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Das Rheingold opera in four scene

Title
Das Rheingold [sound recording] : opera in four scene / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32552 [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] April 3, 1937.
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Rheingold
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Rheingold
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 31:27 (Introduction, announcements, and intermission features) ; 2:17:19 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
Performer (note)
  • Friedrich Schorr (Wotan) ; Karin Branzell (Fricka) ; Dorothee Manski (Freia) ; Doris Doe (Erda) ; Eduard Habich (Alberich) ; René Maison (Loge) ; Norman Cordon (Fasolt) ; Emanuel List (Fafner) ; Julius Huehn (Donner) ; Hans Clemens (Froh) ; Karl Laufkötter (Mime) ; Stella Andreva (Woglinde) ; Irra Petina (Wellgunde) ; Doris Doe (Flosshilde) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Artur Bodanzky, conductor ; broadcast announcer not identified.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Boston Opera House, April 3, 1937.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and description of Boston Opera House and music life of Boston (announcer) ; Wallace Goodrich, Music Director of the New England Conservatory of Music, discusses the history of opera in Boston, part 1 ; Opera, part 1 -- CD 2. Opera, part 2 -- CD 3. Opera, part 3 ; Closing remarks (announcer) -- CD 4. Intermission between scenes 2 and 3 (Wallace Goodrich discussion continued ; Eugene Boissevain, husband of Edna St. Vincent Millay, discusses the Salzburg and Bayreuth festivals, and the possibilities of motion pictures as background for staging the difficult scenes in Wagner's Ring) ; Synopsis of opera scenes 3 and 4 (announcer).
Call Number
*LDC 32552
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Das Rheingold [sound recording] : opera in four scene / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] April 3, 1937.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] April 3, 1937.
Cast
Friedrich Schorr (Wotan) ; Karin Branzell (Fricka) ; Dorothee Manski (Freia) ; Doris Doe (Erda) ; Eduard Habich (Alberich) ; René Maison (Loge) ; Norman Cordon (Fasolt) ; Emanuel List (Fafner) ; Julius Huehn (Donner) ; Hans Clemens (Froh) ; Karl Laufkötter (Mime) ; Stella Andreva (Woglinde) ; Irra Petina (Wellgunde) ; Doris Doe (Flosshilde) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Artur Bodanzky, conductor ; broadcast announcer not identified.
Event
Live broadcast from the Boston Opera House, April 3, 1937.
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Schorr, Friedrich, 1888-1953. Performer
Branzell, Karin, 1891-1974. Performer
Manski, Dorothée. Performer
Doe, Doris, 1899-1985. Performer
Habich, Eduard. Performer
Maison, René, 1895-1962. Performer
Cordon, Norman. Performer
List, Emanuel. Performer
Huehn, Julius. Performer
Clemens, Hans, 1890-1958. Performer
Laufkoetter, Karl. Performer
Andreva, Stella. Performer
Petina, Irra, 1907- Performer
Bodanzky, Artur, 1877-1939. Conductor
Goodrich, Wallace, 1871-1952. Commentator
Boissevain, Eugen, -1949. 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 32552
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