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Fidelio opera in two acts

Title
Fidelio [sound recording] : opera in two acts / Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Josef Sonnleithner and Georg Friedrich Treitschke.
Author
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 33002 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 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, 1941
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Feb. 22, 1941.
Uniform Title
  • Fidelio
  • Opera question forum (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Fidelio
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: 2:18:22 (opera) ; 0:38:04 (synopses and features).
  • House program available from the Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news, (Feb. 17, 1941).
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 22, 1941.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
Disc 1. Act 1 -- Disc 2. Act 2 ; Closing remarks (Milton Cross) -- Disc 3. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Cross) ; Opera question forum: (Cross questions Rose Bampton, Frederick Jagel, and Carleton S. Smith) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross)
Call Number
*LDC 33002
Author
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Title
Fidelio [sound recording] : opera in two acts / Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Josef Sonnleithner and Georg Friedrich Treitschke.
Playing Time
021822 003804
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Feb. 22, 1941
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Feb. 22, 1941.
Performer
Kirsten Flagstad (Leonore) ; René Maison (Florestan) ; Julius Huehn (Don Pizzaro) ; Herbert Janssen (Don Fernando) ; Alexander Kipnis (Rocco) ; Marita Farell (Marzelline) ; Karl Laufkötter (Jacquino) ; Emery Darcy (First Prisoner) ; John Gurney (Second Prisoner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Bruno Walter, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 22, 1941.
Indexed In:
Opera news, (Feb. 17, 1941).
Language
Sung in German.
Source
Gift; Metropolitan Opera; May 2003.
Added Author
Sonnleithner, Josef Ferdinand, 1766-1835. Librettist
Treitschke, Georg Friedrich, 1778-1842. Librettist
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962. Performer
Maison, René, 1895-1962. Performer
Huehn, Julius. Performer
Janssen, Herbert. Performer
Kipnis, Alexander, 1891-1978. Performer
Farell, Marita. Performer
Laufkoetter, Karl. Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Gurney, John, 1902-1997. Performer
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Bampton, Rose. Commentator
Jagel, Frederick. Commentator
Smith, Carleton Sprague, 1905-1994. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Opera question forum (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 33002
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