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NAXOS HISTORICAL - Giuseppe Verdi

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Shostakovich 14 Petrenko


Rachmaninov #3
Prokofiev #2

 


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Simon Boccanegra
Tito Gobbi, Boris Christoff
Rome Opera O & Ch/Gabriele Santini
rec. 1957
8.110119-20

Reviews by Simon Thompson and Robert McKechnie

Aida
Renata Tebaldi, Mario Del Monaco
Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome Ch & O/Alberto Erede
rec. 1952
8.110129-30

Reviews by Christopher Howell, Robert Farr and Colin Clarke

Aida
Maria Caniglia, Beniamino Gigli, Italo Tajo
Opera House, Rome Ch & O/Tulio Serafin
rec. 1946
8.110156-57

Review by Robert Farr

Il Trovatore
Bianca Scacciati, Enrico Molinari, Giuseppe Zinetti
La Scala, Milan Ch & O/Lorenzo Molajoli
rec. 1930
8.110162-63

Review by Christopher Fifield

Falstaff
Giacomo Rimini, Pia Tassinari
La Scala Milan Ch & O/Lorenzo Molajoli
rec. 1932
8.110198-99

Review by Jonathan Woolf

La Forza del Destino
Maria Caniglia, Galliano Masini
EIAR, Turin Ch & SO/Gino Marinuzzi
rec. 1941
8.110206-07

Review by Calvin Goodwin

Il trovatore
Jussi Björling, Zinka Milanov
Robert Shaw Ch, RCA Victor O/Renato Cellini
rec. 1952
8.110240-41

Reviews by Robert Farr and Tony Haywood

La Traviata
Maria Callas, Francesco Albanese
Radio SO Italiana, Turin/Gabriele Santini
rec. 1953
8.110300-01

Review by Robert Farr

Otello
Giovanni Martinelli, Elizabeth Rethberg, Lawrence Tibbett
Metropolitan Opera Ch & O/Ettore Panizza
rec. 1938
8.111018-19

Reviews by John Quinn and Göran Forsling

Aida
Zinka Milanov, Jussi Björling, Boris Christoff
Rome Opera House Ch & O/Jonel Perlea
rec. 1955
8.111042-44

Review by Robert Farr

Don Carlo
Boris Christoff, Mario Filippeschi, Tito Gobbi
Rome Opera House Ch & O/Gabriele Santini
rec. 1954
8.111132-34

Review by Robert Farr

La Traviata
Antonietta Stella, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Tito Gobbi, La Scala, Milan Ch & O/Tullio Serafin
rec. 1955
8.111272-73

Review by Göran Forsling

Rigoletto
Jussi Bjorling, Robert Merrill
Rome Opera House/Jonel Perlea
rec. 1956
8.111276-77

Reviews by Robert Farr and Göran Forsling

Un ballo in maschera
Giuseppe Di Stefano, Maria Callas, Toti Gobbi
Ch & O La Scala, Milan/Antonino Votto
rec. 1956
8.111278-79

Review by Göran Forsling

Il Trovatore
Giuseppe Di Stefano, Maria Callas, Ch & O La Scala, Milan/Herbert von Karajan
rec. 1956
8.111280-81

Reviews by Ewan McCormick and Göran Forsling

Otello
Ramón Vinay, Herva Nelli
NBC SO & Ch/Arturo Toscanini
rec. 1947
8.111320-21

Review by Ewan McCormick

La forza del destino
Maria Callas, Richard Tucker
Ch & O La Scala, Milan/Tullio Serafin
rec. 1954
8.111322-24

Review by Philip Borg-Wheeler

 


 


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