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Il barbiere di siviglia : opera in three acts

Title
Il barbiere di siviglia : radio broadcast, 1954-03-06 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.

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Additional Authors
  • Sterbini, Cesare, 1784-1831.
  • Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799.
  • Valletti, Cesare.
  • Corena, Fernando.
  • Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017.
  • Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004
  • Siepi, Cesare.
  • Madeira, Jean.
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • De Paolis, Alessio.
  • Mayreder, Rudolf.
  • Erede, Alberto.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • McWaters, Virginia.
  • Ritchard, Cyril, 1897-1977.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966.
  • Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987.
  • Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound tape reels (188 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono.; 10 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 6, 1954]
Uniform Title
  • Barbiere di Siviglia
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Barbiere di Siviglia
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:46:38 (synopses and features) ; 2:21:45 (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. 6, 1954.
Reproduction (note)
  • Service copy (3 sound cassettes : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 401 (F)
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, with Cyril Ritchard and Virginia McWaters) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Robert Lawrence, host, with Deems Taylor, George Marek and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. Sinfonia ; Act 1 -- side 3. Act 2 through "Dunque io son" -- side 4. Act 2 concluded -- side 5. Act 3 through "Il vecchiotto cerca moglie" -- side 6. Act 3 concluded ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LT-10 5551
OCLC
NYPG90-R241
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Title
Il barbiere di siviglia : radio broadcast, 1954-03-06 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Playing Time
4638 22145
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 6, 1954]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 6, 1954]
Performer
Cesare Valletti (Count Almaviva) ; Fernando Corena (Dr. Bartolo) ; Roberta Peters (Rosina) ; Robert Merrill (Figaro) ; Cesare Siepi (Don Basilio) ; Jean Madeira (Berta) ; George Cehanovsky (Fiorello) ; Alessio De Paolis (A sergeant) ; Rudolf Mayreder (Ambrogio) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Alberto Erede, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 18, no. 17 (Mar. 1, 1954).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 6, 1954.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Feb. 1990, 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 401 (F)
Added Author
Sterbini, Cesare, 1784-1831. Librettist
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Barbier de Séville.
Valletti, Cesare. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Mayreder, Rudolf. Performer
Erede, Alberto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
McWaters, Virginia. Commentator
Ritchard, Cyril, 1897-1977. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10 5551 Master tape. Request cassette service copy in *LTCM 401 (F).
*LTCM 401 (F) Cassette service copy; production notes on file. Master tape in *LT-10 5551.
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