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Fledermaus 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 Genʹee.
Author
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Haffner, C. (Carl), 1804-1874.
  • Genée, Richard, 1823-1895.
  • Kanin, Garson, 1912-1999.
  • Dietz, Howard, 1896-1983.
  • Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983.
  • Piazza, Marguerite.
  • Munsel, Patrice, 1925-
  • Gollner, Nana.
  • Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975.
  • Stevens, Risë, 1913-
  • Brownlee, John, 1901-1969.
  • Thompson, Hugh, 1915-
  • Franke, Paul, 1917-2011.
  • Gilford, Jack.
  • Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Lipton, Martha.
  • Sullivan, Brian, 1919-1969.
  • Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966.
  • Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965.
  • Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987.
  • Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909-
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound tape reels (204 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 20, 1951]
Uniform Title
  • Fledermaus. English
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Fledermaus.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:49:39 (synopses and features) ; 2:34:35 (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) ; Marguerite Piazza (Rosalinda) ; Patrice Munsel (Adele) ; Nana Gollner (Ida) ; Richard Tucker (Alfred) ; Risë Stevens (Prince Orlofsky) ; John Brownlee (Dr. Falke) ; Hugh Thompson (Frank) ; Paul Franke (Dr. Blind) ; Jack Gilford (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, Jan. 20, 1951.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 379 (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 Martha Lipton and Brian Sullivan) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Deems Taylor, host, with Sigmund Spaeth, George Marek and Lorenzo Alvary) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Overture ; Act 1 through "A Lady's name" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded ; Act 2 through "Somedays you're lonely" -- side 5. Act 2 concluded ; Act 3 through "Melodrama" -- side 6. Act 3 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 4928
OCLC
NYPG89-R537
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 Genʹee.
Playing Time
004939 023435
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 20, 1951]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 20, 1951]
Cast
Charles Kullman (Eisenstein) ; Marguerite Piazza (Rosalinda) ; Patrice Munsel (Adele) ; Nana Gollner (Ida) ; Richard Tucker (Alfred) ; Risë Stevens (Prince Orlofsky) ; John Brownlee (Dr. Falke) ; Hugh Thompson (Frank) ; Paul Franke (Dr. Blind) ; Jack Gilford (Frosch) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Eugene Ormandy, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Sept. 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. 13 (Jan. 15, 1951).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 20, 1951.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 379 (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
Piazza, Marguerite. Performer
Munsel, Patrice, 1925- Performer
Gollner, Nana. Performer
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Stevens, Risë, 1913- Performer
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Performer
Thompson, Hugh, 1915- Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Gilford, Jack. Performer
Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Lipton, Martha. Commentator
Sullivan, Brian, 1919-1969. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. 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)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 4928 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 379 (F)
*LTCM 379 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4928.
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