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Carmen : opera in four acts

Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1943-03-27 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meihac and Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]

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Additional Authors
  • Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908.
  • Meihac, Henri, 1831-1897.
  • Merimée, Prosper, 1803-1870.
  • Djanel, Lily.
  • Albanese, Licia.
  • Jobin, Raoul.
  • Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960.
  • Harrell, Mack.
  • Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909-
  • Votipka, Thelma.
  • Olheim, Helen.
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • De Paolis, Alessio.
  • Beecham, Thomas, Sir, 1879-1961.
  • Johnson, Edward, 1878-1959.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Green, Dwight H.
  • Stillwell, Abner.
  • Snyder, Franklyn Bliss, 1884-1958.
  • Downes, Olin, 1886-1955.
  • Raisa, Rosa, 1893-1963.
  • Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972.
  • Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
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] Mar. 27, 1943.
Uniform Title
  • Opera victory rally (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Column of the air (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 56:59 (announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 2:41:32 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Lily Djanel (Carmen) ; Licia Albanese (Mizaela) ; Raoul Jobin (Don José) ; Leonard Warren (Escamillo) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Zuniga) ; Mack Harrell (Morales) ; Thelma Votipka (Frasquita) ; Helen Olheim (Mercedes) ; George Cehanovsky (Dancaïro) ; Alessio De Paolis (Remendado) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Beecham, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Civic Opera House, Chicago, Ill., Mar. 27, 1943.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Opening remarks and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 -- CD 4. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 5. Opera victory rally (Abner J. Stillwell introduces Edward Johnson, host; Illinois governor Dwight H. Green, rally chairman, and Northwestern University president Franklyn B. Snyder, featured speakers) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera forum quiz (Olin Downes questions Rosa Raisa, Rudolf Ganz, and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Column of the air (Milton Cross discusses the Met's tours, opera in Chicago, Carmen, and Lily Djanel) ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32740
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1943-03-27 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meihac and Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 27, 1943.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 27, 1943.
Cast
Lily Djanel (Carmen) ; Licia Albanese (Mizaela) ; Raoul Jobin (Don José) ; Leonard Warren (Escamillo) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Zuniga) ; Mack Harrell (Morales) ; Thelma Votipka (Frasquita) ; Helen Olheim (Mercedes) ; George Cehanovsky (Dancaïro) ; Alessio De Paolis (Remendado) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Beecham, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 7 (Mar. 22, 1943).
Event
Live broadcast from the Civic Opera House, Chicago, Ill., Mar. 27, 1943.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Meihac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Merimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Carmen.
Djanel, Lily. Performer
Albanese, Licia. Performer
Jobin, Raoul. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Harrell, Mack. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Olheim, Helen. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Beecham, Thomas, Sir, 1879-1961. Conductor
Johnson, Edward, 1878-1959. Commentator
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Green, Dwight H. Commentator
Stillwell, Abner. Commentator
Snyder, Franklyn Bliss, 1884-1958. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Raisa, Rosa, 1893-1963. Commentator
Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera victory rally (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Column of the air (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32740
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