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Otello [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Otello [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; Libretto by Arrigo Boito.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 751Performing 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] Feb. 4, 1978
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 4, 1978.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (John Culshaw gives his reflections on Otello) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions Siegmund Levarie, Richard Mohr, Edwin Newman, and Richard Woitach) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz, part 2 ; synopsis of Act 3 (Allen) ; Richard Mohr interviews Zinka Milanov ; synopsis of Act 4 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 751
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Otello [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; Libretto by Arrigo Boito.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 4, 1978
Performer
Jon Vickers (Otello) ; Katia Ricciarelli (Desdemona) ; Cornell MacNeil (Iago) ; Jean Kraft (Emilia) ; Frank Little (Cassio) ; James Morris (Lodovico) ; Robert Goodloe (Montano) ; Andrea Velis (Roderigo) ; Arthur Thompson (A herald) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 4, 1978.
Original Version
Cassette tape service copy re-recorded at NYPL in 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
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist
Vickers, Jon. Performer
Ricciarelli, Katia. Performer
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922- Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Little, Francis E., 1936- Performer
Morris, James, 1947- Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Thompson, Arthur, 1942-2004. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Levarie, Siegmund, 1914- Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Newman, Edwin. Commentator
Woitach, Richard. Commentator
Milanov, Zinka. 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 751
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