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Orfeo ed Euridice [opera in four acts]

Title
Orfeo ed Euridice [sound recording] : [opera in four acts] / Christoph Willibald von Gluck ; libretto by Raniero di Calzabigi.
Author
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 32989 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Calzabigi, Ranieri de, 1714-1795.
  • Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970.
  • Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994.
  • Farell, Marita.
  • Dickey, Annamary.
  • Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Witherspoon, Herbert, Mrs.
  • Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) prf
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound discs : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 20, 1940
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 20, 1940.
Uniform Title
  • Orfeo ed Euridice. Italian
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Orfeo ed Euridice.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: 1:08:52 (synopses and features) ; 1:44:58 (opera).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 20, 1940.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 ; Act 2 -- CD 2. Act 3 ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 3. Intermission features: Synopsis of Act 2 ; Biographical sketch of Kerstin Thorborg ; Synopsis of Act 3 ; Biographical sketch of Gluck ; Opera Guild promo ; Mrs. Herbert Witherspoon interviews Richard Crooks ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32989
OCLC
NYPG05-R10532
Author
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787.
Title
Orfeo ed Euridice [sound recording] : [opera in four acts] / Christoph Willibald von Gluck ; libretto by Raniero di Calzabigi.
Playing Time
014458 010852
Series
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 20, 1940
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 20, 1940.
Performer
Kerstin Thorborg (Orfeo) ; Jarmila Novotna (Euridice) ; Marita Farell (Amore) ; Annamary Dickey (Ombra Felice) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 20, 1940.
Language
Sung in Italian.
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Added Author
Calzabigi, Ranieri de, 1714-1795. Librettist
Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970. Performer
Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994. Performer
Farell, Marita. Performer
Dickey, Annamary. Performer
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Witherspoon, Herbert, Mrs. Commentator
Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32989
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