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Don Giovanni opera in two acts

Title
Don Giovanni [sound recording] : opera in two acts / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte.
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32509 [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] December 6, 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: 2:44:03 (opera) ; 51:21 (Introduction, synopses, and intermission features).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Regina Resnik (Anna) ; Polyna Stoska (Elvira) ; Nadine Conner (Zerlina) ; Charles Kullman (Ottavio) ; Ezio Pinza (Don Giovanni) ; Salvatore Baccaloni (Leporello) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Masetto) ; Jerome Hines (Commandant) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Max Rudolf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, December 6, 1947.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction (Milton Cross) ; Pre-curtain feature (Quaintance Eaton presents a Musical America award to the intermission programs of the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts) ; Synopsis of Act 1, scene 1 (Cross) ; Act 1, part 1 -- CD 2. Act 1, part 2 ; Act 2, part 1 -- CD 3. Act 2, part 2 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Intermission feature (Mrs. August Belmont speaks about Guild membership) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky presents differing points of view on Don Giovanni with NY Theatre Guild co-director Theresa Helburn and Giuseppe DeLuca) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Post-curtain feature: Opera quiz (Olin Downes questions Robert Bagar, Sigmund Spaeth, and Deems Taylor).
Call Number
*LDC 32509
Author
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Title
Don Giovanni [sound recording] : opera in two acts / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] December 6, 1947.
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] December 6, 1947.
Cast
Regina Resnik (Anna) ; Polyna Stoska (Elvira) ; Nadine Conner (Zerlina) ; Charles Kullman (Ottavio) ; Ezio Pinza (Don Giovanni) ; Salvatore Baccaloni (Leporello) ; Lorenzo Alvary (Masetto) ; Jerome Hines (Commandant) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Max Rudolf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, December 6, 1947.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Librettist
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Performer
Stoska, Polyna. Performer
Conner, Nadine. Performer
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Pinza, Ezio. Performer
Baccaloni, Salvatore, 1900-1969. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- Performer
Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Eaton, Quaintance. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Helburn, Theresa, 1887-1959. Commentator
De Luca, Giuseppe, 1876-1950. 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 32509
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