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Le nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Le nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus,1756-1791.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 327 (F) Production notes in listening roomPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes (237 min.) : analog, mono., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 11, 1970]
Uniform Title
  • Biographies in music (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Nozze di Figaro
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Nozze di Figaro
Subject
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 1:06:30 (synopses and features) ; 2:50:00 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 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, Apr. 11, 1970.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air: David Stivender and the Metropolitan Opera Children's Chorus ; Synopsis of act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz, with quizmaster Edward Downes and panelists John Coveney, Terry McEwen and Richard Mohr -- side 2. Synopsis of act 3 (Cross) -- side 2. Biographies in music: Francis Robinson concludes his retrospective of singers from the first 20 years of the Bing adminstration (pt. 3 of 3) ; Synopsis of Act 4 -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LTCM 327 (F)
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus,1756-1791. Composer
Title
Le nozze di Figaro [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Playing Time
010630 025000
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 11, 1970]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 11, 1970]
Performer
Cesare Siepi (Figaro) ; Teresa Stratas (Susanna) ; Teresa Zylis-Gara (Countess Almaviva) ; Tom Krause (Count Almaviva) ; Rosalind Elias (Cherubino) ; Nedda Casei (Marcellina) ; Gail Robinson (Barbarina) ; Paul Plishka (Don Bartolo) ; Paul Franke (Don Basilio) ; Gabor Carelli (Don Curzio) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Antonio) ; Cecilia Entner, Judit Schichtanz (Peasant girls) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Josef Krips, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 34, no. 24 (Apr. 11, 197067).
Event
Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 11, 1970.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in July 1988, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in.).
Added Author
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Librettist
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Mariage de Figaro.
Siepi, Cesare. Performer
Stratas, Teresa. Performer
Zylis-Gara, Teresa. Performer
Krause, Tom. Performer
Elias, Rosalind. Performer
Casei, Nedda, 1935-2020. Performer
Robinson, Gail, 1946- Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Carelli, Gabor. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Entner, Cecilia. Performer
Schichtanz, Judit. Performer
Krips, Josef. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Stivender, David. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Biographies in music (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 327 (F) Production notes in listening room.
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