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The siege of Corinth [sound recording] : opera in three acts

Title
The siege of Corinth [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Luigi Balocchi and Alexandre Soumet.
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 794 Notes on filePerforming 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] Jan. 17, 1976
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Siège de Corinthe
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Siège de Corinthe
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program.
  • Production notes and official cast list (5 p.) on file.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, January 17, 1976.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky gives a musical and dramatic analysis of The siege of Corinth) ; synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions Ivan Davis, Terry McEwen, Alfred Hubay, and Max de Schauensee) ; synopsis of Act 3 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1, part 1 -- side 4. Act 1, part 2 ; Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3, part 1 -- side 6. Act 3, part 2 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 794
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Title
The siege of Corinth [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Luigi Balocchi and Alexandre Soumet.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 17, 1976
Performer
Enrico Di Giuseppe (Cleomene) ; Shirley Verrett (Neocle) ; Richard T. Gill (Jero) ; Beverly Sills (Pamira) ; Justino Dìaz (Maometto) ; Richard Best (Omar) ; Alma Jean Smith (Ismene) ; Arthur Thompson (Adrasto) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Richard Woitach, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, January 17, 1976.
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
Balocchi, Luigi, 1766-1832. Librettist
Soumet, Alexandre, 1786-1845. Librettist
Di Giuseppe, Enrico, 1938- Performer
Verrett, Shirley. Performer
Gill, Richard T. (Richard Thomas), 1927-2010. Performer
Sills, Beverly. Performer
Díaz, Justino. Performer
Best, Richard, 1935- Performer
Smith, Alma Jean. Performer
Thompson, Arthur, 1942-2004. Performer
Woitach, Richard. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Davis, Ivan. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Hubay, Alfred. Commentator
De Schauensee, Max. 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 794 Notes on file.
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