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Carmen : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1975-12-13 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.

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Description
3 sound cassettes : analog, stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Uniform Title
  • 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)
  • Régine Crespin (Carmen) ; Katia Ricciarelli (Micaela) ; William Lewis (Don José) ; José Van Dam (Escamillo) ; Loretta Di Franco (Frasquita) ; Marcia Baldwin (Mercedes) ; Gene Boucher (Morales) ; Richard Best (Zuniga) ; Paul Franke (Lillas Pastia) ; Andrea Velis (Remendado) ; Russell Christopher (Dancaire) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Henry Lewis, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, December 13, 1975.
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 12 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Reflections on Carmen and Bizet by John Culshaw) ; synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions Alberta Masiello, Gerald Fitzgerald, and George Jellinek) -- side. 2. Texaco's opera quiz, part 2 ; synopsis of Act 3 (Allen) ; A musical quiz (Alberta Masiello, piano and quizmaster, with Edward Downes, Gerald Fitzgerald, and George Jellinek) ; 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.
Call Number
*LTCM 791
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1975-12-13 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Cast
Régine Crespin (Carmen) ; Katia Ricciarelli (Micaela) ; William Lewis (Don José) ; José Van Dam (Escamillo) ; Loretta Di Franco (Frasquita) ; Marcia Baldwin (Mercedes) ; Gene Boucher (Morales) ; Richard Best (Zuniga) ; Paul Franke (Lillas Pastia) ; Andrea Velis (Remendado) ; Russell Christopher (Dancaire) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Henry Lewis, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, December 13, 1975.
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 French.
Added Author
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Merimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Carmen.
Crespin, Régine. Performer
Ricciarelli, Katia. Performer
Yuscarán, Guillermo. Performer
Dam, José van. Performer
Di Franco, Loretta. Performer
Baldwin, Marcia. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Best, Richard, 1935- Performer
Franke, Paul, 1917-2011. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Lewis, Henry. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Alberta Masiello. Commentator
Fitzgerald, Gerald, 1932- Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- 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)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 791 Notes on file.
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