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Die Walküre [sound recording] : music drama in three acts

Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : music drama in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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AudioUse in library *LTCM 815 Notes on filePerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Description
4 sound cassettes : analog, stereo., Dolby-B processed.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 19, 1977
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
  • Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program.
  • Production notes and official cast list (6 p.) on file.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 19, 1977.
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
side 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Peter Allen) ; Opera news on the air (Reflections on Wagner's Die Walküre by John Culshaw) ; synopsis of Act 2 (Allen) -- side 2. A singers' roundtable (Edward Downes, host, with Leonie Rysanek, Ezio Flagello, and James McCracken) ; synopsis of Act 3 (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 -- side 7. Act 3, part 1 -- side 8. Act 3, part 2 ; Closing remarks (Allen).
Call Number
*LTCM 815
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : music drama in three acts / Richard Wagner.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 19, 1977
Performer
Rita Hunter (Brünnhilde) ; Janis Martin (Sieglinde) ; Mignon Dunn (Fricka) ; James King (Siegmund) ; Norman Bailey (Wotan) ; Manfred Schenk (Hunding) ; Elizabeth Volkman (Gerhilde) ; Sarah Beatty (Helmwige) ; Sheila Nadler (Waltraute) ; Batyah Godfrey (Schwertleite) ; Mary Ellen Pracht (Ortlinde) ; Marcia Baldwin (Siegrune) ; Joann Grillo (Grimgerde) ; Jean Kraft (Rossweisse) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 19, 1977.
Original Version
Cassette tape service copy re-recorded at NYPL in 1982, from borrowed masters (4 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips., 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in.) lent by the Metropolitan Opera.
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Hunter, Rita. Performer
Martin, Janis. Performer
Dunn, Mignon. Performer
King, James, 1925-2005. Performer
Bailey, Norman, 1933-2021. Performer
Schenk, Manfred, 1930- Performer
Volkman, Elizabeth. Performer
Beatty, Sarah. Performer
Nadler, Sheila. Performer
Godfrey Ben-David, Batyah. Performer
Baldwin, Marcia. Performer
Grillo, Joann. Performer
Kraft, Jean. Performer
Pracht, Mary Ellen. Performer
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Culshaw, John. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911- Commentator
Rysanek, Leonie. Commentator
Flagello, Ezio. Commentator
McCracken, James, 1926- Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Singers' roundtable (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LTCM 815 Notes on file.
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