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La traviata opera in four acts

Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 33024 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] April 13, 1940
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] April 13, 1940.
Uniform Title
  • Traviata
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Traviata
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program).
Subjects
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 56:45 (Announcements, synopses and intermission features) ; 2:28:47 (Opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Helen Jepson (Violetta) ; Richard Crooks (Alfredo) ; John Brownlee (Germont) ; Thelma Votipka (Flora) ; Alessio De Paolis (Gastone) ; Wilfred Engelman (Douphol) ; George Cehanovsky (D'Obigny) ; Norman Cordon (Grenvil) ; Helen Olheim (Annina) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Ettore Panizza, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera on tour from the Public Auditorium, Cleveland Ohio, April 13, 1940.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. First intermission feature (Northern Ohio Opera Association president Thomas L. Sidlow requests donations to the Metropolitan Opera Fund) ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Second intermission feature (Irene Wicker discusses the need for the Metropolitan's continued existence to benefit our children) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Third intermission feature (Milton Cross reads a letter from Metropolitan Opera Fund Campaign General Chairman George A. Sloan ; David Sarnoff thanks the contributors to the campaign) ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 33024
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
La traviata [sound recording] : opera in four acts / Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Series
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] April 13, 1940
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] April 13, 1940.
Cast
Helen Jepson (Violetta) ; Richard Crooks (Alfredo) ; John Brownlee (Germont) ; Thelma Votipka (Flora) ; Alessio De Paolis (Gastone) ; Wilfred Engelman (Douphol) ; George Cehanovsky (D'Obigny) ; Norman Cordon (Grenvil) ; Helen Olheim (Annina) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Ettore Panizza, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera on tour from the Public Auditorium, Cleveland Ohio, April 13, 1940.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Source
Gift; Metropolitan Opera; May, 2003.
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Jepson, Helen, 1904-1997. Performer
Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972. Performer
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Engelman, Wilfred. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
Cordon, Norman. Performer
Olheim, Helen. Performer
Panizza, Héctor, 1875-1967. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Davenport, Marcia, 1903- Commentator
Sidlow, Thomas L. Commentator
Wicker, Ireene, 1905-1987. Commentator
Sarnoff, David, 1891-1971. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program).
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 33024
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