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Simon Boccanegra [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts ...

Title
Simon Boccanegra [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts ... / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, revised by Arrigo Boito.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 214 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (178 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 30, 1965]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program).
  • Simon Boccanegra
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program).
Alternative Title
Simon Boccanegra
Subject
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Titles from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:05:15 (synopses and features) ; 1:52:55 (opera).
  • With production notes and official cast list (6 p.).
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 30, 1965.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of prologue (Milton Cross) ; Re-broadcast of Opera news on the air of Apr. 2, 1960 with Boris Goldovsky and Lawrence Tibbett ; Synopsis of act 1 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz: Edward Downes, Walter Ducloux, John Coveney, Terry McEwen and Dario Soria ; Synopses of acts 2 and 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Prologue ; Act 1 to ... mi guida all'ara -- side 4. act 1, conclusion -- side 5. Act 2 -- side 6. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 214 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Simon Boccanegra [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts ... / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, revised by Arrigo Boito.
Playing Time
010515 015255
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 30, 1965]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 30, 1965]
Performer
Anselmo Colzani (Simon Boccanegra) ; Renata Tebaldi (Amelia) ; Jerome Hines (Jacopo Fiesco) ; George Shirley (Gabriele Adorno) ; Justino Díaz (Paolo Albiani) ; Norman Scott (Pietro) ; Robert Nagy (Captain) ; Nadyne Brewer (Amelia's maid) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 29, no. 12 (Jan. 30, 1965).
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 30, 1965.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Mar. 1986, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist
Colzani, Anselmo. Performer
Tebaldi, Renata. Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Shirley, George. Performer
Díaz, Justino. Performer
Scott, Norman, 1921-1968 Performer
Nagy, Robert, 1929- Performer
Brewer, Nadyne. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter, 1913- Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Soria, Dario. 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
*LTCM 214 (F) \(Production notes filed in listening room.)
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