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Carmen : opera in four acts

Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1941-03-15 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meihac and Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metopolitan Opera, 1941.

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Description
4 sound discs : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] March 15, 1941
  • Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] March 15, 1941.
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program).
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Subtitle from house program.
  • Durations: 0:13:26 (announcements and synopses) ; 2:39:23 (opera).
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
  • Intermission discs not available for this broadcast.
Performer (note)
  • Gladys Swarthout (Carmen) ; Charles Kullman (Don José) ; Licia Albanese (Micaela) ; Leonard Warren (Escamillo) ; Thelma Votipka (Frasquita) ; Helen Olheim (Mercédès) ; Alessio De Paolis (Remendado) ; George Cehanovsky (Dancaïre) ; Louis D'Angelo (Zuniga) ; Wilfred Engelman (Moralès) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Wilfred Pelletier, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 15, 1941.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 -- CD 4. Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32996
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen : radio broadcast, 1941-03-15 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Georges Bizet ; libretto by Meihac and Halévy, based on Merimée's story.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metopolitan Opera, 1941.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] March 15, 1941
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast ; [broadcast of] March 15, 1941.
Cast
Gladys Swarthout (Carmen) ; Charles Kullman (Don José) ; Licia Albanese (Micaela) ; Leonard Warren (Escamillo) ; Thelma Votipka (Frasquita) ; Helen Olheim (Mercédès) ; Alessio De Paolis (Remendado) ; George Cehanovsky (Dancaïre) ; Louis D'Angelo (Zuniga) ; Wilfred Engelman (Moralès) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Wilfred Pelletier, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 15, 1941.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908. Librettist
Meihac, Henri, 1831-1897. Librettist
Merimée, Prosper, 1803-1870. Carmen.
Swarthout, Gladys, 1900-1969. Performer
Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983. Performer
Albanese, Licia. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Olheim, Helen. Performer
De Paolis, Alessio. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986. Performer
D'Angelo, Louis, 1888-1958. Performer
Engelman, Wilfred. Performer
Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. 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 32996
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