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Manon : opera in four acts (six scenes)

Title
Manon : radio broadcast, 1963-12-21 [sound recording] : opera in four acts (six scenes) / Jules Massenet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille, after the novel of the Abbé Prévost.
Author
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912.

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Additional Authors
  • Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897.
  • Gille, Philippe, 1831-1901.
  • Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763.
  • Moffo, Anna.
  • Gedda, Nicolai.
  • Guarrera, Frank, 1923-
  • Tozzi, Giorgio.
  • Scovotti, Jeanette.
  • Baldwin, Marcia.
  • Grillo, Joann.
  • De Paolis, Alessio.
  • Walker, William, 1931-
  • Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone)
  • Kuestner, Charles.
  • Tomanelli, Carlo.
  • Vicos, Athena.
  • Stanz, William.
  • Schippers, Thomas.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909-
  • Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981.
  • McEwen, Terry.
  • Weaver, William, 1923-2013
  • Robinson, Francis, 1910-
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound cassettes (231 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 21, 1963]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Titles from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:27:30 (synopses and features) ; 2:23:00 (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)
  • Anna Moffo (Manon) ; Nicolai Gedda (Des Grieux) ; Frank Guarrera (Lescaut) ; Giorgio Tozzi (Comte Des Grieux) ; Jeanette Scovotti (Poussette) ; Marcia Baldwin (Javotte) ; Joann Grillo (Rosette) ; Alessio De Paolis (Guillot) ; William Walker (Bretigny) ; Lawrence Davidson (Innkeeper) ; Charles Kuestner (First guard) ; Carlo Tomanelli (Second guard) ; Athena Vicos (Servant) ; William Stanz (Sergeant) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Schippers, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 21, 1963.
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Robert Lawrence interviews Dame Alicia Markova) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Lorenzo Alvary, Alfred Frankenstein, William Weaver and Terry McEwen) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Biographies in music (Francis Robinson recalls Giovanni Martinelli) ; 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 188 (F)
OCLC
NYPG86-R2
Author
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912.
Title
Manon : radio broadcast, 1963-12-21 [sound recording] : opera in four acts (six scenes) / Jules Massenet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille, after the novel of the Abbé Prévost.
Playing Time
012730 022300
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 21, 1963]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 21, 1963]
Cast
Anna Moffo (Manon) ; Nicolai Gedda (Des Grieux) ; Frank Guarrera (Lescaut) ; Giorgio Tozzi (Comte Des Grieux) ; Jeanette Scovotti (Poussette) ; Marcia Baldwin (Javotte) ; Joann Grillo (Rosette) ; Alessio De Paolis (Guillot) ; William Walker (Bretigny) ; Lawrence Davidson (Innkeeper) ; Charles Kuestner (First guard) ; Carlo Tomanelli (Second guard) ; Athena Vicos (Servant) ; William Stanz (Sergeant) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Schippers, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 28, no. 6 (Dec. 21, 1963).
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 21, 1963.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Oct. 1985, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Gille, Philippe, 1831-1901. Librettist
Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763. Manon Lescaut.
Moffo, Anna. Performer
Gedda, Nicolai. Performer
Guarrera, Frank, 1923- Performer
Tozzi, Giorgio. Performer
Scovotti, Jeanette. Performer
Baldwin, Marcia. Performer
Grillo, Joann. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Walker, William, 1931- Performer
Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone) Performer
Kuestner, Charles. Performer
Tomanelli, Carlo. Performer
Vicos, Athena. Performer
Stanz, William. Performer
Schippers, Thomas. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Commentator
Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, commentator.
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera broadcast (Radio program)
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 188 (F)
*LT-7-A 3252
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