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Die Walküre opera in three acts

Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Publication
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1948.

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Description
5 sound discs (in 2 containers) (3 hr., 32 min.) : digital, mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast ; [broadcast of Jan. 24, 1948]
Uniform Title
  • Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Opera news on the air (Radio program)
  • Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre
Subjects
Genre/Form
Classical music radio programs.
Note
  • Compact discs.
  • Durations: 0:29:08 (announcements, synopses, and intermission features) ; 3:17:10 (opera).
  • CD 1-4 in container 1; CD 5 in container 2.
Performer (note)
  • Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde) ; Rose Bampton (Sieglinde) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Fricka) ; Lauritz Melchior (Siegmund) ; Herbert Janssen (Wotan) ; Mihály Székely (Hunding) ; Thelma Votipka (Gerhilde) ; Maxine Stellman (Helmwige) ; Jeanne Palmer(Waltraute) ; Evelyn Sachs (Schwertleite) ; Irene Jessner (Ortlinde) ; Hertha Glaz (Siegrune) ; Martha Lipton (Grimgerde) ; Lucielle Browning (Rosseisse) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Event (note)
  • Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 24, 1948.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera ;
Language (note)
  • Sung in German.
Contents
CD 1. Synopsis of act 1 ; act 1 (63:04) -- CD 2. Synopsis of act 2 ; act 2, pt. 2 (45:38) -- CD 3. Act 2, pt. 2 (30:02) ; CD 4. Synopsis (incomplete) of act 3 ; act 3 (64:51) -- CD 5. Opera news on the air (incomplete) (Boris Goldovsky, host, with Emery Darcy and Astrid Varnay) ; synopsis of act 2 ; Opera News on the Air (O. Downes, host, with R. Lawrence, Deems Taylor, Eirch Leinsdorf) announcements, closing remarks (21:43).
Call Number
*LDC 32499
OCLC
301970349
Author
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Title
Die Walküre [sound recording] : opera in three acts / music and libretto by Richard Wagner.
Imprint
[New York, NY] : Metropolitan Opera, c1948.
Playing Time
010304 003004 004538 010451 002143
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast ; [broadcast of Jan. 24, 1948]
Event
Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Jan. 24, 1948.
Cast
Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde) ; Rose Bampton (Sieglinde) ; Kerstin Thorborg (Fricka) ; Lauritz Melchior (Siegmund) ; Herbert Janssen (Wotan) ; Mihály Székely (Hunding) ; Thelma Votipka (Gerhilde) ; Maxine Stellman (Helmwige) ; Jeanne Palmer(Waltraute) ; Evelyn Sachs (Schwertleite) ; Irene Jessner (Ortlinde) ; Hertha Glaz (Siegrune) ; Martha Lipton (Grimgerde) ; Lucielle Browning (Rosseisse) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Fritz Stiedry, conductor ; Milton Cross, broadcast announcer.
Language
Sung in German.
Added Author
Stiedry, Fritz. Performer
Traubel, Helen. Performer
Melchior, Lauritz. Performer
Bampton, Rose. Performer
Janssen, Herbert. Performer
Thorborg, Kerstin, 1896-1970. Performer
Székely, Mihály, 1901-1963. Performer
Votipka, Thelma. Performer
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Stellman, Maxine. Performer
Jessner, Irene. Performer
Browning, Lucielle. Performer
Sachs, Evelyn. Performer
Glaz, Herta, 1908-2006. Performer
Palmer, Jeanne, 1914- Performer
Goldovsky, Boris. Commentator
Cross, Milton, 1897-1975. Commentator
Darcy, Emery. Commentator
Lawrence, Robert, 1912-1981. Commentator
Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. Commentator
Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966. Commentator
Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993. Commentator
Varnay, Astrid. Commentator
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Opera news on the air (Radio program)
Texaco's opera quiz (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*LDC 32499
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