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Don Carlo opera in four acts

Title
Don Carlo [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille Du Locle.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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Additional Authors
Description
4 sound tape reels (241 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Nov. 11, 1950]
Uniform Title
  • Don Carlos. Italian
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Don Carlos.
  • Third intermission feature (Radio program)
Subject
Operas
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:04:06 (synopses and features) ; 2:56:48 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Cesare Siepi (Philip II) ; Jussi Bjoerling (Don Carlo) ; Robert Merrill (Rodrigo) ; Jerome Hines (Grand Inquisitor) ; Lubomir Vichegonov (A friar) ; Delia Rigal (Elizabeth of Valois) ; Fedora Barbieri (Princess Eboli) ; Anne Bollinger (Theobald) ; Paul Franke (Count of Lerma) ; Emery Darcy (Royal herald) ; Lucine Amara (Celestial voice) ; Tilda Morse (Countess of Aremberg) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Nov.11, 1950.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 369 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Lauder Greenway introduces Mrs. August Belmont, who in turn introduces Boris Goldovsky ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky) ; Giovanni Martinelli ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Deems Taylor, Robert Bagar and George Marek) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Third intermission feature (George A. Sloan, host, with Warren R. Austin, General Carlos P. Romulo, Nazrollah Entezam and Rudolf Bing) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 through "Che mai si fa nel suol Francese" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Act 2 -- side 6. Act 3 through "Pietà! perdon!...Ah! più non andrò" -- side 7. Act 3 concluded -- side 8. Act 4.
Call Number
*LT-10 4918
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Don Carlo [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille Du Locle.
Playing Time
010406 025648
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Nov. 11, 1950]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Nov. 11, 1950]
Cast
Cesare Siepi (Philip II) ; Jussi Bjoerling (Don Carlo) ; Robert Merrill (Rodrigo) ; Jerome Hines (Grand Inquisitor) ; Lubomir Vichegonov (A friar) ; Delia Rigal (Elizabeth of Valois) ; Fedora Barbieri (Princess Eboli) ; Anne Bollinger (Theobald) ; Paul Franke (Count of Lerma) ; Emery Darcy (Royal herald) ; Lucine Amara (Celestial voice) ; Tilda Morse (Countess of Aremberg) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in July, 1989, 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. 15, no. 3 (Nov. 6, 1950).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Nov.11, 1950.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 369 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Méry, Joseph, 1798-1865. Librettist
Du Locle, Camille, 1832-1903. Librettist
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Björling, Jussi, 1911-1960. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Vichegonov, Lubomir. Performer
Rigal, Delia. Performer
Barbieri, Fedora. Performer
Bollinger, Anne, 1919-1963. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Morse, Tilda. Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Martinelli, Giovanni, 1885-1969. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Greenway, Lauder. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Sloan, George A. Commentator
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Commentator
Austin, Warren Robinson, 1877- Commentator
Romulo, Carlos P. (Carlos Peña), 1899-1985. Commentator
Entezam, Nazrollah. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Third intermission feature (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 4918 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 369 (F)
*LTCM 369 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4918.
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