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Rigoletto [sound recording] : opera in three acts ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.

Title
Rigoletto [sound recording] : opera in three acts ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 757Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
on 5 sides of 3 sound cassettes : analog, stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 3, 1977
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, December 3, 1977.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (William Weaver on some Verdi we never hear) ; synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions John Coveney, Terry McEwen, and Richard Mohr) ; synopsis of Act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1, part 1 -- side 4. Act 1, part 2 ; Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 757
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Rigoletto [sound recording] : opera in three acts ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 3, 1977
Performer
Cornell MacNeil (Rigoletto) ; Ileana Cotrubas (Gilda) ; Neil Shicoff (The Duke) ; Justino Díaz (Sparafucile) ; Isola Jones (Maddalena) ; Vern Shinall (Monterone) ; James Atherton (Borsa) ; Philip Booth (Count Ceprano) ; Loretta Di Franco (Countess Ceprano) ; Alma Jean Smith (A page) ; Ariel Bybee (Giovanna) ; Peter Sliker (Chief guard) ; Robert Goodloe (Marullo) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, December 3, 1977.
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
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1910-1876. Librettist
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922- Performer
Cotrubas, Ileana. Performer
Shicoff, Neil. Performer
Díaz, Justino. Performer
Jones, Isola. Performer
Atherton, James. Performer
Booth, Philip, 1942- Performer
Di Franco, Loretta. Performer
Smith, Alma Jean. Performer
Bybee, Ariel. Performer
Slicker, Peter. Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, commentator.
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. 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 757
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