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Boris Godunov : [sound recording] : opera in four acts, based on Pushkin

Title
Boris Godunov : radio broadcast, 1954-02-27 [sound recording] : opera in four acts, based on Pushkin / music by M.P. Mussorgsky ; english text by John Gutman ; orchestral score revised and newly edited by Karol Rathaus.
Author
Musorgskiĭ, Modest Petrivich, 1839-1881.

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Description
4 sound tape reels (238 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 27, 1954]
Uniform Title
  • Boris Godunov. English
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Boris Godunov.
Subject
Note
  • Sung in English.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:32:14 (synopses and features) ; 3:25:56 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 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. 27, 1954.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 400 (F)
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, with Herbert Weinstock) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Max Rudolf, Robert Bagar and Walter Ducloux) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. [blank] -- side 3. Introduction ; Act 1 through Scene 3 -- side 4. Act 1 concluded -- side 5. Act 2 -- side 6. Act 3 -- side 7. Act 4 through Scene 2 -- side 8. Act 4 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 5550
Author
Musorgskiĭ, Modest Petrivich, 1839-1881.
Title
Boris Godunov : radio broadcast, 1954-02-27 [sound recording] : opera in four acts, based on Pushkin / music by M.P. Mussorgsky ; english text by John Gutman ; orchestral score revised and newly edited by Karol Rathaus.
Playing Time
3214 32556
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 27, 1954]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 27, 1954]
Performer
Cesare Siepi (Boris Godunov) ; Mildred Miller (Feodyor) ; Genevieve Warner (Xenia) ; Jean Madeira (Xenia's nurse) ; Charles Kullman (Prince Shuiski) ; Arthur Budney (Shchelkalov) ; Norman Scott (Pimen) ; Giulio Gari (Grigori) ; Blanche Thebom (Marina) ; Clifford Harvuot (Rangoni) ; Salvatore Baccaloni (Varlaam) ; Thomas Hayward (Missail) ; Martha Lipton (The innkeeper) ; Osie Hawkins (An officer) ; Paul Franke (The simpleton) ; Lawrence Davidson (Nikitich) ; Gabor Carelli (A boyar) ; Thelma Votipka (A woman) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 18, no. 16 (Feb. 22, 1954).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 27, 1954.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Mar. 1990, from aluminum-based acetates (8 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Service copy (4 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 400 (F)
Added Author
Gutman, John. Translator
Rathaus, Karol, 1895-1954. Arranger
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837. Boris godunov.
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Miller, Mildred. Performer
Warner, Genevieve. Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Budney, Arthur. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968 Performer
Gari, Giulio. Performer
Thebom, Blanche. Performer
Harvuot, Clifford, 1912-1990. Performer
Baccaloni, Salvatore, 1900-1969. Performer
Hayward, Thomas. Performer
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Weinstock, Herbert. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. Commentator
Bagar, Robert. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Herbert Weinstock Memorial Fund.
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 5550 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 400 (F).
*LTCM 400 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 5550.
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