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La bohème : [sound recording] : opera in four acts

Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1977-03-19 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on "La vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.

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Description
3 sound cassettes : analog, stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 19, 1977
Uniform Title
  • Bohème
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Bohème
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, March 19, 1977.
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Reflections on La Bohème by John Culshaw) ; synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions Siegmund Levarie, William Livingston, Richard Mohr, and William Weaver) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (continued) ; synopsis of Act 3 (Allen) ; John Culshaw explores and plays excerpts from the February 24, 1940 broadcast of Verdi's Otello ; 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 819
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 1977-03-19 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on "La vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Mar. 19, 1977
Performer
Renata Scotto (Mimi) ; Maralin Niska (Musetta) ; Luciano Pavarotti (Rodolfo) ; Ingvar Wixell (Marcello) ; Paul Plishka (Colline) ; Allan Monk (Schaunard) ; Italo Tajo ( Benoit) ; Dale Caldwell (Parpignol) ; Andrea Velis (Alcindoro) ; Paul De Paola (Customhouse sergeant) ; Domenico Simeone (Customhouse officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 19, 1977.
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
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Murger, Henri, 1822-1861. Scènes de la vie Bohème.
Scotto, Renata, 1934- Performer
Niska, Maralin. Performer
Pavarotti, Luciano. Performer
Wixell, Ingvar. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Monk, Allan. Performer
Tajo, Italo. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Caldwell, Dale. Performer
Paola, Paul de. Performer
Simeone, Domenico. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Levarie, Siegmund, 1914- Commentator
Livingstone, William. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Performer
Weaver, William, 1923-2013, 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 819 Notes on file.
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