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La traviata opera in four acts

Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by F.M. Piave, based on the play "La dame aux camʹelias".
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876.
  • Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895.
  • Albanese, Licia.
  • Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975.
  • Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960.
  • Roggero, Margaret.
  • Leone, María (Soprano)
  • Carelli, Gabor.
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • Brazis, Algerd.
  • Hawkins, Osie.
  • Cleva, Fausto.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Brownlee, John, 1901-1969.
  • Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994.
  • Herbert, Walter.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987.
  • Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965.
  • Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981.
  • Robinson, Francis, 1910-
  • Moscona, Nicola.
  • Votipka, Thelma.
  • Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound tape reels (187 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 6, 1954]
Uniform Title
  • Traviata
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Traviata
  • Opera anecdotes (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:01:04 (synopses and features) ; 2:06:18 (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, Feb. 6, 1954.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 397 (F)
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (John Brownlee, host, with Jarmila Novotna and Walter Herbert) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with George Marek, Sigmund Spaeth and Mary Ellis Peltz) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. Opera anecdotes (Francis Robinson, host, with Nicola Moscona, Thelma Votipka and Robert Merrill) ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Prelude ; Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 5547
OCLC
NYPG89-R634
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by F.M. Piave, based on the play "La dame aux camʹelias".
Playing Time
10104 20618
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 6, 1954]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 6, 1954]
Performer
Licia Albanese (Violetta) ; Richard Tucker (Alfredo) ; Leonard Warren (Germont) ; Margaret Roggero (Flora) ; Maria Leone (Annina) ; Gabor Carelli (Gastone) ; George Cehanovsky (Baron) ; Algerd Brazis (Marquis) ; Osie Hawkins (Doctor Grenvil) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 18, no. 13 (Feb. 1, 1954).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 6, 1954.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Nov. 1989, from aluminum-based acetates (7 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 397 (F)
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895. Dame aux Camʹelias.
Albanese, Licia. Performer
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Roggero, Margaret. Performer
Leone, María (Soprano) Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Brazis, Algerd. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Commentator
Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994. Commentator
Herbert, Walter. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Moscona, Nicola. Commentator
Votipka, Thelma. Commentator
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 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 Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 5547 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 397 (F).
*LTCM 397 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 5547.
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