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Tannhäuser [sound recording] : 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 libraryAvailable*LDC 32703 [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
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 19, 1942.
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera victory rally (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: ca. 1 hr., 12 mins. (Announcements, synopses and intermission features) ; ca. 3 hrs, 6 mins. (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Helen Traubel (Elisabeth) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Venus) ; Lauritz Melchior (Tannhäuser) ; Herbert Janssen (Wolfram) ; Alexander Kipnis (Hermann) ; John Garris (Walther) ; Osie Hawkins (Biterolf) ; Emery Darcy (Heinrich) ; John Gurney (Reinmar) ; Maxine Stellman (Shepherd) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; George Szell, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (in Spanish) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Synopsis of Act 2 (in Spanish) ; Act 2 -- CD 3. Synopsis of Act 3 (in Spanish) ; Act 3 ; Closing remarks (in Spanish) -- CD 4. Opening remarks and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera forum quiz (Olin Downes questions Robert Lawrence, Sigmund Spaeth, and Marcia Davenport) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera victory rally (Mrs. August Belmont introduces Lawrence Tibbett, rally chairman ; Mrs. Franklin D. Rossevelt speaks on Britain's war situation ; Walter Nash, New Zealand's Minister to the U.S., speaks on war involvement by the British Commonwealth nations) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32703
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Tannhäuser [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 19, 1942.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 19, 1942.
Cast
Helen Traubel (Elisabeth) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Venus) ; Lauritz Melchior (Tannhäuser) ; Herbert Janssen (Wolfram) ; Alexander Kipnis (Hermann) ; John Garris (Walther) ; Osie Hawkins (Biterolf) ; Emery Darcy (Heinrich) ; John Gurney (Reinmar) ; Maxine Stellman (Shepherd) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; George Szell, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 7 (Dec. 14, 1942).
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Traubel, Helen. Performer
Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970. Performer
Melchior, Lauritz. Performer
Janssen, Herbert. prfn
Kipnis, Alexander, 1891-1978. Performer
Garris, John. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Gurney, John, 1902-1997. Performer
Stellman, Maxine. Performer
Szell, George, 1897-1970. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Davenport, Marcia, 1903- Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960. Commentator
Rossevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962. Commentator
Nash, Walter, 1882-1968. 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 32703
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