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Tannhäuser opera in three acts

Title
Tannhäuser [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32487 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of Dec. 16, 1939]
Uniform Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Kirsten Flagstad (Elisabeth) ; Rose Pauly (Venus) ; Eyvind Laholm (Tannhäuser) ; Herbert Janssen (Wolfram) ; Emanuel List (Hermann) ; John Carter (Walther) ; Mack Harell (Biterolf) ; Giordano Paltrinieri (Heinrich) ; John Gurney (Reinmar) ; Maxine Stellman (Shepherd) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 16, 1939.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Act I -- CD 2. Act II -- CD 3. Act III ; Closing remarks (Milton Cross) -- CD 4. Introduction and synopsis of Tannhäuser (Cross) ; Mrs. August Belmont and Norman Cordon discuss the Metropolitan Opera Guild and read letters from Guild members ; Milton Cross discusses Minnesingers and presents a short bigraphical sketch of Eyvind Laholm.
Call Number
*LDC 32487
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Tannhäuser [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Series
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of Dec. 16, 1939]
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of Dec. 16, 1939]
Cast
Kirsten Flagstad (Elisabeth) ; Rose Pauly (Venus) ; Eyvind Laholm (Tannhäuser) ; Herbert Janssen (Wolfram) ; Emanuel List (Hermann) ; John Carter (Walther) ; Mack Harell (Biterolf) ; Giordano Paltrinieri (Heinrich) ; John Gurney (Reinmar) ; Maxine Stellman (Shepherd) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 16, 1939.
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962. Performer
Pauly, Rose, 1894- Performer
Laholm, Eyvind, 1894-1958. Performer
Janssen, Herbert. Performer
List, Emanuel. Performer
Carter, John, 1912- Performer
Harrell, Mack. Performer
Paltrinieri, Giordano, 1890-1970. Performer
Gurney, John, 1902-1997. Performer
Stellman, Maxine. Performer
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Cordon, Norman. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32487
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