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Legendary Performances Of Franco Corelli - 7 Operas


Release Date: 03/14/2006 
Label:  Opera D'oro   Catalog #: 5602   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniGaetano DonizettiUmberto Giordano,   ... 
Performer:  Rudolf ZimmerSiegfried Rudolf FreseEttore BastianiniLaurence Dutoit,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von KarajanGianandrea GavazzeniSir Alexander GibsonAntonino Votto,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera ChorusVienna Philharmonic OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 14 
Recorded in: Mixed 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Rudolf Zimmer (Bass), Siegfried Rudolf Frese (Bass Baritone), Ettore Bastianini (Baritone),
Laurence Dutoit (Soprano), Giulietta Simionato (Mezzo Soprano), Kurt Equiluz (Tenor),
Leontyne Price (Soprano), Nicola Zaccaria (Bass), Franco Corelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/31/1962 
Venue:  Live  Salzburg, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
2.
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Virgilio Carbonari (Baritone), Piero de Palma (Tenor), Renato Capecchi (Baritone),
Angelo Mercuriali (Tenor), Nicola Zaccaria (Bass), Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano),
Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Franco Corelli (Tenor), Franco Ricciardi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  Live  Milan, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
3.
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Zinka Milanov (Soprano), Forbes Robinson (Bass), David Tree (Tenor),
Franco Corelli (Tenor), Michael Langdon (Bass), Giangiacomo Guelfi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Venue:  Live  Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 
4.
Poliuto by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Virgilio Carbonari (Bass), Ettore Bastianini (Baritone),
Nicola Zaccaria (Bass), Franco Corelli (Tenor), Piero de Palma (Tenor),
Rinaldo Pelizzoni (Tenor), Giuseppe Morresi (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Scala Philharmonic,  La Scala Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 12/07/1960 
Venue:  Live  Milan, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording.
Composition written: Naples, Italy (1838).
Composition revised: Paris, France (04/10/1840). 
5.
Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor), Edmund Hurshell (Baritone), Renata Tebaldi (Soprano),
Carlo Forti (Bass), Ettore Bastianini (Baritone), Elisabeth Höngen (Mezzo Soprano),
Margarete Sjösted (Mezzo Soprano), Hilde Konetzni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lovro von Matacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/26/1960 
Venue:  Live  Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
6.
Les Huguenots by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano), Giorgio Tozzi (Bass), Wladimiro Ganzarolli (Baritone),
Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Manuel Spatafora (Baritone), Piero de Palma (Tenor),
Alfredo Giacomotti (Bass), Antonio Cassinelli (Bass), Walter Gullino (Baritone),
Silvio Maionica (Bass), Franco Corelli (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; France 
Date of Recording: 06/07/1962 
Venue:  Live  Milan, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
7.
I Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Lino Puglisi (Baritone), Franco Corelli (Tenor), Mafalda Micheluzzi (Soprano),
Tito Gobbi (Baritone), Mario Carlin (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan,  Italian Radio Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/26/1954 
Venue:  Live  Milan, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a mono recording. 

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