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Faust opera in four acts

Title
Faust [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carrʹe, after part I of Goethe's drama.
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901.
  • Carré, Michel, 1819-1872.
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832.
  • Conley, Eugene, 1908-1981.
  • Angeles, Victoria de los.
  • Rossi-Lemeni, Nicola, 1920-1991.
  • Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004
  • Miller, Mildred, 1924-
  • Votipka, Thelma.
  • Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone)
  • Monteux, Pierre, 1875-1964.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Conner, Nadine.
  • Conley, Mark.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966.
  • Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987.
  • Ducloux, Walter.
  • Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997.
  • Gutman, John.
  • Brook, Peter, 1925-2022
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound tape reels (236 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 5, 1953]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan at work (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:02:57 (synopses and features) ; 2:53:03 (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)
  • Eugene Conley (Faust) ; Victoria de los Angeles (Marguerite) ; Nicola Rossi-Lemeni (Mephistopheles) ; Robert Merrill (Valentin) ; Mildred Miller (Siebel) ; Thelma Votipka (Marthe) ; Lawrence Davidson (Wagner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Pierre Monteux, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 5, 1953.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 388 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
side 1. Introduction (Milton Cross, Rudolf Bing, Victoria de los Angeles, Nicola Rossi-Lemeni, Robert Merrill and Pierre Monteux) ; Synopsis of act 1 (Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, with Nadine Conner and Mark Conley) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Deems Taylor, George Marek and Walter Ducloux) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; The Metropolitan at work (Rudolf Bing, John Gutman and Peter Brook) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Introduction ; Act 1 through "De l'enfer qui vient!" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded ; Act 2 through "Il se fait tard" -- side 5. Act 2 concluded ; Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 4937
OCLC
NYPG90-R180
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Title
Faust [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carrʹe, after part I of Goethe's drama.
Playing Time
010257 025303
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 5, 1953]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 5, 1953]
Cast
Eugene Conley (Faust) ; Victoria de los Angeles (Marguerite) ; Nicola Rossi-Lemeni (Mephistopheles) ; Robert Merrill (Valentin) ; Mildred Miller (Siebel) ; Thelma Votipka (Marthe) ; Lawrence Davidson (Wagner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Pierre Monteux, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Jan. 1990, 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. 18, no. 4 (Nov. 30, 1953).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 5, 1953.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 388 (F)
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Faust.
Conley, Eugene, 1908-1981. Performer
Angeles, Victoria de los. Performer
Rossi-Lemeni, Nicola, 1920-1991. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Miller, Mildred, 1924- Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone) Performer
Monteux, Pierre, 1875-1964. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Conner, Nadine. Commentator
Conley, Mark. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997. Commentator
Gutman, John. Commentator
Brook, Peter, 1925-2022, commentator.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan at work (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 4937 Master tape. Request cassette service copy *LTCM 388 (F)
*LTCM 388 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4937.
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