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Macbeth opera in four acts

Title
Macbeth [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and Andrea Maffei, after the play by Shakespeare.
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 42490 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876.
  • Maffei, Andrea, 1798-1885.
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
  • Scotto, Renata, 1934-2023.
  • Milnes, Sherrill.
  • Jenkins, Timothy, (Tenor)
  • Plishka, Paul, 1941-
  • Harper, Talmage.
  • Murphy, Andrew (Bass)
  • Gilmore, John.
  • Bureau, Karen.
  • McCallum Peter.
  • Courtney, James, 1946-
  • Vernon, Richard, 1950-
  • Brewer, James.
  • Christopher, Russell.
  • Levine, James, 1943-2021.
  • Allen, Peter, 1920-2016.
  • Downes, Edward, 1911-2001.
  • Fulton, Thomas.
  • Jellinek, George, 1919-
  • Osborne, Charles, 1927-2017.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
4 sound discs (in 1 container) : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 18, 1982\821218\]
Uniform Title
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Compact disc.
  • Durations: 2:37:49 (opera) ; 49:17 (Introduction, synopses, and intermission feature).
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 18, 1982.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera ;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction and synopsis of Acts 1 and 2 (Peter Allen) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Synopsis of Act 4 (Allen) ; Act 4, scenes 1 and 2 -- CD 4. Act 4, scene 3 ; Closing remarks (Allen) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions Thomas Fulton, George Jellinek, and Charles Osborne) ; Synopsis of Act 3 (Allen).
Call Number
*LDC 42490
OCLC
86106191
Author
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Title
Macbeth [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and Andrea Maffei, after the play by Shakespeare.
Playing Time
023749 004917
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Dec. 18, 1982\821218\]
Performer
Renata Scotto (Lady Macbeth) ; Sherrill Milnes (Macbeth) ; Timothy Jenkins (Macduff) ; Paul Plishka (Banquo) ; Talmage Harper (A servant of Macbeth) ; Andrew Murphy (Duncan) ; John Gilmore (Malcolm) ; Karen Bureau (Lady-in-waiting) ; Peter McCallum (Fleance) ; James Courtney (A murderer) ; Richard Vernon (Physician) ; James Brewer (Herald) ; Russell Christopher (Warrior) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Peter Allen, broadcast announcer.
Event
Originally recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 18, 1982.
Language
Sung in Italian.
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Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Maffei, Andrea, 1798-1885. Librettist
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth.
Scotto, Renata, 1934-2023. Performer
Milnes, Sherrill. Performer
Jenkins, Timothy, (Tenor) Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer
Harper, Talmage. Performer
Murphy, Andrew (Bass) Performer
Gilmore, John. Performer
Bureau, Karen. Performer
McCallum Peter. Performer
Courtney, James, 1946- Performer
Vernon, Richard, 1950- Performer
Brewer, James. Performer
Christopher, Russell. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Allen, Peter, 1920-2016. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911-2001. Commentator
Fulton, Thomas. Commentator
Jellinek, George, 1919- Commentator
Osborne, Charles, 1927-2017. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 42490
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