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The Resource The ballad of Baby Doe : [opera in two acts, libretto by John Latouche ; music by Douglas Moore]

The ballad of Baby Doe : [opera in two acts, libretto by John Latouche ; music by Douglas Moore]

Label
The ballad of Baby Doe : [opera in two acts
Title
The ballad of Baby Doe
Title remainder
[opera in two acts
Statement of responsibility
libretto by John Latouche ; music by Douglas Moore]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Operatic interpretation of the love story of silver baron Horace Tabor and Baby Doe (Elizabeth McCourt)
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
  • other
Cataloging source
LVC
Date time place
"The reissue of "The ballad of Baby Doe" commemorates the 40th anniversary of this legendary New York City Opera recording, which was recorded in June 1959, and the 70th birthday of Beverly Sills on May 25, 1999" -- Cf. booklet, p. 9
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Beverly Sills, soprano ; Frances Bible, mezzosoprano ; Walter Cassel, baritone ; Chorus and Orchestra of the New York City Opera ; Emerson Buckley, conductor
Label
The ballad of Baby Doe : [opera in two acts, libretto by John Latouche ; music by Douglas Moore]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally issued on LP (MGM 3GC-1, Heliodor H 25035-3); remastered and reissued by DGG (2709-061); 1st CD release by DGG in 1999
  • Compact discs (AAD)
  • Intro. by Beverly Sills, program notes (in part by the composer), synopsis, brief biographies of principal singers, "The real Baby Doe story", and libretto (63 p. : ill.) in container
  • Commissioned in honor of the Columbia University Bicentennial by the Koussevitsky Foundation of the Library of Congress; to the memory of Serge and Natalie Koussevitzky
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 audio discs (2 hrs. 14 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 1611
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
  • 289 465 148-2
  • 289 465 149-2
  • 289 465 150-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (NNC)notisAPD9188
  • (OCoLC)ocm41256991
  • (OCoLC)ocn370455917
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The ballad of Baby Doe : [opera in two acts, libretto by John Latouche ; music by Douglas Moore]
Publication
Note
  • Originally issued on LP (MGM 3GC-1, Heliodor H 25035-3); remastered and reissued by DGG (2709-061); 1st CD release by DGG in 1999
  • Compact discs (AAD)
  • Intro. by Beverly Sills, program notes (in part by the composer), synopsis, brief biographies of principal singers, "The real Baby Doe story", and libretto (63 p. : ill.) in container
  • Commissioned in honor of the Columbia University Bicentennial by the Koussevitsky Foundation of the Library of Congress; to the memory of Serge and Natalie Koussevitzky
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 audio discs (2 hrs. 14 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 1611
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
  • 289 465 148-2
  • 289 465 149-2
  • 289 465 150-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (NNC)notisAPD9188
  • (OCoLC)ocm41256991
  • (OCoLC)ocn370455917
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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