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Mignon opera in three acts

Title
Mignon [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Ambroise Thomas ; libretto by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier.
Author
Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32555 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] May 15, 1937.
Uniform Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 40:40 (Announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 2:32:00 (Opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Jennie Tourel (Mignon) ; Josephine Antoine (Philine) ; Maria Matyas (Frédéric) ; Armand Tokatyan (Wilhelm) ; Léon Rothier (Lothario) ; Désiré Defrère (Laërte) ; Norman Cordon (Jarno, Antonio) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Wilfrid Pelletier, conductor.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, May 15, 1937.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (unidentified announcer) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2, scene 1 ; Synopsis of Act 2, scene 2 ; Act 2, scene 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Closing remarks -- CD 4. 1st intermission (Pierre Key discusses French opera) ; Synopsis of Act 2, scene 1 ; Broadcast announcer discusses Ambroise Thomas and Mignon ; 2nd intermission (Maxine Stellman and Thomas L. Thomas, winners of the Metropolitan Opera Auditions of the Air, speak with the broadcast announcer) ; Synopsis of Act 3.
Call Number
*LDC 32555
Author
Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896.
Title
Mignon [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Ambroise Thomas ; libretto by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] May 15, 1937.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] May 15, 1937.
Cast
Jennie Tourel (Mignon) ; Josephine Antoine (Philine) ; Maria Matyas (Frédéric) ; Armand Tokatyan (Wilhelm) ; Léon Rothier (Lothario) ; Désiré Defrère (Laërte) ; Norman Cordon (Jarno, Antonio) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Wilfrid Pelletier, conductor.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, May 15, 1937.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Tourel, Jennie. Performer
Antoine, Josephine. Performer
Matyas, Maria. Performer
Tokatyan, Armand, 1894-1960. Performer
Rothier, Léon, 1874-1951. Performer
Defrère, Désiré. Performer
Cordon, Norman. Performer
Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982. Conductor
Key, Pierre V. R. (Pierre Van Rensselaer), 1872-1945. Commentator
Stellman, Maxine. Commentator
Thomas, Thomas L. 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 32555
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