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Otello

Synopsis
Radio broadcast of Otello with James McCracken in the title role. Zubin Mehta conducts the New York Metropolitan Opera and Chorus. Milton Cross is the broadcast announcer. The performance includes synopses, an interview with Gobbi conducted by William Feaver, Francis Robinson discussing Rosa Ponselle, and Texaco’s opera quiz.
Series
Texaco-Metropolitan Opera Radio Network
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
United States
Medium
Radio
Notes
Re-recorded at New York Public Library in March 1987 from masters borrowed from the Metropolitan Opera. Production files also held in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives.

The opera may be streamed by US subscribers to Sirius Satellite Radio http://www.sirius.com/siriusinternetradio.
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Writer
Arrigo Boito
Contributor
Tito Gobbi; William Feaver
Cast
Clifford Harvuot 
Ermanno Lorenzi 
Gabor Carelli 
James McCracken 
Montserrat Caballe 
Raymond Michalski 
Russell Christopher 
Shirley Love 
Tito Gobbi 

Production Company

Name

Columbia Broadcasting System

Sponsor

Name

Texaco

Archive

Name

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound

Email
rha@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/research/lpa/rha/rha.html External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 870 1663
Address
New York Public Library of Recorded Sound
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
NY 100123
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