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The Resource An introduction to-- Puccini, Tosca, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)

An introduction to-- Puccini, Tosca, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)

Label
An introduction to-- Puccini, Tosca
Title
An introduction to-- Puccini, Tosca
Statement of responsibility
written by Thomson Smillie
Title variation
  • Puccini, Tosca
  • Tosca
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Contributor
Conductor
Instrumentalist
Narrator
Publisher
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Introduces, in words and music, the plot and background of the opera Tosca. Includes principal themes and arias, taken from the Naxos recording of the complete work (Naxos 8.660001--8.660002)
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Additional physical form
Also available as compact disc; previously issued as Naxos 8.558047.
Cataloging source
NAXOS
Form of composition
unknown
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Narrated in English, vocal excerpts sung in Italian
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
David Timson, narrator ; Nelly Miricioiu, Giorgio Lamberti, Silvano Carroli, soloists ; Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava) ; Alexander Rahbari, conductor
Series statement
Opera explained
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
An introduction to-- Puccini, Tosca, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)
Label
An introduction to-- Puccini, Tosca, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)
Link
http://libproxy.rpi.edu/login?url=http://rpi.naxosmusiclibrary.com/streamcat.asp?s=41387%2frpi03&item%5Fcode=8.558047
Publication
Note
  • Streaming audio
  • Title from image of compact disc cover on Web page (viewed May 10, 2006)
  • Includes program notes
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Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Introduction (6:44) -- Puccini's operas (5:54) -- Historical background to Tosca (6:16) -- Opening bars (2:10) -- Act I (4:16) -- Entrance of Tosca (5:19) -- Caravadossi and Angelotti: Scarpia's entrance (3:18) -- End of Act I (4:25) -- Act II (3:40) -- Scarpia and Tosca: Caravadossi's torture (5:32) -- Tosca's response to Scarpia : Vissi d'arte (6:17) -- Act III (2:36) -- Caravadossi writes to Tosca : E lucevan le stelle (6:48) -- The firing squad : the tragic end (4:36)
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{'f': 'http://opac.lib.rpi.edu/record=b2165095'}
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by Naxos Music Library; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781843790396
Publisher number
8.558047
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)71290476
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: MS Windows 98SE, or 2000, or XP; MS Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla 1.7.1, FireFox 1PR, Netscape 7.1, or Opera 7.53; and Media Player 9 or 10
  • System requirements: Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.2.8 or 10.3.5; MS Internet Explorer 5.2, Mozilla 1.7, Netscape 7.1, Opera 7.53, or Safari 1.0; Media Player 9.0. Or, Mac OS 8.6 / 9.0; MS Internet Explorer 5.1; Windows Media Player 7.1
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not applicable
Tape width
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