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Faust opera in four acts

Title
Faust [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, after Part I of Goethe's drama.
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32540 [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 20, 1937.
Uniform Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 38:38 (Announcements, synopses and intermission features) ; 2:35:19 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Helen Jepson (Marguerite) ; Richard Crooks (Faust) ; Ezio Pinza (Méphistophélès) ; Richard Bonelli (Valentin) ; Helen Olheim (Siebel) ; Ina Bourskaya (Marthe) ; Wilfred Engelman (Wagner) ; 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 20, 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 ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. First intermission feature (Marcia Davenport discusses Faust and the great singers who sang it at the Metropolitan Opera) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Second intermission feature (Dr. William Lyon Phelpsoffers personal reflections on the Faust legend in the theatre and opera) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Third intermission feature (Marcia Davenport discusses the early history of the Metropolitan Opera House and its construction) ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32540
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Title
Faust [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, after Part I of Goethe's drama.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] March 20, 1937.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] March 20, 1937.
Cast
Helen Jepson (Marguerite) ; Richard Crooks (Faust) ; Ezio Pinza (Méphistophélès) ; Richard Bonelli (Valentin) ; Helen Olheim (Siebel) ; Ina Bourskaya (Marthe) ; Wilfred Engelman (Wagner) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Wilfrid Pelletier, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 20, 1937.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Faust.
Jepson, Helen, 1904-1997. Performer
Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972. Performer
Pinza, Ezio. Performer
Bonelli, Richard. Performer
Olheim, Helen. Performer
Bourskaya, Ina. Performer
Engelman, Wilfred. Performer
Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Davenport, Marcia, 1903- Commentator
Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943. 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 32540
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