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Faust opera in four acts

Title
Faust [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, after part I of Goethe's drama.
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, 2004.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 34123 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
5 sound discs : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 16, 1944.
Uniform Title
  • Column of the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Opera victory rally (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 1:11:17 (announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 2:24:13 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Licia Albenese (Marguerite) ; Raoul Jobin (Faust) ; Ezio Pinza (Mephistophélès) ; Martial Singher (Valentin) ; Martha Lipton (Siebel) ; Thelma Votipka (Marthe) ; John Baker (Wagner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Wilfrid Pelletier, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 16, 1944.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 -- CD 4. Synopsis of Act 4 ; Act 4 ; Post-curtain feature (Charles Kullman plug for war bonds) ; Closing remarks (Milton Cross) -- CD 5. Opening remarks (Cross) ; Synopsis of Act 1 (Cross) ; Column of the air (Milton Cross discusses Faust and Regina Resnik's debut) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera quiz (Olin Downes questions Sigmund Spaeth, Robert Bagar, and George Marek) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Opera Victory Rally (Edward Johnson introduces Sinclair Lewis).
Call Number
*LDC 34123
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Title
Faust [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, after part I of Goethe's drama.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, 2004.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 16, 1944.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 16, 1944.
Cast
Licia Albenese (Marguerite) ; Raoul Jobin (Faust) ; Ezio Pinza (Mephistophélès) ; Martial Singher (Valentin) ; Martha Lipton (Siebel) ; Thelma Votipka (Marthe) ; John Baker (Wagner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Wilfrid Pelletier, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 16, 1944.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Faust.
Albanese, Licia. Performer
Jobin, Raoul. Performer
Pinza, Ezio. Performer
Singher, Martial. Performer
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Baker, John, 1911- Performer
Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982. Conductor
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Johnson, Edward, 1878-1959. Commentator
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. Commentator
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Column of the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Opera victory rally (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 34123
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