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When Del Monaco appeared with the Bolshoi in 1959, he became the first Italian opera singer to perform in Soviet Russia. Carmen scenes with Del Monaco, Arkhipova, and Lisitian; Melik-Pashaev, conductor. Pagliacci scenes with Del Monaco and Maslennicova; Tieskovini, conductor. Black & White, 90 minutes, optional subtitles English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.