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La favorita [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
La favorita [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gaetano Donizetti ; libretto by Alphonse Royer and Gustave Vaëz.
Author
Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 824 Notes on filePerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
3 sound cassettes : analog, stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 11, 1978.
Uniform Title
  • Favorite. Italian
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Favorite.
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program.
  • Durations: 49 min. (Introduction, synopses, and intermission features) ; 2:42:00 (opera).
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opoera House, New York City, March 11, 1978.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky with a musical and dramatic analysis of La Favorita) ; synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions John Coveney, William Livingstone, Terry McEwen, and Byron Belt) ; synopsis of Act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1, part 1 -- side 4. Act 1, part 2 -- side 5. Act 2 -- side 6. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 824
Author
Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848.
Title
La favorita [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gaetano Donizetti ; libretto by Alphonse Royer and Gustave Vaëz.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 11, 1978.
Performer
Bonaldo Giaiotti (Baldassare) ; Luciano Pavarotti (Fernando) ; Alma Jean Smith (Inez) ; Shirley Verrett (Leonora) ; Sherrill Milnes (Alfonso XI) ; John Carpenter (Don Gasparo) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Jesús López-Cobos, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opoera House, New York City, March 11, 1978.
Original Version
Cassette tape service copy re-recorded at NYPL in March 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
Royer, Alphonse, 1803-1875. Librettist
Vaëz, Gustave, 1812-1862. Librettist
Giaiotto, Bonaldo. Performer
Pavarotti, Luciano. Performer
Smith, Alma Jean. Performer
Verrett, Shirley. Performer
Milnes, Sherrill. Performer
Carpenter, John (Singer)
López Cobos, Jesús. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Performer
Belt, Byron. Performer
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 824 Notes on file.
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