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Mignon opera in three acts

Title
Mignon [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Ambroise Thomas ; libretto by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier.
Author
Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32541 [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] March 13, 1937.
Uniform Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 31:26 (Announcements, synopses and intermission features) ; 2:28:08 (Opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Gladys Swarthout (Mignon) ; Josephine Antoine (Philine) ; Helen Olheim (Frédéric) ; Charles Hackett (Wilhelm) ; Ezio Pinza (Lothario) ; Angelo Badà (Laërte) ; Norman Cordon (Jarno, Antonio) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Wilfrid Pelletier, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 13, 1937.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and Synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. First intermission (Marcia Davenport discusses Mignon) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Second intermission (Marcia Davenport discusses American singers in opera) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32541
Author
Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896.
Title
Mignon [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Ambroise Thomas ; libretto by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] March 13, 1937.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] March 13, 1937.
Cast
Gladys Swarthout (Mignon) ; Josephine Antoine (Philine) ; Helen Olheim (Frédéric) ; Charles Hackett (Wilhelm) ; Ezio Pinza (Lothario) ; Angelo Badà (Laërte) ; Norman Cordon (Jarno, Antonio) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Wilfrid Pelletier, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 13, 1937.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Swarthout, Gladys, 1904- Performer
Antoine, Josephine. Performer
Olheim, Helen. Performer
Hackett, Charles, 1889-1942. Performer
Pinza, Ezio. Performer
Bada, Angelo. Performer
Cordon, Norman. Performer
Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Davenport, Marcia, 1903- 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 32541
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