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Richard Wagner's Götterdämmerung [sound recording] : music drama in a prologue and three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen

Title
Richard Wagner's Götterdämmerung [sound recording] : music drama in a prologue and three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in libraryPreservation*LTCM 622 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
on 9 sides of 5 sound cassettes (309 min.) : analog, stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1975-03-29 (Mar. 29, 1975)]
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Götterdämmerung
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Götterdämmerung
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Götterdämmerung
Subject
Note
  • "Based on the version of the productions of Der Ring des Nibelungen of Herbert von Karajan for the Easter Festivals in Salzburg"--House program.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Durations: 0:59:00 (synopses and features) ; 4:10:00 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (8 p.) on file in the Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 29, 1975.
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Analysis by John Culshaw) ; Synopsis of act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Request for money (Schuyler Chapin and Shirley Verrett) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Alberta Masiello, Jan Behr and Boris Goldovsky) ; synopsis of act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1, prelude ; Scene 1 -- side 4. Act 1, scene 2 ; Scene 3 to "... mir werther als aller Götter ewig währendes Gluck" -- side 5. Act 1, scene 3, conclusion -- side 6. [Blank] -- side 7. Act 2, scenes 1-4 -- side 8. Act 2, scene 5 -- side 9. Act 3, scenes 1-2 -- side 10. Act 3, conclusion ; Closing remarks (Allen)
Call Number
*LTCM 622 (F)
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Richard Wagner's Götterdämmerung [sound recording] : music drama in a prologue and three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Playing Time
005900 041000
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1975-03-29 (Mar. 29, 1975)]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of 1975-03-29 (Mar. 29, 1975)]
Performer
Birgit Nilsson (Brünnhilde) ; Jess Thomas (Siegfried) ; Bengt Rundgren (Hagen) ; Nell Rankin (Gutrune, Third Norn) ; William Dooley (Gunther) ; Anna Reynolds (Waltraute, Second Norn) ; Marius Rintzler (Alberich) ; Christine Weidinger (Woglinde) ; Marcia Baldwin (Wellgunde) Batyah Godfrey (Flosshilde) ; Lili Chookasian (First Norn) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Sixten Ehrling, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 39, no. 15 (Feb. 15, Mar. 1, 15, 29, 1975).
Event
Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 29, 1975.
Original Version
Re-recorded at NYPL in Dec. 1982, from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera (sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in.).
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Nilsson, Birgit. Performer
Thomas, Jess. Performer
Rundgren, Bengt. Performer
Rankin, Nell. Performer
Dooley, William. Performer
Reynolds, Anna. Performer
Rintzler, Marius. Performer
Weidinger, Christine. Performer
Baldwin, Marcia. Performer
Godfrey Ben-David, Batyah. Performer
Chookasian, Lili. Performer
Ehrling, Sixten. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Behr, Jan. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Chapin, Schuyler. Commentator
Verrett, Shirley. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Götterdämmerung
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 622 (F) Production notes on file.
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