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Aïda : opera in four acts

Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1944-12-15 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32725 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893.
  • Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013.
  • Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970.
  • Carron, Arthur.
  • Valentino, Frank.
  • Moscona, Nicola.
  • Stellman, Maxine.
  • Oliviero, Lodovico, 1886-1948.
  • Whitfield, Philip.
  • Cooper, Emil.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound discs : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 15, 1944.
Uniform Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 9:28 (announcements and synopses) ; 2:18:53 (opera).
  • Act 4, scene 1 missing from this recording.
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Regina Resnik (Aïda) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Amneris) ; Arthur Carron (Radamès) ; Frank Valentino (Amonasro) ; Nicola Moscona (Ramfis) ; Maxine Stellman (High priestess) ; Philip Whitfield (King of Egypt) ; Lodovico Oliviero (messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Emil Cooper, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 15, 1944.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Opening remarks and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross) ; Act 4, scene 2 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32725
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1944-12-15 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 15, 1944.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 15, 1944.
Cast
Regina Resnik (Aïda) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Amneris) ; Arthur Carron (Radamès) ; Frank Valentino (Amonasro) ; Nicola Moscona (Ramfis) ; Maxine Stellman (High priestess) ; Philip Whitfield (King of Egypt) ; Lodovico Oliviero (messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Emil Cooper, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 9 (Dec. 11, 1944).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 15, 1944.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Librettist
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Performer
Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970. Performer
Carron, Arthur. Performer
Valentino, Frank. Performer
Moscona, Nicola. Performer
Stellman, Maxine. Performer
Oliviero, Lodovico, 1886-1948.
Whitfield, Philip. Performer
Cooper, Emil. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32725
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