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Carmen : opera in four acts

Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1934-04-17 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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Additional Authors
  • Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897.
  • Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908.
  • Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870.
  • Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981.
  • Burke, Hilda.
  • Maison, René, 1895-1962.
  • Huehn, Julius.
  • D'Angelo, Louis, 1888-1958.
  • Engelman, Wilfred.
  • Votipka, Thelma.
  • Olheim, Helen.
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • Paltrinieri, Giordano, 1890-1970.
  • Papi, Gennaro.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Rodzinski, Artur, 1892-1958.
  • Bulkley, Robert Johns, 1880-
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
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] April 17, 1937.
Uniform Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 53:13 (Announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 2:44:29 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Rosa Ponselle (Carmen) ; Hilda Burke (Micaela) ; René Maison (Don José) ; Julius Huehn (Escamillo) ; Louis D'Angelo (Zuniga) ; Wilfred Engelman (Morales) ; Thelma Votipka (Frasquita) ; Hlen Olheim (Mercedes) ; George Cehanovsky (Dancaire) ; Giordano Paltrinieri (Remendado) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Gennari [sic] Papi, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio, April 17, 1937; broadcast over the NBC radio network.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction 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. 1st intermission (Artur Rodzinski speaks on music and the radio) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Milton Cross discusses Carmen ; 2nd intermission (Ohio Senator Robert Johns Bulkley speaks about opera in Cleveland) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Milton Cross discusses Bizet ; 3rd intermission (Mr. Cross responds to caustic letters from listeners about the broadcast commentary) ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32556
OCLC
NYPG04-R476
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1934-04-17 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] April 17, 1937.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] April 17, 1937.
Cast
Rosa Ponselle (Carmen) ; Hilda Burke (Micaela) ; René Maison (Don José) ; Julius Huehn (Escamillo) ; Louis D'Angelo (Zuniga) ; Wilfred Engelman (Morales) ; Thelma Votipka (Frasquita) ; Hlen Olheim (Mercedes) ; George Cehanovsky (Dancaire) ; Giordano Paltrinieri (Remendado) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Gennari [sic] Papi, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio, April 17, 1937; broadcast over the NBC radio network.
Language
Sung in French.
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Added Author
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Carmen. Spanish.
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981. Performer
Burke, Hilda. Performer
Maison, René, 1895-1962. Performer
Huehn, Julius. Performer
D'Angelo, Louis, 1888-1958. Performer
Engelman, Wilfred. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Olheim, Helen. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Paltrinieri, Giordano, 1890-1970. Performer
Papi, Gennaro. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Rodzinski, Artur, 1892-1958. Commentator
Bulkley, Robert Johns, 1880- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32556
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