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Der Rosenkavalier comedy for music in three acts

Title
Der Rosenkavalier [sound recording] : comedy for music in three acts / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c2000.

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Additional Authors
  • Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929.
  • Mentzer, Susanne.
  • Studer, Cheryl.
  • Green, Jonathan (Singer)
  • Halfvarson, Eric.4.
  • Braham, Jean.
  • Saverance, Deborah.
  • Carvin, Rebecca.
  • Haines, April.
  • Philley, Charlotte.
  • Reese, Irwin.
  • Laciura, Anthony.
  • Alvarez, Marcelo (Tenor)
  • Bugler, Marcus.
  • Courtney, James, 1946-
  • White, Wendy.
  • Lorenz, Gregory.
  • Singleton, Marty.
  • Brandes, Barry.
  • Derr, Meredith.
  • Young, Kenneth (Singer)
  • Opie, Alan.
  • Waite, Claudia.
  • Schowalter, Mark.
  • Norberg-Schulz, Elizabeth.
  • Welch, Jonathan.
  • Wells, Jeffrey.
  • Kout, Jiří.
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-2016.
  • Rodgers, W. S. S. (William Starling Sullivant), 1886-1965.
  • Volpe, Joseph.
  • Bijur, Peter.
  • Zeger, Brian.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Livingstone, William.
  • Jellinek, George, 1919-
  • Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019.
  • McNally, Terrence.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 9, 2000
Uniform Title
  • Rosenkavalier (Opera)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Rosenkavalier (Opera)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 1:25:14 (synopses and features) ; 3:03:15 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Susanne Mentzer (Octavian) ; Cheryl Studer (Princess von Werdenberg) ; Jonathan Green (The Princess' major-domo) ; Eric Halfvarson (Baron Ochs) ; Jean Braham, Deborah Saverance, and Rebecca Carvin (Three noble orphans) ; Charlotte Philley (A milliner) ; Irwin Reese (An animal vendor) ; Anthony Laciura (Valzacchi) ; Marcelo Álvarez (An Italian singer) ; Marcus Bugler (A hairdresser) ; James Courtney (A notary) ; Wendy White (Annina) ; Gregory Lorenz (Leopold) ; Marty Singleton, Barry Brandes, Meredith Derr, and Kenneth Young (Lackeys and waiters) ; Claudia Waite (Marianne) ; Mark Schowalter (Faninal's major-domo) ; Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz (Sophie) ; Jonathan Welch (An innkeeper) ; Jeffrey Wells (A police commissary) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Jiří Kout, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 9, 2000.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 -- CD 4. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) [includes historic recording from Dec. 1940 in which W.S.S. Rodgers, president of the Texas Co. (now Texaco) speaks about their sponsorship of the Met broadcasts] ; greetings from Joseph Volpe, General Manager of the Met, and Peter Bijur, current CEO of Texaco ; Opera news on the air (Brian Zeger, pianist, explores how Strauss uses musical motifs to support the unfolding drama of Der Rosenkavalier) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Peter Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (William Livingstone, host, with George Jellinek, Fr. Owen Lee, and Terrence McNally) [includes historic recording of Milton Cross introducing the first quiz, originally titled "The opera question forum", in 1940] ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Peter Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 26930
OCLC
NYPG01-R339
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Title
Der Rosenkavalier [sound recording] : comedy for music in three acts / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c2000.
Playing Time
012514 030315
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 9, 2000
Cast
Susanne Mentzer (Octavian) ; Cheryl Studer (Princess von Werdenberg) ; Jonathan Green (The Princess' major-domo) ; Eric Halfvarson (Baron Ochs) ; Jean Braham, Deborah Saverance, and Rebecca Carvin (Three noble orphans) ; Charlotte Philley (A milliner) ; Irwin Reese (An animal vendor) ; Anthony Laciura (Valzacchi) ; Marcelo Álvarez (An Italian singer) ; Marcus Bugler (A hairdresser) ; James Courtney (A notary) ; Wendy White (Annina) ; Gregory Lorenz (Leopold) ; Marty Singleton, Barry Brandes, Meredith Derr, and Kenneth Young (Lackeys and waiters) ; Claudia Waite (Marianne) ; Mark Schowalter (Faninal's major-domo) ; Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz (Sophie) ; Jonathan Welch (An innkeeper) ; Jeffrey Wells (A police commissary) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Jiří Kout, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 65, no. 6 (Dec. 2000).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 9, 2000.
Language
Sung in German.
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Added Author
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Librettist
Mentzer, Susanne. Performer
Studer, Cheryl. Performer
Green, Jonathan (Singer) Performer
Halfvarson, Eric.4. Performer
Braham, Jean. Performer
Saverance, Deborah. Performer
Carvin, Rebecca. Performer
Haines, April. Performer
Philley, Charlotte. Performer
Reese, Irwin. Performer
Laciura, Anthony. Performer
Alvarez, Marcelo (Tenor) Performer
Bugler, Marcus. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer
White, Wendy. Performer
Lorenz, Gregory. Performer
Singleton, Marty. Performer
Brandes, Barry. Performer
Derr, Meredith. Performer
Young, Kenneth (Singer) Performer
Opie, Alan. Performer
Waite, Claudia. Performer
Schowalter, Mark. Performer
Norberg-Schulz, Elizabeth. Performer
Welch, Jonathan. Performer
Wells, Jeffrey. Performer
Kout, Jiří. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Rodgers, W. S. S. (William Starling Sullivant), 1886-1965. Commentator
Volpe, Joseph. Commentator
Bijur, Peter. Commentator
Zeger, Brian. Commentator
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Lee, M. Owen, 1930-2019. Commentator
McNally, Terrence. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 26930
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