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The abduction from the seraglio opera in three acts

Title
The abduction from the seraglio [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; original text by C. F. Bretzner, adapted by Stephanie the Younger ; English translation by Ruth and Thomas Martin.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32538 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Bretzner, Christoph Friedrich, 1748-1807.
  • Stephanie, Gottlieb, 1741-1800.
  • Martin, Ruth Berenice Kelley, 1914-
  • Martin, Thomas Philipp, 1909-
  • Steber, Eleanor.
  • Alarie, Pierrette.
  • Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983.
  • Ernster, Dezsö, 1898-1981.
  • Garris, John, 1911-1949.
  • Hargrave, William (Bass)
  • Cooper, Emil.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981.
  • Downes, Olin, 1886-1955.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Simon, Henry W. (Henry William), 1901-1970.
  • Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] January 18, 1947.
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] January 18, 1947.
Uniform Title
  • Entführung aus dem Serail. English
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Entführung aus dem Serail.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title and subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 55:36 (Introduction, synopses and intermission features) ; 2:00:54 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Eleanor Steber (Constanze) ; Pierrette Alarie (Blonde) ; Charles Kullman (Belmonte) ; Dezsö Ernster (Osmin) ; John Garris (Pedrillo) ; William Hargrave (Selim) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Emil Cooper, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, January 18, 1947.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
CD 1. Overture ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 -- CD 4. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky and Mrs. John DeWitt Peltz discuss The Abduction from the Seraglio) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera quiz (Olin Downes questions Robert Lawrence, Henry W. Simon, and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32538
OCLC
NYPG05-R43
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
The abduction from the seraglio [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; original text by C. F. Bretzner, adapted by Stephanie the Younger ; English translation by Ruth and Thomas Martin.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] January 18, 1947.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] January 18, 1947.
Cast
Eleanor Steber (Constanze) ; Pierrette Alarie (Blonde) ; Charles Kullman (Belmonte) ; Dezsö Ernster (Osmin) ; John Garris (Pedrillo) ; William Hargrave (Selim) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Emil Cooper, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, January 18, 1947.
Language
Sung in English.
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Added Author
Bretzner, Christoph Friedrich, 1748-1807. Librettist
Stephanie, Gottlieb, 1741-1800. Librettist
Martin, Ruth Berenice Kelley, 1914- Translator
Martin, Thomas Philipp, 1909- Translator
Steber, Eleanor. Performer
Alarie, Pierrette. Performer
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Ernster, Dezsö, 1898-1981. Performer
Garris, John, 1911-1949. Performer
Hargrave, William (Bass)
Cooper, Emil. Conductor
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Simon, Henry W. (Henry William), 1901-1970. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32538
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