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The ghosts of Versailles a grand opera buffa in two acts

Title
The ghosts of Versailles [sound recording] : a grand opera buffa in two acts / music by John Corigliano ; libretto by William M. Hoffman, suggested by "La mère coupable" of Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais.
Author
Corigliano, John, 1938-
Publication
[New York, N.Y.] : Metropolitan Opera, c1995.

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Additional Authors
  • Hoffman, William M. (William Moses), 1939-2017
  • Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799.
  • Stratas, Teresa.
  • Horne, Marilyn.
  • Glassman, Allan.
  • Quilico, Gino.
  • Vásquez, Hector (Baritone)
  • Shaulis, Jane.
  • Courtney, James, 1946-
  • Naldi, Ronald.
  • Bishop, Elizabeth (Mezzo-soprano)
  • Gonzales, Yvonne.
  • Hoffman, Wendy (Mezzo-soprano)
  • Cincione, Theresa.
  • Lattimore, Margaret.
  • Best, Michael.
  • Vernon, Richard, 1950-
  • Christin, Judith.
  • Streit, Kurt.
  • Hong, Hei-Kyung.
  • Dahl, Tracy.
  • Groves, Paul (Tenor)
  • Garvin, Bradley.
  • White, Wendy.
  • Berberian, Ara.
  • Badolato, Dean.
  • Van Derick, Peter.
  • Serbagi, Midhat.
  • Combs, Steven.
  • Darrenkamp, John.
  • Gunn, Nathan.
  • Valdes, Eduardo (Tenor)
  • Bender, Howard (Baritone)
  • Lehr, LeRoy.
  • Goerke, Christine.
  • Meyer, Carol (Soprano)
  • Di Franco, Loretta.
  • Hopkins, Janet (Singer)
  • Krasovec, Kathryn.
  • Pulley, Emily Ann.
  • DeYoung, Michelle.
  • Jepson, Kristine.
  • Forest, Michael.
  • Stevenson, Tony (Tenor)
  • Kahn, Kemal.
  • Levine, James, 1943-2021.
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-2016.
  • Corigliano, John, 1938-
  • Livingstone, William.
  • Ellison, Cori.
  • Hubay, Alfred.
  • Weaver, William, 1923-2013
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 15, 1995]
Uniform Title
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
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, Apr. 15, 1995.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
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) ; John Corigliano reflects on Ghosts of Versailles ; Texaco's opera quiz (William Livingstone, host, with Cori Ellison, Alfred Hubay and William Weaver) ; Synopsis of act II (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 32519
OCLC
NYPG04-R89
Author
Corigliano, John, 1938-
Title
The ghosts of Versailles [sound recording] : a grand opera buffa in two acts / music by John Corigliano ; libretto by William M. Hoffman, suggested by "La mère coupable" of Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais.
Imprint
[New York, N.Y.] : Metropolitan Opera, c1995.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 15, 1995]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Apr. 15, 1995]
Performer
Teresa Stratas (Marie Antoinette) ; Marilyn Horne (Samira) ; Allan Glassman (Bégearss) ; Gino Quilico (Figaro) ; Hector Vasquez (Beaumarchais) ; Jane Shaulis (Woman in hat) ; James Courtney (Louis XVI) ; Ronald Naldi (The Marquis) ; Elizabeth Bishop, Yvonne Gonzales, Wendy Hoffman (The gossips) ; Theresa Cincione (Lucienne) ; Margaret Lattimore (Diane) ; Michael Best (The Bishop) ; Richard Vernon (Joseph) ; Judith Christin (Susanna) ; Kurt Streit (Count Almaviva) ; Hei-Kyung Hong (Rosina) ; Tracy Dahl (Florestine) ; Paul Groves (Léon) ; Bradley Garvin (Wilhelm) ; Wendy White (Cherubino) ; Ara Berberian (Suleyman Pasha) ; Dean Badolato (His page) ; Peter Van Derick (The English Ambassador) ; Midhat Serbagi (An Egyptian violist) ; Steven Combs, John Darrenkamp, Nathan Gunn (Three Muscovite traders) ; Eduardo Valdes (A man with a ladder) ; Howard Bender (A man with lather on his face) ; LeRoy Lehr (The other man) ; Christine Goerke, Carol Meyer (Two women with babies) ; Loretta Di Franco, Janet Hopkins, Kathryn Krasovec, Emily Pulley (Four other women with babies) ; Michelle De Young, Kristine Jepson (Ladies of town) ; Michael Forest, Tony Stevenson (Two bailifs) ; Kemal Kahn (Harpsichord) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 59, no. 15 (Apr. 15, 1995).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 15, 1995.
Language
Sung in English.
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Added Author
Hoffman, William M. (William Moses), 1939-2017, librettist.
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Mère coupable.
Stratas, Teresa. Performer
Horne, Marilyn. Performer
Glassman, Allan. Performer
Quilico, Gino. Performer
Vásquez, Hector (Baritone) Performer
Shaulis, Jane. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- performer
Naldi, Ronald. Performer
Bishop, Elizabeth (Mezzo-soprano) Performer
Gonzales, Yvonne. Performer
Hoffman, Wendy (Mezzo-soprano) Performer
Cincione, Theresa. Performer
Lattimore, Margaret. Performer
Best, Michael. Performer
Vernon, Richard, 1950- Performer
Christin, Judith. Performer
Streit, Kurt. Performer
Hong, Hei-Kyung. Performer
Dahl, Tracy. Performer
Groves, Paul (Tenor) Performer
Garvin, Bradley. Performer
White, Wendy. Performer
Berberian, Ara. Performer
Badolato, Dean. Performer
Van Derick, Peter. Performer
Serbagi, Midhat. Performer
Combs, Steven. Performer
Darrenkamp, John. Performer
Gunn, Nathan. Performer
Valdes, Eduardo (Tenor) Performer
Bender, Howard (Baritone) Performer
Lehr, LeRoy. Performer
Goerke, Christine. Performer
Meyer, Carol (Soprano)
Di Franco, Loretta. Performer
Hopkins, Janet (Singer) Performer
Krasovec, Kathryn. Performer
Pulley, Emily Ann. Performer
DeYoung, Michelle. Performer
Jepson, Kristine. Performer
Forest, Michael. Performer
Stevenson, Tony (Tenor) Performer
Kahn, Kemal. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Corigliano, John, 1938- Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Ellison, Cori. Commentator
Hubay, Alfred. Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, commentator.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32519
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