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The Listening room, 1974-08-06: guest Antonio de Almeida
Additional title: Listening room (Radio program)
Sherman, Robert, 1932- (Host)
Almeida, Antonio de, 1928-1997 (Interviewee)
Almeida, Antonio de, 1928-1997 (Conductor)
Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Orchestre national (Performer)
WQXR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Distributor)

Margaret Carson audio-visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974-08-06
Table of Contents
Interview -- Trovatore (Le trouvère): ballet music -- Commercials -- Interview -- Don Carlos: Queen's ballet -- Interview.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2958
Almeida, Antonio de, 1928-1997 -- Interviews
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 -- Criticism and interpretation
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Lombardi alla prima crociata
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Jérusalem (Opera)
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Otello
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Trovatore
Peregrina Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Don Carlos. PeregrinaPeregrina
Conductors (Music) -- France
Opera -- Analysis, appreciation
Operas -- Excerpts
Radio programs
Source note: Title and date from the original container.
Performers: Robert Sherman, host ; Antonio de Almeida, interviewee and conductor ; Monte Carlo National Orchestra.
Venue: Broadcast on WQXR in New York 1974 August 6.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 53 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., two track stereo ; 7 in.
Topics of conversation include the history of ballet music Giuseppe Verdi composed for the French productions of his operas which Antonio de Almeida conducted for the Philips recording to be issued in September of the same year; Verdi's attitude to ballet music in his operas; brief talk about conducting technique; Almeida's career path from studying nuclear chemistry at M.I.T. to becoming a musician; and his immediate plans. Two ballet music works from the Philips disc are played.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 907794779
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20609415
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 67a44360-b8bd-0133-fcaa-60f81dd2b63c
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Listening room, 1974-08-06" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

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The Listening room, 1974-08-06