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Die Frau ohne Schatten [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
Die Frau ohne Schatten [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.

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Description
4 sound cassettes : analog, stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Apr. 1, 1978
Uniform Title
  • Frau ohne Schatten
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Frau ohne Schatten
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, April 1, 1978.
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Robert Lawrence presents a musical and dramatic analysis of Die Frau ohne Schatten) ; synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions Alberta Masiello, Gerald Fitzgerald, Paul Hume, and Walter Slezak) ; synopsis of Act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1, part 1 -- side 4. Act 1, part 2 -- side 5. Act 2, part 1 -- side 6. Act 2, part 2 -- side 7. Act 3, part 1 -- side 8. Act 3, part 2 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 827
Author
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Title
Die Frau ohne Schatten [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Apr. 1, 1978
Performer
Leonie Rysanek (Empress) ; James King (Emperor) ; Ursula Schröder-Feinen (Dyer's wife) ; Walter Berry (Barak) ; Mignon Dunn (Nurse) ; Vern Shinall (Messenger) ; Louise Wohlafka (Falcon) ; Paul Franke (Hunchback) ; Russell Christopher (One-eyed) ; Lorenzo Alvary (One-armed) ; Alma Jean Smith, Ariel Bybee, and Isola Jones (Servants) ; John Carpenter (Apparition) ; Betsy Norden, Alma Jean Smith, Isola Jones, Jean Kraft, Shirley Love, Ariel Bybee (The Unborn) ; Charles Anthony, Robert Goodloe, and Arthur Thompson (Watchmen) ; Batyah Godfrey Ben-David (Voice) ; Loretta Di Franco (Guardian) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Karl Böhm, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, April 1, 1978.
Original Version
Cassette tape service copy re-recorded at NYPL in 1982, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips., 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Librettist
Rysanek, Leonie. Performer
King, James, 1925-2005. Performer
Schröder-Feinen, Ursula. Performer
Berry, Walter. Performer
Dunn, Mignon. Performer
Shinall, Vern, 1936- Performer
Wohlafka, Louise. Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909- Performer
Smith, Alma Jean. Performer
Bybee, Ariel. Performer
Jones, Isola. Performer
Carpenter, John (Singer)
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Love, Shirley. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Goodloe, Robert. Performer
Thompson, Arthur, 1942-2004. Performer
Godfrey Ben-David, Batyah. Performer
Di Franco, Loretta. Performer
Böhm, Karl, 1894-1981. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Commentator
Fitzgerald, Gerald, 1932- Commentator
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
Slezak, Walter, 1902- 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 827
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