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Falstaff opera in three acts

Title
Falstaff [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32512 [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
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] February 26, 1949.
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: 2:26:56 (opera) ; 1:00:53 (Introduction, synopses, and intermission features.
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Regina Resnik (Alice Ford) ; Licia Albanese (Nannetta) ; Martha Lipton (Meg Page) ; Cloe Elmo (Mistress Quickly) ; Giuseppe Di Stefano (Fenton) ; Leonard Warren (Falstaff) ; Giuseppe Valdengo (Ford) ; Alessio De Paolis (Bardolfo) ; Korenzo Alvary (Pistola) ; Leslie Chabay (Cajus) ; Ludwig Burgstaller (Innkeeper) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Fritz Reiner, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 26, 1949.
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 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky, Helen Hayes, and Charles Kullman discuss the relationship between the art of a country and the people who live in it) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera quiz (Sigmund Spaeth questions Robert Bagar, Alfred Frankenstein, and Robert Lawrence) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32512 [CD]
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Falstaff [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] February 26, 1949.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] February 26, 1949.
Cast
Regina Resnik (Alice Ford) ; Licia Albanese (Nannetta) ; Martha Lipton (Meg Page) ; Cloe Elmo (Mistress Quickly) ; Giuseppe Di Stefano (Fenton) ; Leonard Warren (Falstaff) ; Giuseppe Valdengo (Ford) ; Alessio De Paolis (Bardolfo) ; Korenzo Alvary (Pistola) ; Leslie Chabay (Cajus) ; Ludwig Burgstaller (Innkeeper) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Fritz Reiner, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 26, 1949.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Performer
Albanese, Licia. Performer
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Elmo, Cloe. Performer
Di Stefano, Giuseppe, 1921-2008. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Valdengo, Giuseppe, 1914- Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Chabay, Leslie, 1907- Performer
Burgstaller, Ludwig. Performer
Reiner, Fritz, 1888-1963. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993. Commentator
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Frankenstein, Alfred. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- 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 32512 [CD]
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