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Fledermaus [sound recording] : operetta in three acts

Title
Fledermaus [sound recording] : operetta in three acts / music by Johann Strauss ; new English lyrics by Howard Dietz ; new English text by Garson Kanin ; adapted from the libretto by Haffner and Genée.
Author
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899.

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Description
4 sound tape reels (196 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 22, 1951]
Uniform Title
  • Fledermaus. English
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Fledermaus.
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:45:04 (synopses and features) ; 2:31:27 (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)
  • Charles Kullman (Eisenstein) ; Regina Resnik (Rosalinda) ; Patrice Munsel (Adele) ; Maria Karnilova (Ida) ; Brian Sullivan (Alfred) ; Blanche Thebom (Prince Orlofsky) ; John Brownlee (Dr. Falke) ; Clifford Harvuot (Frank) ; Paul Franke (Dr. Blind) ; Jack Mann (Frosch) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Eugene Ormandy, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 22, 1951.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 352 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, with Erich Leinsdorf and Vittorio Giannini) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Sigmund Spaeth, Walter Ducloux and Deems Taylor) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Overture and act 1 through "Come with me" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded ; Act 2 through "Somedays you're lonely" -- side 5. Act 2 concluded -- side 6. Entr'acte and act 3.
Call Number
*LTCM 352 (F)
Author
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899.
Title
Fledermaus [sound recording] : operetta in three acts / music by Johann Strauss ; new English lyrics by Howard Dietz ; new English text by Garson Kanin ; adapted from the libretto by Haffner and Genée.
Playing Time
004504 023127
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 22, 1951]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 22, 1951]
Cast
Charles Kullman (Eisenstein) ; Regina Resnik (Rosalinda) ; Patrice Munsel (Adele) ; Maria Karnilova (Ida) ; Brian Sullivan (Alfred) ; Blanche Thebom (Prince Orlofsky) ; John Brownlee (Dr. Falke) ; Clifford Harvuot (Frank) ; Paul Franke (Dr. Blind) ; Jack Mann (Frosch) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Eugene Ormandy, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in May. 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. 16, no. 7 (Dec. 17, 1951).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 22, 1951.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 352 (F)
Language
Sung in English.
Added Author
Haffner, C. (Carl), 1804-1874. Librettist
Genée, Richard, 1823-1895. Librettist
Kanin, Garson, 1912-1999. Librettist
Dietz, Howard, 1896-1983. Librettist
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Performer
Munsel, Patrice, 1925- Performer
Karnilova, Maria. Performer
Sullivan, Brian, 1919-1969. Performer
Thebom, Blanche. Performer
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Mann, Jack (Singer) Performer
Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Commentator
Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. 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 352 (F) [Cassette service copy] Production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4901.
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