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Carmen : opera in four acts

Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1947-02-22 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meilhac and Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32500 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908.
  • Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897.
  • Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870.
  • Stevens, Risë, 1913-
  • Conner, Nadine.
  • Vinay, Ramon.
  • Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004
  • Hargrave, William (Bass)
  • Baker, John, 1911-
  • Votipka, Thelma.
  • Browning, Lucielle.
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • Chabay, Leslie, 1907-
  • Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879-
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Steber, Eleanor.
  • Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984.
  • Downes, Olin, 1886-1955.
  • Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Witherspoon, Herbert, Mrs.
  • Watts, Huntington.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
5 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Feb. 22, 1947
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] February 22, 1947.
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 2:26:45 (opera) ; 1:19:28 (introduction, synopses, and intermission features).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Risë Stevens (Carmen) ; Nadine Conner (Micaela) ; Ramon Vinay (Don José) ; Robert Merrill (Escamillo) ; William Hargrave (Zuniga) ; John Baker (Morales) ; Thelma Votipka (Frasquita) ; Lucielle Browning (Mercedes) ; George Cehanovsky (Dancaire) ; Leslie Chabay (Remendado) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Max Rudolf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 22, 1947.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 -- CD 4. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 5. Opera news on the air (Mrs. August Belmont introduces Boris Goldovsky who speaks with Eleanor Steber and Jan Peerce about Carmen) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera quiz (Olin Downes questions Mrs. John DeWitt Peltz, Robert Lawrence, and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Roundtable (Robert Lawrence, moderator, with Mrs. Herbert Witherspoon, Boris Goldovsky, and Huntington Watts on the qualities of a great singer) ; Synopsis of Act 4.
Call Number
*LDC 32500
OCLC
NYPG05-R10095
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1947-02-22 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meilhac and Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2003]
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Feb. 22, 1947
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] February 22, 1947.
Cast
Risë Stevens (Carmen) ; Nadine Conner (Micaela) ; Ramon Vinay (Don José) ; Robert Merrill (Escamillo) ; William Hargrave (Zuniga) ; John Baker (Morales) ; Thelma Votipka (Frasquita) ; Lucielle Browning (Mercedes) ; George Cehanovsky (Dancaire) ; Leslie Chabay (Remendado) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Max Rudolf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 22, 1947.
Language
Sung in French.
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Added Author
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Carmen. Spanish.
Stevens, Risë, 1913- Performer
Conner, Nadine. Performer
Vinay, Ramon. Performer
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Performer
Hargrave, William (Bass)
Baker, John, 1911- Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Browning, Lucielle. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Chabay, Leslie, 1907- Performer
Rudolf, Max, 1902-1995. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Steber, Eleanor. Commentator
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Witherspoon, Herbert, Mrs. Commentator
Watts, Huntington. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32500
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