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Peter Grimes opera in three acts and a prologue

Title
Peter Grimes [sound recording] : opera in three acts and a prologue / Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Montagu Slater, after the poem by George Crabbe.
Author
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Publication
[New York, N.Y.] : Metropolitan Opera, c1994.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32533 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Slater, Montagu, 1902-
  • Crabbe, George, 1754-1832.
  • Fleming, Renée.
  • Walker, Sarah, 1943-
  • Howard, Ann, 1936-
  • Rolfe Johnson, Anthony.
  • Opie, Alan.
  • Malis, David, 1961-
  • Courtney, James, 1946-
  • Del Carlo, John.
  • Fitch, Bernard.
  • Petersen, Dennis.
  • Asch, David (Singer)
  • Lindner, Elyssa.
  • Wiedt, Sara.
  • Gonzales, Yvonne.
  • Guyer, Joyce.
  • Person, John (Singer)
  • Marcus, Herman.
  • Peck, Donald.
  • Ungar, Jonathan.
  • Conlon, James, 1950-
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-2016.
  • Osborne, Charles, 1927-2017.
  • Robinson, Francis, 1910-
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-
  • Ames, Alison, 1945-
  • Keene, Christopher, 1946-1995.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 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 Dec. 31, 1994]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Met moments (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 31, 1994.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
Introduction and synopsis of act I (Peter Allen) ; Prologue ; Act I -- CD 2. Act II -- CD 3. Act III ; Closing remarks (Allen) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air (Charles Osborne shares his personal reminiscences of Britten) ; Met moments (Francis Robinson presents a biography in music of Richard Tucker) ; Synopsis of act II (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, host, with Alison Ames, Christopher Keene and Osborne) ; Synopsis of act III (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 32533
OCLC
NYPG04-R86
Author
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Title
Peter Grimes [sound recording] : opera in three acts and a prologue / Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Montagu Slater, after the poem by George Crabbe.
Imprint
[New York, N.Y.] : Metropolitan Opera, c1994.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 31, 1994]
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 31, 1994]
Performer
Renée Fleming (Ellen Orford) ; Sarah Walker (Mrs. Sedley) ; Ann Howard (Auntie) ; Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Peter Grimes) ; Alan Opie (Captain Balstrode) ; David Malis (Ned Keene) ; James Courtney (Hobson) ; John Del Carlo (Swallow) ; Bernard Fitch (Rev. Horace Adams) ; Dennis Petersen (Bob Boles) ; David Asch (Fisherman) ; Elyssa Lindner, Sara Wiedt (Fisherwomen) ; Yvonne Gonzales, Joyce Guyer (Nieces) ; John Person (Lawyer) ; Herman Marcus (Burgess) ; Donald Peck (Crabbe) ; Jonathan Ungar (John) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Conlon, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 59, no. 7. (Dec. 24, 1994).
Event
Originally broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 31, 1994.
Language
Sung in English.
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Added Author
Slater, Montagu, 1902- Librettist
Crabbe, George, 1754-1832. Borough.
Fleming, Renée. Performer
Walker, Sarah, 1943- Performer
Howard, Ann, 1936- Performer
Rolfe Johnson, Anthony. Performer
Opie, Alan. Performer
Malis, David, 1961- Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- Performer
Del Carlo, John. Performer
Fitch, Bernard. Performer
Petersen, Dennis. Performer
Asch, David (Singer) Performer
Lindner, Elyssa. Performer
Wiedt, Sara. Performer
Gonzales, Yvonne. Performer
Guyer, Joyce. Performer
Person, John (Singer) rf.
Marcus, Herman. Performer
Peck, Donald. Performer
Ungar, Jonathan. Performer
Conlon, James, 1950- Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Osborne, Charles, 1927-2017. Commentator
Robinson, Francis, 1910- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Ames, Alison, 1945- Commentator
Keene, Christopher, 1946-1995. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Met moments (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32533
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