Puccini's La Fanciulla del West remastered from a 1958 recording

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Album title:
Puccini
Composer(s):
Puccini
Works:
La Fanciulla del West
Performer:
Tebaldi, MacNeil, Del Monaco; Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome/Franco Capuana
Label:
Alto
Catalogue Number:
AlC 2028 (1958)  
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Puccini's La Fanciulla del West remastered from a 1958 recording

This remastering of a 1958 stereo recording of Puccini’s Wild West opera comes up vividly, with Cornell MacNeil’s blunt Rance, Mario del Monaco’s obstreperous Dick Johnson and Tebaldi’s roughhouse Minnie all striking.

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