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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
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. 2, 1944.
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: 39:01 (announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 3:12:53 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Rose Bampton (Sieglinde) ; Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Fricka) ; Lauritz Melchior (Siegmund) ; Herbert Janssen (Wotan) ; Alexander Kipnis (Hunding) ; Thelma Votipka (Gerhilde) ; Irene Jessner (Ortlinde) ; Lucielle Browning (Rossweisse) ; Martha Lipton (Grimgerde) ; Jeanne Palmer (Waltraute) ; Hertha Glaz (Siegrune) ; Margaret Harshaw (Schwertleite) ; George Szell, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 2, 1944.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Opening remarks and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Opera victory rally (Mrs. August Belmont, rally chairman, introduces Archibald MacLeish) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera forum quiz (Olin Downes questions Robert Bagar, George Marek, and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32711
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] Dec. 2, 1944.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 2, 1944.
Cast
Rose Bampton (Sieglinde) ; Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Fricka) ; Lauritz Melchior (Siegmund) ; Herbert Janssen (Wotan) ; Alexander Kipnis (Hunding) ; Thelma Votipka (Gerhilde) ; Irene Jessner (Ortlinde) ; Lucielle Browning (Rossweisse) ; Martha Lipton (Grimgerde) ; Jeanne Palmer (Waltraute) ; Hertha Glaz (Siegrune) ; Margaret Harshaw (Schwertleite) ; George Szell, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 9 (Nov. 27, 1944).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 2, 1944.
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Bampton, Rose. Performer
Traubel, Helen. Performer
Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970. Performer
Melchior, Lauritz. Performer
Janssen, Herbert. Performer
Kipnis, Alexander, 1891-1978. Performer
Hober, Beal. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Jessner, Irene. Performer
Browning, Lucielle. Performer
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Palmer, Jeanne, 1914- Performer
Glaz, Herta, 1908-2006. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Szell, George, 1897-1970. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Marek, George R. (George Richard), 1902-1987. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera victory rally (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32711
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