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Gianni Schicchi opera in one act

Title
Gianni Schicchi [sound recording] : opera in one act / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Gioacchino Forzano. Salome : opera in one act / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto based on the poem by Oscar Wilde, translated into German by Hedwig Lachmann.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
4 sound tape reels (192 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 19, 1952]
Uniform Title
  • Trittico. Gianni Schicchi. English
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Trittico. Gianni Schicchi.
  • Salome.
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:47:36 (synopses and features) ; 0:56:05 (Gianni Schicchi) ; 1:28:33 (Salome).
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • In 1st work: Salvatore Baccaloni (Gianni Schicchi) ; Roberta Peters (Lauretta) ; Jean Madeira (Zita) ; Thomas Hayward (Rinuccio) ; Alessio De Paolis (Gherardo) ; Paula Lenchner (Nella) ; Eugene Tonry (Gherardino) ; George Cehanovsky (Betto) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Simone) ; Clifford Harvuot (Marco) ; Thelma Votipka (La Ciesca) ; Gerhard Pechner (Dr. Spinelloccio) ; Lawrence Davidson (Ser Amantio di Nicolao) ; Osie Hawkins (Pinellino) ; Norman Scott (Guccio).
  • In 2nd work: Set Svanholm (Herod) ; Elisabeth Hoengen (Herodia) ; Ljuba Welitsch (Salome) ; Hans Hotter (Jochanaan) ; Brian Sullivan (Narraboth) ; Herta Glaz (The page) ; Alois Pernerstorfer (First Nazarene) ; Emery Darcy (Second Nazarene) ; Gabor Carelli (First Jew) ; Thomas Hayward (Second Jew) ; Alessio De Paolis (Third Jew) ; Paul Franke (Fourth Jew) ; Gerhard Pechner (Fifth Jew) ; Norman Scott (First soldier) ; Lubomir Vichegonov (Second soldier) ; Osie Hawkins (A Cappadocian) ; Paula Lenchner (A slave).
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 19, 1952.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 356 (F)
Language (note)
  • Gianni Schicchi sung in English; Salome sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Gianni Schicchi (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Boris Goldovsky, Sigmund Spaeth, Walter Ducloux and Robert Bagar) ; Synopsis of Salome (Cross) ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Gianni Schicchi, beginning through "Oh! mio babbino caro" -- side 4. Gianni Schicchi concluded -- side 5. Salome, beginning through "Salome, komm trink Wein mit mir" -- side 6. Salome concluded.
Call Number
*LT-10 4905
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Gianni Schicchi [sound recording] : opera in one act / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Gioacchino Forzano. Salome : opera in one act / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto based on the poem by Oscar Wilde, translated into German by Hedwig Lachmann.
Playing Time
004736 005605 012833
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 19, 1952]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 19, 1952]
Cast
In 1st work: Salvatore Baccaloni (Gianni Schicchi) ; Roberta Peters (Lauretta) ; Jean Madeira (Zita) ; Thomas Hayward (Rinuccio) ; Alessio De Paolis (Gherardo) ; Paula Lenchner (Nella) ; Eugene Tonry (Gherardino) ; George Cehanovsky (Betto) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Simone) ; Clifford Harvuot (Marco) ; Thelma Votipka (La Ciesca) ; Gerhard Pechner (Dr. Spinelloccio) ; Lawrence Davidson (Ser Amantio di Nicolao) ; Osie Hawkins (Pinellino) ; Norman Scott (Guccio).
In 2nd work: Set Svanholm (Herod) ; Elisabeth Hoengen (Herodia) ; Ljuba Welitsch (Salome) ; Hans Hotter (Jochanaan) ; Brian Sullivan (Narraboth) ; Herta Glaz (The page) ; Alois Pernerstorfer (First Nazarene) ; Emery Darcy (Second Nazarene) ; Gabor Carelli (First Jew) ; Thomas Hayward (Second Jew) ; Alessio De Paolis (Third Jew) ; Paul Franke (Fourth Jew) ; Gerhard Pechner (Fifth Jew) ; Norman Scott (First soldier) ; Lubomir Vichegonov (Second soldier) ; Osie Hawkins (A Cappadocian) ; Paula Lenchner (A slave).
Performer
In both works: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Reiner, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 16, no. 11 (Jan. 14, 1952).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 19, 1952.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Apr. 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (7 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 356 (F)
Language
Gianni Schicchi sung in English; Salome sung in German.
Added Author
Forzano, Giovacchino. Librettist
Baccaloni, Salvatore, 1900-1969. Performer
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017. Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Hayward, Thomas, 1921- Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Lenchner, Paula. Performer
Tonry, Eugene. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone) Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968. Performer
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Salome.
Lachmann, Hedwig. Librettist
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Salomé. English.
Svanholm, Set. Performer
Höngen, Elisabeth, 1906- Performer
Welitsch, Ljuba. Performer
Hotter, Hans. Performer
Sullivan, Brian, 1919-1969. Performer
Glaz, Herta, 1908-2006. Performer
Pernerstorfer, Alois, 1912- Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Vichegonov, Lubomir. Performer
Reiner, Fritz, 1888-1963. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Salome.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 4905 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 356 (F)
*LTCM 356 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 4905.
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