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La bohème : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1952-03-15 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La Vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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Description
3 sound tape reels (175 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 15, 1952]
Uniform Title
  • Bohème
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Bohème
  • Opera Anecdotes (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:05:46 (synopses and features) ; 1:49:09 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 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, Mar. 15, 1952.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 364 (F)
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, with Otto Harbach and Reginald Allen) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Sigmund Spaeth, host, with Robert Bagar, Walter Ducloux and Risë Stevens) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. Opera Anecdotes (Deems Taylor, host, with Regina Resnik, Thelma Votipka, Charles Kullman and George Cehanovsky ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4.
Call Number
*LTCM 364 (F)
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1952-03-15 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La Vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Playing Time
10546 14909
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 15, 1952]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 15, 1952]
Performer
Giuseppe Di Stefano (Rudolfo) ; Clifford Harvuot (Marcello) ; Frank Guarrera (Schaunard) ; Cesare Siepi (Colline) ; Licia Albanese (Mimi) ; Hilde Gueden (Musetta) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Benoit) ; Paul Franke (Parpignol) ; Alessio De Paolis (Alcindoro) ; Carlo Tomanelli (A segeant) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Alberto Erede, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 16, no. 19 (Mar. 10, 1952).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 15, 1952.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in June 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (6 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 364 (F)
Added Author
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Murger, Henri, 1822-1861. Scènes de la vie de Bohème.
Di Stefano, Giuseppe, 1921-2008. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Guarrera, Frank, 1924- Performer
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Albanese, Licia. Performer
Güden, Hilde. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Tomanelli, Carlo. Performer
Erede, Alberto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963. Commentator
Allen, Reginald. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Bagar, Robert. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Stevens, Risë, 1913-2013. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Commentator
Votipka, Thelma. cmm700
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Commentator
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Opera Anecdotes (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 364 (F) Cassette service copy; production noteson file.
*LT-10 4913 [Tape]
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