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Puccini: Turandot / Gavazzeni, Nilsson, Corelli, Teatro Alla Scala 1964

Puccini / Gavazzeni / Nilsson / Corelli
Release Date: 06/26/2012 
Label:  La Scala   Catalog #: 6   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Galina VishnevskayaNicola ZaccariaRenato CapecchiBirgit Nilsson,   ... 
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
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CD:  $39.99
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

With Nilsson, Birgit; Corelli, Franco; Directed by Wallmann, Margherita; Conductors: Gavazzeni, Gianandrea. With Nilsson, Birgit; Corelli, Franco; Directed by Wallmann, Margherita; Conductors: Gavazzeni, Gianandrea. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Nicola Zaccaria (Bass), Renato Capecchi (Baritone),
Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Franco Corelli (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 
Language: Italian 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  2 Customer Reviews )
 A Turandot above all others October 10, 2012 By Michael L. (New York, NY) See All My Reviews "I grew up on the Nilsson-Bjorling 'Turandot' and have never been a big fan of Mr. Corelli, but....this live recording sweeps the field. Nilsson is just amazing--I kept looking at the speakers dumbfounded, Corelli is her match with a sound unlike the ones I heard live, later--the words attacked cleanly, the 'Nessun' so beautifully sung....they are both in total command of their astonishing instruments -- there is nothing like them today. Vishnevskaya sings wonderfully as well. It is not a role one would associate with her but she gets to the core of it and sings affectingly. The rest of the cast is wonderful as is the conducting. The accompanying booklet is great, as well. A bargain..." Report Abuse
 Nilsson at her Finest! October 3, 2012 By Michael R. (Robbinsdale, MN) See All My Reviews "This is a stellar performance, with both Nilsson and Corelli in fine voice. While the quality of the sound reflects the technology of the mid-60s, this is a tremendous set of historical value. One can only wish one was there! Also, the packaging is the most impressive I have ever seen - a true collector's item!" Report Abuse
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