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Die Walküre [sound recording] : music drama in three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen

Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : music drama in three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]

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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] Feb. 27, 1943.
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera victory rally (Radio program).
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 1:21:10 (announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 3:26:26 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Rose Bampton (Sieglinde) ; Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde) ; Karin Branzell (Fricka) ; Lauritz Melchior (Siegmund) ; Julius Huehn (Wotan) ; Emanuel List (Hunding) ; Maxine Stellman (Helmwige) ; Thelma Votipka (Gerhilde) ; Irene Jessner (Ortlinde) ; Lucielle Browning (Rossweisse) ; Mary Van Kirk (Grimgerde) ; Hertha Glaz (Waltraute) ; Helen Olheim (Siegrune) ; Margaret Harshaw (Schwertleite) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 27, 1943.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Opening remarks and synopsis of Act 1 (in Spanish) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Synopsis of Act 2 (in Spanish) ; Act 2, part 1 -- CD 3. Act 2, part 2 -- CD 4. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (in Spanish) -- CD 5. Opening remarks and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera Forum Quiz (Olin Downes questions Norman Cordon, Robert Lawrence, and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera victory rally (Mrs. Augusta Belmont introduces Frederick Jagel, Rally chairman, and President of the Phillipines, Manuel L. Quezon) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 28620
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : music drama in three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 27, 1943.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 27, 1943.
Cast
Rose Bampton (Sieglinde) ; Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde) ; Karin Branzell (Fricka) ; Lauritz Melchior (Siegmund) ; Julius Huehn (Wotan) ; Emanuel List (Hunding) ; Maxine Stellman (Helmwige) ; Thelma Votipka (Gerhilde) ; Irene Jessner (Ortlinde) ; Lucielle Browning (Rossweisse) ; Mary Van Kirk (Grimgerde) ; Hertha Glaz (Waltraute) ; Helen Olheim (Siegrune) ; Margaret Harshaw (Schwertleite) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 7 (Feb. 22, 1943).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 27, 1943.
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Bampton, Rose. Performer
Traubel, Helen. Performer
Branzell, Karin, 1891-1974. Performer
Melchior, Lauritz. Performer
Huehn, Julius. Performer
List, Emanuel. Performer
Stellman, Maxine. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Jessner, Irene. Performer
Glaz, Herta, 1908-2006. Performer
Browning, Lucielle. Performer
Olheim, Helen. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Van Kirk, Mary. Performer
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Cordon, Norman. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Belmont. Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Jagel, Frederick. Commentator
Quezon, Manuel Luis, 1878-1944. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
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 28620
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