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Rigoletto [sound recording] : opera in four acts...

Title
Rigoletto [sound recording] : opera in four acts... / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, after Victor Hugo's play, Le roi s'amuse.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 207 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (193 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 12, 1964]
Uniform Title
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:09:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:04:00 (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)
  • Cornell MacNeil (Rigoletto) ; Carlo Bergonzi (Duke) ; Gianna d'Angelo (Gilda) ; Justino Díaz (Sparafucile) ; Nedda Casei (Maddalena) ; John Macurdy (Monterone) ; Carlotta Ordassy (Giovanna) ; Calvin Marsh (Marullo) ; Gabor Carelli (Borsa) ; Lynn Blair (Countess Ceprano) ; Robert Patterson (Count Ceprano) ; Junetta Jones (Page) ; Paul De Paola (Chief Guard) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Nello Santi, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 12, 1964.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Marcia Davenport, Risë Stevens and Michael Manuel discuss the Metropolitan Opera National Company) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Terry McEwen, Paul Jaretzki, Luigi Lucioni and William Weibel) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Biographies in music (Francis Robinson discusses Geraldine Farrar) ; 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 207 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Composer
Title
Rigoletto [sound recording] : opera in four acts... / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, after Victor Hugo's play, Le roi s'amuse.
Playing Time
010900 020400
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 12, 1964]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 12, 1964]
Cast
Cornell MacNeil (Rigoletto) ; Carlo Bergonzi (Duke) ; Gianna d'Angelo (Gilda) ; Justino Díaz (Sparafucile) ; Nedda Casei (Maddalena) ; John Macurdy (Monterone) ; Carlotta Ordassy (Giovanna) ; Calvin Marsh (Marullo) ; Gabor Carelli (Borsa) ; Lynn Blair (Countess Ceprano) ; Robert Patterson (Count Ceprano) ; Junetta Jones (Page) ; Paul De Paola (Chief Guard) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Nello Santi, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 29, no. 5 (Dec. 12, 1964).
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 12, 1964.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Feb. 1986, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Roi s'amuse.
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922- Performer
Bergonzi, Carlo. Performer
D'Angelo, Gianna. Performer
Díaz, Justino. Performer
Casei, Nedda, 1935-2020. Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Ordassy, Carlotta. Performer
Marsh, Calvin. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Blair, Lynn. Performer
Patterson, Robert (Baritone) Performer
Jones, Junetta. Performer
Paola, Paul de. Performer
Santi, Nello. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Davenport, Marcia, 1903- Commentator
Stevens, Risë, 1913-2013. Commentator
Manuel, Michael. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Jaretzki, Paul. Commentator
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900- Commentator
Weibel, William. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 207 (F) Production notes on file.
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