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Samson et Dalila opera in three acts

Title
Samson et Dalila [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Camille Saint-Saens ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire.
Author
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.

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Description
4 sound tape reels (178 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 14, 1953]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:47:21 (synopses and features) ; 2:10:00 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (3 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Risë Stevens (Dalila) ; Ramon Vinay (Samson) ; Sigurd Bjoerling (High Priest) ; Norman Scott (Abimelech) ; Lubomir Vichegonov (The old Hebrew) ; Emery Darcy (Philistine messenger) ; Paul Franke (First Philistine) ; George Cehanovsky (Second Philistine) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 14, 1953.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (2 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 344 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Mrs. August Belmont ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, with Margarete Matzenauer) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with George Marek, Robert Bagar and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. Act 1 -- side 3. Act 2 -- side 4. Act 3.
Call Number
*LT-10 4894
Author
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.
Title
Samson et Dalila [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Camille Saint-Saens ; libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire.
Playing Time
04721 21000
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 14, 1953]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 14, 1953]
Cast
Risë Stevens (Dalila) ; Ramon Vinay (Samson) ; Sigurd Bjoerling (High Priest) ; Norman Scott (Abimelech) ; Lubomir Vichegonov (The old Hebrew) ; Emery Darcy (Philistine messenger) ; Paul Franke (First Philistine) ; George Cehanovsky (Second Philistine) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 17, no. 19 (Mar. 9, 1953).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 14, 1953.
Original Version
Preservation tapes recorded at NYPL in Apr. 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (6 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Service copy (2 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 344 (F)
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Lemaire, Ferdinand. Librettist
Stevens, Risë, 1913- Performer
Vinay, Ramon. Performer
Björling, Sigurd. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Vichegonov, Lubomir. Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Matzenauer, Margarete, 1881-1963. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 4894 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 344 (F)
*LTCM 344 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4894.
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