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Tristan und Isolde music-drama in three acts

Title
Tristan und Isolde [sound recording] : music-drama in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 33025 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
5 sound discs (in 2 containers) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Feb. 8, 1941
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Feb. 8, 1941.
Uniform Title
  • Tristan und Isolde
  • Opera question forum (Radio program)
  • Opera Guild at home (Radio program)
  • Our American way of living (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Tristan und Isolde
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: 3:24:50 (opera) ; 0:46:35 (synopses and features).
  • House program available from Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news, (Feb. 3, 1941)
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 8, 1941.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
Disc 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 (scenes 1-4) -- Disc 2. Act 1 (scene 5) -- Disc 3. Act 2 -- Disc 4. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- Disc 5. Opera question forum (Cross questions Elisabeth Rethberg, Charles Kullman, and Pitts Sanborn ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; "Our American way of living" (Mrs. Harold Vincent Milligan introduces David Sarnoff who speaks about American progress in communications) ; Opera Guild at home (Mrs. August Belmont and Walter Damrosch discuss Wagner performances by the Met) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 33025
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Tristan und Isolde [sound recording] : music-drama in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Feb. 8, 1941
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Feb. 8, 1941.
Performer
Lauritz Melchior (Tristan) ; Kirsten Flagstad (Isolde) ; Alexander Kipnis (King Marke) ; Julius Huehn (Kurvenal) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Brangäne) ; Emery Darcy (Melot & sailor's voice) ; John Gurney (steersman) ; Karl Laufkottër (shepherd) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Feb. 8, 1941.
Indexed In:
Opera news, (Feb. 3, 1941)
Language
Sung in German.
Source
Gift; Metropolitan Opera; May, 2003.
Added Author
Melchior, Lauritz. Performer
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962. Performer
Kipnis, Alexander, 1891-1978. Performer
Huehn, Julius. Performer
Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970. Performer
Darcy, Emery. Performer
Laufkoetter, Karl. Performer
Gurney, John, 1902-1997. Performer
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Rethberg, Elisabeth, 1894- Commentator
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Commentator
Sanborn, Pitts, 1879-1941. Commentator
Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950. Commentator
Milligan, Harold Vincent, Mrs. Commentator
Sarnoff, David, 1891-1971. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera question forum (Radio program)
Opera Guild at home (Radio program)
Our American way of living (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 33025
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