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La traviata opera in four acts

Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, after Alexandre Dumas' play, La dame auc camélias.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32729 [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] Apr. 24, 1943.
Uniform Title
  • Texaco's Opera Quiz (Radio program)
  • Opera victory rally (Radio program)
  • Column of the air (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: ca. 47 mins. (announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; ca. 2 hrs., 4 mins. (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Bidú Sayão (Violetta) ; Charles Kullman (Alfredo) ; Leonard Warren (Germont) ; Thelma Votipka (Flora) ; Alessio De Paolis (Gastone) ; George Cehanovsky (Douphol) ; Louis D'Angelo (D'Obigny) ; Helen Olheim (Annina) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Grenvil) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Cesare Sodero, conductor ; Milton Cross, boradcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 24, 1943.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction (in Spanish) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 ; Act 3 -- CD 3. Introduction (in Spanish) ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (in Spanish) -- CD 4. Opera Forum Quiz (Incomplete) (Olin Downes questions Jarmila Novotná, Robert Lawrence, and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Milton Cross) ; Opera Victory Rally (Incomplete) (Mrs. Joseph R. Trusedale, Senator Ball, Under Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Column of the Air (Milton Cross, with guests Edward Johnson, Chairman of Women's National Radio Committee and Texaco Co. President W.S.S. Rodgers) ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross) ; Closing remarks (Cross) ; Post-curtain: Norman Cordon makes a war bond appeal.
Call Number
*LDC 32729
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, after Alexandre Dumas' play, La dame auc camélias.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Apr. 24, 1943.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Apr. 24, 1943.
Cast
Bidú Sayão (Violetta) ; Charles Kullman (Alfredo) ; Leonard Warren (Germont) ; Thelma Votipka (Flora) ; Alessio De Paolis (Gastone) ; George Cehanovsky (Douphol) ; Louis D'Angelo (D'Obigny) ; Helen Olheim (Annina) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Grenvil) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Cesare Sodero, conductor ; Milton Cross, boradcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 7 (April 12?, 1943).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 24, 1943.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895. Dame aux camélias (Play)
Sayão, Bidú. Performer
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
D'Angelo, Louis, 1888-1958. Performer
Olheim, Helen. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Sodero, Cesare, 1886-1947. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Truesdale, Joseph J., Mrs. Commentator
Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-1952. cmm3
Johnson, Edward, 1878-1959. Commentator
Rodgers, W. S. S. (William Starling Sullivant), 1886-1965. Commentator
Cordon, Norman. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's Opera Quiz (Radio program)
Opera victory rally (Radio program)
Column of the air (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32729
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