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Dialogues of the Carmelites [sound recording] : opera in two acts

Title
Dialogues of the Carmelites [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music and libretto by Francis Poulenc from the play by Georges Bernanos ; English translation by Joseph Machlis.
Author
Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963.

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Description
3 sound cassettes : analog, stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 5, 1977
Uniform Title
  • Dialogues des Carmélites. English
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Dialogues des Carmélites.
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, February 5, 1977.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
side 1. Introduction (Peter Allen) ; Pre-curtain feature: Opera news on the air (Boris Goldovsky gives a dramatic and musical analysis of Dialogues of the Carmelites) ; Synopsis of Act 1 (Allen) -- side 2. Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions John Coveney, Terry McEwen, Richard Mohr, and George Movshon) ; 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.
Call Number
*LTCM 813
Author
Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963.
Title
Dialogues of the Carmelites [sound recording] : opera in two acts / music and libretto by Francis Poulenc from the play by Georges Bernanos ; English translation by Joseph Machlis.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 5, 1977
Performer
Maria Ewing (Blanche de la Force) ; Shirley Verrett (Madame Lidoine) ; Régine Crespin (Madame de Croissy) ; Mignon Dunn (Mother Marie) ; Betsy Norden (Sister Constance) ; Raymond Gibbs (The Chevalier de la Force) ; William Dooley (The Marquis de la Force) ; Jon Garrison (The Chaplain) ; Batyah Godfrey (Sister Mathilde) ; Jean Kraft (Mother Jeanne) ; Nico Castel (Thierry) ; Gene Boucher (M. Javelinot) ; Charles Anthony (First Commissioner) ; Russell Christopher (Second Commisoner) ; Richard Best (Jailer) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra : Michel Plasson, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 5, 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 English.
Added Author
Bernanos, Georges, 1888-1948. Dialogues des Carmélites.
Machlis, Joseph, 1906-1998. Translator
Ewing, Maria. Performer
Verrett, Shirley. Performer
Crespin, Régine. Performer
Dunn, Mignon. Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Gibbs, Raymond. Performer
Dooley, William. Performer
Garrison, Jon. Performer
Castel, Nico. Performer
Boucher, Gene. Performer
Godfrey Ben-David, Batyah. Performer
Anthony, Charles, 1929-2012. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Best, Richard, 1935- Performer
Plasson, Michel. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Performer
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Coveney, John. Commentator
McEwen, Terry. Commentator
Mohr, Richard. Commentator
Movshon, George. 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 813 Notes on file.
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