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Fledermaus operetta in three acts

Title
Fledermaus [sound recording] : operetta in three acts / music by Johann Strauss ; new English lyrics by Howard Dietz ; new English text by Garson Kanin ; adapted from the libretto by Haffner and Genʹee.
Author
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
4 sound tape reels (197 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 23, 1954]
Uniform Title
  • Fledermaus English
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Fledermaus
Subject
Operas
Note
  • Sung in English.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:47:54 (synopses and features) ; 2:29:27 (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, Jan. 23, 1954.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 395 (F)
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Cyril Ritchard, host, with Alicia Markova and Zachary Solov) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Sigmund Spaeth, Walter Ducloux and Jay Harrison) -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Overture ; Act 1 through "Come with me" -- side 4. Act 1 concluded ; Act 2 through "Somedays you're lonely" -- side 5. Act 2 concluded -- side 6. Entr'acte ; Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 5545
Author
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899.
Title
Fledermaus [sound recording] : operetta in three acts / music by Johann Strauss ; new English lyrics by Howard Dietz ; new English text by Garson Kanin ; adapted from the libretto by Haffner and Genʹee.
Playing Time
004754 022927
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 23, 1954]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 23, 1954]
Performer
Charles Kullman (Eisenstein) ; Eleanor Steber (Rosalinda) ; Patrice Munsel (Adele) ; Suzanne Ames (Ida) ; Alicia Markova (A famous dancer) ; Thomas Hayward (Alfred) ; Jarmila Novotna (Prince Orlofsky) ; John Brownlee (Dr. Falke) ; Clifford Harvuot (Frank) ; Paul Franke (Dr. Blind) ; Jack Mann (Frosch) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Tibor Kozma, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 18, no. 11 (Jan. 18, 1954).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 23, 1954.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Dec. 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (8 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 395 (F)
Added Author
Haffner, C. (Carl), 1825-1899. Librettist
Genée, Richard, 1823-1895. Librettist
Kanin, Garson, 1912-1999. Librettist
Dietz, Howard, 1896-1983. Librettist
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Steber, Eleanor. Performer
Munsel, Patrice, 1925- Performer
Ames, Suzanne. Performer
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004. Performer
Hayward, Thomas. Performer
Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994. Performer
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Mann, Jack. Performer
Kozma, Tibor. Performer
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Ritchard, Cyril, 1897-1977. Commentator
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004. Commentator
Solov, Zachary, 1923- Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Harrison, Jay. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 5545 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 395 (F).
*LTCM 395 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tapein *LT-10 5545.
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