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Der Rosenkavalier [sound recording] : comedy for music in three acts

Title
Der Rosenkavalier [sound recording] : comedy for music in three acts / Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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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 Opening Night Telecast : ; [broadcast of] November 21, 1949.
  • Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Telecast : [broadcast of] November 21, 1949.
Uniform Title
Rosenkavalier
Alternative Title
Rosenkavalier
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 3:02:09 (opera) ; 1:18:42 (Introduction, synopses and intermission features).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Eleanor Steber (Princess von Werdenberg) ; Risë Stevens (Octavian) ; Erna Berger (Sophie) ; Martha Lipton (Annina) ; Emanuel List (Baron Ochs) ; Hugh Thompson (Von Faninal) ; Giuseppe Di Stefano (Italian singer) ; Thelma Votipka (Marianne) ; Peter Klein (Valzacchi) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Police commissary) ; Emery Darcy (The Princess' major-domo) ; Paul Franke (Von Faninal's major-domo) ; Gerhard Pechner (A notary) ; Leslie Chabay (An innkeepeer, An animal vendor) ; Paula Lenchner, Maxine Stellman, Thelma Altman (Three orphans) ; Lois Hunt (A milliner) ; Matthew Vittucci (A hairdresser) ; Ludwig Burgstaller (Leopold) ; Peggy Smithers (Mahomet) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Fritz Reiner, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, November 21, 1949.
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and Pre-curtain feature (John Dalym, Pauline Frederick, Texas Co. Vice-President Richard L. Saunders, and ABC President Mark Woods) ; Synopsis of Act 1 (Cross) ; Act 1, part 1 -- CD 2. Act 1, part 2 ; Act 2, part 1 -- CD 3. Act 2, part 2 ; Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. 1st intermission (Edward Johnson speaks with Risë Stevens, Elenor Steber, Emanuel List, Erna Berger, Ludwig Burgstaller, master mechanic Edward Hauch, chief electrician Jacob Buchter, prop master Tony Crispano, Herbert Graf, Désiré Defrère, carpenter Frank Warren, Frank St. Leger, Fritz Reiner) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; 2nd intermission (Deems Taylor speaks with Lauritz Melchior, Frieda Hempel, Anna Case, Earle Lewis, Dorothy Kirsten, Ferruccio Tagliavini, Gladys Swarthout, Board Chairman George A. Sloan, Giovanni Martinelli, Giuseppe De Luca) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32514 [CD]
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Title
Der Rosenkavalier [sound recording] : comedy for music in three acts / Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Telecast : [broadcast of] November 21, 1949.
Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Telecast : ; [broadcast of] November 21, 1949.
Cast
Eleanor Steber (Princess von Werdenberg) ; Risë Stevens (Octavian) ; Erna Berger (Sophie) ; Martha Lipton (Annina) ; Emanuel List (Baron Ochs) ; Hugh Thompson (Von Faninal) ; Giuseppe Di Stefano (Italian singer) ; Thelma Votipka (Marianne) ; Peter Klein (Valzacchi) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Police commissary) ; Emery Darcy (The Princess' major-domo) ; Paul Franke (Von Faninal's major-domo) ; Gerhard Pechner (A notary) ; Leslie Chabay (An innkeepeer, An animal vendor) ; Paula Lenchner, Maxine Stellman, Thelma Altman (Three orphans) ; Lois Hunt (A milliner) ; Matthew Vittucci (A hairdresser) ; Ludwig Burgstaller (Leopold) ; Peggy Smithers (Mahomet) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Fritz Reiner, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, November 21, 1949.
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Librettist
Steber, Eleanor. Performer. Commentator
Stevens, Risë, 1913-2013. Performer
Stevens, Risë, 1913-2013. Commentator
Berger, Erna. Performer. Commentator
Lipton, Martha. Performer
List, Emanuel. Performer. Commentator
Thompson, Hugh, 1915- Performer
Di Stefano, Giuseppe, 1921-2008 Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Klein, Peter, 1907-1992. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Pechner, Gerhard. Performer
Chabay, Leslie, 1907- Performer
Lenchner, Paula. Performer
Stellman, Maxine. Performer
Altman, Thelma. Performer
Hunt, Lois, 1925- Performer
Vittucci, Matthew. Performer
Burgstaller, Ludwig. Performer. Commentator
Reiner, Fritz, 1888-1963. Conductor. Commentator
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Daly, John Charles, 1914- Commentator
Frederick, Pauline. Commentator
Saunders, Richard L. Commentator
Woods, Mark. Commentator
Johnson, Edward, 1878-1959. Commentator
Hauch, Edward. Commentator
Buchter, Jacob. Commentator
Crispano, Tony. Commentator
Graf, Herbert, 1903- Commentator
Defrère, Désiré. Commentator
St. Leger, Frank. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Melchior, Lauritz. Commentator
Hempel, Frieda, 1885-1955. Commentator
Case, Anna, 1888-1984. Commentator
Lewis, Earle. Commentator
Warren, Frank. Commentator
Kirsten, Dorothy, 1910-1992. Commentator
Tagliavini, Ferruccio, 1913- Commentator
Swarthout, Gladys, 1904- Commentator
Sloan, George A. Commentator
Martinelli, Giovanni, 1885-1969. Commentator
De Luca, Giuseppe, 1876-1950. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Research Call Number
*LDC 32514 [CD]
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