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Tristan und Isolde [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Tristan und Isolde [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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AudioUse in libraryAvailable*LDC 32557 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
5 sound discs (in 2 containers) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast ; [broadcast of] January 2, 1937.
Uniform Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 45:55 (Introduction, synopses, and intermission features) ; 3:25:54 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Kirsten Flagstad (Isolde) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Brangäne) ; Lauritz Melchior (Tristan) ; Julius Huehn (Kurwenal) ; Ludwig Hofmann (Marke) ; Arnold Gabor (Melot) ; Karl Luufkötter (Sailor's voice) ; Hans Clemens (Shepherd) ; James Wolfe (Steersman) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Artur Bodanzky, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, January 2, 1937; broadcast over the nationwide Blue Network of the broadcasting service of RCA, the National Broadcasting Corporation.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction (Milton Cross) ; Synopsis of Act 1 (Marcia Davenport) ; Act 1, part 1 -- CD 2. Act 1, part 2 -- CD 3. Act 2 -- CD 4. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 5. 1st intermission (Edmund Pearson discusses philters, love potions and poisons) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Davenport) ; 2nd intermission feature (Marcia Davenport discusses Wagner, Tristan und Isolde, and Scandinavian singers) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Davenport).
Call Number
*LDC 32557
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Tristan und Isolde [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast ; [broadcast of] January 2, 1937.
Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast ; [broadcast of] January 2, 1937.
Cast
Kirsten Flagstad (Isolde) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Brangäne) ; Lauritz Melchior (Tristan) ; Julius Huehn (Kurwenal) ; Ludwig Hofmann (Marke) ; Arnold Gabor (Melot) ; Karl Luufkötter (Sailor's voice) ; Hans Clemens (Shepherd) ; James Wolfe (Steersman) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Artur Bodanzky, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, January 2, 1937; broadcast over the nationwide Blue Network of the broadcasting service of RCA, the National Broadcasting Corporation.
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962. Performer
Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970. Performer
Melchior, Lauritz. Performer
Huehn, Julius. Performer
Hofmann, Ludwig, 1895-1963. Performer
Gábor, Arnold, 1880-1950. Performer
Laufkoetter, Karl. Performer
Clemens, Hans, 1890-1958. Performer
Wolfe, James, 1890-1966. Performer
Bodanzky, Artur, 1877-1939. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Davenport, Marcia, 1903- Commentator
Pearson, Edmund Lester, 1880-1937. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32557
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