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Donizetti: La Fille Du Regiment / Papi, Pons, Petina, Baccaloni


Release Date: 11/01/2011 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 7961912  
Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Lily PonsRaoul JobinIra PetinaSalvatore Baccaloni
Conductor:  Gennaro Papi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Direct from the Metropolitan Opera’s archives, this complete performance of Donizetti's La Fille du Regiment is taken from the historic Saturday afternoon broadcasts and is newly re-mastered from the original source.

• Soprano Lily Pons is at her most charming and vivacious in the role of Marie, the heroine of Donizetti’s beloved opera comique. The cast also includes Salvatore Baccaloni and Irra Petina
• Gennaro Papi, a former assistant under Arturo Toscanini, conducts this performance which includes an added aria from the French version of Lucia di Lamermoor
• 2 CDs taken from the December 28, 1940 Broadcast
Direct from the Metropolitan Opera’s archives, this complete performance of Donizetti's La Fille du Regiment is taken from the historic Saturday afternoon broadcasts and is newly re-mastered from the original source.

• Soprano Lily Pons is at her most charming and vivacious in the role of Marie, the heroine of Donizetti’s beloved opera comique. The cast also includes Salvatore Baccaloni and Irra Petina
• Gennaro Papi, a former assistant under Arturo Toscanini, conducts this performance which includes an added aria from the French version of Lucia di Lamermoor
• 2 CDs taken from the December 28, 1940 Broadcast
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Works on This Recording

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La fille du régiment by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Lily Pons (Soprano), Raoul Jobin (Tenor), Ira Petina (Mezzo Soprano),
Salvatore Baccaloni (Bass)
Conductor:  Gennaro Papi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/28/1940 

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