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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 (203 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 12, 1955]
Uniform Title
  • Don Giovanni
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Don Giovanni
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:33:45 (synopses and features) ; 2:49:45 (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)
  • Cesare Siepi (Don Giovanni) ; Margaret Harshaw (Donna Anna) ; Lucine Amara (Donna Elvira) ; Roberta Peters (Zerlina) ; Luben Vichey (Il Commendatore) ; Cesare Valletti (Don Ottavio) ; Fernando Corena (Leporello) ; Lawrence Davidson (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, Feb. 12, 1955.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 418 (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 Deems Taylor, George Marek, Robert Bagar and Jay Harrison) ; 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 "Il mio tesoro intanto" -- side 6. Act 2 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 6084
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
003345 024945
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 12, 1955]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 12, 1955]
Cast
Cesare Siepi (Don Giovanni) ; Margaret Harshaw (Donna Anna) ; Lucine Amara (Donna Elvira) ; Roberta Peters (Zerlina) ; Luben Vichey (Il Commendatore) ; Cesare Valletti (Don Ottavio) ; Fernando Corena (Leporello) ; Lawrence Davidson (Masetto) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Max Rudolf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 19, no. 14 (Feb. 7, 1955).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 12, 1955.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Apr. 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 418 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Librettist
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Amara, Lucine. Performer
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017. Performer
Vichegonov, Lubomir. Performer
Valletti, Cesare. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone) Performer
Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. 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 6084 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 418 (F)
*LTCM 418 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 6084.
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