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Dialogues of the Carmelites opera in two acts

Title
Dialogues of the Carmelites [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Fran̨cis Poulenc, from the play by Georges Bernanos.
Author
Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32748 [CD. Service copy]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs (203 min.) : digital ; stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 4, 1987]
Uniform Title
  • Dialogues des Carmélites. English
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Dialogues des Carmélites.
Subject
Note
  • Sung in English.
  • Durations: 0:31:55 (synopses and features) ; 2:51:47 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • Production notes and official cast list (4 p.) on file in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound (filed under classmark: *LTCM513 (F)).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 4, 1987.
Reproduction (note)
  • Cassette copy (3 sound cassettes : stereo, Dolby-B processed) available in: *LTCM 513 (F)
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act I (Peter Allen) ; Act I, part 1 -- CD 2. Act I, part 2 -- CD 3. Act II, part 1 -- CD 4. Act II, part 2 ; Closing remarks (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Martin Bernheimer, Philip Gainsley and George Jellinek) ; Synopsis of Act II.
Call Number
*LTCM 513 (F)
Author
Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963.
Title
Dialogues of the Carmelites [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Fran̨cis Poulenc, from the play by Georges Bernanos.
Playing Time
003155 025147
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 4, 1987]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 4, 1987]
Performer
David Kuebler (The Chevalier de la Force) ; James Courtney (The Marquis de la Force) ; Maria Ewing (Blanche de la Force) ; Paul Franke (Thierry) ; Régine Crespin (Madame de Croissy) ; Betsy Norden (Sister Constance) ; Florence Quivar (Mother Marie) ; David Hamilton (M. Javelinot) ; Jessye Norman (Madame Lidoine) ; Barbara Bystrom, Nancy Crolius, Suzanne Der Derian, Constance Green, Robin Hanriot, Beverly Hulse, Elyssa Lindner, Linda Mays, Theresa Yu-Ping Teng, Janet Wagner and Carol Wright (Carmelite Nuns) ; Ben Holt (The Chaplain) ; Batyah Godfrey Ben-David (Sister Mathilde) ; Charles Anthony (First Commissioner) ; Russell Christopher (Second Commissioner) ; Jean Kraft (Mother Jeanne) ; John Darrenkamp (Jailer) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Manuel Rosenthal, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 51, no. 14 (Mar. 28, 1987).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 4, 1987.
Original Version
Cassette tapes re-recorded at NYPL in July 1991, from borrowed masters (3 sound 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 513 (F)
Added Author
Bernanos, Georges, 1888-1948. Librettist
Kuebler, David. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer.
Ewing, Maria. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Crespin, Régine. Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Quivar, Florence. Performer
Hamilton, David, 1957- Performer
Norman, Jessye. Performer
Bystrom, Barbara. Performer
Crolius, Nancy. Performer
Der Derian, Suzanne. Performer
Green, Constance. Performer
Hanriot, Robin. Performer
Hulse, Beverly. Performer
Lindner, Elyssa. Performer
Mays, Linda. Performer
Teng, Theresa Yu-Ping. Performer
Wagner, Janet. Performer
Wright, Carol. Performer
Holt, Ben. Performer
Godfrey Ben-David, Batyah. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Darrenkamp, John. Performer
Rosenthal, Manuel, 1904-2003. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Mitchell, Leona. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Bernheimer, Martin. Commentator
Gainsley, Philip. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 513 (F) Cassette copy. (Production notes in listening room.) Use service copy in *LDC 32748.
*LDC 32748 Service copy.
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