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The siege of Corinth : opera in three acts

Title
The siege of Corinth : radio broadcast, 2008-02-09 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Luigi Balocchi and Alexandre Soumet.
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2008]

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Description
3 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
  • Metropolitan Opera Saturday matinée broadcasts
  • Toll Brothers--Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 9, 2008
Uniform Title
  • Siège de Corinthe. Italian
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Siège de Corinthe.
Subjects
Note
  • Encore presentation of the Met broadcast of Apr. 19, 1975, presented as a tribute to Beverly Sills.
  • 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, Apr. 19, 1975; rebroadcast with new intermission features on Feb. 9, 2008.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera;
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction (Margaret Juntwait and Ira Siff discuss Beverly Sills' Met debut ; includes excerpts from an interview with Justino Díaz) ; synopsis of act 1 (Juntwait) ; Act 1 -- CD 2. Tribute to Beverly Sills, part 1 (Mary Jo Heath discusses Sills' career ; includes excerpts from Edward Downes 1975 interview with Sills ; Margaret Juntwait and Ira Siff discuss Beverly Sills) ; synopsis of act 2 (Juntwait) ; Act 2 -- CD 3. Tribute to Beverly Sills, part 2 (Sills speaks about listening to Met broadcasts as a child ; Carol Burnett reminisces about Sills during a 2007 Lincoln Center tribute) ; synopsis of act 3 (Juntwait) ; Act 3 ; Closing remarks (Juntwait).
Call Number
*LDC 46564
OCLC
276782160
Author
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Title
The siege of Corinth : radio broadcast, 2008-02-09 [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto by Luigi Balocchi and Alexandre Soumet.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, [2008]
Series
Metropolitan Opera Saturday matinée broadcasts
Toll Brothers--Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] Feb. 9, 2008
Performer
Beverly Sills (Pamira) ; Justino Díaz (Maometto) ; Shirley Verrett (Neocle) ; Harry Theyard (Cleomene) ; Betsy Norden (Ismene) ; Richard T. Gill (Jero) ; Richard Best (Omar) ; Arthur Thompson (Adrasto) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Thomas Schippers, conductor ; Margaret Juntwait, broadcast announcer.
Indexed In:
Opera news, v. 72, no. 8 (Feb. 2008).
Event
Originally broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Apr. 19, 1975; rebroadcast with new intermission features on Feb. 9, 2008.
Language
Sung in Italian.
Added Author
Balocchi, Luigi, 1766-1832. Librettist
Soumet, Alexandre, 1786-1845. Librettist
Sills, Beverly. Performer
Sills, Beverly. Interviewee
Díaz, Justino. Performer. Interviewee
Verrett, Shirley. Performer
Theyard, Harry. Performer
Norden, Betsy. Performer
Gill, Richard T. (Richard Thomas), 1927-2010. Performer
Best, Richard, 1935- Performer
Thompson, Arthur, 1942-2004. Performer
Schippers, Thomas. Conductor
Juntwait, Margaret. Commentator
Siff, Ira. Commentator
Heath, Mary Joanne Renner, 1954- Commentator
Burnett, Carol. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Donor NN-RHA
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LDC 46564
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