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Les contes d'Hoffmann : opera in three acts, a prologue and an epilogue

Title
Les contes d'Hoffmann : radio broadcast, 1937-01-23 [sound recording] : opera in three acts, a prologue and an epilogue / Jacques Offenbach ; libretto by Carré and Barbier.
Author
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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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] January 23, 1937.
Uniform Title
  • Contes d'Hoffmann
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Contes d'Hoffmann
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 50:51 (Announcements, synopses, and intermission feature) ; 2:21:23 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Vina Bovy (Olympia, Giulietta, Antonia, Stella) ; Irra Petina (Nicklausse) ; René Maison (Hoffmann) ; Lawrence Tibbett (Lindorf, Coppélius, Dappertutto, Miracle) ; Angelo Bad̉a (Andrès, Cochenille, Pitichinaccio, Frantz) ; Arnold Gabor (Luther) ; George Rasely (Nathanael) ; Wilfred Engelman (Hermann) ; Louis D'Angelo ((Spalanzani, Crespel) ; Norman Cordon (Schlemil) ; Anna Kaskas (Morher's voice) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Maurice Abravanel, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, January 23, 1937.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Prologue ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Epilogue ; Closing remarks (Milton Cross) -- CD 4. Introduction (Cross) ; Marcia Davenport discusses Offenbach and Les Contes d'Hoffmann ; Synopsis of Prologue and Act 1 (Davenport) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Davenport) ; Intermission feature (Audio engineer Charles Gray and production director Herbert Liversage discuss how the operas are broadcast) ; Synopsis of Act 3 and Epilogue (Davenport).
Call Number
*LDC 32547
Author
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880.
Title
Les contes d'Hoffmann : radio broadcast, 1937-01-23 [sound recording] : opera in three acts, a prologue and an epilogue / Jacques Offenbach ; libretto by Carré and Barbier.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] January 23, 1937.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] January 23, 1937.
Cast
Vina Bovy (Olympia, Giulietta, Antonia, Stella) ; Irra Petina (Nicklausse) ; René Maison (Hoffmann) ; Lawrence Tibbett (Lindorf, Coppélius, Dappertutto, Miracle) ; Angelo Bad̉a (Andrès, Cochenille, Pitichinaccio, Frantz) ; Arnold Gabor (Luther) ; George Rasely (Nathanael) ; Wilfred Engelman (Hermann) ; Louis D'Angelo ((Spalanzani, Crespel) ; Norman Cordon (Schlemil) ; Anna Kaskas (Morher's voice) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Maurice Abravanel, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, January 23, 1937.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Bovy, Vina. Performer
Petina, Irra, 1907- Performer
Maison, René, 1895-1962. Performer
Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960. Performer
Bada, Angelo. Performer
Gábor, Arnold, 1880-1950. Performer
Rasely, George. Performer
Engelman, Wilfred. Performer
D'Angelo, Louis, 1888-1958. Performer
Cordon, Norman. Performer
Kaskas, Anna. Performer
Abravanel, Maurice, 1903-1993. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Davenport, Marcia, 1903- Commentator
Gray, Charles. Commentator
Liversage, Herbert. 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 32547
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