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The merry widow operetta in three acts

Title
The merry widow [sound recording] : operetta in three acts / Franz Lehár ; libretto by Viktor Léon and Leo Stein after Henri Meilhac's play, L'attaché d'ambassade ; English translation by Martin Crimp.
Author
Lehár, Franz, 1870-1948.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c2000.

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Additional Authors
  • Ulrich, Mel.
  • Del Carlo, John.
  • Welch-Babidge, Jennifer.
  • Gonzales, Yvonne.
  • Mavrovitis, Reveka.
  • Elias, Diane.
  • Groves, Paul (Tenor)
  • Schowalter, Mark.
  • Courtney, James, 1946-
  • Von Stade, Frederica.
  • Laciura, Anthony.
  • Petersen, Dennis.
  • Hammons, Thomas.
  • Hagegård, Håkan.
  • Green, Constance.
  • Alexander, Lori.
  • Sheppard, Stephanie Ann.
  • Lamontagne, Susan
  • Michaels, Karina.
  • Schoch, Tara.
  • Hastings, Brittany.
  • Fisch, Asher.
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-2016.
  • Swenson, Ruth Ann.
  • Doria, Elena.
  • Gothman, Mary Jo.
  • Léon, Victor, 1858-1940.
  • Stein, Leo, 1861-1921.
  • Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897.
  • Crimp, Martin, 1956-
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Children's Chorus. prf
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound discs : digital, stereo; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 23, 2000
Uniform Title
  • Lustige Witwe. English
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Lustige Witwe.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 49:16 (synopses and features) ; 1:55:12 (opera).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Compact discs.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Performer (note)
  • Mel Ulrich (Vicomte Cascada) ; John Del Carlo (Baron Mirko Zeta) ; Jennifer Welch-Babidge (Valencienne) ; Yvonne Gonzales (Sylviane) ; Reveka Mavrovitis (Olga) ; Diane Elias (Praskowia) ; Paul Groves (Camille de Rosillon) ; Mark Schowalter (Raoul de St. Brioche) ; James Courtney (Kromow) ; Frederica von Stade (Hanna Glawari) ; Anthony Laciura (Njegus) ; Dennis Petersen (Bogdonowitsch) ; Thomas Hammons (Pritschitsch) ; Håkan Hagegård (Count Danilo Danilowitsch) ; Constance Green (Woman) ; Lori Alexander (Lolo) ; Stephanie Ann Sheppard (Dodo) ; Susan Lamontagne (Jou-Jou) ; Karina Michaels (Frou-Frou) ; Tara Schoch (Clo-Clo) ; Brittany Hastings (Margot) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Asher Fisch, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer ; Metropolitan Opera Children's Chorus, conducted by Elena Doria and accompanied by Mary Jo Gothman.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 23, 2000.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Commentary and synopsis of Act 3 (Peter Allen) ; Act 3 ; closing remarks (Peter Allen) ; Metropolitan Opera Children's Chorus ; Ruth Ann Swenson ; commentary and synopsis of Act 2 (Peter Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 26927
OCLC
NYPG01-R341
Author
Lehár, Franz, 1870-1948.
Title
The merry widow [sound recording] : operetta in three acts / Franz Lehár ; libretto by Viktor Léon and Leo Stein after Henri Meilhac's play, L'attaché d'ambassade ; English translation by Martin Crimp.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c2000.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 23, 2000
Cast
Mel Ulrich (Vicomte Cascada) ; John Del Carlo (Baron Mirko Zeta) ; Jennifer Welch-Babidge (Valencienne) ; Yvonne Gonzales (Sylviane) ; Reveka Mavrovitis (Olga) ; Diane Elias (Praskowia) ; Paul Groves (Camille de Rosillon) ; Mark Schowalter (Raoul de St. Brioche) ; James Courtney (Kromow) ; Frederica von Stade (Hanna Glawari) ; Anthony Laciura (Njegus) ; Dennis Petersen (Bogdonowitsch) ; Thomas Hammons (Pritschitsch) ; Håkan Hagegård (Count Danilo Danilowitsch) ; Constance Green (Woman) ; Lori Alexander (Lolo) ; Stephanie Ann Sheppard (Dodo) ; Susan Lamontagne (Jou-Jou) ; Karina Michaels (Frou-Frou) ; Tara Schoch (Clo-Clo) ; Brittany Hastings (Margot) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Asher Fisch, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer ; Metropolitan Opera Children's Chorus, conducted by Elena Doria and accompanied by Mary Jo Gothman.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 65, no. 6 (Dec. 2000).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 23, 2000.
Language
Sung in English.
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Added Author
Ulrich, Mel. Performer
Del Carlo, John. Performer
Welch-Babidge, Jennifer. Performer
Gonzales, Yvonne. Performer
Mavrovitis, Reveka. Performer
Elias, Diane. Performer
Groves, Paul (Tenor) Performer
Schowalter, Mark. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer
Von Stade, Frederica. Performer
Laciura, Anthony. Performer
Petersen, Dennis. Performer
Hammons, Thomas. Performer
Hagegård, Håkan. Performer
Green, Constance. Performer
Alexander, Lori. Performer
Sheppard, Stephanie Ann. Performer
Lamontagne, Susan, singer.
Michaels, Karina. Performer
Schoch, Tara. Performer
Hastings, Brittany. Performer
Fisch, Asher. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Swenson, Ruth Ann. Commentator
Doria, Elena. Conductor
Gothman, Mary Jo. Performer
Léon, Victor, 1858-1940. Librettist
Stein, Leo, 1861-1921. Librettist
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Attaché d'ambassade.
Crimp, Martin, 1956- Translator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Children's Chorus. Performer
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 26927
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