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La bohème : opera in four acts

Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 2008-01-19 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on "Scènes de la vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2008]

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Additional Authors
  • Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919.
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906.
  • Scotto, Renata, 1934-2023.
  • Niska, Maralin.
  • Pavarotti, Luciano.
  • Wixell, Ingvar.
  • Plishka, Paul, 1941-
  • Monk, Allan.
  • Tajo, Italo.
  • Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994.
  • Caldwell, Dale.
  • Paola, Paul de.
  • Simeone, Domenico.
  • Levine, James, 1943-2021.
  • Heath, Mary Joanne Renner, 1954-
  • Juntwait, Margaret.
  • Siff, Ira.
  • Malloy, William.
  • Lewin, Naomi.
  • Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017.
  • Murger, Henri, 1822-1861.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) dnr NN-RHA
  • Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Description
3 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4in.
Series Statement
  • Metropolitan Opera Saturday matinée broadcasts
  • Toll Brothers--Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 19, 2008
Uniform Title
  • Bohème
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Bohème
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Encore presentation of the Met broadcast of Mar. 19, 1977, presented as a tribute to Luciano Pavarotti.
  • Compact discs.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Indexed In (note)
  • Opera news
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 19, 1977; rebroadcast with new intermission features on Jan. 19, 2008.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction (Margaret Juntwait) ; Paul Plishka reminisces about the first "Live from the Met" TV broadcast in 1977 ; Ira Siff and Juntwait speak about Pavarotti's performances at the Met ; synopsis of acts 1-2 (Juntwait) ; Acts 1-2 ; Met cameo (William Malloy, Met wardrobe supervisor, reminisces about Pavarotti; Naomi Lewin, host) -- CD 2. Tribute to Luciano Pavarotti in his own words, part 1 (featuring interviews with Pavarotti and commentary by Mary Jo Heath, Ira Siff, and Juntwait) ; synopsis of act 3 (Juntwait) ; Act 3 ; Roberta Peters reminisces about her 1950 Met debut -- CD 3. Tribute to Luciano Pavarotti in his own words, part 2 ; synopsis of act 4 (Juntwait) ; Act 4 ; Closing remarks (Juntwait and Siff).
Call Number
*LDC 46561
OCLC
276781540
Author
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Title
La bohème : radio broadcast, 2008-01-19 [sound recording] : opera in four acts / music by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on "Scènes de la vie de Bohème" by Henri Murger.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2008]
Series
Metropolitan Opera Saturday matinée broadcasts
Toll Brothers--Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Jan. 19, 2008
Performer
Renata Scotto (Mimi) ; Maralin Niska (Musetta) ; Luciano Pavarotti (Rodolfo) ; Ingvar Wixell (Marcello) ; Paul Plishka (Colline) ; Allan Monk (Schaunard) ; Italo Tajo (Benoit) ; Dale Caldwell (Parpignol) ; Andrea Velis (Alcindoro) ; Paul De Paola (Sergeant) ; Domenico Simeone (Customs officer) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor ; Margaret Juntwait, broadcast announcer.
Event
Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, March 19, 1977; rebroadcast with new intermission features on Jan. 19, 2008.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 72, no. 7 (Jan. 2008).
Language
Sung in Italian.
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Added Author
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist
Scotto, Renata, 1934-2023. Performer
Niska, Maralin. Performer
Pavarotti, Luciano. Performer. Interviewee
Wixell, Ingvar. Performer
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer. Commentator
Monk, Allan. Performer
Tajo, Italo. Performer
Velis, Andrea, 1932-1994. Performer
Caldwell, Dale. Performer
Paola, Paul de. Performer
Simeone, Domenico. Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor
Heath, Mary Joanne Renner, 1954- Commentator
Juntwait, Margaret. Commentator
Siff, Ira. Commentator
Malloy, William. Commentator
Lewin, Naomi. Commentator
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017. Commentator
Murger, Henri, 1822-1861. Scènes de la vie de Bohème.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Donor NN-RHA
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 46561
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