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Werther : opera in four acts

Title
Werther : radio broadcast, 1971-03-27 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Jules Massenet ; libretto (after Goethe) by Edouard Blau, Georges Hartmann, and Paul Milliet.
Author
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 42487 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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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 Mar. 27, 1971\710327\]
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subject
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title frrom Opera news.
  • Compact disc.
  • Durations: 2:05:03 (opera) ; 1:10:45 (introduction, synopses, and intermission features).
Event (note)
  • Originally recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 27, 1971.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera ;
Language (note)
  • Sung in French.
Contents
CD1 . Introduction and synopsis of Act 1 (Milton Cross) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Act 2 -- CD 3. Act 3 ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Cross) -- CD 4. Opera news on the air: David Stivender and Jennie Tourel talk about Werther ; Synopsis of Act 2 (Cross) ; Texaco's opera quiz (Edward Downes questions Martin Bernheimer, Walter Ducloux, Boris Goldovsky, and Julius Rudel) ; Synopsis of Act 3 and Act 4 (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 42487
OCLC
86115052
Author
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912.
Title
Werther : radio broadcast, 1971-03-27 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Jules Massenet ; libretto (after Goethe) by Edouard Blau, Georges Hartmann, and Paul Milliet.
Playing Time
020503 011045
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of Mar. 27, 1971\710327\]
Performer
Rosalind Elias (Charlotte) ; Gail Robinson (Sophie) ; Franco Corelli (Werther) ; John Reardon (Albert) ; Donald Gramm (Justice of the Peace) ; Nico Cstel (Schmidt) ; Lorraine Keane (Käthchen) ; Andrij Dobriansky (Johann) ; Lou Marcella (Brühlmann) ; Metropolitan Orchestra and Chorus ; Alain Lombard, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Originally recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Mar. 27, 1971.
Language
Sung in French.
Added Author
Blau, Edouard, 1836-1906. Librettist
Hartmann, Georges, 1843-1900. Librettist
Milliet, Paul, 1844-1918. Librettist
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Leiden des jungen Werthers.
Elias, Rosalind. Performer
Robinson, Gail, 1946- Performer
Corelli, Franco. Performer
Reardon, John, 1930-1988. Performer
Gramm, Donald. Performer
Castel, Nico. Performer
Keane, Lorraine. Performer
Dobriansky, Andrij. Performer
Marcella, Lou. Performer
Lombard, Alain. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Stivender, David. Commentator
Tourel, Jennie. Commentator
Downes, Edward, 1911-2001. Commentator
Bernheimer, Martin. Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Rudel, Julius. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Gift of the Metropolitan Opera.
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LDC 42487
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