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Un ballo in maschera : [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Un ballo in maschera : radio broadcast, 1966-02-26 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Somma after Scribe's play, Gustave III, or Le bal masqué.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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Description
on 5 sides of 3 sound cassettes (210 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-02-26 (Feb. 26, 1966)]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:20:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:10:00 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file in the Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Carlo Bergonzi (Gustave III) ; Leontyne Price (Amelia) ; Robert Merrill (Anckarström) ; Roberta Peters (Oscar) ; Mignon Dunn (Ulrica) ; John Macurdy (Count de Horn) ; Louis Sgarro (Count Warting) ; Robert Goodloe (Silvano) ; Andrea Velis (Chief justice) ; Robert Schmorr (Servant) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, conductor ; Milton Cross, program host.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 26, 1966.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Robert Lawrence discusses the French horn with Metropolitan Opera hornists: Howard T. Howard, Clarendon Van Norman, Richard Reissig and Arthur Sussman) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, John Coveney, Terry McEwen and Dario Soria) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Broadcast closing remarks -- side 3. Act 1 to "Quale orror!" -- side 4. Act 1 "È scherzo or è follia" to conclusion ; Act 2, scene 1 -- side 5. Act 2, scene 2 ; Act 3.
Call Number
*LTCM 238 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Un ballo in maschera : radio broadcast, 1966-02-26 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Somma after Scribe's play, Gustave III, or Le bal masqué.
Playing Time
012000 021000
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1966-02-26 (Feb. 26, 1966)]
Cast
Carlo Bergonzi (Gustave III) ; Leontyne Price (Amelia) ; Robert Merrill (Anckarström) ; Roberta Peters (Oscar) ; Mignon Dunn (Ulrica) ; John Macurdy (Count de Horn) ; Louis Sgarro (Count Warting) ; Robert Goodloe (Silvano) ; Andrea Velis (Chief justice) ; Robert Schmorr (Servant) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, conductor ; Milton Cross, program host.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Sep. 1986, from masters lent by the Metropolitan Opera (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 30, no. 17 (Feb. 26, 1966).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 26, 1966.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Somma, Antonio, 1809-1864. Librettist
Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Gustave III.
Bergonzi, Carlo. Performer
Price, Leontyne. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017. Performer
Dunn, Mignon. Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Schmorr, Robert. Performer
Molinari-Pradelli, Francesco. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Howard, Howard. Commentator
Van Norman, Clarendon. Commentator
Reissig, Richard. Commentator
Sussman, Arthur. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Soria, Dario. 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
*LTCM 238 (F) \(Production notes filed in listening room.)
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