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Manon Lescaut lyric drama in four acts

Title
Manon Lescaut [sound recording] : lyric drama in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini, based on the novel by Abbé Prévost.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1981.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32031 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 21, 1981]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 21, 1981.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of act I (Peter Allen) ; Act I -- CD 2. Act II -- CD 3. Act III ; Act IV ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky) ; Synopsis of act II (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Alberta Masiello, Robert Jacobson, William Livingstone and William Weaver) ; Synopsis of act III (Allen) ; Singers' roundtable (Livingstone, host, with Catherine Malfitano, Betsy Norden and Julien Robbins) ; Synopsis of act IV (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 32031
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Manon Lescaut [sound recording] : lyric drama in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini, based on the novel by Abbé Prévost.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1981.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 21, 1981]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 21, 1981]
Performer
Teresa Zylis-Gara (Manon) ; Giuliano Ciannella (Des Grieux) ; Pablo Elvira (Lescaut) ; Renato Capecchi (Geronte) ; Philip Creech (Edmondo) ; Isola Jones (Singer) ; Suzanne Der Derian, Susan Ball, Joyce Olson, Judit Schichtanz (Madrigal musicians) ; Russell Christopher (Ship's captain) ; Mario Bertolino (Inkeeper) ; Dana Talley (Lamplighter) ; Richard Vernon (Sergeant of archers) ; Andrea Velis (Dancing master) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 45, no. 15 (Mar. 14, 1981).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 21, 1981.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763. Manon Lescaut.
Zylis-Gara, Teresa. Performer
Ciannella, Giuliano. Performer
Elvira, Pablo, 1937-2000. Performer
Capecchi, Renato. Performer
Creech, Philip. Performer
Jones, Isola. Performer
Der Derian, Suzanne. Performer
Ball, Susan (Singer) Performer
Olson, Joyce. Performer
Schichtanz, Judit. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Bertolino, Mario (Singer) Performer
Talley, Dana. Performer
Vernon, Richard, 1950- Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Jacobson, Robert M. Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, commentator.
Malfitano, Catherine. Commentator
Robbins, Julien. Commentator
Norden, Betsy. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32031
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