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Fidelio [sound recording] : opera in two acts

Title
Fidelio [sound recording] : opera in two acts / Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Josef Sonnleithner and Georg Friderich Treitschke.
Author
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 797 Notes on filePerforming 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] Feb. 7, 1976
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 7, 1976.
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Musical Chairs, with Jan Behr, Alberta Masiello, and David Stivender, pianos, and Edward Downes, M.C.) ; synopsis of Act 2 (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 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 797
Author
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Title
Fidelio [sound recording] : opera in two acts / Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Josef Sonnleithner and Georg Friderich Treitschke.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 7, 1976
Performer
Kenneth Riegel (Jacquino) ; Judith Blegen (Marzelline) ; John Macurdy (Rocco) ; Gwyneth Jones (Leonore) ; Harold Sternberg (Captain of the guard) ; Donald McIntyre (Don Pizarro) ; Douglas Ahlstedt (First prisoner) ; Arthur Thompson (Second prisoner) ; Jess Thomas (Florestan) ; James Morris (Don Fernando) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; John Mauceri, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 7, 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 German.
Added Author
Sonnleithner, Josef Ferdinand, 1766-1835. Librettist
Treitschke, Georg Friedrich, 1778-1842. Librettist
Riegel, Kenneth. Performer
Blegen, Judith. Performer
Macurdy, John. Performer
Jones, Gwyneth, 1936- Performer
Sternberg, Harold. Performer
McIntyre, Donald, 1934- Performer
Ahlstedt, Douglas. Performer
Thompson, Arthur, 1942-2004. Performer
Thomas, Jess. Performer
Morris, James, 1947- Performer
Mauceri, John. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Downes, Edwards, 1911- Commentator
Behr, Jan. Performer. Commentator
Masiello, Alberta. Performer. Commentator
Stivender, David. Performer. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 797 Notes on file.
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