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Manon Lescaut opera in four acts

Title
Manon Lescaut [sound recording] : opera in four acts / based on the novel of Abbé Prévost.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1973.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32147 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
AudioUse in library *LTCM 771 [Notes]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
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec, 29, 1973
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec, 29, 1973.
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: 2:07:33 (opera) ; 1:20:39 (synopses and features).
  • Official cast list and program notes on file in classmark: *LTCM 771.
  • House program on file in Music division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 29, 1973.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) (6:48) ; Act 1 (36:10) -- CD 2. Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) (5:11) ; Act 2 (43:42) -- CD 3. Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) (3:20) ; Act 3 (24:47) ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross) (3:32) ; Act 4 (23:14) ; closing (Cross) (2:05) -- CD 4. Intermission features: Opera news on the air (Edward Downes hosts a musical chairs with Alberta Masiello, Paul Hume, David Stivender, and Richard Woitach) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes, quizmaster, questions Mary Ellis Peltz, Robert Lawrence, and Tony Randall) ; Tony Randall speaks individually with Carroll O'Connor, George Cukor, Carol Burnett, Johnny Carson, and Danny Kaye about supporting the Metropolitan Opera.
Call Number
*LDC 32147
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Manon Lescaut [sound recording] : opera in four acts / based on the novel of Abbé Prévost.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1973.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec, 29, 1973
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec, 29, 1973.
Performer
Gilda Cruz-Romo (Manon Lescaut) ; Carlos Montan̓e (Des Grieux) ; Mario Sereni (Lescaut) ; Charles Anthony (Edmondo) ; Fernando Corena (Geronte) ; Gene Boucher (Innkeeper) ; Judith Forst (Musician) ; Nico Castel (Lamplighter) ; Suzanne Der Derian (Singer) ; Elyssa Lindner (Singer) ; Shinja Kwak (Singer) ; Elvira Green (Singer) ; Robert Schmorr (Dancing Master) ; Louis Sgarro (Sergeant) ; Richard Best (Captain) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Leif Segerstam, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 29, 1973.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 38, no. 9 (Dec. 29, 1973-Jan. 5, 1974).
Added Author
Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763. Manon Lescaut.
Cruz-Romo, Gilda. Performer
Montané, Carlos. Performer
Sereni, Mario. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Corena, Fernando. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Forst, Judith. Performer
Sgarro, Louis, 1920-1985. Performer
Best, Richard, 1935- Performer
Castel, Nico. Performer
Der Derian, Suzanne. Performer
Lindner, Elyssa. Performer
Kwak, Shinja. Performer
Green, Elvira. Performer
Schmorr, Robert. Performer
Segerstam, Leif. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
Stivender, David. Commentator
Woitach, Richard. Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Randall, Tony. Commentator
O'Connor, Carroll. Commentator
Cukor, George, 1899-1983. Commentator
Burnett, Carol. Commentator
Carson, Johnny, 1925-2005. Commentator
Kaye, Danny. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32147
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