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La traviata opera in four acts

Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32542 [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 6, 1937.
Uniform Title
  • Traviata
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Traviata
Subjects
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 42:48 (Announcements, synopses and intermission features) ; 2:08:28 (Opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Bidú Sayão (Violetta) ; Charles Kullman (Alfredo) ; John Brownlee (Germont) ; Thelma Votipka (Flora) ; Angelo Badà (Gastone) ; Wilfred Engelman (Douphol) ; George Cehanovsky (D'Obigny) ; Norman Cordon (Grenvil) ; Lucielle Browning (Annina) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Ettore Panizza, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 6, 1937.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
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 Dumas' Lady of the Camellias, the premiere of La Traviata, and costuming in opera) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Second intermission feature (Critic W.J.Henderson gives a musical analysis of La Traviata) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Third intermission feature (Mrs. Davenport pays tribute to Enrico Caruso) ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32542
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] March 6, 1937.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] March 6, 1937.
Cast
Bidú Sayão (Violetta) ; Charles Kullman (Alfredo) ; John Brownlee (Germont) ; Thelma Votipka (Flora) ; Angelo Badà (Gastone) ; Wilfred Engelman (Douphol) ; George Cehanovsky (D'Obigny) ; Norman Cordon (Grenvil) ; Lucielle Browning (Annina) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Ettore Panizza, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 6, 1937.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Sayão, Bidú. Performer
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Bada, Angelo. Performer
Engelman, Wilfred. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Cordon, Norman. Performer
Browning, Lucielle. Performer
Panizza, Ettore. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Davenport, Marcia, 1903- Commentator
Henderson, W. J. (William James), 1855-1937. 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 32542
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