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Aïda : opera in four acts

Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1940-01-19 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32990 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Bampton, Rose.
  • Carron, Arthur.
  • Castagna, Bruna.
  • Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960.
  • Moscona, Nicola.
  • Gurney, John, 1902-1997.
  • Oliviero, Lodovico, 1886-1948.
  • Votipka, Thelma.
  • Boris, Ruthanna
  • Mouradoff, Grant
  • Panizza, Ettore.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) prf
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
1 sound disc : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] January 19, 1940
Uniform Title
  • Aïda Atto 2o
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Aïda Atto 2o
Subjects
Note
  • Broadcast consists of Act 2 only.
  • Compact disc.
  • Durations: 0:46:00 (opera) ; 0:12:00 (synopses and commentary)
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 19, 1940.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
Opening announcements -- Introduction and synopsis (Walter Damrosch ; Milton Cross) -- Act 2 -- Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32990
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1940-01-19 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Series
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] January 19, 1940
Performer
Rose Bampton (Aida) ; Arthur Carron (Radames) ; Bruna Castagna (Amneris) ; Leonard Warren (Amonasro) ; Nicola Moscona (Ramfis) ; John Gurney (King) ; Lodovico Oliviero (messenger) ; Thelma Votipka (priestess) ; Ruthanna Boris, Grant Mouradoff (dancers) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Ettore Panizza, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 19, 1940.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Source
Gift; Metropolitan Opera; May 2003.
Added Author
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Librettist
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Bampton, Rose. Performer
Carron, Arthur. Performer
Castagna, Bruna. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Moscona, Nicola. Performer
Gurney, John, 1902-1997. Performer
Oliviero, Lodovico, 1886-1948. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Boris, Ruthanna, dancer.
Mouradoff, Grant, dancer.
Panizza, Ettore. Conductor
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32990
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