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Fidelio opera in two acts

Title
Fidelio [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto in German by J. Sonnleithner and F. Treitschke, from the French by J.N. Bouilly.
Author
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Sonnleithner, Joseph Ferdinand, 1766-1835.
  • Treitschke, Georg Friedrich, 1776-1842.
  • Bouilly, J. N. (Jean Nicolas), 1763-1842.
  • Hines, Jerome, 1921-
  • Schöffler, Paul, 1897-
  • Svanholm, Set.
  • Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962.
  • Ernster, Dezsö, 1898-1981.
  • Conner, Nadine.
  • Klein, Peter, 1907-1992.
  • Sullivan, Brian, 1919-1969.
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879-
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966.
  • Randolph, David.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound tape reels (166 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 10, 1951]
Uniform Title
  • Fidelio (1814)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Fidelio (1814)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:29:06 (synopses and features) ; 2:17:26 (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)
  • Jerome Hines (Don Fernando) ; Paul Schoeffler (Don Pizarro) ; Set Svanholm (Florestan) ; Kirsten Flagstad (Leonore) ; Dezsö Ernster (Rocco) ; Nadine Conner (Marzelline) ; Peter Klein (Jacquino) ; Brian Sullivan (First prisoner) ; George Cehanovsky (Second prisoner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Bruno Walter, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 10, 1951.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 386 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, with Deems Taylor and David Randolph) ; Mrs. August Belmont ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Overture ; Act 1 through "Ha! welch' ein Augenblick" -- Act 4. Act 1 concluded -- Act 5. Act 2 through Leonore Overture #3 -- side 6. Act 2 concluded ; Closing remarks.
Call Number
*LTCM 386 (F)
OCLC
NYPG89-R559
Author
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Title
Fidelio [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto in German by J. Sonnleithner and F. Treitschke, from the French by J.N. Bouilly.
Playing Time
002906 021726
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 10, 1951]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 10, 1951]
Cast
Jerome Hines (Don Fernando) ; Paul Schoeffler (Don Pizarro) ; Set Svanholm (Florestan) ; Kirsten Flagstad (Leonore) ; Dezsö Ernster (Rocco) ; Nadine Conner (Marzelline) ; Peter Klein (Jacquino) ; Brian Sullivan (First prisoner) ; George Cehanovsky (Second prisoner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Bruno Walter, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 15, no. 20 (Mar. 5, 1951).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 10, 1951.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Oct. 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (6 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 386 (F)
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Sonnleithner, Joseph Ferdinand, 1766-1835. Librettist
Treitschke, Georg Friedrich, 1776-1842. Librettist
Bouilly, J. N. (Jean Nicolas), 1763-1842. Léonore.
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Schöffler, Paul, 1897- Performer
Svanholm, Set. Performer
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962. Performer
Ernster, Dezsö, 1898-1981. Performer
Conner, Nadine. Performer
Klein, Peter, 1907-1992. Performer
Sullivan, Brian, 1919-1969. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Randolph, David. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 386 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4935.
*LT-10 4935 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 386 (F)
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