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Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, SO Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome/Alberto Erede (1952) Naxos 8.110129/30 review review review
Caterina Mancini, Mario Filippeschi, Roma della RAI SO/Vittorio Gui (1951) Warner Fonit 5046779182 review
Christina Gallardo-Domâs, Vincenzo La Scola, Vienna PO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt (2001)
Teldec 8573 854022 review
Mirella Freni, José Carreras, Vienna PO/Herbert von Karajan (1979) EMI 3818772 review
Yulia Wiener-Chenisheva, Nikola Nikolov, Sofia Ntl Opera O/Ivan Marinov (1971) Capriccio 51198 review
Giannina Arangi-Lombardi, Aroldo Lindi, Milan SO/Lorenzo Molajoli (1928) Pristine PACO054 review
Montserrat Caballé, Placido Domingo, New PO/Riccardo Muti (1974)
EMI 5406302 review
EMI 5676132 review
Ekaterina Semenchuk, Jonas Kaufmann, Odell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia/Antonio Pappano (2015) Warner 2564610663 review
Zinka Milanov, Jussi Björling, Rome Opera House O/Jonel Perlea (1955) Naxos 8.111042-44 review
Pristine Audio PACO127 review
Maria Curtis Verna, Franco Corelli, Torino della RAI SO/Angelo Questa (1956) Warner 2564 662118
Warner Fonit 8573 826422 review
Gabriella Tucci, Franco Corelli, Metropolitan Opera/George Schick (1962) Walhall WLCD0382 review
Hilde Zadek, Helge Rosvaenge, North German Radio O/Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt (1951) Walhall WLCD0036 review
Annelies Kupper, Max Lorenz, Hessian Radio O/Kurt Schröder (1952) Walhall WLCD0051 review
Maria Caniglia, Beniamino Gigli, Rome Opera House O/Tulio Serafin (1946)
Naxos 8.110156/7 review
Maria Callas, Richard Tucker, Teatro Alla Scala O/Tulio Serafin (1955) Naxos 8.111240/1 review
Regis RRC2074 review
Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Rome Opera House O/Georg Solti (1961) Eloquence 4801283 review
Herva Nelli, Richard Tucker, NBC SO/Arturo Toscanini (1949) RCA 82876 678932 review

DVD & Bluray

Latonia Moore, Walter Fraccaro, Australian Opera O/Brian Castles (2015) ABC 0762928 review
Cheryl Studer, Dennis O’Neill, Royal Opera House O, Covent Garden/Edward Downes (1994) Opus Arte OAR3104D review
Susanna Branchini, Walter Fraccaro, O & Coro del Teatro Regio di Parma/Antonino Fogliani (2012) C Major 724808 review
Maria Chiara, Nicola Martinucci, Arena di Verona O/Anton Guadagno (1981) Warner NVC 0630 193892 review
Maria Chiara, Luciano Pavarotti, Teatro Alla Scala O/Lorin Maazel (1985) Arthaus 100058 review review
Arthaus 101791 review
Daniela Dessì, Fabio Armiliato, Gran Teatre del Liceu SO/Miguel Ángel Gómez Martinez (2003) Opus Arte OA0894D review
Hui He, Marco Berti, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino O/Zubin Mehta (2011) Arthaus 101598 review
Arthaus 108040 review
Kristin Lewis, Fabio Sartori, O La Scala, Milan/Zubin Mehta (2015) C Major 732208 review
C Major 732304 review
Margaret Price, Luciano Pavarotti, San Francisco Opera O/Garcia Navarro (1981) Warner/NVC 3984 223662 review
Kristin Lewis, Marco Berti (tenor) O Teatro Regio Torino/Gianandrea Noseda (2015) C Major 737004 review
Norma Fantini, Marco Berti, La Monnaie-De Munt SO/Kazushi Ono (2004) Opus Arte OA954D review review
Fiorenza Cedolins, Walter Fraccaro, San Carlo Theatre O, Naples/Daniel Oren Brillianr Classics 92272 review
Hui He, Marco Berti, O Arena Verona/Daniel Oren (2012) Opus Arte OABD7122D review review
Tatiana Serjan, Rubens Pelizzari, Vienna SO/Carlo Rizzi (2009) Unitel 702308 review
Maria Chiara, Kristján Jóhannsson, O dell'Arena di Verona/Nello Santi (1992) TDK DVWWOPAIDV review
Arthaus 107019 review
Arthaus 107253 review
Adina Aaron, Scott Piper, Ch & O Fondazione Arturo Toscanini/Massimiliano Stefanelli (2001) Arthaus 107088 review
Hui He, Fabio Sartori, Ch & O dell’Arena di Verona/Omer Meir Wellber (2013) Belair Classicques BAC104 review

 

 



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