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La Bohème : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
La Bohème : radio broadcast, 1969-01-25 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La vie de bohème" by Henri Murger.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (194 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 25, 1969]
Uniform Title
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Bohème
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Bohème
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:21:00 (synopses and features) ; 1:53:00 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file in the Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Flaviano Labò (Rodolfo) ; Gabriella Tucci (Mimi) ; William Walker (Marcello) ; Jean Fenn (Musetta) ; Robert Goodloe (Schaunard) ; Justino Díaz (Colline) ; Fernando Corena (Benoit) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Alcindoro) ; Gene Allen (Parpignol) ; Peter Sliker (Sergeant) ; Lloyd Strang (Customs officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Kurt Adler, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 25, 1969.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (John Gutman and Metropolitan Opera Studio artists: Karen Altman, Rose Wiles, Leo Goeke, Matthew Murray and Mark Howard, with John Ryan accompanying, illustrate Leoncavallo's Bohème) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Mary Ellis Peltz, Walter Ducloux, Alfred Hubay and Richard Mohr) -- side 2. Opera quiz, conclusion ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Biographies in music (Francis Robinson on the Giannini family) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross)
Call Number
*LTCM 294 (F)
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
La Bohème : radio broadcast, 1969-01-25 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La vie de bohème" by Henri Murger.
Playing Time
012100 015300
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 25, 1969]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 25, 1969]
Cast
Flaviano Labò (Rodolfo) ; Gabriella Tucci (Mimi) ; William Walker (Marcello) ; Jean Fenn (Musetta) ; Robert Goodloe (Schaunard) ; Justino Díaz (Colline) ; Fernando Corena (Benoit) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Alcindoro) ; Gene Allen (Parpignol) ; Peter Sliker (Sergeant) ; Lloyd Strang (Customs officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Kurt Adler, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 33, no. 13 (Jan. 25, 1969)
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 25, 1969.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Jan. 1988, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Murger, Henri, 1822-1861. Scènes de la vie de Bohème.
Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Bohème. Selections; arranged.
Labò, Flaviano. Performer
Tucci, Gabriella. Performer
Walker, William, 1931- Performer
Fenn, Jean. Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Díaz, Justino. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Allen, Gene. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Sliker, Peter. Performer
Strang, Lloyd. Performer
Adler, Kurt Herbert. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Gutman, John. Commentator
Altman, Karen. Performer
Wiles, Rose. Performer
Goeke, Leo. Performer
Murray, Matthew. Performer
Howard, Mark. Performer
Ryan, John (Harpsichordist) Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Hubay, Alfred. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 294 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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