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Der Rosenkavalier [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Der Rosenkavalier [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Publication
Feb. 24, 1951.

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Description
4 sound tape reels (232 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 24, 1951]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Rosenkavalier (Opera)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Rosenkavalier (Opera)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Classical music radio programs.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:45:54 (synopses and features) ; 3:06:41 (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)
  • Eleanor Steber (Princess von Werdenberg) ; Fritz Krenn (Baron Ochs) ; Jarmila Novotná (Octavian) ; Hugh Thompson (Von Faninal) ; Erna Berger (Sophie) ; Thelma Votipka (Marianne) ; Alessio De Paolis (Valzacchi) ; Herta Glaz (Annina) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Police commissary) ; Emery Darcy (The Princess' major-domo) ; Paul Franke (Von Faninal's major-domo) ; Lawrence Davidson (A notary) ; Leslie Chabay (An innkeeper, An animal vendor) ; Kurt Baum (A tenor) ; Barbara Troxell, Paula Lenchner, Margaret Roggero (Three orphans) ; Genevieve Warner (A milliner) ; Etienne Barone (A hairdresser) ; Ludwig Burgstaller (Leopold) ; Peggy Smithers (A blackamoor) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Reiner, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 24, 1951.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 384 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (John Gutman, host, with Deems Taylor and Carlton Sprague Smith) ; Charles Kullman ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Louis Biancolli, host, with Sigmund Spaeth, Walter Ducloux and Paul Hume) ; Jarmila Novotná ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Act 1 through "Als Morgengabe" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Act 2 through "Mit ihren Augen voll Tränen" -- side 6. Act 2 concluded -- side 7. Act 3 through "Zur Stelle" -- side 8. Act 3 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 384 (F)
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Title
Der Rosenkavalier [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Imprint
Feb. 24, 1951.
Playing Time
004554 030641
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 24, 1951]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 24, 1951]
Cast
Eleanor Steber (Princess von Werdenberg) ; Fritz Krenn (Baron Ochs) ; Jarmila Novotná (Octavian) ; Hugh Thompson (Von Faninal) ; Erna Berger (Sophie) ; Thelma Votipka (Marianne) ; Alessio De Paolis (Valzacchi) ; Herta Glaz (Annina) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Police commissary) ; Emery Darcy (The Princess' major-domo) ; Paul Franke (Von Faninal's major-domo) ; Lawrence Davidson (A notary) ; Leslie Chabay (An innkeeper, An animal vendor) ; Kurt Baum (A tenor) ; Barbara Troxell, Paula Lenchner, Margaret Roggero (Three orphans) ; Genevieve Warner (A milliner) ; Etienne Barone (A hairdresser) ; Ludwig Burgstaller (Leopold) ; Peggy Smithers (A blackamoor) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Reiner, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Oct. 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. 18 (Feb. 19, 1951).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 24, 1951.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 384 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Librettist
Steber, Eleanor. Performer
Krenn, Fritz. Performer
Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994. Performer. Commentator
Thompson, Hugh, 1915- Performer
Berger, Erna, 1900- Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Glaz, Hertha, 1908- Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone) Performer
Chabay, Leslie, 1907- Performer
Baum, Kurt, 1900-1989. Performer
Troxell, Barbara. Performer
Lenchner, Paula. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Warner, Genevieve. Performer
Barone, Etienne. Performer
Burgstaller, Ludwig. Performer
Smithers, Peggy. Performer
Reiner, Fritz, 1888-1963. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Commentator
Gutman, John. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Smith, Carleton Sprague, 1905-1994. Commentator
Biancolli, Louis. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LTCM 384 (F)
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