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Faust : opera in four acts

Title
Faust : radio broadcast, 1949-12-31 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, after part I of Goethe's drama.
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Publication
Dec. 31, 1949.

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Additional Authors
  • Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901.
  • Carré, Michel, 1819-1872.
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832.
  • Di Stefano, Giuseppe, 1921-2008.
  • Kirsten, Dorothy, 1910-1992.
  • Tajo, Italo.
  • Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960.
  • Manski, Inge.
  • Turner, Claramae, 1920-
  • Harbour, Denis, 1917-2009.
  • Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982.
  • Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
  • Goldovsky, Boris.
  • Graf, Herbert, -1973.
  • McClintic, Guthrie, 1893-1961.
  • Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966.
  • Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965.
  • Lawrence, Robert, 1912-
  • Ducloux, Walter.
  • Heinsheimer, Hans W., 1900-1993.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
1 sound disc : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 31, 1949
Uniform Title
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Title from house program ; series title from Opera news.
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: 1:31:44 (synopses and features) ; 2:23:44 (opera).
  • House program available from Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Giuseppe Di Stefano (Faust) ; Dorothy Kirsten (Marguerite) ; Italo Tajo (Méphistophélès) ; Leonard Warren (Valentin) ; Inge Manski (Siebel) ; Claramae Turner (Marthe) ; Denis Harbour (Wagner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Wilfred Pelletier, Conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 31, 1949.
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, scene 1 ; Act 3, scene 2 ; Act 4 -- CD 4. Opera News on the air (Boris Goldovsky discuss Goethe's stage directions with Herbert Graf and Guthrie McClintic) ; Synopsis of act 2 ; Texaco's Opera Quiz (Deems Taylor quizzes Sigmund Spaeth, Robert Lawrence, and Walter Ducloux) ; Synopsis of act 3 ; H.W. Heinsheimer discusses the question "In what direction is opera going?" ; Synopsis of act 4 ; Closing announcements (Cross).
Call Number
*LDC 32495
OCLC
212766888
Author
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Title
Faust : radio broadcast, 1949-12-31 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Charles Gounod ; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, after part I of Goethe's drama.
Imprint
Dec. 31, 1949.
Playing Time
013144 022344
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Dec. 31, 1949
Cast
Giuseppe Di Stefano (Faust) ; Dorothy Kirsten (Marguerite) ; Italo Tajo (Méphistophélès) ; Leonard Warren (Valentin) ; Inge Manski (Siebel) ; Claramae Turner (Marthe) ; Denis Harbour (Wagner) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Wilfred Pelletier, Conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Dec. 31, 1949.
Language
Sung in French.
Source
Gift; Metropolitan Opera.
Added Author
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Librettist
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872. Librettist
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Faust.
Di Stefano, Giuseppe, 1921-2008. Performer
Kirsten, Dorothy, 1910-1992. Performer
Tajo, Italo. Performer
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960. Performer
Manski, Inge. Performer
Turner, Claramae, 1920- Performer
Harbour, Denis, 1917-2009. Performer
Pelletier, Wilfrid, 1896-1982. Conductor
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Graf, Herbert, -1973. Commentator
McClintic, Guthrie, 1893-1961. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912- Commentator
Ducloux, Walter. Commentator
Heinsheimer, Hans W., 1900-1993. 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)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LDC 32495
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