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Tristan und Isolde (Incomplete) opera in three acts

Title
Tristan und Isolde (Incomplete) [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32736 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] November 30, 1946.
Uniform Title
  • Tristan und Isolde. Selections
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Tristan und Isolde.
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 48:02 (Introduction, synopses and intermission features) ; 1:35:46 (Opera).
  • Only Act 2, scene 2, and Act 3 recorded.
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Helen Traubel (Isolde) ; Margaret Harshaw (Brangäne) ; Set Svanholm (Tristan) ; Joel Berglund (Kurwenal) ; Dezsö Ernster (Marke) ; Emery Darcy (Melot) ; John Garris (Sailor's voice and Shepherd) ; Gerhard Pechner (Steersman) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Fritz Busch, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, November 30, 1946.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Act 2, scene 2 -- CD 2. Act 3 -- CD 3. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, host, Frank St. Leger, and Martha Lipton discuss the Wagnerian orchestra) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera quiz (Olin Downes questions Robert Lawrence, Basil Rathbone, and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Mrs. August Belmont invites membership in the Metropolitan Opera Guild ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32736
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Tristan und Isolde (Incomplete) [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] November 30, 1946.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] November 30, 1946.
Cast
Helen Traubel (Isolde) ; Margaret Harshaw (Brangäne) ; Set Svanholm (Tristan) ; Joel Berglund (Kurwenal) ; Dezsö Ernster (Marke) ; Emery Darcy (Melot) ; John Garris (Sailor's voice and Shepherd) ; Gerhard Pechner (Steersman) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Fritz Busch, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, November 30, 1946.
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Traubel, Helen. Performer
Harshaw, Margaret. Performer
Svanholm, Set. Performer
Berglund, Joel, 1903- Performer
Ernster, Dezsö, 1898-1981. Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Garris, John, 1911-1949. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Busch, Fritz, 1890-1951. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
St. Leger, Frank. Commentator
Lipton, Martha. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- 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 32736
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