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Otello lyric drama in four acts

Title
Otello [sound recording] : lyric drama in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boïto.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1974.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 783 [Notes]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 Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 9, 1974
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 9, 1974.
Uniform Title
  • Otello
  • Opera News on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Otello
Subjects
Note
  • Sung in Italian.
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: 2:24:22 (opera) ; 1:37:51 (synopses and features).
  • This performance is Kiri Te Kanawa's Metropolitan Opera debut.
  • Production notes and official cast list on file under classmark *LTCM 776.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news,
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 9, 1974.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 ; Act 3 -- CD 3. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) ; Opera news on the air: Alberta Masiello gives a musical and dramatic analysis of Otello ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) -- CD 4. Texaco's opera quiz: Edward Downes questions Chris Mahan, William Nix, Tony Randall, and David Stivender ; Synopsis of Act 3 ; Intermission feature: Milton Cross plays excerpts from the historic album of the first Texaco broadcast on Dec. 7, 1940 of Le Nozze di Figaro, ; Synopsis of Act 4.
Call Number
*LDC 32142
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Otello [sound recording] : lyric drama in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boïto.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1974.
Playing Time
022422 013751
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 9, 1974
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 9, 1974.
Performer
Jon Vickers (Otello) ; Kiri Te Kanawa (Desdemona) ; Thomas Stewart (Iago) ; Andrea Velis (Roderigo) ; William Lewis (Cassio) ; Jean Kraft (Emilia) ; Robert Goodloe (Montano) ; Paul Plishka (Lodovico) ; David Holloway (Herald) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 9, 1974.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 38, no. 14 (Feb. 9, 1974).
Source
Gift; Metropolitan Opera; May, 2003.
Added Author
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello.
Vickers, Jon. Performer
Te Kanawa, Kiri. Performer
Stewart, Thomas, 1926- Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Yuscarán, Guillermo. Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Holloway, David, 1942- Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Mahan, Chris. Commentator
Nix, William. Commentator
Randall, Tony. Commentator
Stivender, David. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
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 32142
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