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Norma : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Norma : radio broadcast, 1976-02-28 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Vincenzo Bellini ; libretto by Felice Romani.
Author
Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 800 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] Feb. 28, 1976
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (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 28, 1976.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopses of Acts 1 and 2 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (A Singers' Roundtable with Lucine Amara, Mignon Dunn, Donald Gramm, and Robert Merrill. Paul Hume, M.C.) ; synopsis of Act 3 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions John Coveney, Walter Slezak, and William Weaver) ; synopsis of Act 4 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1, part 1 -- side 4. Act 1, part 2 ; Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 800
Author
Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835.
Title
Norma : radio broadcast, 1976-02-28 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Vincenzo Bellini ; libretto by Felice Romani.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 28, 1976
Performer
Montserrat Caballé (Norma) ; Shirley Verrett (Adalgisa) ; Carlotta Ordassy (Clotilda) ; John Alexander (Pollione) ; Raymond Michalski (Oroveso) ; Charles Anthony (Flavio) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Gianfranco Masini, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 28, 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
Romani, Felice, 1788-1865. Librettist
Caballé, Montserrat. Performer
Verrett, Shirley. Performer
Ordassy, Carlotta. Performer
Alexander, John, 1923-1990. Performer
Michalski, Raymond. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Masini, Gianfranco. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Hume, Paul, 1915- Commentator
Amara, Lucine. Commentator
Dunn, Mignon. Commentator
Gramm, Donald. Commentator
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
Slezak, Walter, 1902- Commentator
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, commentator.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 800
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