
  • McCracken, James, 1926-
  • Cleva, Fausto.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Yurka, Blanche.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Bagar, Robert C.
  • Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966.
  • Ducloux, Walter.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound tape reels (168 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 30, 1954]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:41:32 (synopses and features) ; 2:07:06 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (3 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Lily Pons (Lucia) ; Frank Valentino (Enrico) ; Jan Peerce (Edgardo) ; Thelma Votipka (Alisa) ; Norman Scott (Raimondo) ; Thomas Hayward (Arturo) ; James McCracken (Normanno) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 30, 1954.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (2 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 396 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, with Blanche Yurka) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Robert Bagar, Deems Taylor, and Walter Ducloux) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. Act 1 -- side 3. Act 2 ; Act 3 through "Dalle stanze, ove Lucia" -- side 4. Act 3 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 5546
OCLC
NYPG90-R90
Author
Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848.
Title
Lucia di Lammermoor [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music Gaetano Donizetti ; libretto by Salvatore Cammarano, based on Walter Scott's novel "The Bride of Lammermoor".
Playing Time
004132 020706
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 30, 1954]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 30, 1954]
Cast
Lily Pons (Lucia) ; Frank Valentino (Enrico) ; Jan Peerce (Edgardo) ; Thelma Votipka (Alisa) ; Norman Scott (Raimondo) ; Thomas Hayward (Arturo) ; James McCracken (Normanno) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Dec. 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (6 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 18, no. 12 (Jan. 25, 1954).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 30, 1954.
Reproduction
Service copy (2 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 396 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Cammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Librettist
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832. Bride of Lammermoor.
Pons, Lily, 1898-1976. Performer
Valentino, Frank. Performer
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Hayward, Thomas, 1921- Performer
McCracken, James, 1926- Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Yurka, Blanche. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 5546 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 396 (F)
*LTCM 396 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 5546.
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