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Ariadne auf Naxos : opera in a prologue and one act

Title
Ariadne auf Naxos : radio broadcast, 1993-03-20 [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and one act / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.

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Additional Authors
  • Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929.
  • Ulfung, Ragnar, 1927-
  • Mentzer, Susanne.
  • Stewart, Thomas, 1926-
  • Brubaker, Robert (Tenor)
  • Short, Kevin.
  • Oswald, Mark.
  • Groves, Paul (Tenor)
  • Berberian, Ara.
  • Swenson, Ruth Ann.
  • Laciura, Anthony.
  • Grossman, Henry.
  • Moser, Thomas, 1945-
  • Fiorito, John.
  • Norman, Jessye.
  • Guyer, Joyce.
  • Bunnell, Jane.
  • Uecker, Korliss.
  • Marin, Ion.
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-2016.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Bernheimer, Martin.
  • Hamilton, Stuart.
  • Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound discs (179 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 20, 1993
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 20, 1993.
Uniform Title
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Durations: 0:40:19 (synopses and features) ; 2:18:21 (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)
  • Ragnar Ulfung (The major-domo) ; Susanne Mentzer (The composer) ; Thomas Stewart (The music master) ; Robert Brubaker (Scaramuccio) ; Kevin Short (A lackey) ; Mark Oswald (Harlekin) ; Paul Groves (Brighella) ; Ara Berberian (Truffaldin) ; Ruth Ann Swenson (Zerbinetta) ; Anthony Laciura ( The dancing master) ; Henry Grossman (An officer) ; Thomas Moser (Bacchus) ; John Fiorito (A wigmaker) ; Jessye Norman (Ariadne) ; Joyce Guyer (Najade) ; Jane Bunnell (Dryade) ; Korliss Uecker (Echo) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Ion Marin, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 20, 1993.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (2 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 721 (F).
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Prologue (Peter Allen) ; Prologue -- CD 2. Part 1 -- CD 3. Part 2 ; Closing remarks -- CD 4. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Martin Bernheimer, Stuart Hamilton and M. Owen Lee) ; Synopsis of Ariadne (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 721 (F)
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Title
Ariadne auf Naxos : radio broadcast, 1993-03-20 [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and one act / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Playing Time
004019 021821
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 20, 1993
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 20, 1993.
Cast
Ragnar Ulfung (The major-domo) ; Susanne Mentzer (The composer) ; Thomas Stewart (The music master) ; Robert Brubaker (Scaramuccio) ; Kevin Short (A lackey) ; Mark Oswald (Harlekin) ; Paul Groves (Brighella) ; Ara Berberian (Truffaldin) ; Ruth Ann Swenson (Zerbinetta) ; Anthony Laciura ( The dancing master) ; Henry Grossman (An officer) ; Thomas Moser (Bacchus) ; John Fiorito (A wigmaker) ; Jessye Norman (Ariadne) ; Joyce Guyer (Najade) ; Jane Bunnell (Dryade) ; Korliss Uecker (Echo) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Ion Marin, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 57, no. 13 (Mar. 13, 1993).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 20, 1993.
Original Version
Preservation tape recorded at NYPL in July 1993 from borrowed masters (2 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Cassette copy (2 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 721 (F).
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Librettist
Ulfung, Ragnar, 1927- Performer
Mentzer, Susanne. Performer
Stewart, Thomas, 1926- Performer
Brubaker, Robert (Tenor) Performer
Short, Kevin. Performer
Oswald, Mark. Performer
Groves, Paul (Tenor) Performer
Berberian, Ara. Performer
Swenson, Ruth Ann. Performer
Laciura, Anthony. Performer
Grossman, Henry. Performer
Moser, Thomas, 1945- Performer
Fiorito, John. Performer
Norman, Jessye. Performer
Guyer, Joyce. Performer
Bunnell, Jane. Performer
Uecker, Korliss. Performer
Marin, Ion. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Bernheimer, Martin. Commentator
Hamilton, Stuart. Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 721 (F) Cassette copy. (Program notes on file.) Use service copy in *LDC 31787.
*LT-10-A 1606 Preservation tape. Use service copy in *LDC 31787.
*LDC 31787 Service copy.
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