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Il trovatore [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Il trovatore [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Salvatore Cammarano.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 768 Notes on filePerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes : stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] January 14, 1978
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Trovatore
Alternative Title
Trovatore
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program.
  • Durations: 58 minutes (Introduction, synopses and intermission features) ; 2:24:00 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 14, 1978.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Act 1 -- side 2. Act 2 -- side 3. Act 3 -- side 4. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Peter Allen) -- side 5. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Alberta Masiello discusses Il trovatore) ; synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz, part 1 (Edward Downes questions John Ardoin, William Livingston, Richard Woitach, and Barry S. Brook) -- side 6. Texaco's opera quiz, part 2 ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Allen) ; John Culshaw discusses the January 7, 1939 Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 768
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Il trovatore [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Salvatore Cammarano.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] January 14, 1978
Performer
James Morris (Ferrando) ; Ariel Bybee (Inez) ; Martina Arroyo (Leonora) ; Ingvar Wixell (Count di Luna) ; Giorgio Merighi (Manrico) ; Viorica Cortez (Azucena) ; Herman Marcus (A gypsy) ; Luigi Marcella (A messenger) ; John Carpenter (Ruiz) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Giuseppe Patané, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 14, 1978.
Original Version
Cassette tape service copy re-recorded at NYPL in Feb. 1982, from borrowed masters (3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Cammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Trovatore.
Morris, James, 1947- Performer
Bybee, Ariel. Performer
Arroyo, Martina. Performer
Wixell, Ingvar. Performer
Merighi, Giorgio. Performer
Cortez, Viorica. Performer
Marcus, Herman. Performer
Marcella, Luigi. Performer
Carpenter, John (Singer)
Patanè, Giuseppe, 1932- Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Ardoin, John. Commentator
Brook, Barry S. Commentator
Woitach, Richard. Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 768 Notes on file.
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