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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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Additional Authors
  • Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908.
  • Meihac, Henri, 1831-1897.
  • Merimée, Prosper, 1803-1870.
  • Swarthout, Gladys, 1900-1969.
  • Kullman, Charles, 1903-1983.
  • Albanese, Licia.
  • Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960.
  • Olheim, Helen.
  • De Paolis, Alessio.
  • Votipka, Thelma.
  • Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986.
  • D'Angelo, Louis, 1888-1958.
  • Engelman, Wilfred.
  • Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
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)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
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
OCLC
NYPG06-R409
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.
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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).
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32996
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