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Il barbiere di Siviglia : opera in three acts

Title
Il barbiere di Siviglia : radio broadcast, 1950-12-16 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.

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Additional Authors
  • Sterbini, Cesare, 1784-1831.
  • Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799.
  • Di Stefano, Giuseppe, 1921-2008.
  • Baccaloni, Salvatore, 1900-1969.
  • Pons, Lily, 1898-1976.
  • Valdengo, Giuseppe, 1914-
  • Hines, Jerome, 1921-
  • Glaz, Hertha, 1908-
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • Franke, Paul, 1917-2011.
  • Burgstaller, Ludwig.
  • Erede, Alberto.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Thebom, Blanche.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Helburn, Theresa, 1887-1959.
  • Brownlee, John, 1901-1969.
  • Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966.
  • Eaton, Quaintance.
  • Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound tape reels (185 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 16, 1950]
Uniform Title
  • Barbiere di Siviglia
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Barbiere di Siviglia
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:41:53 (synopses and features) ; 2:23:56 (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)
  • Giuseppe Di Stefano (Count Almaviva) ; Salvatore Baccaloni (Dr. Bartolo) ; Lily Pons (Rosina) ; Giuseppe Valdengo (Figaro) ; Jerome Hines (Don Basilio) ; Herta Glaz (Berta) ; George Cehanovsky (Fiorello) ; Paul Franke (A sergeant) ; Ludwig Burgstaller (Ambrogio) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Alberto Erede, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 16, 1950.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 374 (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 Theresa Helburn and John Brownlee) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Deems Taylor, host, with Quaintance Eaton, Sigmund Spaeth and Robert Lawrence) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. Act 1 -- side 3. Act 2 through "Dunque io son" -- side 4. Act 2 concluded -- side 5. Act 3 through "Sempre gridi...Il vecchiotto cerca moglie" -- side 6. Act 3 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 374 (F)
OCLC
NYPG89-R523
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Title
Il barbiere di Siviglia : radio broadcast, 1950-12-16 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Playing Time
004153 022356
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 16, 1950]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 16, 1950]
Cast
Giuseppe Di Stefano (Count Almaviva) ; Salvatore Baccaloni (Dr. Bartolo) ; Lily Pons (Rosina) ; Giuseppe Valdengo (Figaro) ; Jerome Hines (Don Basilio) ; Herta Glaz (Berta) ; George Cehanovsky (Fiorello) ; Paul Franke (A sergeant) ; Ludwig Burgstaller (Ambrogio) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Alberto Erede, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Aug. 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. 15, no. 8 (Dec. 11, 1950).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 16, 1950.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 374 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Sterbini, Cesare, 1784-1831. Librettist
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Barbier de Séville.
Di Stefano, Giuseppe, 1921-2008. Performer
Baccaloni, Salvatore, 1900-1969. Performer
Pons, Lily, 1898-1976. Performer
Valdengo, Giuseppe, 1914- Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Glaz, Hertha, 1908- Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Burgstaller, Ludwig. Performer
Erede, Alberto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Thebom, Blanche. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Helburn, Theresa, 1887-1959. Commentator
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Eaton, Quaintance. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- 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 374 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file.
*LT-10 4923
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