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Le nozze di figaro opera in four acts

Title
Le nozze di figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838.
  • Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799.
  • Brownlee, John, 1901-1969.
  • Steber, Eleanor.
  • Sayão, Bidú.
  • Pinza, Ezio.
  • Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994.
  • Petina, Irra, 1907-
  • De Paolis, Alessio.
  • Garris, John.
  • Baccaloni, Salvatore, 1900-1969.
  • D'Angelo, Louis, 1888-1958.
  • Farell, Marita.
  • Paule, Mona, 1916-
  • Raymondi, Lillian.
  • Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound tape reels (186 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 29, 1944]
Uniform Title
  • Nozze di Figaro
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Nozze di Figaro
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 3:06:16.
  • Production notes and official cast list (3 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 29, 1944.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (2 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 435 (F)
Contents
side 1. Act 1 -- side 2. Act 2 -- side 3. Act 3 -- side 4. Act 4.
Call Number
*LT-10 6104
OCLC
NYPG90-R1279
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
Le nozze di figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Playing Time
30616
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 29, 1944]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 29, 1944]
Performer
John Brownlee (Count Almaviva) ; Eleanor Steber (Countess Almaviva) ; Bidu Sayao (Susanna) ; Ezio Pinza (Figaro) ; Jarmila Novotna (Cherubino) ; Irra Petina (Marcellina) ; Alessio De Paolis (Basilio) ; John Garris (Don Curzio) ; Salvatore Baccaloni (Bartolo) ; Louis D'Angelo (Antonio) ; Marita Farell (Barbarina) ; Mona Paulee, Lillian Raymondi (Two peasant girls) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Bruno Walter, conductor.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 8, no. 13 (Jan. 24, 1944).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 29, 1944.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in June 1990, from aluminum-based acetates (6 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Service copy (2 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 435 (F)
Added Author
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Performer
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Mariage de Figaro.
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Performer
Steber, Eleanor. Performer
Sayão, Bidú. Performer
Pinza, Ezio. Performer
Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994. Performer
Petina, Irra, 1907- Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Garris, John. Performer
Baccaloni, Salvatore, 1900-1969. Performer
D'Angelo, Louis, 1888-1958. Performer
Farell, Marita. Performer
Paule, Mona, 1916- Performer
Raymondi, Lillian. Performer
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962. Conductor
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 6104 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 435 (F).
*LTCM 435 (F) Cassette service copy; productions notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 6104.
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