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Die Walküre music drama in three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen

Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : music drama in three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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Description
5 sound discs (in 2 containers) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 29, 1949
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 29, 1949.
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
  • Texaco's Opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Opera News on the air (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: 48:28 (announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 3:20:15 (opera).
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde) ; Max Lorenz (Siegmund) ; Rose Bampton (Sieglinde) ; Joel Berglund (Wotan) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Fricka) ; Luben Vichey (Hunding) ; Thelma Votipka (Gerhilde) ; Claramae Turner (Grimgerde) ; Regina Resnik (Helmwige) ; Irene Jessner (Ortlinde) ; Lucielle Browning (Rossweisse) ; Jean Madeira (Schwertleite) ; Hertha Glaz (Siegrune) ; Jeanne Palmer (Waltraute) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 29, 1949.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2, part 1 -- CD 3. Act 2, part 2 -- CD 4. Act 3 -- CD 5. Opening remarks and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Opera News on the air (Mrs. August Belmont introduces Boris Goldovsky who, along with Eleanor Steber and Herbert Graf, discuss the interaction of orchestra, singers, and stage direction in Wagner's music dramas ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Opera Quiz (Robert Lawrence questions Robert Bagar, Mrs. John Dewitt Peltz, and Sigmund Spaeth) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Cross) ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32498
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : music drama in three acts from the trilogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 29, 1949
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] Jan. 29, 1949.
Cast
Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde) ; Max Lorenz (Siegmund) ; Rose Bampton (Sieglinde) ; Joel Berglund (Wotan) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Fricka) ; Luben Vichey (Hunding) ; Thelma Votipka (Gerhilde) ; Claramae Turner (Grimgerde) ; Regina Resnik (Helmwige) ; Irene Jessner (Ortlinde) ; Lucielle Browning (Rossweisse) ; Jean Madeira (Schwertleite) ; Hertha Glaz (Siegrune) ; Jeanne Palmer (Waltraute) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 29, 1949.
Language
Sung in German.
Source
Gift; Metropolitan Opera; May, 2002.
Added Author
Bampton, Rose. Performer
Traubel, Helen. Performer
Lorenz, Max, 1901-1975. Performer
Berglund, Joel, 1903- Performer
Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970. Performer
Vichegonov, Lubomir. Performer
Turner, Claramae, 1920- Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013. Performer
Jessner, Irene. Performer
Browning, Lucielle. Performer
Madeira, Jean. Performer
Glaz, Herta, 1908-2006. Performer
Palmer, Jeanne, 1914- Performer
Stiedry, Fritz. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Steber, Eleanor. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Belmont. Eleanor Robson, 1879- Commentator
Graf, Herbert, 1903- Commentator
Bagar, Robert C. Commentator
Peltz, John Dewitt, Mrs. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's Opera quiz (Radio program)
Opera News on the air (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32498
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