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Les contes d'Hoffmann : opera in three acts, a prologue and an epilogue

Title
Les contes d'Hoffmann : radio broadcast, 1993-02-13 [sound recording] : opera in three acts, a prologue and an epilogue / music by Jacques Offenbach ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carrʹe, based on the stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann.
Author
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880.

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Additional Authors
  • Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901.
  • Carré, Michel, 1819-1872.
  • Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822.
  • Domingo, Plácido, 1941-
  • Vaness, Carol.
  • Held, Alan, 1959-
  • Mentzer, Susanne.
  • Laciura, Anthony.
  • Murray, John Horton.
  • Berberian, Ara.
  • Kelly, Sondra.
  • Josephson, Kim.
  • Levine, James, 1943-2021.
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-2016.
  • Jellinek, George, 1919-
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Franzen, Don.
  • Wrong, Henry.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound discs (225 min.) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 13, 1993]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Compact discs.
  • House program available in Music Division.
  • Durations: 0:56:18 (synopses and features) ; 2:48:29 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 13, 1993.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 716 (F).
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Prologue ; Act I -- CD 2. Act II -- CD 3. Act III ; Closing remarks (Peter Allen) -- CD 4. Introduction and synopsis of act I (Allen) ; Opera news on the air (George Jellinek) ; Synopsis of act II (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Don Franzen, George Jellinek and Henry Wrong) ; Synopsis of act III and epilogue (Allen).
Call Number
*LT-10-A 1578
OCLC
NYPG94-R369
Author
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880.
Title
Les contes d'Hoffmann : radio broadcast, 1993-02-13 [sound recording] : opera in three acts, a prologue and an epilogue / music by Jacques Offenbach ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carrʹe, based on the stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann.
Playing Time
005618 024829
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 13, 1993]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Feb. 13, 1993]
Performer
Plʹacido Domingo (Hoffmann) ; Carol Vaness (Olympia, Antonia, Giulietta, Stella) ; Alan Held (Lindorf, Coppélius, Dr. Miracle, Dappertutto) ; Susanne Mentzer (The Muse of Poetry, Nicklausse) ; Anthony Laciura (Andrès, Cochenille, Frantz, Pitichinaccio) ; John Horton Murray (Nathanaël, Spalanzani) ; Ara Berberian (Luther, Crespel) ; Sondra Kelly (Antonia's Mother) ; Kim Josephson (Hermann, Schlémil) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 57, no. 11 (Feb. 13, 1993).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 13, 1993.
Original Version
Preservation tape, recorded at NYPL in Sept. 1993, from borrowed masters (3 tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Reproduction
Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 716 (F).
Language
Sung in French.
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Request Access to Music Division Audio and Moving Image material
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822.
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer
Vaness, Carol. Performer
Held, Alan, 1959- Performer
Mentzer, Susanne. Performer
Laciura, Anthony. Performer
Murray, John Horton. Performer
Berberian, Ara. Performer
Kelly, Sondra. Performer
Josephson, Kim. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Franzen, Don. Commentator
Wrong, Henry. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LT-10-A 1578 Preservation tape. Use service copy in *LDC 31793.
*LTCM 716 (F) Cassette copy. (Production notes on file.) Use service copy in *LDC 31793.
*LDC 31793 Service copy.
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