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Don Giovanni opera in two acts

Title
Don Giovanni [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32743 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
5 sound discs : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 9, 1944.
Uniform Title
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 1:07:43 (announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 3:10:24 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Florence Kirk (Anna) ; Eleanor Steber (Elvira) ; Bidú Sayão (Zerlina) ; Charles Kullman (Ottavio) ; Ezio Pinza (Don Giovanni) ; Salvatore Baccaloni (Leporello) ; Mack Harrell (Masetto) ; Nicola Moscona (Commandant) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; George Szell, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 9, 1944.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Opening remarks (Milton Cross) ; Act 1, scenes 1 and 2 -- CD 2. Act 1, scenes 3-5 -- CD 3. Act 2, scenes 1-2 -- CD 4. Act 2, scenes 3-5 -- CD 5. Opening remarks (Milton Cross) ; Synopses of Act 1, scenes 1-5 (Cross) ; Opera forum quiz (Olin Downes questions Boris Goldovsky, Sigmund Spaeth, and Huntington Watts) ; Synopses of Act 2, scenes 1-5 (Cross) ; Post-opera curtain: Opera victory rally (Mrs. Joseph R. Truesdale, rally chairman, introduces The Hon. John W. Davis who talks about a stumbling block to peace; James Melton discusses the bond drive) ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32743
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
Don Giovanni [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 9, 1944.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 9, 1944.
Cast
Florence Kirk (Anna) ; Eleanor Steber (Elvira) ; Bidú Sayão (Zerlina) ; Charles Kullman (Ottavio) ; Ezio Pinza (Don Giovanni) ; Salvatore Baccaloni (Leporello) ; Mack Harrell (Masetto) ; Nicola Moscona (Commandant) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; George Szell, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 9 (Dec. 4, 1944).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 9, 1944.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Librettist
Kirk, Florence. Performer
Steber, Eleanor. Performer
Sayão, Bidú. Performer
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Pinza, Ezio. Performer
Baccaloni, Salvatore, 1900-1969. Performer
Harrell, Mack. Performer
Moscona, Nicola. Performer
Szell, George, 1897-1970. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Watts, Huntington. Commentator
Trusedale, Joseph R., Mrs. Commentator
Melton, James, 1904-1961. Commentator
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
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 32743
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