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Boris Godunov : opera in four acts, based on Pushkin

Title
Boris Godunov : radio broadcast, 1943-02-13 [sound recording] : opera in four acts, based on Pushkin / music and libretto by M.P. Mussorgsky.
Author
Musorgskǐi, Modest Petrivich, 1839-1881.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]

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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] Feb. 13, 1943
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera broadcast (Radio program)
  • Column of the air (Radio program)
  • Opera victory rally (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 13, 1943.
Subjects
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 1:17:46 (announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 3:01:09 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Kerstin Thorborg (Marina) ; Alexander Kipnis (Boris) ; Alessio De Paolis (Shuiski) ; René Maison (Grigory) ; Nicola Moscona (Pimen) ; Norman Cordon (Varlaam) ; Leonard Warren (Rangoni) ; Irra Petina (Fyodor) ; Marita Farell (Xenia) ; Anna Kaskas (Nurse) ; George Cehanovsky (Shchelkalov) ; John Dudley (Missail) ; Doris Doe (Innkeeper) ; Osie Hawkins (Frontier guard) ; John Garris (Simpleton) ; Emery Darcy (Boyar) ; Lansing Hatfield (Lavitski) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Chernikovski) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; George Szell, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 13, 1943.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Russian and Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Opening remarks and synopsis of Act 1 (in Spanish) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Synopsis of Act 2 (in Spanish) ; Act 2 -- CD 3. Synopsis of Act 3 (in Spanish) ; Act 3 -- CD 4. Synopsis of Act 4 (in Spanish) ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (in Spanish) -- CD 5. Column of the air (Milton Cross discusses Etienne Barone, in charge of supers; Alfred Mapleson, librarian, and his father Lionel; Al Davidson, in charge of armor; Otello Ceroni, prompter; Tony, horse groom; and Helen Traubel, Gladys Swarthout, composers known for one opera, etc.) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Milton Cross) ; Opera victory rally (Mrs. August Belmont, Bruno Walter, former ambassador Joseph E. Davies, Alan Radwill) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Opera forum quiz (Olin Downes questions Josephine Antoine, Robert Lawrence, and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross) ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32741
Author
Musorgskǐi, Modest Petrivich, 1839-1881.
Title
Boris Godunov : radio broadcast, 1943-02-13 [sound recording] : opera in four acts, based on Pushkin / music and libretto by M.P. Mussorgsky.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 13, 1943
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 13, 1943.
Cast
Kerstin Thorborg (Marina) ; Alexander Kipnis (Boris) ; Alessio De Paolis (Shuiski) ; René Maison (Grigory) ; Nicola Moscona (Pimen) ; Norman Cordon (Varlaam) ; Leonard Warren (Rangoni) ; Irra Petina (Fyodor) ; Marita Farell (Xenia) ; Anna Kaskas (Nurse) ; George Cehanovsky (Shchelkalov) ; John Dudley (Missail) ; Doris Doe (Innkeeper) ; Osie Hawkins (Frontier guard) ; John Garris (Simpleton) ; Emery Darcy (Boyar) ; Lansing Hatfield (Lavitski) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Chernikovski) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; George Szell, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 7 (Feb. 8, 1943).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 13, 1943.
Language
Sung in Russian and Italian.
Added Author
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837. Boris godunov.
Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970. Performer
Kipnis, Alexander, 1891-1978. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Maison, René, 1895-1962. Performer
Moscona, Nicola. Performer
Cordon, Norman. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Petina, Irra, 1907- Performer
Farell, Marita. Performer
Kaskas, Anna. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Dudley, John. Performer
Doe, Doris, 1899-1985. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Garris, John, 1911-1949. Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Hatfield, Lansing. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Szell, George, 1897-1970. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962. Commentator
Davies, Joseph Edward. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Antoine, Josephine. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera broadcast (Radio program)
Column of the air (Radio program)
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 32741
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