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La forza del destino : opera in three acts

Title
La forza del destino : radio broadcast, 1954-03-20 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by F.M. Piave.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Publication
Mar. 20, 1954.

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Additional Authors
  • Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876.
  • Vichegonov, Lubomir.
  • Milanov, Zinka.
  • Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960.
  • Penno, Gino.
  • Hines, Jerome, 1921-
  • Pechner, Gerhard.
  • Madeira, Jean.
  • Votipka, Thelma.
  • Franke, Paul, 1917-2011.
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • Stiedry, Fritz.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Lipton, Martha.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965.
  • Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993.
  • Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound tape reels (201 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 20, 1954
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 20, 1954.
Uniform Title
  • Forza del destino
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Forza del destino
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:45:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:36:08 (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)
  • Lubomir Vichegonov (The marquis) ; Zinka Milanov (Leonora) ; Leonard Warren (Don Carlo) ; Gino Penno (Don Alvaro) ; Jerome Hines (Padre Guardiano) ; Gerhard Pechner (Fra Melitone) ; Jean Madeira (Preziosilla) ; Thelma Votipka (Curra) ; Paul Franke (Trabucco) ; George Cehanovsky (A surgeon) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 20, 1954.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 403 (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 Martha Lipton and Paul Franke) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Sigmund Spaeth, Eric Leinsdorf and George Marek) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2 [blank] -- side 3. Act 1 through "Più tranquilla l'alma sento" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded ; Act 2 through "Urna fatale del mio destino" -- side 5. Act 2 concluded -- side 6. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross)
Call Number
*LTCM 403 (F)
OCLC
NYPG90-R352
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
La forza del destino : radio broadcast, 1954-03-20 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by F.M. Piave.
Imprint
Mar. 20, 1954.
Playing Time
004500 023608
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 20, 1954
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 20, 1954.
Cast
Lubomir Vichegonov (The marquis) ; Zinka Milanov (Leonora) ; Leonard Warren (Don Carlo) ; Gino Penno (Don Alvaro) ; Jerome Hines (Padre Guardiano) ; Gerhard Pechner (Fra Melitone) ; Jean Madeira (Preziosilla) ; Thelma Votipka (Curra) ; Paul Franke (Trabucco) ; George Cehanovsky (A surgeon) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Mar. 1990, from aluminum-based acetates (8 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 18, no. 19 (Mar. 15, 1954).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 20, 1954.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 403 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Vichegonov, Lubomir. Performer
Milanov, Zinka. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Penno, Gino. Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Lipton, Martha. Commentator
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 403 (F) [Cassette service copy] Production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 5553.
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