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La Bohème : opera in four acts

Title
La Bohème : radio broadcast, 1953-02-21 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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Additional Authors
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906.
  • Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919.
  • Murger, Henri, 1822-1861.
  • Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984.
  • Capecchi, Renato.
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • Siepi, Cesare.
  • Angeles, Victoria de los.
  • Lewis, Brenda, 1921-
  • Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone)
  • Franke, Paul, 1917-2011.
  • De Paolis, Alessio.
  • Brazis, Algerd.
  • Erede, Alberto.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981.
  • Brownlee, John, 1901-1969.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Bagar, Robert C.
  • Ducloux, Walter.
  • Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989.
  • Munsel, Patrice, 1925-
  • Hotter, Hans.
  • London, George, 1920-1985.
  • Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909-
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound tape reels (183 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 21, 1953]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Opera anecdotes (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:14:52 (synopses and features) ; 2:48:42 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Performer (note)
  • Jan Peerce (Rodolfo) ; Renato Capecchi (Marcello) ; George Cehanovsky (Schaunard) ; Cesare Siepi (Colline) ; Victoria de los Angeles (Mimi) ; Brenda Lewis (Musetta) ; Lawrence Davidson (Benoit) ; Paul Franke (Parpignol) ; Alessio De Paolis (Alcindoro) ; Algerd Brazis (A sergeant) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Alberto Erede, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 21, 1953.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 341 (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 Mary Ellis Peltz and John Brownlee) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Robert Bagar, Walter Ducloux and Virgil Thomson) -- side 2. Opera quiz concluded ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Opera anecdotes (Patrice Munsel, George London, Hans Hotter and Lorenzo Alvary) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4.
Call Number
*LTCM 341 (F)
OCLC
NYPG89-R68
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
La Bohème : radio broadcast, 1953-02-21 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Playing Time
011452 024842
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 21, 1953]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 21, 1953]
Cast
Jan Peerce (Rodolfo) ; Renato Capecchi (Marcello) ; George Cehanovsky (Schaunard) ; Cesare Siepi (Colline) ; Victoria de los Angeles (Mimi) ; Brenda Lewis (Musetta) ; Lawrence Davidson (Benoit) ; Paul Franke (Parpignol) ; Alessio De Paolis (Alcindoro) ; Algerd Brazis (A sergeant) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Alberto Erede, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tapes recorded at NYPL in Mar. 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (7 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 17, no. 16 (Feb. 16, 1953).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 21, 1953.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 341 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Murger, Henri, 1822-1861. Scènes de la vie de Bohème.
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984. Performer
Capecchi, Renato. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Angeles, Victoria de los. Performer
Lewis, Brenda, 1921- Performer
Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone) Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Brazis, Algerd. Performer
Erede, Alberto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Commentator
Munsel, Patrice, 1925- Commentator
Hotter, Hans. Commentator
London, George, 1920-1985. Commentator
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Opera anecdotes (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 341 (F) [Cassette service copy] Production notes on file. Master copy in *LT-10 4891.
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