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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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Additional Authors
  • Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876.
  • Maffei, Andrea, 1798-1885.
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
  • Scotto, Renata, 1934-
  • 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.
Added Author
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist
Maffei, Andrea, 1798-1885. Librettist
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth.
Scotto, Renata, 1934- 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)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 42490
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