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La Boheme : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
La Boheme : radio broadcast, 1970-01-24 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La Vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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Description
3 sound cassettes (193 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 24, 1970
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 24, 1970.
Uniform Title
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Bohème
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Bohème
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:18:15 (synopses and features) ; 1:54:15 (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. 24, 1970.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Boris Goldovsky discusses "La bohème" ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz, with quizmaster Edward Downes and panelists Irving Kolodin, Siegmund Levarie, Tony Randall and David Stivender -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 ; Biographies in music: Francis Robinson honors Richard Tucker for his 25 years with the Metropolitan Opera ; Synopsis of act 4 (Cross) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross)
Call Number
*LTCM 316 (F)
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
La Boheme : radio broadcast, 1970-01-24 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, based on "La Vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Playing Time
011815 015415
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 24, 1970
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 24, 1970.
Performer
Richard Tucker (Rodolfo) ; Tenata Tebaldi (Mimi) ; William Walker (Marcello) ; Clarice Carson (Musetta) ; Gene Boucher (Schaunard) ; Cesare Siepi (Colline) ; Paul Plishka (Benoit) ; Luigi Marcella (Parpignol) ; Fernando Corena (Alcindoro) ; Peter Sliker (Sergeant) ; John Trehy (Customs officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fausto Cleva, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 34, no. 13 (Jan. 24, 1970)
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 24, 1970.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in June 1988, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 1 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Added Author
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Murger, Henri, 1822-1861. Scènes de la vie de Bohème.
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Tebaldi, Renata. Performer
Walker, William, 1931- Performer
Carson, Clarice, 1929-2015. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Marcella, Luigi. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Sliker, Peter. Performer
Trehy, John. Performer
Cleva, Fausto. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Kolodin, Irving, 1908- Commentator
Levarie, Siegmund, 1914- Commentator
Randall, Tony. Commentator
Stivender, David. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 316 (F) Production notes available.
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