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Tannhäuser opera in three acts

Title
Tannhäuser [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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Description
4 sound discs : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 4, 1941
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 4, 1941.
Uniform Title
  • Opera question forum (Radio program)
  • Our American way of living (Radio program)
  • Opera Guild at home (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: ca. 1 hr., 12 mins. (Announcements, synopses and intermission features) ; ca. 3 hrs, 6 mins. (opera).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Kirsten Flagstad (Elisabeth) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Venus) ; Lauritz Melchior (Tannhäuser) ; Herbert Janssen (Wolfram) ; Emanuel List (Hermann) ; John Dudley (Walther) ; Mack Harrell (Biterolf) ; Emery Darcy (Heinrich) ; John Gurney (Reinmar) ; Maxine Stellman (Shepherd) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 4, 1941.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
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 forum quiz (Cross questions Frances Alda, Giovanni Martinelli, and Herman Devriès who has a cold, Madame Devriès answers for him) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Our American way of living (National Council of Women president Mrs. Harold Vincent Milligan welcomes Minister to Norway Mrs. J. Borden Harriman ; Opera Guild at home (Metropolitan Opera Guild secretary Mr. Thayer Cummings welcomes Wilfrid Pelletier, Rose Bampton, and John Carter to discuss the career of an opera singer) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross)
Call Number
*LDC 33026
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Tannhäuser [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 4, 1941
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 4, 1941.
Cast
Kirsten Flagstad (Elisabeth) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Venus) ; Lauritz Melchior (Tannhäuser) ; Herbert Janssen (Wolfram) ; Emanuel List (Hermann) ; John Dudley (Walther) ; Mack Harrell (Biterolf) ; Emery Darcy (Heinrich) ; John Gurney (Reinmar) ; Maxine Stellman (Shepherd) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 4, 1941.
Language
Sung in German.
Source
Gift; Metropolitan Opera; May, 2003.
Added Author
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962. Performer
Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970. Performer
Melchior, Lauritz. Performer
Janssen, Herbert. prfn
List, Emanuel. Performer
Dudley, John. Performer
Harrell, Mack. Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Gurney, John, 1902-1997. Performer
Stellman, Maxine. Performer
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Alda, Frances. Commentator
Martinelli, Giovanni, 1885-1969. Commentator
Devriès, Hermann, 1858-1949. Commentator
Milligan, Harold Vincent, Mrs. Commentator
Harriman, Florence Jaffray Hurst, 1870- Commentator
Cummings, Thayer. Commentator
Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982. Commentator
Bampton, Rose. Commentator
Carter, John, 1912- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera question forum (Radio program)
Our American way of living (Radio program)
Opera Guild at home (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 33026
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