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Dialogues of the Carmelites [sound recording] : opera in two acts

Title
Dialogues of the Carmelites [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music and libretto by Francis Poulenc, from the play by Georges Bernanos.
Author
Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (196 min.) : stereo, Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 10, 1983]
Uniform Title
  • Dialogues des Carmélites. English
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Dialogues des Carmélites.
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:33:16 (synopses and features) ; 2:43:09 (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)
  • William Lewis (Chevalier del la Force) ; Jerome Hines (Marquis de la Force) ; Frederica von Stade (Blanche de la Force) ; Paul Franke (Thierry) ; Mignon Dunn (Madame de Croissy) ; Betsy Norden (Sister Constance) ; Florence Quivar (Mother Marie) ; Allan Glassman (M. Javelinot) ; Patricia Craig (Madame Lidoine) ; Barbara Bystrom, Nancy Crolius, Suzanne Der Derian, Constance Green, Robin Hanriot, Elyssa Lindner, Linda Mays, Teresa Robinson, Theresa Yu-Ping Teng, Janet Wagner, Constance Webber (Carmelite nuns) ; George Livings (The chaplain) ; Batyah Godfrey (Sister Mathilde) ; Charles Anthony (First commissioner) ; Russell Christopher (Second commissioner) ; Jean Kraft (Mother Jeanne) ; John Darrenkamp (Jailer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Manuel Rosenthal, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 10, 1983.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 437 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Frank E. Taplin, John K. McKinley ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Peter Bonelli, M. Owen Lee and John Pfeiffer) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Peter Allen) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Act 1 through "Again? I'm so tired of lentils" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Act 2 through "Fellow citizens, we congratulate you all" -- side 6. Act 2 concluded ; Closing remarks (Peter Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 437 (F)
Author
Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963.
Title
Dialogues of the Carmelites [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music and libretto by Francis Poulenc, from the play by Georges Bernanos.
Playing Time
003316 024309
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 10, 1983]
Cast
William Lewis (Chevalier del la Force) ; Jerome Hines (Marquis de la Force) ; Frederica von Stade (Blanche de la Force) ; Paul Franke (Thierry) ; Mignon Dunn (Madame de Croissy) ; Betsy Norden (Sister Constance) ; Florence Quivar (Mother Marie) ; Allan Glassman (M. Javelinot) ; Patricia Craig (Madame Lidoine) ; Barbara Bystrom, Nancy Crolius, Suzanne Der Derian, Constance Green, Robin Hanriot, Elyssa Lindner, Linda Mays, Teresa Robinson, Theresa Yu-Ping Teng, Janet Wagner, Constance Webber (Carmelite nuns) ; George Livings (The chaplain) ; Batyah Godfrey (Sister Mathilde) ; Charles Anthony (First commissioner) ; Russell Christopher (Second commissioner) ; Jean Kraft (Mother Jeanne) ; John Darrenkamp (Jailer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Manuel Rosenthal, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 48, no. 6 (Dec. 10, 1983).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 10, 1983.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Sept. 1990, from borrowed masters (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 437 (F)
Language
Sung in English.
Added Author
Bernanos, Georges, 1888-1948. Dialogues des Carmélites.
Yuscarán, Guillermo. Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Von Stade, Frederica. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Dunn, Mignon. Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Quivar, Florence. Performer
Glassman, Allan. Performer
Craig, Patricia (Soprano) Performer
Bystrom, Barbara. Performer
Crolius, Nancy. Performer
Der Derian, Suzanne. Performer
Green, Constance. Performer
Hanriot, Robin. Performer
Lindner, Elyssa. Performer
Mays, Linda. Performer
Robinson, Teresa (Mezzo-soprano) Performer
Teng, Theresa Yu-Ping. Performer
Wagner, Janet. Performer
Webber, Constance. Performer
Livings, George. Performer
Godfrey Ben-David, Batyah. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Darrenkamp, John. Performer
Rosenthal, Manuel, 1904-2003. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920- Commentator
Taplin, Frank E. Commentator
McKinley, John K. Commentator
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Bonelli, Peter. Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
Pfeiffer, John, 1920- 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
*LTCM 437 (F) \(Production notes on file.)
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