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Madama Butterfly opera in three acts

Title
Madama Butterfly [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by L. Illica and G. Giacosa, after the work of John Luther Long and David Belasco.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32508 [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 8, 1947.
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: 2:20:17 (opera) ; 57:09 (Introduction, synopses, and intermission features).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Regina Resnik (Cio-Cio San) ; Lucielle Browning (Suzuki) ; Charles Kullman (B. F. Pinkerton) ; John Brownlee (Sharpless) ; Alessio De Paolis (Goro) ; Maxine Stellman (Kate Pinkerton) ; George Cehanovsky (Yamadori) ; Osie Hawkins (Bonze) ; John Baker (Imperial Commissary) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Cesare Sodero, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 8, 1947.
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 analyzes Madama Butterfly with Kurt Weill and Irene Jordan) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera quiz (Olin Downes questions Robert Bagar, Sigmund Spaeth, and Deems Taylor) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32508 [CD]
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
Madama Butterfly [sound recording] : opera in three acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by L. Illica and G. Giacosa, after the work of John Luther Long and David Belasco.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] February 8, 1947.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] February 8, 1947.
Cast
Regina Resnik (Cio-Cio San) ; Lucielle Browning (Suzuki) ; Charles Kullman (B. F. Pinkerton) ; John Brownlee (Sharpless) ; Alessio De Paolis (Goro) ; Maxine Stellman (Kate Pinkerton) ; George Cehanovsky (Yamadori) ; Osie Hawkins (Bonze) ; John Baker (Imperial Commissary) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Cesare Sodero, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 8, 1947.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Performer
Browning, Lucielle. Performer
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Stellman, Maxine. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Hawkins, Osie. Performer
Baker, John, 1911- Performer
Sodero, Cesare, 1886-1947. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Commentator
Jordan, Irene, 1919-2016. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. 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 32508 [CD]
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