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Simon Boccanegra [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts (four scenes) in Italian

Title
Simon Boccanegra [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts (four scenes) in Italian / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, revised by Arrigo Boito, after a play by Antonio García Gutiérrez
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 288 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (196 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 14, 1968]
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: 1:00:00 (synopses and features) ; 2:15:30 (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, Dec. 14, 1968.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of prologue (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky analyzes Simon Boccanegra ; Synopsis of act 1 (Cross) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz with quizmaster Edward Downes and panelists Mary Ellis Peltz, Jan Behr, David Stivender, and Terry McEwen ; Synopses of acts 2 and 3 (Cross) -- side 3. Prologue ; Act 1, scene 1, beginning to Amelia's exit -- side 4. Act 1, scene 1, conclusion ; Act 1, scene 2 -- side 5. Act 2 ; side 6. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross)
Call Number
*LTCM 288 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Simon Boccanegra [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts (four scenes) in Italian / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, revised by Arrigo Boito, after a play by Antonio García Gutiérrez
Playing Time
010000 021530
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 14, 1968]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 14, 1968]
Performer
Cornell MacNeil (Simon Boccanegra) ; Gabriella Tucci (Amelia) ; Jerome Hines (Fiesco) ; George Shirley (Gabriele) ; Sherrill Milnes (Paolo) ; Louis Sgarro (Pietro) ; Rod MacWherter (Captain) ; Nadyne Brewer (Amelia's Maid) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 33, no. 7 (Dec. 14, 1968).
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 14, 1968.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Dec. 1987, 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
García Gutiérrez, Antonio, 1813-1884. Simón Boccanegra.
MacNeil, Cornell. Performer
Tucci, Gabriella. Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Shirley, George. Performer
Milnes, Sherrill. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
MacWherter, Rod. Performer
Brewer, Nadyne. Performer
Molinari-Pradelli, Francesco. Performer
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis (Opdycke). Commentator
Behr, Jan. Commentator
Stivender, David. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. 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 288 (F) Productions notes in listening room.
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