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Puccini: La Fanciulla Del West / Votto, Corelli, Gobbi, Frazzoni

Puccini / Frazzoni / Corelli / Frigerio / Votto
Release Date: 05/29/2012 
Label:  La Scala   Catalog #: 4   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Michele CazzatoUgo NovelliFranco RicciardiEnzo Sordello,   ... 
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
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Works on This Recording

La Fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Michele Cazzato (Baritone), Ugo Novelli (Bass), Franco Ricciardi (Tenor),
Enzo Sordello (Baritone), Gigliola Frazzoni (Soprano), Franco Corelli (Tenor),
Tito Gobbi (Baritone), Giuseppe Morresi (Bass Baritone), Maria Amadini (Mezzo Soprano),
Vittorio Tatozzi (Baritone), Nicola Zaccaria (Bass), Pier Luigi Latinucci (Bass),
Gino Del Signore (Tenor), Athos Cesarini (Tenor), Angelo Mercuriali (Tenor),
Carlo Forti (Bass), Eraldo Coda (Bass), Erminio Benatti (Bass)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/04/1956 
Venue:  Live  Milan, Italy 
Language: Italian 

Customer Reviews

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 One of the most powerful Fanciullas on record July 5, 2012 By A. Paradis (Toronto, ON) See All My Reviews "Think of the stunning achievement of Magda Olivero in the title role elsewhere (in Venice) then add hugeness to the voice. In a certain regrettable way, Frazzoni is so great here that pretty much all else she achieved is eclipsed. She's no one-trick pony, but this is really her greatest triumph. What more can one say about her all-star partners Corelli and Gobbi? ... and all in the absolute security of the La Scala forces. The deluxe (and I mean deluxe) package published here by La Scala itself surpasses visually and sonically other issues I've heard or this performance. One for the ages ..." Report Abuse
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