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Parsifal stage consecrating festival play in three acts

Title
Parsifal [sound recording] : stage consecrating festival play in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1974.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32132 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LTCM 786 [Notes]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
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Apr. 20, 1974.
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: 0:54:32 (announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 3:52:11 (opera).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Production notes and official cast list filed under classmark: *LTCM 786.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Janis Martin (Kundry) ; Jess Thomas (Parsifal) ; Thomas Stewart (Amfortas) ; John Macurdy (Gurnemanz) ; Morley Meredith (Klingsor) ; James Morris (Titurel) ; Jean Kraft (Voice) ; Paul Franke (First knight) ; David Holloway (Second knight) ; Betsy Norden, Judith Forst, Douglas Ahlstedt, Charles Anthony (Esquires) ; Mary Ellen Pracht, Christine Weidinger, Cynthia Munzer, Loretta Di Franco, Marcia Baldwin, Shirley Love (Flower maidens) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; William Steinberg, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 20, 1974.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Opening remarks and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) (6:32) ; Act 1, part 1 (55:36) -- CD 2. Act 1, part 2 (42:13) -- CD 3. Act 2 (62:05) -- CD 4. Act 3 (72:17) -- CD 5. Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky gives a musical and dramatic analysis of Parsifal) (19:00) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) (5:30) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions John Coveney, Boris Goldovsky, Nathaniel Merrill, and Richard Mohr) (18:30) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) (5:00) ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32132
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Parsifal [sound recording] : stage consecrating festival play in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1974.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Apr. 20, 1974.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Apr. 20, 1974.
Cast
Janis Martin (Kundry) ; Jess Thomas (Parsifal) ; Thomas Stewart (Amfortas) ; John Macurdy (Gurnemanz) ; Morley Meredith (Klingsor) ; James Morris (Titurel) ; Jean Kraft (Voice) ; Paul Franke (First knight) ; David Holloway (Second knight) ; Betsy Norden, Judith Forst, Douglas Ahlstedt, Charles Anthony (Esquires) ; Mary Ellen Pracht, Christine Weidinger, Cynthia Munzer, Loretta Di Franco, Marcia Baldwin, Shirley Love (Flower maidens) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; William Steinberg, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 20, 1974.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 38, no. 24 (April 20-27, 1974).
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Martin, Janis. Performer
Thomas, Jess. Performer
Stewart, Thomas, 1926- Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Meredith, Morley. Performer
Morris, James, 1947- Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Holloway, David, 1942- Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Forst, Judith. Performer
Ahlstedt, Douglas. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Pracht, Mary Ellen. Performer
Weidinger, Christine. Performer
Munzer, Cynthia. Performer
Di Franco, Loretta. Performer
Baldwin, Marcia. Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Steinberg, William, 1899-1978. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Merrill, Nathaniel. Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
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 32132
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