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Il barbiere di Siviglia : opera in three acts

Title
Il barbiere di Siviglia : radio broadcast, 1943-04-10 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]

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Additional Authors
  • Sterbini, Cesare, 1783-1851.
  • Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799.
  • Sayão, Bidú.
  • Martini, Nino, 1905-1976.
  • Brownlee, John, 1901-1969.
  • Baccaloni, Salvatore, 1900-1969.
  • Pinza, Ezio.
  • Petina, Irra, 1907-
  • Harrell, Mack.
  • Dudley, John.
  • St. Leger, Frank.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Cordon, Norman.
  • Lausche, Frank John, 1895-1990.
  • Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986.
  • Sidlow, Thomas H.
  • Downes, Olin, 1886-1955.
  • Loesser, Arthur, 1894-1969.
  • Elwell, Herbert, 1898-1974.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
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. 10, 1943.
Uniform Title
  • Barbiere di Siviglia
  • Opera victory rally (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Barbiere di Siviglia
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 53:07 (announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 2:33:11 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Performer (note)
  • Bidú Sayão (Rosina) ; Nino Martini (Count Almaviva) ; John Brownlee (Figaro) ; Salvatore Baccaloni (Bartolo) ; Ezio Pinza (Basilio) ; Irra Petina (Berta) ; Mack Harrell (Fiorello) ; John Dudley (Sergeant) ; Metropoplitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Frank St. Leger, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio, Apr. 10, 1943.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Opening remarks and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Star-spangled banner ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Opera victory rally (Norman Cordon, host, introduces Thomas H. Sidlow, rally chairman, Cleveland mayor Frank J. Lausche, and Ohio governor John W. Bricker) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera forum quiz (Olin Downes questions Arthur Loesser, Herbert Elwell, and Robert Lawrence ) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32728
OCLC
NYPG04-R325
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Title
Il barbiere di Siviglia : radio broadcast, 1943-04-10 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on Beaumarchais' play.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Apr. 10, 1943.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Apr. 10, 1943.
Cast
Bidú Sayão (Rosina) ; Nino Martini (Count Almaviva) ; John Brownlee (Figaro) ; Salvatore Baccaloni (Bartolo) ; Ezio Pinza (Basilio) ; Irra Petina (Berta) ; Mack Harrell (Fiorello) ; John Dudley (Sergeant) ; Metropoplitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Frank St. Leger, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 7 (Mar. 29, 1943).
Event
Live broadcast from the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio, Apr. 10, 1943.
Language
Sung in Italian.
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Added Author
Sterbini, Cesare, 1783-1851. Librettist
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Barbier de Séville.
Sayão, Bidú. Performer
Martini, Nino, 1905-1976. Performer
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Performer
Baccaloni, Salvatore, 1900-1969. Performer
Pinza, Ezio. Performer
Petina, Irra, 1907- Performer
Harrell, Mack. Performer
Dudley, John. Performer
St. Leger, Frank. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Cordon, Norman. Commentator
Lausche, Frank John, 1895-1990. Commentator
Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986. Commentator
Sidlow, Thomas H. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Loesser, Arthur, 1894-1969. Commentator
Elwell, Herbert, 1898-1974. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera victory rally (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32728
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