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Die Götterdämmerung opera in a prologue and three acts

Title
Die Götterdämmerung [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1974.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32136 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LTCM 782 [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] March 23, 1974
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] March 23, 1974.
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] March 23, 1974.
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Götterdämmerung
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Record collectors' roundtable (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Götterdämmerung
Subjects
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: 1:20:44 (Introduction, synopses, and intermission features) ; 4:15:20 (opera).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Production notes and official cast list filed under classmark:*LTCM 782.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Performer (note)
  • Rita Hunter (Brünnhilde) ; Nell Rankin (Gutrune, third Norn) ; Mignon Dunn (Waltraute, second Norn) ; Helge Brilioth (Siegfried) ; William Dooley (Gunther) ; Bengt Rundgren (Hagen) ; Batyah Godfrey Ben-David (First Norn, Flosshilde) ; Marius Rintzler (Alberich) ; Mary Ellen Pracht (Woglinde) ; Marcia Baldwin (Wellgunde) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Rafael Kubelik, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 23, 1974.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) (3:26) ; Prologue ; Act 1, part 1 (58:51) -- CD 2. Act 1, part 2 (58:06) -- CD 3. Act 2 (63:45) -- CD 4. Act 3 (74:38) -- CD 5. Opera news on the air (John Culshaw analyzes Die Götterdämmerung) (32:45) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) (5:00) ; Maria Jeritza tribute ; Record collectors' roundtable (Edward Downes, host, with Max de Schauensee, Paul Hume, George Jellinek, and Terry McEwen) (26:30) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) (3:34) ; Closing remarks (Cross) (9:29).
Call Number
*LDC 32136
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Die Götterdämmerung [sound recording] : opera in a prologue and three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1974.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] March 23, 1974
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] March 23, 1974.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] March 23, 1974.
Cast
Rita Hunter (Brünnhilde) ; Nell Rankin (Gutrune, third Norn) ; Mignon Dunn (Waltraute, second Norn) ; Helge Brilioth (Siegfried) ; William Dooley (Gunther) ; Bengt Rundgren (Hagen) ; Batyah Godfrey Ben-David (First Norn, Flosshilde) ; Marius Rintzler (Alberich) ; Mary Ellen Pracht (Woglinde) ; Marcia Baldwin (Wellgunde) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Rafael Kubelik, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 23, 1974.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 38, no. 19 (March 23, 1974).
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Hunter, Rita. Performer
Rankin, Nell. Performer
Dunn, Mignon. Performer
Brilioth, Helge, 1931- Performer
Dooley, William. Performer
Rundgren, Bengt, 1931- Performer
Rintzler, Marius. Performer
Godfrey Ben-David, Batyah. Performer
Baldwin, Marcia. Performer
Pracht, Mary Ellen. Performer
Kubelík, Rafael, 1914-1996. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. Commentator
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Record collectors' roundtable (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32136
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