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Don Giovanni opera in two acts

Title
Don Giovanni [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.

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Additional Authors
Description
4 sound tape reels (205 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 13, 1954]
Uniform Title
  • Don Giovanni
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Don Giovanni
Subject
Operas
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:33:22 (synopses and features) ; 2:52:00 (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)
  • George London (Don Giovanni) ; Margaret Harshaw (Donna Anna) ; Eleanor Steber (Donna Elvira) ; Nadine Conner (Zerlina) ; Lubomir Vichegonov (Il Commendatore) ; Eugene Conley (Don Ottavio) ; Fernando Corena (Leporello) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Masetto) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Max Rudolf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 13, 1954.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 402 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Mary Ellis Peltz, Robert Bagar, Jay S. Harrison and Goddard Lieberson) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Overture ; Act 1 through "Ah! fuggi il traditor!" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Act 2 through Milton Cross -- side 6. Act 2 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 5552
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
Don Giovanni [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
Playing Time
003322 025200
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 13, 1954]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 13, 1954]
Cast
George London (Don Giovanni) ; Margaret Harshaw (Donna Anna) ; Eleanor Steber (Donna Elvira) ; Nadine Conner (Zerlina) ; Lubomir Vichegonov (Il Commendatore) ; Eugene Conley (Don Ottavio) ; Fernando Corena (Leporello) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Masetto) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Max Rudolf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 18, no. 18 (Mar. 8, 1954).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 13, 1954.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Feb. 1990, from aluminum-based acetates (8 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 402 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Librettist
London, George, 1920-1985. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Steber, Eleanor. Performer
Conner, Nadine. Performer
Vichegonov, Lubomir. Performer
Conley, Eugene, 1908-1981. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Lieberson, Goddard, 1911- 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 5552 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 402 (F)
*LTCM 402 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 5552.
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