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Aida : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Aida : radio broadcast, 1970-01-03 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by A. Ghislanzoni.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (227 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 3, 1970]
Uniform Title
  • Aïda
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Aïda
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:14:30 (synopses and features) ; 2:32:10 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein listening room.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 3, 1970.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air / Biographies in music, part 1: Francis Robinson recalls the firest Texaco-sponsored season, 1940-1941 ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz, with quizmaster Edward Downes and panelists John Coveney, Max de Schauensee, Boris Goldovsky and Paul Hume -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) ; Biographies in music, part 2 ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- sdie 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 313 (F)
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Aida : radio broadcast, 1970-01-03 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by A. Ghislanzoni.
Playing Time
011430 023210
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 3, 1970]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Jan. 3, 1970]
Performer
Leontyne Price, (Aida) ; Jess Thomas (Radames) ; Irene Dalis (Amneris) ; Robert Merrill (Amonasro) ; Raymond Michalski (King) ; John Macurdy (Ramfis) ; Carlotta Ordassy (Priestess) ; Rod MacWherter (Messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. ̲̲, no. ̲̲ (̲̲̲. ̲, 19̲̲).
Event
Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 3, 1970.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Jun. 1988, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Added Author
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Librettist
Price, Leontyne. Performer
Thomas, Jess. Performer
Dalis, Irene. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Michalski, Raymond. Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Ordassy, Carlotta. Performer
MacWherter, Rod. Performer
Molinari-Pradelli, Francesco. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 313 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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