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Aïda : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1976-03-06 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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Description
3 sound cassettes : analog, stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 6, 1976
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (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.
Performer (note)
  • Leontyne Price (Aïda) ; Marilyn Horne (Amneris) ; Marcia Baldwin (A priestess) ; Plácido Domingo (Radames) ; Cornell MacNeil (Amonasro) ; Bonaldo Giaiotti (Ramfis) ; James Morris (The King) ; Charles Anthony (A messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra : James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 6, 1976.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (John Culshaw reflects on Aïda) ; synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions George Jellinek, Terry McEwen, and Andrew Porter) ; synopsis of Act 3 (Allen) ; John Culshaw plays excerpts from the Met's Tristan und Isolde benefit record album ; synopsis of Act 4 (Allen) -- side 3. Act 1 -- side 4. Act 2 -- side 5. Act 3 -- side 6. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 801
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Aïda : radio broadcast, 1976-03-06 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 6, 1976
Cast
Leontyne Price (Aïda) ; Marilyn Horne (Amneris) ; Marcia Baldwin (A priestess) ; Plácido Domingo (Radames) ; Cornell MacNeil (Amonasro) ; Bonaldo Giaiotti (Ramfis) ; James Morris (The King) ; Charles Anthony (A messenger) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra : James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 6, 1976.
Original Version
Cassette tape service copy re-recorded at NYPL in 1982 from borrowed masters (3 sound tape reels : 7 n1/2 ips. 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Ghislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Librettist
Price, Leontyne. Performer
Horne, Marilyn. Performer
Baldwin, Marcia. Performer
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922- Performer
Giaiotti, Bonaldo. Performer
Morris, James, 1947- Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Porter, Andrew, 1928-2015. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (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 801
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