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Les contes d'Hoffmann : opera in three acts, prologue and epilogue

Title
Les contes d'Hoffmann : radio broadcast, 1946-01-12 [sound recording] : opera in three acts, prologue and epilogue / music by Jacques Offenbach ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, founded on stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann.
Author
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]

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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] Jan. 12, 1946.
Uniform Title
  • Contes d'Hoffmann
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Contes d'Hoffmann
Subjects
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 55:37 (announcements, synopses and intermission features) ; 2:22:47 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Pierrette Alarie (Olympia) ; Blanche Thebom (Giulietta, Muse) ; Jarmila Novotná (Antonia) ; Lucielle Browning (Niklausse) ; Raoul Jobin (Hoffmann) ; Martial Singher (Lindorf, Coppélius, Miracle, Dappertutto) ; Lodovico Oliviero (Andrés, Cochenille, Pitichinaccio) ; Alessio De Paolis (Frantz, Spalanzani) ; Gerhard Pchner (Luther) ; Richard Manning (Nathanael) ; John Baker (Hermann) ; Nicola Moscona (Crespel) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Schlemil) ; Margaret Harshaw (Mother's voice) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Wilfrid Pelletier, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 12, 1946.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Synopsis of Prologue (Milton Cross) ; Prologue ; Synopsis of Act 1 (Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Synopsis of Act 3 and Epilogue (Cross) ; Act 3 ; Epilogue ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Opening remarks and synopsis of Prologue and Act 1 (Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, Patrice Munsel, and Frank St. Leger discuss Les contes d'Hoffmann) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera quiz (Olin Downes questions Robert Bagar, Robert Lawrence and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Synopsis of Act 3 and Epilogue (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32731
Author
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880.
Title
Les contes d'Hoffmann : radio broadcast, 1946-01-12 [sound recording] : opera in three acts, prologue and epilogue / music by Jacques Offenbach ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, founded on stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2002]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 12, 1946.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 12, 1946.
Cast
Pierrette Alarie (Olympia) ; Blanche Thebom (Giulietta, Muse) ; Jarmila Novotná (Antonia) ; Lucielle Browning (Niklausse) ; Raoul Jobin (Hoffmann) ; Martial Singher (Lindorf, Coppélius, Miracle, Dappertutto) ; Lodovico Oliviero (Andrés, Cochenille, Pitichinaccio) ; Alessio De Paolis (Frantz, Spalanzani) ; Gerhard Pchner (Luther) ; Richard Manning (Nathanael) ; John Baker (Hermann) ; Nicola Moscona (Crespel) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Schlemil) ; Margaret Harshaw (Mother's voice) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Wilfrid Pelletier, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 10 (Jan. 7, 1946).
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 12, 1946.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822.
Alarie, Pierrette. Performer
Thebom, Blanche. Performer
Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994. Performer
Browning, Lucielle. Performer
Jobin, Raoul. Performer
Singher, Martial. Performer
Oliviero, Lodovico, 1886-1948. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Manning, Richard, 1914-1954. Performer
Baker, John, 1911- Performer
Moscona, Nicola. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Munsel, Patrice, 1925- Commentator
St. Leger, Frank. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Performer
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (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 32731
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