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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 32511 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] December 4, 1948
  • Texaco Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] December 4, 1948.
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 2:24:00 (opera) ; 38:26 (Synopses and intermission features).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Risë Stevens (Mignon) ; Marilyn Cotrow (Philine) ; Jean Madeira (Frédéric) ; James Melton (Wilhelm) ; Nicola Moscona (Lothario) ; John Garris (Laërte) ; Osie Hawkins (Jarno) ; Lawrence Davidson (Antonio) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Wilfrid Pelletire, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, December 4, 1948.
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 -- CD 4. Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky speaks with Gladys Swarthout and Charles Kullman about Mignon) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera quiz (Robert Lawrence questions Robert Bagar, Sigmund Spaeth, and Lawrence Tibbett) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32511 [CD]
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
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] December 4, 1948
Texaco Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] December 4, 1948.
Cast
Risë Stevens (Mignon) ; Marilyn Cotrow (Philine) ; Jean Madeira (Frédéric) ; James Melton (Wilhelm) ; Nicola Moscona (Lothario) ; John Garris (Laërte) ; Osie Hawkins (Jarno) ; Lawrence Davidson (Antonio) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Wilfrid Pelletire, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, December 4, 1948.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Carré. Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Stevens, Risë, 1913- Performer
Cotlow, Marilyn. Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Melton, James, 1904-1961. Performer
Moscona, Nicola. Performer
Garris, John, 1911-1949. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Davidson, Lawrence (Baritone)
Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Swarthout, Gladys, 1904- Commentator
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
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 32511 [CD]
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