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Ezio Pinza

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Mozart: Don Giovanni & Le Nozze di Figaro

Mozart: Don Giovanni & Le Nozze di Figaro


Mozart:

Don Giovanni, K527

recorded live on 7th March, 1942

Ezio Pinza (Don Giovanni), Rose Bampton (Donna Anna), Charles Kullman (Don Ottavio), Jarmila Novotná (Donna Elvira), Alexander Kipnis (Leporello), Norman Cordon (Il Commendatore), Mack Harrell (Masetto), Bidù Sayão (Zerlina)

Le nozze di Figaro, K492

recorded live on 29th January, 1944

Ezio Pinza (Figaro), Bidù Sayão (Susanna), John Brownlee (Il Conte Almaviva), Eleanor Steber (La Contessa Almaviva), Jarmila Novotná (Cherubino), Irra Petina (Marcellina), Salvatore Baccaloni (Bartolo), Alessio De Paolis (Basilio), John Garris (Curzio), Louis d'Angelo (Antonio), Marita Farell (Barbarina)


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West Hill Radio Archive - WHRA6045

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Puccini: La Bohème, etc.

Puccini:

La Bohème

10/2/1940 matinee broadcast

Bidu Sayão (Mimì); Armand Tokatyan (Rodolfo); Annamary Diskey (Musetta); Giuseppe de Luca (Marcello); George Cehanovsky (Schaunard); Ezio Pinza (Colline); Louis d'Angelo (Benoit, Alcindoro); Lodovico Oliviero (Parpignol)

Metropolitan Opera, Gennaro Papi

La Bohème

31/1/1948 matinee broadcast

Bidu Sayão (Mimì); Ferruccio Tagliavini (Rodolfo); Mimi Benzell (Musetta); John Brownlee (Marcello); Hugh Thompson (Schaunard); Nicola Moscona (Colline); Salvatore Baccaloni (Benoit, Alcindoro); Lodovico Oliviero (Parpignol)

Metropolitan Opera, Giuseppe Antonicelli


Two performances from the Met, eight years apart, both with enchanting Brazilian soprano Bidu Sayão, the latter with the great Tagliavini, in state of the art restorations by Ward Marston and Ed Wilkinson.

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West Hill Radio Archive - WHRA6009

(CD - 3 discs)

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Toscanini Conducts Beethoven

Toscanini Conducts Beethoven

Treasured Pre-War Performances


Beethoven:

Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral'

Vina Bovy, Kerstin Thorborg, Jan Peerce, Ezio Pinza

NBC Symphony Orchestra

String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135 - 2 movements


Recorded 1938

“... the 1938 account [of the beethoven 9th] has distinguished soloists (probably the best Toscanini had for this work at NBC); its two final movements and its demonic second movement are very much worth hearing” Fanfare

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Music & Arts - MACD1135

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