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Author Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.

Uniform Title Roméo et Juliette
Title Roméo et Juliette [sound recording] / Gounod.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Sony Classical, [2011]
New York, NY : Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment.
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 95th Street Adult Compact Discs  OPERA GOUNOD C ROMEO ET    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 sound discs (126 min., 36 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Language Sung in French.
Performer Jussi Björling (Roméo) ; Bidú Saỹão (Juliette) ; Thomas Hayward (Tybalt) ; George Cehanovsky (Pâris) ; Kenneth Schon (Capulet) ; John Brownlee (Mercutio) ; Claramae Turner (Gertrude) ; Philip Kinsman (Grégorio) ; Nicola Moscona (Frère Laurent) ; Mimi Benzell (Stéphano) ; William Hargrave (Duke of Verona) ; Anthony Marlowe (Benvolio) ; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Emil Cooper, conductor.
Event Recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 1, 1947.
Note Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on the play by Shakespeare.
Compact discs.
Synopsis in English (7 pages) in container.
Contents Disc 1. Acts I & II -- Disc 2. Acts III, IV & V.
Subject Operas -- Sound recordings.
Genre Live sound recordings.
Added Author Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901, librettist.
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872, librettist.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet.
Björling, Jussi, 1911-1960, vocalist.
Sayão, Bidú, vocalist.
Hayward, Thomas, 1917-1995, vocalist.
Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986, vocalist.
Schon, Kenneth, vocalist.
Brownlee, John, 1901-1969, vocalist.
Turner, Claramae, 1920-2013, vocalist.
Kinsman, Philip, vocalist.
Moscona, Nicola, vocalist.
Benzell, Mimi, vocalist.
Hargrave, William (Bass), vocalist.
Marlowe, Anthony, vocalist.
Cooper, Emil, conductor.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), performer.
Standard No. 886978046529
Music No. 88697 80465 2 Sony Classical
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