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The magic flute opera in two acts

Title
The magic flute [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by E. Schikaneder ; English text by Ruth and Thomas P. Martin.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.

Details

Additional Authors
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 Nov. 25, 1950]
Uniform Title
  • Zauberflöte. English
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Zauberflöte.
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:27:42 (synopses and features) ; 2:53:45 (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,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Nov. 25, 1950.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 371 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Deems Taylor, host, with Sigmund Spaeth, Robert Bagar, Fausto Cleva and Norman Dello Joio) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Overture ; Act 1 through "Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Act 2 through "O Isis und Osiris! welche Wonne!" -- side 6. "Soll ich dich, Feurer, nicht mehr sehn?" through "Bald prangt, den Morgen zu verkünden" -- side 7. Act 2 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- side 8. [blank].
Call Number
*LT-10 4920
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
The magic flute [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by E. Schikaneder ; English text by Ruth and Thomas P. Martin.
Playing Time
002742 025345
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Nov. 25, 1950]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Nov. 25, 1950]
Performer
Jerome Hines (Sarastro) ; Richard Tucker (Tamino) ; Paul Schoeffler (The High Priest) ; Thomas Hayward, Clifford Harvuot (Two priests) ; Erna Berger (Queen of the Night) ; Eleanor Steber (Pamina) ; Lucine Amara, Thelma Votipka, Martha Lipton (Three ladies) ; John Brownlee (Papageno) ; Lillian Raymondi (Papagena) ; Leslie Chabay (Monostatos) ; Genevieve Warner, Paula Lenchner, Herta Glaz (Three genii) ; Emery Darcy, Lawrence Davidson (Two guards) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Aug. 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. 5 (Nov. 20, 1950).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Nov. 25, 1950.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 371 (F)
Language
Sung in English.
Added Author
Schikaneder, Emanuel, 1751-1812. Librettist
Martin, Ruth Berenice Kelley, 1914- Librettist
Martin, Thomas Philipp, 1909- Librettist
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Schöffler, Paul, 1897- Performer
Hayward, Thomas, 1921- Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Berger, Erna, 1900- Performer
Steber, Eleanor. Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Performer
Raymondi, Lillian. Performer
Chabay, Leslie, 1907- Performer
Warner, Genevieve. Performer
Lenchner, Paula. Performer
Glaz, Hertha, 1908- Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone) Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Cleva, Fausto. Commentator
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 4920 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 371
*LTCM 371 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4920.
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