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La Bohème : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
La Bohème : radio broadcast, 1967-02-04 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / 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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Description
3 sound cassettes (196 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1967-02-04 (Feb. 4, 1967)]
Uniform Title
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • 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: 1:19:45 (synopses and features) ; 1:56:00 (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)
  • Gianni Raimondi (Rodolfo) ; Mario Sereni (Marcello) ; Clifford Harvuot (Schaunard) ; Giorgio Tozzi (Colline) ; Teresa Stratas (Mimi) ; Beverly Bower (Musetta) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Benoit) ; Emil Filip (Parpignol) ; Andrea Velis (Alcindoro) ; Edward Ghazal (A sergeant) ; Lloyd Strang (A customs officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 4, 1967.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (1954 tape of John Gutman interviewing Mary Garden) ; Biographies in music, beginning (Francis Robinson discusses Mary Garden) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz, beginning (Edward Downes, host, with Alberta Masiello, John Coveney, Robert Lawrence and Tony Randall) -- side 2. Opera quiz, conclusion ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Biographies in music, conclusion ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 256 (F)
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
La Bohème : radio broadcast, 1967-02-04 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Playing Time
011945 015600
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1967-02-04 (Feb. 4, 1967)]
Cast
Gianni Raimondi (Rodolfo) ; Mario Sereni (Marcello) ; Clifford Harvuot (Schaunard) ; Giorgio Tozzi (Colline) ; Teresa Stratas (Mimi) ; Beverly Bower (Musetta) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Benoit) ; Emil Filip (Parpignol) ; Andrea Velis (Alcindoro) ; Edward Ghazal (A sergeant) ; Lloyd Strang (A customs officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Feb. 1987, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 31, no. 15 (Feb. 4, 1967).
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 4, 1967.
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.
Raimondi, Gianni. Performer
Sereni, Mario. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Tozzi, Giorgio. Performer
Stratas, Teresa. Performer
Bower, Beverly. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Filip, Emil. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Ghazal, Edward. Performer
Strang, Lloyd. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Gutman, John. Commentator
Garden, Mary, 1874-1967. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Randall, Tony. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 256 (F) \(Production notes on file in listening room.)
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